NFL Week 2 Betting Odds Preview
After an offensive outburst in Week 1, can the Green Bay Packers keep it going at home this week against the Detroit Lions?
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Packers are 6-point favorites. They defeated the Minnesota Vikings 43-34 as a 1.5-point underdog last week. At home the Packers have won six straight with a 4-2 record against the spread.
Detroit couldn’t hold a lead in a 27-23 loss to the Chicago Bears as a 2.5-point favorite last week. That was the Lions’ 10th straight loss during which they’re 2-8 ATS. On the road the Lions have lost five in a row ATS.
Green Bay won both games against Detroit last season but failed to cover the spread in either one. Detroit has won six straight ATS vs the Packers and the Lions are 4-1 ATS in their last five games in Green Bay.
Jaguars big underdogs looking for 2nd straight upset
Following an upset win in Week 1, the Jacksonville Jaguars face the Tennessee Titans as 9-point underdogs.
The Jaguars defeated the Indianapolis Colts 27-20 as a 7-point underdog last week. With the win they improved to 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four, and they’re 4-0 ATS in their last four road games in September.
Tennessee edged the Denver Broncos 16-14 as a 3-point favorite last week. Against divisional opponents at home, the Titans are 8-3 SU and ATS in their last 11 games.
The Jaguars and Titans split the season series in 2019 SU and ATS with the home team winning each game. Tennessee is 5-1 SU and ATS in its last six vs Jacksonville and at home the Titans have won six straight against the Jags with a 4-1-1 ATS record.
Buccaneers 1-7-1 ATS in last 9 as home favorite
After losing Tom Brady’s debut, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 9-point favorites this week when they host the Carolina Panthers.
The Buccaneers lost to the New Orleans Saints 34-23 as a 4-point underdog last week. They’re 3-8-2 ATS in their last 13 and when listed as a home favorite they’ve been a terrible bet at 1-7-1 ATS in their last nine.
The Panthers were 3-point underdogs in a 34-30 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders last week. Carolina has lost nine straight with a 1-7-1 ATS record.
Carolina and Tampa Bay split the season series last season with the road team winning and covering in both games. In their last seven games in Tampa, the Panthers are 5-2 SU and 6-1 ATS.