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2018 numberFire predictions: Jacksonville Jaguars are (barely) favored to beat the New England Patriots

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NFL: AFC Championship-Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Jacksonville Jaguars are about to play their most highly anticipated regular season game in a while as they host the New England Patriots in Week 2.

Our friends at numberFire run projections on projections on projections and they currently have the Jaguars as the sixth best team in the NFL with a 72.2% chance to make the playoffs.

They also have the Jaguars favored (favored!) to beat the Patriots with a 50.5% chance of victory.

Here are the predictions from Week 2:


What do you think? Is 50.5% a fair percentage, or should the Jaguars be favored by a bit more? What about Tom Brady? Should having him under center mean the Jaguars should be home underdogs?

Let us know in the comments below!