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The 2019 NFL preseason keeps moving right along with three more Week 2 games on tap for Friday. The highlight of tonight’s action is a nationally televised showdown between the New York Giants and Chicago Bears,, which will be broadcast by the NFL Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The evening will also see the Carolina Panthers take on the Buffalo Bills and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Miami Dolphins,, but these will only be shown on local stations and live stream.
Viewers can expect to see a bit more of the projected starters in these games then they did in the openers,, but it’s still too early in the 2019 NFL preseason for most coaches to give any extended run to their first — stringers. Teams are starting to get shake off the rust and get ready for the start of the regular season,, but the top priority for most organizations in Week 2 is getting a closer look at players caught up in positional battles or fighting for a spot on the final 53 — man roster. Still,, the level of talent on the field should be higher this week in comparison to last,, which is why the totals for these games has been climbing. Each of Friday’s matchups has an over/under above 40 points,, whereas none of the Week 1 games even reached that mark. Oddsmakers are expecting some close scores,, with all three spreads hovering around three points in favor of the home side. You can check out the full list of odds for tonight’s preseason contests and the rest of the Week 2 schedule in the table below.
If you are looking to place a bet down on these games,, you’ve come to the right place. Jon Price of SportsInformationTraders has sent along a prediction for tonight’s marquee Giants vs. Bears clash. You can find out which team the pro bettor is picking to cover the spread at the end of this article. Before checking out the expert take,, have a peek at the full 2019 NFL preseason Week 2 schedule,, start times,, viewing information and odds. You can also see relevant betting trends,, analysis and more for the top matchup of Friday night.
NFL Preseason Week 2 — Friday Betting Preview
New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Trends
The Bears are 1–4 straight — up over their last five road matchups with the Giants.
The Giants are 2–3 straight — up and 1–4 against the spread over their last five preseason games.
The total has gone UNDER in four of New York’s last six exhibition contests.
Chicago head coach Matt Nagy is 2–4 SU and 3–3 ATS in the preseason for his career.
New York head coach Pat Shurmur is 7–7 SU and 7–7 ATS during exhibition play for his career.
New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Analysis
The Giants and Bears concluded their respective 2018 seasons in vastly different manners. The G — Men were on the outside looking in at the playoffs after a trying 5–11 campaign,, prompting major offseason changes that included controversial decisions to draft quarterback Daniel Jones — — the heir apparent to Eli Manning — — at №6 overall and ship mercurial receiver Odell Beckham Jr. off to Cleveland in an attempt to improve the locker room chemistry. Chicago had a much more successful year,, finally putting an end to an eight — year postseason drought by winning the NFC North with an impressive 12–4 record. Although the Bears would lose the Wild Card in heartbreaking fashion to the defending champion Eagles,, they showed plenty of promise and are poised to make another run during the 2019 NFL season. For these reasons and more,, you can expect vastly different strategies by each club regarding playing time in tonight’s 2019 NFL preseason game.
Those hoping for a glimpse of Chicago’s noticeable players will likely come away sorely disappointed. Under head coach Matt Nagy,, the Bears have consistently taken a cautious approach to the preseason schedule. In order to avoid potential injuries that stem from live action on the gridiron,, Nagy has opted to play his first — team sparingly,, if at all. That’s why it was a bit of a surprise to see quarterback Mitch Trubisky draw the start during the team’s opener last week,, especially after Nagy only employed the signal — caller for 40 totals snaps during the 2018 exhibition slate when he was a less polished prospect. The third — year QB wasn’t on the field for long in Week 1,, however,, participating in just one series that lasted only three plays in which he attempted no passes. Even though he hardly exerted any effort against the Panthers last week,, that might be the last fans see of Trubisky until Chicago kicks off the 2019 NFL season with a matchup against the rival Packers.
Chris Emma found that Nagy is clearly comfortable with the idea of keeping his QB1 sidelined for the next few weeks:
The Giants aren’t as loaded with talent as their upcoming opponent and have plenty of young players competing for spots on the roster. Head coach Pat Shurmur will likely use this Week 2 preseason game as a chance to evaluate players and for that reason it’s looking like a good number of projected first — and second — stringers will be on the field tonight. Quarterback Eli Manning is someone that many initially thought would be a lock to start the regular season,, but he’ll get some snaps tonight that could determine whether he keeps the starting job he’s had almost uninterrupted since his rookie season in 2004. The 38 — year — old may just have found himself competing with Daniel Jones after the 22 — year — old rookie shined in his debut last week. The Duke product was only in for one series against the Jets,, but he completed all five of his passes for 67 yards and a touchdown.
Shurmur revealed that he had planned to keep Jones on the field longer in the opener,, but an hour — long weather delay changed his plans. The head coach hopes to get the rookie QB more preseason snaps beginning in Week 2 (via Giants):
The much — anticipated wait for football finally ended,, and the preseason Week 1 overreactions are in full bloom. It’s time to put those first impressions to the test as teams prepare for Week 2.
Giants quarterback Daniel Jones set the world on fire with his first NFL snaps,, going a perfect 5 — for — 5 for 67 yards and a touchdown as he tries to out — duel Eli Manning for the starting job. He’ll have a chance to build on his debut as the Giants travel to Chicago in Week 2.
The Denver Broncos (1–0) will face the Seattle Seahawks (0–0) in Week 1 of NFL preseason at CenturyLink Field on Thursday,, Aug. 8. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. MT and the game will be televised locally on 9News/KTVD — 20.
Arizona’s Kyler Murray and Washington’s Dwayne Haskins were among other rookie quarterbacks making their NFL debuts in Week 1 of the preseason,, and it was Murray who had far greater success in coach Kliff Kingsbury’s new offense.
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Preseason football also allows for interesting storylines to develop,, like Cleveland’s Damon Sheehy — Guiseppi — a walk — on tryout acquisition — returning a punt for a touchdown or the Carolina Panthers icing the Bears’ kickers in an effort to help solve their position battle.
Week 2’s most compelling matchups puts New England and Bill Belichick against his former player — turned — coach Mike Vrabel and Tennessee or Sunday Night Football featuring San Francisco GM John Lynch returning to Denver,, where he played four Hall of Fame — caliber seasons as a safety.
Below you’ll find a full schedule for all the games in Week 2 of the NFL preseason,, plus live scores,, streaming and TV information.
NFL preseason schedule Week 2: What games are on today?
Here’s the full schedule for Thursday’s NFL preseason games,, plus final scores and how to watch every game live. Every game is available on DAZN in Canada.