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49ers Favored Against Raiders For Week Six Matchup

SB Nation's Oakland Raiders blog, Silver And Black Pride, noted in this fanshot that the 49ers are a 6.5 point favorite over the Raiders for their week six matchup at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. That's surprising in of itself considering the fact that the 49ers sit at 0-5 with problems and disarray throughout the organization top to bottom while the Raiders sit at 2-3, coming off a big divisional win over the San Diego Chargers in week five.

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They're admittedly not in the best of shape, either, though. Tom Cable hasn't been doing the best of jobs with his scheming of late, and 2-3 isn't the most confidence-inspiring record you could have at this point. But the 49ers are an 0-5 football team, should they be favored that much over the Raiders?

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Well, they would have been before the season, by a lot more than that, even. While the 49ers will continue to plummet down power rankings lists, you'll still see them be an odd-setter's nightmare and you'll still see their players make fantasy "start 'em," lists, because they still have the players there who were projected to make the Niners a top ten team this season. They may or may not have the playoffs in sight, but they are a team that has to be accounted for week-in and week-out. What do you think?