(The Spread) – Who will throw the first touchdown in the game between the Packers and Saints in tonight’s NFL season opener?
Oddsmakers have released player prop odds for the season opener tonight versus the Saints and Packers tonight at 8:30PM ET, including for which who will throw the first touchdown passes in the game. Drew Brees has EVEN odds while Aaron Rodgers is –130. Brees also has odds of –200 to throw the first interception, while Rodgers is +160 for the interception prop.
Which player will score the first touchdown in the game? Greg Jennings is the favorite for this prop at 7/1 while Jermichael Finley is 15/2 and Ryan Grant is 8/1. Pierre Thomas, Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham are all 9/1, respectively, while Mark Ingram is 10/1. Robert Meachem, James Starks and Jordy Nelson are all 12/1, respectively, while Donald Driver is 14/1 and Aaron Rodgers is 15/1. Some of the long shots include Drew Brees (50/1), David Thomas (25/1) and James Jones (16/1).
How many passing yards, touchdowns and interceptions will Brees compile tonight? The over/under for passing yards is set at 280.5 while his o/u for touchdowns is 2. His over/under for interceptions is 0.5, although the over is carrying odds of –300 so obviously oddsmakers believe he’ll throw a pick at some point.
How many passing and rushing yards will Rodgers compile tonight? His over/under for passing yards is 280.5 while his rushing o/u is 22.5. His over/under for touchdown passes is 2 and his over/under for interceptions is 0.5.