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NFL Betting Trends: Week 1 Trends List

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 opening 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-opening 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-opening 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 winners 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 opening 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 opening 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 opening 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