Carolina (home) vs. Jacksonville (away)
Current Records: Carolina 2-2-0; Jacksonville 1-2-0
What to Know
Jacksonville will take on Carolina at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
Jacksonville decided to play defense against itself last week, but the squad still came out ahead despite 89 yards in penalties. They squeaked by Denver by less than a field goal, winning 26-24. RB Leonard Fournette had a stellar game for the Jaguars as he picked up 225 yards on the ground on 29 carries. That nimble footwork stands out as the first time Fournette has hit the 100-yard rushing mark this season.
Meanwhile, even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Carolina beat Houston 16-10. The success made it back-to-back wins for the Panthers.
Jacksonville is expected to lose this next one by 3. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread, however, as they are currently on a three-game streak of ATS wins.
Their wins bumped Jacksonville to 1-2 and Carolina to 2-2. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Jaguars rank fourth in the league when it comes to interceptions, with only 1 on the season. As for the Panthers, they come into the contest boasting the fourth fewest interceptions in the league at 1. So expect both teams to feel comfortable airing the ball out.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: Bank of America Stadium — Charlotte, North Carolina
- TV: CBS
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $57.49
The Panthers are a 3-point favorite against the Jaguars.
Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Panthers as a 3.5-point favorite.
Carolina won the only game these two teams have played in the last five years.
- Sep 13, 2015 – Carolina 20 vs. Jacksonville 9
Top Projected Fantasy Players
- Christian McCaffrey: 17.21 points
- Leonard Fournette: 13.8 points
- Greg Olsen: 5.41 points
The current forecast: mostly cloudy, with a temperature of 66 degrees.