The NFL 2018 regular season gets underway this Thursday night with a rematch of last year’s Divisional Round tilt between the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia grinded out a 15-10 victory in that game as a 2.5-point home underdog on its way to winning Super Bowl LII. The Eagles have been listed as slight 2.5-point favorites at home this time around in an 8:20 p.m. start on NBC.
Philadelphia has won eight of its last nine home games against Atlanta straight-up with a 7-1-1 record against the spread. BetAnySports has set the total for this game at 45 points and stayed UNDER in six of the last eight meetings in Philadelphia.
Sunday’s early 1 p.m. NFL schedule features an interesting matchup in the AFC between the Houston Texans and the New England Patriots. Houston will have quarterback Deshaun Watson and defensive lineman JJ Watt in the lineup as a 6.5-point road underdog. The total has been set at 50.5 points. The Patriots have won the last five meetings SU and they are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games against the Texans.
Another early game of interest pits the San Francisco 49ers on the road against the Minnesota Vikings as six-point underdogs with BetAnySports. The total for this NFC battle has been set at 46 points. The 49ers bring a SU five-game winning streak into their season opener while going 4-1 ATS, but they are 0-5 SU in their last five road games against Minnesota.
The top two teams in the AFC West last season are set to clash in a 4:05 p.m. start with the Kansas City Chiefs on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers. Los Angles is favored by three points with the total set at 47.5 points. Kansas City has covered in seven of its last nine games against the Chargers.
Sunday night’s Week 1 matchup on NBC is a NFC North clash between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay is favored by 7.5 points for the 8:20 p.m. kickoff at Lambeau Field with the total set at 47.5 points. The Packers have covered in 12 of the last 15 meetings.
In one of two Monday night games, the Los Angeles Rams go on the road as five-point favorites against the Oakland Raiders. The total for this 10:20 p.m. start out on the West Coast is set at 49.5 points. The Rams are 4-1 ATS in their last five roads games against the Raiders.