Worst Week 1 NFL Bets

Patriot lovers have won their past seven Week 1 bets on their favorite, but not by wagering on the point spread.

Editor note: This trend was reported incorrectly. The trend is the Patriots have played six straight OVERs in games played in the month of September. They have played three straight Week 1 OVERs and 12 of their past 16 season openers played OVER the total. Apologies on the mistake. The offending party has been flogged and beaten...

New England is 7-0 in the past seven seasons, but on OVER bets. They visit Tennessee in Week 1 as the biggest 'lock' of the week, if you consider a 7-0 trend a lock.

Jacksonville has been the safest Week 1 bet in the past dozen years as the Jags are 11-2 ATS. But they visit Minnesota, which is on an 8-2 ATS tear over the past decade of season openers.

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Who is the worst Week 1 bet? Surprise, surprise, it's the dreadful Cleveland Browns (1-11-1 ATS in their 13-year history) and St. Louis Rams (1-10-1 ATS in past 12 years). And surprise, surprise, both are big underdogs this (the Browns +9 at home to the Eagles and the Rams +9 at Detroit).

Check out the list of Week 1 NFL trends mined from the NFL database. And see the latest Week 1 odds (and bonus specials) before kickoff at Sportsbook.

Falcons 1-4 ATS past 5 season openers on the road (at Kansas City)

Ravens 9-3 ATS past 12 games in September (vs Cincinnati)

Ravens 5-1 ATS past 6 season openers

Bills 6-1 ATS past 7 season openers (at Jets)

Bills 1-7 SU past games vs Jets

Panthers 2-7 ATS past 9 Week 1 games (at Tampa Bay)

Panthers OVER is 7-1 past 8 trips to Tampa Bay

Bears UNDER is 7-1 past 8 season Sportsbook games (vs Colts)

Bengals 7-3-1 ATS past 11 games vs Baltimore (at Baltimore)

Browns 1-11-1 ATS lifetime in Week 1 of the season (vs Eagles)

Browns UNDER is 10-2-1 in season openers

Lions 7-2 ATS past 9 season openers overall (vs Rams)

Lions 5-1 ATS past 6 Week 1 games at home

Packers Won and covered 5 straight season openers (vs 49ers)

Colts 0-4 ATS past 4 season openers (at Chicago)

Jaguars 11-2 ATS past 13 season openers (at Minnesota)

Chiefs 9-2 ATS past 11 games as underdog (vs Falcons)

Dolphins Played 5 straight September UNDERs (at Houston)

Vikings 8-2 ATS past 10 season openers (vs Jaguars)

Patriots Played 7 straight September OVERs (at Titans) 

Jets UNDER is 5-1 past 6 season openers (vs Bills)

Raiders 5-1 ATS past 6 games vs Chargers (vs Chargers)

Raiders Played 5 straight home OVERs vs San Diego

Eagles UNDER is 6-1 past 7 season openers

Eagles OVER is 5-1-1 past 7 September road games

Steelers 2-7 ATS past 9 September road games (at Denver)

Chargers 0-4 ATS past 4 season openers (at Raiders)

Chargers 2-7 ATS past 9 September games

49ers 6-2-1 ATS past 9 season openers (vs Packers)

 Seahawks OVER is 11-1 past 12 September games (at Arizona)

Seahawks 1-8 ATS past 9 September road games

Rams 1-10-1 ATS past 12 season openers (at Detroit)

Rams 3-14 ATS past 17 September games

Bucs 3-8 ATS past 11 Week 1 games (vs Panthers)

Titans 7-3 ATS past 10 season openers (vs Patriots)

Redskins UNDER is 7-2 past 9 season openers (at New Orleans)