- The Commanders are 3-point favorites and have -160 odds to beat the Jaguars in their 2022 NFL season opener with an over/under total of 44.0 points.
- The Commanders had a 2021 spread record of 7-9-1 but have upgraded to Carson Wentz at QB who led the 2021 Colts to a 10-7 spread record.
JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – The Jacksonville Jaguars are starting the 2022 season as underdogs, as online sportsbooks have given the Washington Commanders -160 odds to win and -110 odds to cover a 3-point spread.
The two teams have not faced each other since the 2018 season when the Commanders pulled off a 3-point victory. The new look Commanders went 7-9-1 ATS in 2021 but have an upgrade at QB with Carson Wentz.
Wentz may have led Indianapolis to a disappointing 2021 season, but managed to lead the Colts to a 2021 spread record of 10-7, giving value to the Commander’s three-point spread to cover against the Jags.
If betting on the Commanders covering during their season opener, online sportsbooks have given bettors the chance to wager on not just the spread, but the winning margin as well. There is value in doubling down on the Commanders covering the spread and them winning by 1-6 points, which has +300 odds.
Betting $50 on both of these game props would win a total of $195 for bettors that believe in the Commanders for 2022.
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Betting on the Game Props
During the 2021 season, both the Commanders and the Jaguars struggled offensively and there are betting props for the total touchdowns scored during their week one matchup.
Touchdowns Scored per Game
- Jags – 1.65
- Commanders – 2.18
With a total of 3.83 combined touchdowns scored per game, there is value in betting on the two teams scoring a total of at least 3.5. However, Carson Wentz threw for 27 total touchdowns with the Colts in 2021, compared to Commander’s total TD passes thrown at 21.
Game Total TDs
- Over 3.5 -350
- Over 4.5 -160
- Over 5.5 +150
There is also value in betting on the total points scored for the game. Online sportsbooks have the total set at 44.0 with the over/under NFL odds set at -110.
Jags and Commanders 2021 PPG
- Jaguars – 14.9
- Commanders – 19.7
Even though the two teams’ 2021 ppg stats only equal 34 points, both teams have revamped offense with Carson Wentz at QB for the Commanders and Travis Etienne finally making his NFL debut at RB for the Jags.
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