NFL picks and predictions 2013, Week 5: Ravens vs. Dolphins

Chris Graythen

NFL experts are the web are making their predictions for Week 5's matchup featuring the Ravens and Dolphins.

The Ravens will travel to Miami to take on the Dolphins in Week 5. Both teams are coming off painful losses in Week 4 and are looking to rebound with a strong performance. The Ravens are 2-2 after their loss against the Bills and Joe Flacco is going to have to improve for Baltimore to make a playoff push. The Dolphins suffered their first loss of the season against the Saints in a blowout on Monday Night Football.

The Dolphins are a 3.5-point favorite at home against the defending Super Bowl champions. The eight-man panel for CBS Sports is split on the game when the spread is taken into account. When the writers picked straight up, the Dolphins get the vote of confidence with a vote of 5-3. The Yahoo Sports crew of two believes that Miami will the win against the Ravens at home.

The SB Nation panel is also in favor of the Dolphins. By a vote of 4-1, Joel Thorman was sole member to pick the Ravens.

The Dolphins will host the Ravens on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.

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