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The NFL is back for Week 2 of its season, and the OddsShark Computer is picking mostly underdogs this week. The computer is taking chalk in three games, underdogs in 10 games, and there are three pick‘ems on the board.
The biggest underdog of the week projected to cover are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs travel to face a division rival in the New Orleans Saints. The Bucs are a 10.5-point underdog at the sportsbooks, but the computer predicts a narrow Tampa Bay cover in a 29.6-20.2 Saints victory.
The second biggest underdog projected to cover are the San Francisco 49ers. The Pittsburgh Steelers host the 49ers, and the OddsShark Computer has the Steelers narrowly defeating the 49ers by a final score of 25.9-23.
The biggest favorite projected to cover are the Indianapolis Colts at home against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football. The Colts are a touchdown favorite after their loss in Buffalo, and are projected for a slim cover in a 27.8-20.3 win.
The second biggest favorite projected to cover is the biggest road favorite as well. The Baltimore Ravens travel to face the Oakland Raiders as a six-point favorite. The computer projects the Ravens to win and cover, by a final score of 24.2-16.8.
The only other favorite projected to win are the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals host the San Diego Chargers as a field goal favorite. The OddsShark Computer projects a 26.8-20.6 victory for Cincinnati.
There are three pick‘ems in Week 2. The Chicago Bears host the Arizona Cardinals, with the computer predicting a 27.2-25.4 Cardinals victory. The Cleveland Browns host the Tennessee Titans; that line is moving around, but the computer predicts a 24.2-22.2 Browns victory.
And the Buffalo Bills are a pick‘em at home against the New England Patriots. The computer predicts a 24.2-21.8 Bills victory.
Sunday night wraps up with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC Championship Game rematch. The Packers are a 3.5-point favorite and the computer has them getting vengeance but failing to cover with a 25.1-21.8 win.