NFL Preseason Week 1: Full List of Betting Odds and Historical Trends


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  • The full slate of 2018 NFL preseason Week 1 games kicks off on Aug. 9.
  • Offshore sportsbooks have already posted spreads and totals for every Week 1 matchup.

The 2018 NFL preseason officially kicks off Aug. 2 when the Chicago Bears take on the Baltimore Ravens in the Hall of Fame Game. The full slate of preseason Week 1 begins on Aug. 9, and sportsbooks have already released lines for the majority of those matchups.

The table below includes point spreads and totals for each NFL preseason Week 1 game:

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Here are a couple nuggets of interest:

  • Because the Bears and Ravens play in the Hall of Fame Game, their matchups are off the board.
  • The New England Patriots (-4.5) are the largest favorite of the week in their game against the Washington Redskins.
  • Redskins-Patriots also offers the highest total of the slate at 37.
  • With Andrew Luck expected to see action, the Indianpolis Colts are 2.5-point underdogs against the Seattle Seahawks.
  • The New York Giants are 3-point favorites against the Cleveland Browns in a game that could include the professional debuts of quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Saquon Barkley.

NFL Preseason Week 1 Betting Trends

  • Underdogs have a slight edge at 101-97-5 against the spread (ATS) since 2005.
  • Home teams are 105-95-5 ATS.
  • Unders are 103-97-6.
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