The New Orleans Saints have now failed to hit the win column both SU and ATS through two weeks of the season, getting pegged as road favorites against both Atlanta and Cleveland in their first two games and losing both contests outright.
The Saints fell 26-24 in Cleveland in Week 2 as a 7-point favorite at the sportsbooks. The San Francisco 49ers also lost outright as big favorites in Week 2, building up a lead on Sunday night against the Chicago Bears but losing 28-20 as a 7.5-point favorite at home.
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Meanwhile, the Broncos won but didn’t cover in a 24-17 victory against the Chiefs, making them 0-2 ATS on the season, while the Patriots had no trouble covering against the Vikings in their 30-7 victory on Sunday no matter where you grabbed the line – it was on the move once Adrian Peterson was ruled out for the game.
The Buffalo Bills topped the Miami Dolphins 29-10 in Week 2 to move to 2-0 ATS on the season; other perfect ATS teams according to the NFL Standings here at VSB are Cincinnati, Cleveland, Houston, San Diego, Carolina, and Philadelphia. Everyone in the NFC West is 1-1 ATS so far on the season.
And for totals bettors, the Browns, Jaguars, Packers, Saints, Seahawks, and Eagles are 2-0 on the OVER/UNDER through the first two weeks of the season. The Bills, Bengals, Ravens, Titans, Chiefs, Cowboys, Vikings, Panthers, Buccaneers, Cardinals, and Rams are all 0-2 on the OVER/UNDER.
Here are all the SU and ATS results for the Week 2 NFL schedule . . .
Baltimore 26, Pittsburgh 6 (Ravens -2.5)
Buffalo 29, Miami 10 (pick’em)
Washington 41, Jacksonville 10 (Redskins -6)
Dallas 26, Tennessee 10 (Titans -3)
Arizona 25, NY Giants 14 (pick’em)
New England 30, Minnesota 7 (Patriots -5.5)
Cleveland 26, New Orleans 24 (Saints -7)
Cincinnati 24, Atlanta 10 (Bengals -5.5)
Carolina 24, Detroit 7 (Panthers -2.5)
St. Louis 19, Tampa Bay 17 (Buccaneers -5.5)
San Diego 30, Seattle 21 (Seahawks -5.5)
Houston 30, Oakland 14 (Texans -2.5)
Green Bay 31, NY Jets 24 (Packers -8.5)
Denver 24, Kansas City 17 (Broncos -12.5)
Chicago 28, San Francisco 20 (Niners -7.5)
Philadelphia 30, Indianapolis 27 (Colts -3)