Odds Overview and Predictions for NFL Week 1 Matchups

Odds Overview and Predictions for NFL Week 1 Matchups

Written by on September 4, 2017

If you’re looking for answers to these questions and more then you’re going to love the expert Week 1 NFL betting analysis and accompanying free pick that you’ re going to get on eight Week 1 pairings that are going down this coming weekend and Monday night.Will Marcus Mariota and the playoff-hopeful Tennessee Titans get the win and ATS cover at home against Derek Carr and the explosive Oakland Raiders when they square off in their regular season opener this weekend? Are you wondering why Tennessee has gone from a slight home underdog to a home favorite despite struggling all preseason?Will the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers create another ‘Instant Classic’ when they throw down in a matchup of legitimate NFC Super Bowl 52 hopefuls? Last but not least, can Eli Manning and the New York Giants get the road upset over Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys when the two NFC East division rivals square off in their intriguing Week 1 opener?

Odds Overview and Predictions for NFL Week 1 Matchups

 

Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET Where: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee TV: CBS NFL Week 1 Odds: Tennessee -2 / Total: 51.5Analysis: The Titans opened as a 1.5-point home underdog and are now 2-point home faves while the total has dropped just a half-point on its opening figure. Right now, Derek Carr and company are the pick to get the road upset against a Tennessee team that struggled mightily in the preseason.Pick: Oakland Raiders +2

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Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland TV: FOX NFL Week 1 Odds: Philadelphia -1.5 / Total: 47.5Analysis: The line has moved dramatically on this affair with Washington going from a 2.5-point opening favorite to a now, 1.5-point home underdog. The total has dropped a half-point to 47.5 after opening at 48. No matter, I like the Over in what looks like a shootout just waiting to happen between these longtime NFC East divisional rivals.Pick: Over 47.5 Total Points

Indianapolis Colts (-3) at Los Angeles Rams

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:05 PM ET Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California TV: CBS NFL Week 1 Odds: Indianapolis -3 / Total: 47Analysis: The Colts are the same 3-point road favorites they opened as while the total has dropped a half-point to 47. no matter the spread, I don’t see a whole lot of defense being played in this one. Take the Over.Pick: Over 47 Total Points

Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:25 PM ET Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin TV: FOX NFL Week 1 Odds: TBA / Total: 50Analysis: The Packers are the same 3-point home favorites they opened as while the total has gone up a half-point from its opening 49.5-point figure. This one should be a thriller, but I’m going with Russell Wilson and the Seahawks to get the road upset.Pick: Seattle +3

Carolina Panthers at San Francisco 49ers

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:25 PM ET Where: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California TV: FOX NFL Week 1 Odds: Carolina -5.5 / Total: 48Analysis: After opening as a 4-point road favorite, the Panthers are now 5.5-point faves to get it done in Frisco while the total has remained the same 48 points that it opened at. Don’t think twice about it, Carolina covers easily!Pick: Panthers -5.5

New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys (-5)

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 8:30 PM ET Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas TV: NBC NFL Week 1  Odds: Dallas -3.5 / Total: 47.5NFL Week 1 Matchups: The Dallas Cowboys opened as 5.5-point home faves with the total sitting at 49.5. Analysis: The Dallas Cowboys opened as 5.5-point home faves with the total sitting at 49.5. Now, with Ezekiel Elliott’s status up in the air, the ‘Boys are 3.5-point home favorites while the total has dropped to 47.5 I like  Eli Manning and the G-Men win outright because of their stout defense and what should be an improved passing attack!Pick: NY Giants +3.5

New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings

When: Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:10 PM ET Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota TV: ESPN NFL Week 1 Odds: Minnesota -3.5 / Total: 48Analysis: The odds on this contest have not moved at all since opening with Minnesota as a 3.5-point favorite and the total sitting on 48.I’m taking the New Orleans Saints for the outright road win over Sam Bradford and the Vikes because of what looks like a vastly improved defense this preseason – and their future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees.Pick: Saints +3.5

Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos

When: Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:20 PM ET Where: Sports Authority Field, Denver, Colorado TV: ESPN NFL Week 1 Odds: Denver -3.5 / Total: 43.5Analysis: After opening as a 4.5-point home favorite, the Denver Broncos are down a to 3.5-point home fave while the total sits at 43.5 after opening at 44. I personally like Philip Rivers and his gun-slinging ways to out-duel Trevor Siemian and the Broncos to help the Los Angeles Chargers get the narrow ATS cover on the road.Pick: Chargers +3.5