2020 NFL Week 1 Lines: KC -10 in Opener

NFL Week 1 Lines from Las Vegas

With no preseason, how will bettors and bookmakers handle the NFL Week 1 action? Six teams are expected to introduce new starting quarterbacks this season, including Tom Brady in Tampa Bay, Philip Rivers in Indianapolis and Cam Newton in New England. There were five head coaching changes in the offseason, including three hires that have never been a head coach in the league before.

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The Kansas City Chiefs will get the party started as 9-point home favorites over the Houston Texans on Thursday, September 10. The Cheifs beat the Texans en route to last year’s Super Bowl despite falling into a 21-0 hole to start the game. Dallas is now a -3 road favorite over the Rams on Sunday night. In the Monday night doubleheader, Pittsburgh is a 5.5-point road favorite over the New York Giants in the early contest, and Tennessee-Denver is a pick’em in the nightcap.

NFL Week 1 lines courtesy of Caesars Sports Book as of Tuesday, September 8:

Date Game (Spread as of 9/8/20)Total
Thursday, 9/10 (8:15 p.m. ET)Kansas City Chiefs -9 vs. Houston Texans54.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)New England Patriots -6.5 vs. Miami Dolphins42.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Baltimore Ravens -8 vs. Cleveland Browns48.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Buffalo Bills -6.5 vs. New York Jets39
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Las Vegas Raiders -3 at Carolina Panthers48
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Seattle Seahawks -1.5 at Atlanta Falcons48.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Philadelphia Eagles -6 at Washington Redskins42.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Detroit Lions -3 (EV) vs. Chicago Bears (-120)44.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Indianapolis Colts -8 at Jacksonville Jaguars45.5
Sunday, 9/13 (1:00 p.m. ET)Minnesota Vikings -3 (EV) vs. Green Bay Packers (-120)46
Sunday, 9/13 (4:00 p.m. ET)LA Chargers -3 (-120) at Cincinnati Bengals (EV)43.5
Sunday, 9/13 (4:25 p.m. ET)San Francisco 49ers -7 vs. Arizona Cardinals47
Sunday, 9/13 (4:25 p.m. ET)New Orleans Saints -3.5 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers49
Sunday, 9/13 (8:20 p.m. ET)Dallas Cowboys -3 at Los Angeles Rams51.5
Monday, 9/14 (7:15 p.m. ET)Pittsburgh Steelers -5.5 at New York Giants47.5
Monday, 9/14 (10:15 p.m. ET)Denver Broncos Pick’em vs. Tennessee Titans41

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