NFL picks and predictions, Dolphins vs. Colts

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The Colts are slight favorites to beat the Dolphins in Week 2, with the majority of experts picking them to win.

The Indianapolis Colts host the Miami Dolphins in Week 2. Both teams are coming off rather unspectacular victories.

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The Oakland Raiders gave the Colts all they could handle, but Indianapolis eventually pulled it off with a 21-17 win. The defense is looking to rebound after letting Terrelle Pryor set the franchise record for rushing yards by a quarterback. The good news is that they still have Andrew Luck, who could take the next step in his second NFL season.

The Dolphins also eked out an ugly win, beating the Cleveland Browns, 23-10. Their running game struggled against Cleveland's front seven, as Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas combined for just 17 yards on 18 carries.

With both teams coming off unconvincing wins, most experts predict this game to be close. Seven out of 11 ESPN analysts are picking the Colts to win, and six out of nine experts on CBS Sports are also going with Indianapolis. The Colts are 3.5-point favorites, and three CBS panelists are picking against the spread.

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