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The model enters the NFL season on an incredible run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the season. Anyone who has followed it is way up. Head here to see every pick. Cleveland desperately needed to get off to a strong start this season following the Deshaun Watson drama in the offseason, and the Browns were able to accomplish that goal with a win over Carolina in Week 1. Backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett threw for just yards on 34 passes, but running back Nick Chubb rushed 22 times for yards.
Second-string back Kareem Hunt added 46 rushing yards on 11 carries and will now face a Jets defense that ranked No. Chubb and Hunt combine for more than rushing yards in the model's latest simulations, while Brissett is throwing a pair of touchdowns.
See who else to back here. Vegas signed Chandler Jones , the Cardinals' franchise leader in sacks, in the offseason, but the Raiders were the only team in Week 1 that failed to record either a sack or a takeaway. Sign me up! Every bettor who picks at least six games correctly will be awarded consolation prizes in the form of free bets. The Week 2 contest finds an intriguing card with seven of the 10 home teams listed as favorites.
The Lions Their opponent, the Commanders , are ATS in their last 10 games dating back to last season. The Jaguars , who are both SU and ATS in their last seven home games against the Colts are not getting any respect and listed as 4. So, which games should you pick? Our team here at Sports Illustrated is here to help with our best bet according to the lines offered in the Perfect 10 contest. Bill Enright : Rams The Falcons , meanwhile, just suffered another epic fourth-quarter collapse.
How epic? The Falcons are now in games when winning by 15 points in the final quarter, while the rest of the league is Since , the Rams have an incredible ATS record when favored by 9. Look for the defending champs to rebound in a major way, while the Falcons continue to flail around the field like a wounded bird. Michael Fabiano : Lions While Detroit did lose to the Eagles last week, they still covered with the help of the hook and are now ATS over their last five games at Ford Field.
Frank Taddeo: Raiders After being blown out last week by the Chiefs , the Cardinals are now ATS over their last seven games dating back to last season. Will Laws: Bucs
This could go either way, but the Steelers D should dominate and that lays the foundation for another win. This will be close as the Jets pushed New England close last year, but the Pats have a week to sort themselves out and should have too much for their bitter rivals. Carolina did manage to sneak a win against the Jets in terms of the scoreline, but they also shut down the rushing game with only 45 yards being gained on the ground.
For most of the game that was the case, but they somehow game up 16 points in the final moments and Detroit had the ball and a chance to come back but ended up going down The Eagles took some time to get going but 17 unanswered points in the second half were more than enough to secure a comfortable victory, while passing yards demonstrates that Jalen Hurts can hurt teams with the pass as well as the run. This will be a much tougher test for both teams, but it could be tight if San Francisco continue to demonstrate a sluggishness in defense.
The Vikings have some serious issues against the run as the Bengals ran up almost yards in their opening loss, while the impressive late comeback to force overtime ultimately means little as they went on to lose. Russell Wilson was demanding a trade this off-season, key players were lost, they barely have a Draft Class to speak of, there were multiple holdouts behind the scenes, and still they comfortably won against the Colts with Wilson looking imperious with his deep ball as usual.
The Chiefs simply have too many weapons here, while Jackson could be running for his life far too often this year. Detroit did give up a lot of points so that is obviously a big problem, but they also showed fight and demonstrated that they can find a way to put some points on the board. Backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett threw for just yards on 34 passes, but running back Nick Chubb rushed 22 times for yards.
Second-string back Kareem Hunt added 46 rushing yards on 11 carries and will now face a Jets defense that ranked No. Chubb and Hunt combine for more than rushing yards in the model's latest simulations, while Brissett is throwing a pair of touchdowns. See who else to back here. Vegas signed Chandler Jones , the Cardinals' franchise leader in sacks, in the offseason, but the Raiders were the only team in Week 1 that failed to record either a sack or a takeaway.
Las Vegas lost on the field and failed to cover against Los Angeles as underdogs. It hasn't had any more success as recent favorites, as the Raiders have failed to cover their last nine games laying points. That's the longest streak by any team since the Falcons in SportsLine's model acknowledges the Raiders' futility as favorites as well as the Cardinals' efficacy on the road.
9/18/ · New York Jets 31, Cleveland Browns Point spread: Jets (+) cover by winning outright. Moneyline: Jets were + underdogs (bet $10 to win $31 total); Browns were . 9/18/ · Page 1 of 2. Vegas odds makers are still slightly off-balance as we head into week 2 of the NFL betting schedule and there are a few NFL predictions ripe for the picking. The . 9/13/ · Week 1 of the NFL season doesn't end until Monday night when the Baltimore Ravens play the Las Vegas Raiders, but for sports bettors, it's already time to look ahead to .