NFL Week 1 Las Vegas Odds
How do Las Vegas oddsmakers view the matchups in the NFL for Week 1?
According to oddsmakers from Las Vegas sports book the MGM Mirage, the Patriots are 8.5-point home favorites versus the Chiefs on Thursday night. The total for the season-opener, sits at 48 points.
Moving to Sunday, Vegas oddsmakers have installed the Bills as 8-point home favorites over the Jets at 1:00PM ET and the defending NFC champion Falcons as 7-point road favorites versus the Bears. The Texans, meanwhile, are 5-point home favorites over the Jaguars while the Eagles have moved to a 1-point road favorite versus the Redskins after the game opened as a pick'em.
Also on Sunday, the Cardinals are now 1-point road favorites versus the Lions while the Titans are 1.5-point home favorites against the Raiders. If the game is played as inclement weather moves in, the Dolphins will be a small home underdog of 2.5 points versus the Bucs, while the Steelers are 8.5-point road favorites against the Browns.
As for Sunday's late games, the Rams are 3.5-point home favorites versus the Colts at 4:05PM ET and one of the best matchups of the day has the Packers listed as a 3-point home favorite versus the Seahawks at Lambeau Field. At 4:25PM ET, the Panthers are a 5.5-point favorite versus the 49ers in Vegas, while the Cowboys are 4-point home favorites against the Giants on Sunday Night Football.
Finally, the Vikings are 3.5-point home favorites versus the Saints in the first of two Monday Night Football games. At 10:20PM ET, the Broncos are a 3.5-point home favorite versus the Chargers in the second game of Monday night's double-header.