|Written by Vincent Di Mello|
Bet on the NFLNFL Football odds have been posted for an outstanding opening weekend of regular season NFL football that features playoff caliber matchups and plenty of intrigue. NFL Football odds handicappers will start with a Thursday night special to kickoff the NFL football season as defending world champion Pittsburgh hosts Tennessee.
The Steelers opened as 5-point home favorites against the NFL Football odds and will face the top seed in the AFC playoffs from last year. There could not be a better NFL football matchup to start the season with! Two online betting upstarts from last year will get together for an inter-conference Sunday opener against the NFL Football odds as the Atlanta Falcons host the Miami Dolphins as 4-point favorites on the NFL Football odds board. Last year neither team was expected to achieve playoff success against the NFL Football odds but this year both are considered respected contenders. The question many NFL Football odds handicapper have, however is if they were “one hit wonders” or teams that are here to stay?
The Carolina Panthers opened as 1-point home dogs against the NFL Football odds for their Sunday opener against the Philadelphia Eagles in a matchup of NFC playoff teams from last year. Philadelphia is being touted as a leading NFC playoff contender while there are skeptics about Carolina after their epic playoff collapse against the NFL Football odds versus Arizona last year as the number one seed.
Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings will open the season as 4-point road favorites at Cleveland against the Browns who have a far more unstable quarterbacking situation to deal with. Favre’s team from last year, the New York Jets, will open as 4.5-point dogs at the upstart Houston Texans, who are touted as AFC south division contenders after a promising 8-8 finish to last year.