Hall of Fame Game Odds
The 2009 Hall of Fame Game will be played in Canton, Ohio on Sunday, August 9 between the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans. It’ll be the first preseason game of the 2009 NFL season.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.COM have made the Titans 3-point favorites against the Bills and have established the over/under for this game at 31.
The trends in this game give the Titans a slim advantage, as Tennessee is 1-0 against the spread versus Buffalo over the last three seasons. Also, One of one games in his series have gone over the total over the last three seasons.
The Titans lost a significant piece of their defensive line this offseason when tackle Albert Haynesworth signed a free agent contract with the Washington Redskins. Tennessee hopes that former Tampa Bay Bucs defensive tackle Jovan Haye can fill the void left by Haynesworth, who has emerged as one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL.
Offensively for the Titans, the team re-signed quarterback Kerry Collins and also inked free agent wide receiver Nate Washington to give Collins another weapon in the passing game outside of dynamic young playmaker Chris Johnson.
Buffalo also a significant piece to their 2008 roster as well, as the team traded offensive tackle Jason Peters to the Philadelphia Eagles for a first round draft pick. But the Bills also added a significant piece when they signed toxic but highly productive wide receiver Terrell Owens to a one-year deal.
The Bills also added some significant young talent through the draft with the selections of defensive end Aaron Maybin, guards Eric Wood and Andy Levitre, and cornerback Jairus Byrd.
In last year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, the Washington Redskins topped the Indianapolis Colts 30-16 and in 2007, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the New Orleans Saitns 20-7.
This year’s Hall of Fame Game will take place on Sunday, August 9 at 8:00PM ET on NBC.
2009 Hall of Fame Game Point Spread and Over Under Totals
Buffalo Bills +3 Over 31
Tennessee Titans –3 Under 31
Posted 8/3/09 9:45PM ET