The Seattle Seahawks have won both SU and ATS in their last four Week 1 home games as they prepare to host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night and we look at the NFL betting trends for the Sportsbook of the season.
Green Bay at Seattle is one of four primetime matchups on the NFL Week 1 betting slate, and it kicks off the season on Thursday night at CenturyLink Field. For SU bettors, the Seahawks are 15-1 SU in their past 16 games as home favorites.
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For Sunday Night Football the Denver Broncos will get a visit from the Indianapolis Colts, who are 0-6 ATS in their past six season-Sportsbook contests as they prepare to take on former starting quarterback Peyton Manning. The NFL betting trends show that the Broncos are 5-1 ATS the past six times they opened the season at home.
The first game of the Week 1 Monday Night Football doubleheader is then the New York Giants at the Detroit Lions, with Calvin Johnson and company boasting an 8-3 ATS record in their past 11 season-Sportsbook contests. New York, though, is 8-4 ATS in its past dozen appearances on Monday Night Football.
Finally, the Arizona Cardinals host the San Diego Chargers in the second half of the Week 1 Monday Night Football doubleheader, with the Chargers sitting at 8-1-1 ATS in their past 10 games as underdogs on the NFL betting lines on the road. The NFL Week 1 trends also show that the Cards are 1-6-1 ATS in their past eight MNF appearances.
Week 1 NFL Betting Trends
Green Bay @ Seattle Super Bowl Sportsbooks are 18-2 SU in season openers the following year (11-9 ATS) Seahawks won and covered past four Week 1 games at home Home team is 7-1 SU past eight meetings of these teams Packers 1-5 SU and ATS past six games as road underdogs Seahawks are 15-1 SU past 16 games as home favorites
Cleveland @ Pittsburgh Steelers are 25-3 SU vs Browns since 2000 Browns are 3-25 SU past 28 games as road dogs UNDER is 13-2 past 15 games with Pitt is favored at home Steelers 1-4 ATS past five season openers Browns are 2-12-1 ATS past 15 season openers (UNDER is 12-2-1) Steelers 1-7 ATS past eight September games
Washington @ Houston OVER is 6-1 past seven Houston openers Redskins lost six straight as road dogs (1-5 ATS) Texans 1-5 ATS past six as home favorites Texans 1-7-1 ATS, 1-8 SU past nine vs NFC East teams
Minnesota @ St. Louis Rams are 2-11-1 ATS past 14 season openers OVER is 8-1 past nine meetings of Rams and Vikes Rams won four straight games when favored at home Vikes 0-7-1 SU as road dogs past eight
Tennessee @ Kansas City UNDER is 8-1 when Titans open season the road All five meeting since 2004 played OVER the total Chiefs are 2-11 ATS past 13 games as home chalk Titans are 1-7-1 ATS past nine vs AFC West teams
Buffalo @ Chicago Bills are 7-2 ATS past nine season openers OVER is 9-2 past 11 times Bears opened the season at home Home team is 7-1 SU in this series since 1980 Bills 0-4 SU and ATS at Chicago since 1980 Bills 1-8 ATS past nine as road underdogs Bears 10-2 SU past two seasons as home chalk Bears played OVER all six games as home chalk in 2013
Jacksonville @ Philadelphia Jaguars are 12-3 ATS past 15 season openers Jaguars 5-1 ATS past six when Sportsbook season on the road UNDER is 7-2 past nine Philly openers Jaguars 3-1 SU and ATS lifetime vs Eagles Jaguars won outright two of past three times as double-digit dogs Eagles 0-4 ATS since 2009 as double-digit home chalk
Cincinnati @ Baltimore Ravens 5-1 ATS past six season openers Bengals 11-1-2 ATS past 14 games since 2006 when dog of three or less Ravens are 28-2 SU as home chalk since 2010 Ravens just 2-6 ATS past eight divisional games Bengals just 1-6 ATS past seven divisional road games
Oakland @ NY Jets UNDER is 6-2 past eight NY Jets openers Raiders are 2-14 SU on the road past two seasons Raiders are 2-7 ATS vs AFC East since 2008
New Orleans @ Atlanta Falcons 5-0 ATS when starting season at home Saints are 13-3 SU past 16 vs Falcons Past five meetings here all played UNDER the total Saints were 1-7 ATS on road in regular season last year Saints played six straight road UNDERs including playoffs Falcons 1-7 SU past eight games as home underdogs Falcons 1-7 SU past eight divisional games Saints are 12-4 SU past 16 divisional games
New England @ Miami Patriots won 10 straight openers, just 5-4-1 ATS Dolphins 3-7-1 ATS past 11 openers Patriots 7-1 SU past eight vs Dolphins Patriots 1-5 ATS past six games as road favorites Dolphins 5-1-1 ATS past seven as home underdog Patriots 23-6 SU past 29 divisional games UNDER is 10-1 past 11 Miami games within AFC East
Carolina @ Tampa Bay Carolina lost five straight openers Carolina 2-9 ATS past 11 openers UNDER is 9-2 past 11 Tampa Bay openers Panthers 7-1 SU, 6-2 ATS past eight divisional games Panthers 8-3 SU past 11 visits to Tampa Panthers are 7-1 ATS past eight as road underdogs
San Francisco @ Dallas 49ers are 8-2-1 ATS past 11 openers Cowboys are 6-1 ATS past seven openers 49ers are 6-1-2 ATS past nine road games 49ers are 10-1 SU, 9-1-1 ATS past 11 games as road favorites Cowboys are 1-7 SU past eight games as home underdogs
Indianapolis @ Denver Colts 0-6 ATS past six openers Denver 5-1 ATS past six times Sportsbook season at home Colts 6-0 SU and ATS past six games vs Broncos OVER is 7-1 past eight meetings Colts are 4-19 SU past 23 times as road underdogs Broncos 16-2 SU past 18 games as home chalk
NY Giants @ Detroit Giants 0-5 ATS when Sportsbook season on the road Lions 8-3 ATS past 11 openers Road team is 7-1 past eight meetings of Giants and Lions Lions 1-5 ATS past six games as home favorites UNDER is 6-0-1 when Lions play on MNF dating to 1996 Giants 8-4 ATS past 12 MNF appearances
San Diego @ Arizona Cardinals 5-1 ATS past six openers Chargers 7-2 SU vs Cardinals since 1987 Chargers are 8-1-1 ATS past 10 games as road underdogs Cards 2-10 SU vs AFC West teams since 2002 Chargers 4-1 ATS past five Monday Nighters Cardinals 1-6-1 ATS on MNF since 1995