VA
  • TGT on YouTube
  • About TGT
  • The TGT Team
  • How TGT rates
  • Responsible Gambling Advice
  • Contact Our Team
  • Writers Wanted
  • Content Disclaimer
  • Affiliate Disclosure
Contains commercial content
Billboard Left
Billboard Left
The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / NFL Week 2 Betting Guide: Beating the Spread

NFL Week 2 Betting Guide: Beating the Spread

NFL Week 2 Beating the Spread!
Publish Date: 09/16/2018
Fact checked by: Mark Lewis
CARSON, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Wide receiver Chris Conley #17 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches the ball for the first down in the third quarter against cornerback Trevor Williams #24 of the Los Angeles Chargers at StubHub Center on September 9, 2018 in Carson, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New England Patriots(-1.5) at Jacksonville Jaguars

In a rematch of last year’s AFC Championship game in which Jags quarterback Blake Bortles racked up 293 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions on 23-of-36 passing. The Jags will need a similar performance in this matchup if the Jags are to pull off the win at home against the Patriots. Bortles did not get off to a great start in 2018, however, completing just 18-of-33 passes for 176 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 1. He’ll have to improve on those numbers to give Jacksonville a chance, especially with running back Leonard Fournette banged up. I will go with the Patriots in this one because Fournette is injured.

Patriots 24  Jaguars 20

 

Cleveland Browns at New Orleans Saints(-10)

The Saints will be an angry group entering this game and in the end, the Browns are not ready to win a road game against a team of this caliber, especially when they are coming off a loss.

Saints 41  Browns 17

 

Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers(-5.5)

The 49ers are an up and coming team and the Lions are a team with not enough talent or coaching. Take the Niners and give the points without any worry.

49ers 34  Lions 20

 

Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins(-6)

The Colts have no running game so this will all be on quarterback Andrew Luck. The Redskins, on the other hand, have all the look of a possible surprise team this year. Look for Jordan Reed and Alex Smith to have big games.

Redskins 30  Colts 17

 

Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons(-6)

The Panthers have an excellent defense but on offense they have issues, and the issues have gotten much bigger with the loss of all-world tight end Greg Olson. I like the Falcons in a tough game to cover the spread.

Falcons 24 Panthers 14

 

Los Angeles Chargers at Buffalo Bills(-7.5)

Josh Allen will get his first start but it will not matter. Take the Chargers!

Chargers 34  Bills 17

 

Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers(-4)

The Chiefs looked great last week and the Steelers did not. Look for that to continue here as the Steelers seem to all of the sudden have many issues and Andy Reid will take advantage of them.

Chiefs 31  Steelers 30

 

Miami Dolphins at New York Jets(-3)

Both teams surprised with opening wins, but I do not think the Dolphins are very good and while I am still unsure about the Jets, they are the home team and they do have a superior coach in Todd Bowles.

Jets 23  Dolphins 13

 

Philadelphia Eagles(-3.5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Bucs were a big surprise last week while the World Champion Eagles just barely survived the Falcons. This week the Bucs will have a letdown and the Eagles will begin to fly!

Eagles 27  Bucs 20

 

Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams(-13)

13 is a lot of points but it’s not enough to pick against the Rams!

Rams 38  Cardinals 6

 

Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos(-6)

The Broncos are just better in every facet of the game! With that being said, take Denver and give the points.

Broncos 28  Raiders 20

 

New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys(-3)

The Giants have too many weapons and the Cowboys have Zeke Elliott. This is a huge game and I am taking the visitors.

Giants 20 Cowboys 17

 

Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears(-3)

The Bears pass rush will have a huge day against a porous Seattle offensive line, so take Da Bears!

