Top NFL Betting Week Two Free Picks
In the second week of the NFL regular season, you still have offenses and defenses that are learning to play together, particularly in the case of teams like the Dallas Cowboys, who will enter the season with at least three defensive starters on suspensions. Let’s take a look at some NFL odds week 2 free picks for you — get them before the point spreads shift!
Here Are My Top NFL Betting Week Two Free Picks
Thursday, September 15
N.Y. Jets at Buffalo (-2)
The Jets will see Geno Smith return to the fold at quarterback after missing last season…thanks to a fractured jaw that he sustained in a fight with a teammate. Ryan Fitzpatrick wasn’t too bad last season, but Smith has more athleticism. With New York returning that strong secondary from a year ago, I could see them going out to Buffalo and taking the game to their former head coach, who will certainly be lighting up the air waves with a lot of talk going in. I like the Jets for the win (and the cover) here.
Sunday, September 18
Dallas at Washington (PK)
If you don’t think that the Cowboys will be ready to deliver some revenge from that Week 17 shellacking that the Skins put on them last year, then you don’t know the Dallas mindset. With Tony Romo and Dez Bryant healthy and back on the field, this will be a solid offense. Given that the Cowboy defense was the only thing keeping them in a lot of those close losses last year (and by Week 17, they’d basically given up), I see this as a potentially big win for Dallas.
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (-4)
This is the rematch for that wild card game that the Bengals had in the bag, until their two-headed brain trust of Vontaze Burfict and Pacman Jones decided to earn a 15-yard penalty each on the next-to-last play, turning a Ben Roethlisberger incompletion into a 30-yard gain and a game-winning field goal. That brain-dead sort of execution under pressure is one reason why the Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in a long, long time. I see the Bengals getting up for this game…and Pittsburgh winning. That four-point spread means that it can’t come down to a last-second field goal, though. If I’m picking straight up, I like the Steelers, but with that spread, I like the Bengals to cover.
Seattle (-4) at Los Angeles
Legion of Boom vs Nick Foles? No contest. Foles did some nifty work with the Philadelphia Eagles, but he has definitely posted an Incomplete during his time with the Rams. I see Seattle getting off to a solid start this season, motivated by last year’s close call against the Panthers in the divisional playoff. I’m predicting a fairly big walloping by Seattle here, so I’m picking them to win and cover.