NFL Week 2 Betting Odds Preview

Following an upset-laden Week 1, the NFL kicks off Week 2 on Thursday night with an AFC West showdown between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs.

At Bovada Sportsbook, the Chiefs are 4.5-point home favorites. Kansas City started the season by hammering the Arizona Cardinals 44-21 as a 6-point favorite. With the win, the Chiefs improved to 3-3 against the spread in their last six games. They are 8-1 straight up and 6-3 ATS in their last nine home games, and in their last nine overall they have been a smart OVER play at 8-1 OVER.

Los Angeles is coming off a 24-19 win over the Las Vegas Raiders as a 3.5-point favorite. On the road, the Chargers are 2-4 ATS in their last six, but as an underdog they’re 4-2 SU and ATS in their last six.

Last season, the Chiefs and Chargers split the season series with the visitor winning each game SU and ATS. The Chargers are 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four games in Kansas City.

Bucs have won, covered only once in last eight vs Saints

On Sunday, NFC South rivals clash when the New Orleans Saints host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. At Bovada, the Buccaneers are 3-point road favorites.

Tampa Bay defeated the Dallas Cowboys 19-3 as a 2.5-point favorite last week. As a road favorite, the Buccaneers have won five straight at 4-1 ATS.

New Orleans edged the Atlanta Falcons 27-26 as a 5.5-point favorite last week. The Saints are 5-1 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last six, but as a home underdog they’ve lost three straight both SU and ATS.

Last season, the Saints were 2-0 SU and ATS vs the Bucs and won both games as the underdog. Overall, New Orleans is 7-1 SU and ATS in its last eight vs Tampa Bay.

Bears big underdogs seeking second straight big upset

More division rivals square off Sunday night when the Green Bay Packers face the Chicago Bears as 10-point favorites.

Green Bay couldn’t get anything going last week in a 23-7 loss to the Minnesota Vikings as 2-point underdogs. The Packers are 1-5 ATS in their last six, but at home they’re 8-1 SU and 7-2 ATS in their last nine.

Chicago upset the San Francisco 49ers 19-10 as a 6.5-point underdog last week. When listed as double-digit underdogs, the Bears have lost 10 straight with a 2-8 ATS record.

Green Bay has won six straight against the Bears both SU and ATS, and the Pack are 11-1 SU and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 matchups.