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NFL Week 2 Betting Lines: Thursday Pick’em, Pats, Steelers Favorites

Week 2 of the NFL season begins with a rare Buffalo Bills primetime game as they take on the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football in a pick’em matchup at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor and the Buffalo offense are looking for a better result in their second outing of the season, and the Bills are 8-3 straight-up and against the spread in their last 11 games after a loss. The Bills have a 5-0 SU and ATS streak going against New York, but the Jets are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven Week 2 games.

The New England Patriots are 6.5-point favorites, with a total of 41.5, against the Miami Dolphins. Miami is 2-8 SU and 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games as an underdog of 6.5 or fewer points according to the OddsShark NFL Database. Three of New England’s last four divisional games have gone under the posted total.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are favored by 3.5 points, with a total of 47.5, against the Cincinnati Bengals. Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU and ATS over the last 10 editions of this AFC North rivalry. The Bengals are 6-0-1 ATS in their last seven Week 2 games. The total has gone under in six of Cincinnati’s last seven games after a win.

The Houston Texans are two-point favorites against the Kansas City Chiefs, with a total of 43.5. The Chiefs are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games after a win. The total has gone under in each of Houston’s last five games.

The Denver Broncos are six-point betting favorites against the Indianapolis Colts, with a total of 45, and the Washington Redskins are 3.5-point favorites against the Dallas Cowboys, with a total of 44.5. Washington is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 editions of this NFC East rivalry.

The Green Bay Packers are 2.5-point favorites against the Minnesota Vikings, with a total of 45. The Packers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games as a favorite, but 10-2-1 SU over their last 13 games against Minnesota. The Vikings are 1-5 SU in their last six Week 2 games. Seven of Minnesota’s last 10 home games have gone under the posted total.

The New York Giants are 4.5-point favorites against the New Orleans Saints, with a total of 52.5. The favored team is 9-1 SU in the last 10 games in this matchup, but the Saints are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games as an underdog. The Giants are 0-6 SU in their last six games with a total of 51.5 points or more. The total has gone over in 12 of the Saints’ last 16 games in Week 2.

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