NFL Preseason Week 2 Betting Preview: Patriots, Broncos Among Odds Favorites

August 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Six more games will take place on Thursday in Week 2 of the NFL preseason, with each of the home teams favored between 2.5 and four points at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark.
That is not a big surprise considering the home teams are usually favored by around a field goal in the preseason on average. The rest of this week’s games follow suit, including three more on Friday and closing out with seven on Saturday.
One of the most intriguing games will happen Thursday, when the New England Patriots (1-0) host the Chicago Bears as four-point favorites. The Patriots held joint practices with the New Orleans Saints (0-1) last week before beating them 34-22 last Thursday behind quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who threw for 168 yards before giving way to rookie Jacoby Brissett.
Garoppolo will start the first four games of the regular season for the Patriots in place of Tom Brady, who was suspended for his role in Deflategate. New England and Chicago are practicing against ...

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