Not skipping a beat, 2013 NFL week 2 oddsmakers are ready with their latest figures, which of course means we’re also ready with our picks.
As we saw in week 1, many of the games were very close affairs, as teams are still trying to mesh and get into the rhythm of a new NFL season. However from here on out, it’s go-time as we’ve gotten our first look at what each team brings to the table this year.
The first game ion the NFL week 2 picks 2013 action is an AFC East showdown between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots. This matchup takes place at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Thursday night on NFL Network.
According to NFL odds, the Pats are listed as -13-point favorites over the Jets (+13) in their first meeting of the season. Although both teams are coming off victories, they were cutting it close.
The pats prevailed 23-21 over the Bills while the Jets stole one from the Buccaneers on a last-second field goal, 18-17. What will happen in week 2?
It’s certain that the Jets’ offensively woes could ensue, as Geno Smith continues to learn the ropes. If that’s the case, a 13-point spread is a gift for Patriots fans!
- NFL Week 2 Picks 2013: New England Patriots (-13)
Another game with great potential to yield a winning bet is the one taking place in the Black Hole, as the Oakland Raiders (-6) welcome the Jacksonville Jaguars (+6). While this isn’t the sexiest matchup on paper, anyone that saw what Terrelle Pryor did to the Colts defense in week 1 should be excited for this one.
In spite of his two picks, Pryor showed that the read-option offense is tailor-made for his offensive style. As coordinator Greg Olson and Assistant Head Coach Tony Sparano continue to iron things out, expect No.2 to thrive in Oaktown.
Thus, I certainly like the Raiders’ pro NFL picks chances at home against a Jags team that’s coming off a two-point offensive performance against the Kansas City Chiefs.
- NFL Week 2 Picks 2013: Oakland Raiders (-6)
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