Week 2 NFL Sharp Picks: How Pros Are Moving Broncos vs. Steelers, Chiefs vs. Chargers Odds
Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images. Pictured: Mike Hilton #28 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts with Minkah Fitzpatrick #39
After some uncertainty through the spring and summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans were very much relieved to see the 2020 NFL season get underway without a hitch last week.
And now with Week 1 officially in the books, bettors have turned their attention to this week’s matchups.
It didn’t take long for big money to start flowing, so using The Action Network’s betting tools, let’s look at which NFL Week 2 matchups are already seeing significant odds movement.
Broncos vs. Steelers Betting Odds
|Broncos Odds||+7 [Bet Now]|
|Steelers Odds||-7 [Bet Now]|
|Over/Under||41 [Bet Now]|
|Time/Channel||1 p.m. ET on CBS|
As recently as Tuesday morning the Pittsburgh Steelers sat as 6.5-point favorites over the Denver Broncos, but an onslaught of big money has pushed that number through the key number of 7 at many sportsbooks across the market.
Our NFL public betting percentages are reporting 75% of bets backing Pittsburgh, accounting for an incredible 93% of early money.
This is significant due to the importance of 7 in NFL betting — 9.39% of all NFL games having finished with a margin of seven points since 2003.
Chiefs vs. Chargers Betting Odds
|Chiefs Odds||-8.5 [Bet Now]|
|Chargers Odds||+8.5 [Bet Now]|
|Over/Under||47 [Bet Now]|
|Time/Channel||4:25 p.m. ET on CBS|
The Chiefs vs. Chargers over/under opened at 50 and has attracted a steady diet of smart under money over the past 24 hours.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals are reporting three steam moves hitting the under, marking three unique instances of bettors with the resources to move the entire market getting down on that side of the total.
This influx of early-week sharp action has driven the Chiefs vs. Chargers over/under down to a consensus of 47.