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NFL Parlays for Week 2

Frank AmmiranteFantasy Sports & Betting Writer
Posted: Sep 16, 2022Last updated: Sep 16, 2022

The NFL season is in full swing, so it’s time to look at the top Week 2 NFL parlays. It’s still early enough in the season to beat the market and target mispriced teams.

In this article, we’ll dive into the best football parlay bet along with a longshot and Same Game Parlay for Week 2.

Let’s get right into it and look at the best bets.

Betting Record: 0-3 (-5 units)

Best NFL Week 2 Parlay

Week 2 Top Parlay (+206) at FanDuel Sportsbook

WAGER: 3 units

  • Los Angeles Rams Moneyline (-550) vs Atlanta Falcons
  • San Francisco 49ers Moneyline (-390) vs Seattle Seahawks
  • Denver Broncos Moneyline (-460) vs Houston Texans

The Los Angeles Rams have had 10 days to get over their disappointing Week 1 loss against the Buffalo Bills. They have an exploitable matchup at home against the Atlanta Falcons, who are considered one of the worst teams in the NFL.

Look for running back Darrell Henderson Jr. to have a strong game in this one.


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The San Francisco 49ers also opened up their season with a loss, falling short on the road to the Chicago Bears. We can give them a pass for this game, as the rainy weather impacted the field conditions. Expect Trey Lance to turn in a much better matchup at home against a Seattle Seahawks defense that allowed 340 passing yards to Russell Wilson.

The Denver Broncos gave away the game in their Week 1 loss, racking up ill-advised penalties along with two fumbles at the opposing one-yard line. They should get back on track against the Houston Texans. Denver’s offense should be able to move the ball at will against this Houston defense. Looking at a big game from Javonte Williams.

Longshot NFL Week 2 Parlay

Week 2 Longshot Parlay (+260) at FanDuel Sportsbook

WAGER: 1 unit

  • Jacksonville Jaguars +4.5 (-115) Spread vs Indianapolis Colts
  • New York Jets +6.5 (-108) Spread at Cleveland Browns

The Jacksonville Jaguars blew an eight-point fourth-quarter lead after the Washington Commanders scored 14 unanswered points in Week 1. This is still a team that looks headed on the right track. They’re getting too many points at home to the Indianapolis Colts, who just tied to the Texans. Look for Jacksonville to integrate Travis Etienne Jr. into the offense more, as he’s an absolute weapon.

The New York Jets struggled on offense in Week 1, but there’s no way anyone should feel confident laying 6.5 points with Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who missed several throws in their Week 1 win against the Carolina Panthers. New York has a lot of talent on offense, namely Elijah MooreGarrett Wilson, and Breece Hall. Look for a better showing this time around.

NFL Week 2 Same Game Parlay

New England Patriots vs Pittsburgh Steelers Same Game Parlay (+248) at FanDuel Sportsbook

WAGER: 2 units

  • Steelers +2.5 (-110)
  • Patriots/Steelers Under 40.5 Total Points (-114)

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was absolutely dominant in Week 1, sacking Joe Burrow seven times while also forcing five turnovers. While T.J. Watt is out for this game, that loss is mitigated by the New England Patriots offensive struggles. New England has looked out of sync under play-callers Matt Patricia and Joe Judge.

Pittsburgh didn’t look great on offense either, as Mitch Trubisky needed 38 pass attempts for 194 yards. That’s an abysmal 5.1 yards per attempt. It’s likely that this will be a low-scoring game between two stout defenses. We’ll add the Under here because it’s a much safer play than the Over.

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Frank Ammirante

Before joining The Game Day, Frank spent three years in the fantasy sports and betting industry, writing for websites like RotoBaller and 4for4football. Frank is an active member of the fantasy baseball and fantasy football community, participating in high-stakes leagues like NFBC/NFFC as well as industry competitions like Scott Fish Bowl, RazzBowl, and TGFBI. Frank is a member of the FSWA and IBWAA. Give him a shout to talk fantasy sports and sports betting.

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