NFL Picks: Week 2 Chiefs vs Jaguars


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As NFL Week 2 approaches, all eyes are on the matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars. After both teams displayed impressive plays and noteworthy performances in their respective opening games, fans are eager to see the outcome of this impending clash.



Spread: Chiefs -3 (-110), Jaguars +3 (-110)ย 

Moneyline: Chiefs -158, Jaguars +129

Total: O 51 (-110), U 51 (-110)ย 


NFL Match Packers vs JaguarsChiefs Looking to Recover from Week 1 Defeat

The Chiefs, led by star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, have yet to taste victory this season. Their previous game against the Lions was a nail-biter, ending in a disheartening 21-20 loss. Despite Mahomes completing 21 of his 39 passes and amassing 226 passing yards with 2 touchdowns, the team’s downfall came with crucial drops by the receivers. Marquez Valdes-Scantling emerged as Mahomes’ primary target, securing 48 yards from just two receptions. On the defensive front, Trent McDuffie showcased his skills with 8 combined tackles, while Mike Danna brought the pressure with a sack. However, the lack of interceptions from the Chiefs’ defense left fans wanting more.


Jaguars Looking to Keep Momentum

On the flip side, the Jaguars started the season on a high note. The young prodigy, Trevor Lawrence, boasted a commendable performance, completing 24 of his 32 passes for a total of 241 yards. Travis Etienne Jr. proved instrumental in the team’s ground game, running for 77 yards and finding the end zone once. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley put up commendable numbers, with 101 yards on 8 catches, one of which was a touchdown. On the defensive side, Foyesade Oluokun’s 12 combined tackles and Josh Allen’s 3 sacks stood out. Tyson Campbell managed to intercept a pass, marking an essential play for the Jaguars.



BUSR NFL Odds currently leans towards the Chiefs, placing them as a 2.5 point favorite. While the Chiefs will surely be motivated to bounce back after their unexpected defeat, the Jaguars are not to be underestimated, especially after their 10-point victory against the Colts. Both teams displayed vulnerabilities in their opening games, which will make this matchup even more interesting. All this said Iโ€™d still take the Chiefs to cover the spread.ย 


Injury Report

The Kansas City Chiefs’ injury report reveals several significant names. Defensive end B. Thompson is currently listed as day-to-day due to a hamstring injury. Similarly, cornerback N. Jones and tight end T. Kelce are both recovering from hand and knee injuries, respectively. The Chiefs’ defense also grapples with the absence of C. Jones, a defensive tackle, who’s on an indefinite holdout. J. Fortson, another tight end, has been sidelined with a shoulder injury. As the weeks progress, C. Omenihu and N. Johnson are anticipated to return from suspension and injury, respectively.

Jacksonville Jaguars’ injuries could potentially shake up their lineup. Offensive lineman B. Scherff is recovering from an ankle injury, and cornerback G. Junior, along with defensive end T. Lacy and safety A. Johnson, are all listed as day-to-day. Meanwhile, offensive tackle C. Hodges is grappling with a knee issue, and D. Hamilton, a defensive tackle, is out due to back problems. The Achilles injuries to linebacker D. Smoot and V. Miller are a cause for concern. Fortunately for the Jaguars, C. Robinson is expected to return from suspension by Week 5.

As Week 2 unfolds, the Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars are set to provide fans with an exhilarating game. While the Chiefs aim to bounce back from their previous loss, the Jaguars are looking to maintain their winning momentum. With injuries plaguing both teams, it’s a test of depth and resilience. One thing is for sure: this clash is not to be missed.