Bears 31  Seahawks 13

Billboard Left
Billboard Left
Read Also
Esteban de Jesus, Roberto Duran y AIDS (1972-89)
Many of us dream of celebrity sports fame, but only cruel individuals ...
SI Sportsbook Promo
Top 100 remaining 2021 NFL free agents after Day 1
This is the most up-to-date list of available NFL free agents following ...
Ranking the top 200 players in the NFL ahead of the 2021 season
This list isn’t based solely on performances from the 2020 NFL season. ...
Top 100 NFL free agents entering the 2021 offseason
Below is a list of the top 100 free agents available this ...
NFL 2020 Quarterback Power Rankings heading into Wild Card Weekend
These Quarterback Power Rankings are slightly different than the usual ones. This ...
NFL 2020 Quarterback Power Rankings heading into Week 16
The top-two quarterbacks remain the same in the latest NFL Quarterback Power ...
NFL 2020 Quarterback Power Rankings heading into Week 15
After a stretch of dominance, Patrick Mahomes finally conceded the top spot ...
NFL 2020 Quarterback Power Rankings heading into Week 14
The gap between Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers closed this past weekend. ...
NFL 2020 Quarterback Power Rankings heading into Week 13
Week 12 was tough on some of the men that previously held ...
Sportsbook of the month
SI Sportsbook - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Latest News
Boxing Beterbiev vs Yarde: Odds, Tips and Predictions 01/28/23
🥊 Boxing Match: Beterbiev vs Yarde 📅 Date: January 28 ...
6 Takeaways as Trayce Jackson Davis leads the Hoosiers to a fourth straight win
Indiana won its fourth consecutive game with a ...
NHL Red Wings vs Canadiens: Odds, Tips, and Predictions 01/26/23
📅 Date: Thursday, January, 26 🕚 Game Time: ...
Our Latest YouTube Videos
Video: NFL🏈 Predictions Show: Conference Championship Game previews
NFL Predictions Show: Conference Championship Game previews
Video: Bengals Weekly Show W/Joe Kelly: Bengals/Bills Preview with Guest Tony Da Tiger
Bengals Weekly Show W/Joe Kelly: Bengals/Bills Preview with Guest Tony Da Tiger
Video: NFL🏈 Predictions Show: Giants vs Eagles, will the Giants pull the upset?
NFL Predictions Show: Giants vs Eagles, will the Giants pull the upset?
Betting Tips
Sportsbook of the month
SI Sportsbook - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Top Betting Sites
Top Betting Bonuses
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Review
97/100
DraftKings
DraftKings
DraftKings Review
96/100
FanDuel
FanDuel
FanDuel Review
94/100
PointsBet
PointsBet
PointsBet Review
94/100
BetMGM
BetMGM
BetMGM Review
93/100
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Bonus
BET $20 GET $200 IN FREE BETS
T&Cs apply
9.7/10
First deposit only | 21+ & located in VA | Promo code as seen| A qualifying bet is $20 or more | Min odds of +120 or more | Free Bet Tokens credited after bet is settled and expire after 7 days | Free Bet stakes not included in winnings | Please Gamble Responsibly - Gambling Problem? VA: CALL 1-888-532-3500 | Full T&C apply
DraftKings
DraftKings Bonus
20% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.6/10
FanDuel
FanDuel Bonus
Bet $5, Get $150 in Bonus Bets
T&Cs apply
9.4/10
BetMGM
BetMGM Bonus
100% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.3/10
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Bonus
100% up to $500
T&Cs apply
9.2/10
Our Team
Mike GoodpasterAuthor IconJosh SchwartzSamuel TeetsMark Lewis
+8
Mike Goodpaster
Mike Goodpaster
Chief Editor
Author Icon
Christopher Carlson
Content Writer
Josh Schwartz
Josh Schwartz
Editor
Samuel Teets
Samuel Teets
US Sports Veteran
Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
Editor
Simon Briffa
Simon Briffa
Sports Editor
Chris Benedict
Chris Benedict
Editor
Author Icon
Malik Zorrok
Author
Author Icon
Daniel Kornhauser
Author
John Raspanti
John Raspanti
Author
Author Icon
Buddy Gibbs
Author
Brian Coburn
Brian Coburn
Author
Peter Bonahoom
Peter Bonahoom
Author
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....

If you enjoy hearing from the legends of pro sports, then be sure to tune into “The Grueling Truth” sports shows, “Where the legends speak”

Contact us: [email protected]

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

sdfgfdgcsdfgfdgcww
Move to Top
Close
Stake.us Exclusive Bonus
5% Rakeback
Promo Code
Copy
Visit Site
T&Cs apply, 21+
Payment Methods
Bitcoin
Litecoin
Ethereum
Dogecoin
Highlights
  • Social casino loved by Drake!
  • Play Plinko, Hilo, Crash and more!
  • Get Stake Cash bonuses every day!
Stake Originals
Dice
Crash
Plinko
Mines
×
Your Bonus Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site