NFL Week 1 Point Spreads Released
(The Spread) - Following the release of the 2013 NFL schedule, oddsmakers have released the point spreads and over/under totals for every game in Week 1.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Denver Broncos have opened as 8.5-point favorites over the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in the NFL season opener. The total for this game has opened at 49.5.
On Sunday the Patriots have opened as 7-point favorites over the Bills with an over/under total of 53 points, while the Steelers are 6.5-point favorites over the Titans with an o/u of 43.5. One of the best matchups in Week 1 will pit NFC South rivals the Falcons and Saints against each other in New Orleans. The Saints have opened as 2.5-point favorites over their division rivals, while the total is 54 points.
Another intriguing matchup features the Bucs versus the Jets, two teams that could make a trade soon involving cornerback Darrelle Revis. The Jets are 1-point favoites over the Bucs, while the total is currently sitting at 41 points.
Continuing with the odds, the Chiefs are 2.5-point favorites over the Jaguars, the Bears are 3.5-point favorites over the Bengasls, and the Dolphins are 1-point road favorites over the Browns. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 3.5-point underdogs against the Seahawks, the Lions are 3-point favorites over the Vikings, and the Colts are 7-point favorites over the dysfunctional Raiders.
Wrapping up the Week 1 odds, the Rams are 6-point favorites over NFC West rival Arizona, while the defending NFC Championship 49ers are 5.5-point favorites over the Packers. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 2.5-point favorites over the Giants while the Redskins are 5.5-point favorites over the Eagles on Monday Night Football. The Texans are also 3.5-point road favorites at the Chargers in the second MNF game.