After a successful NFL Hall of Fame Game that had over 5.9 million viewers, its time for the NFL Preseason! Starting today, football betting fans will get a taste of what is to come with all 32 teams in action. Thus, our 2023 NFL Preseason Week 1 Betting Preview will give you the low-down on what to expect.
NFL Preseason Betting is not even close to the number of wagers that take place during the regular season. This is because these are just exhibition games for the fans and warm-up games for coaches and players. Therefore, they will not be going all out as they do not want any player injuries before the start of the season. Instead, it is a good way for new recruits to gain some experience playing in the big league.
For those thinking about opening a sportsbook, the NFL preseason is the perfect time to start. This is because the betting is not as intense and it will give bookies an idea as to what is t come. Furthermore, it is a good opportunity to test out their betting platform and their banking system before things get serious.
So, until September 7 arrives, let’s enjoy these 48 NFL Preseason games together!
2023 NFL Preseason Week 1 Betting Preview – 3 Games to Watch
Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots on August, 10 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
The first game of the Preseason will be at the Gillette Stadium. For fans looking to watch it on TV, it will on local broadcast and the NFL Network. Furthermore, this will be the first time for Patriots fans to see C.J. Stroud in action in the NFL. In addition, this is a big year for the Patriots with DeMeceo Ryan as their new head coach.
Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons on August 11 at 7:00 PM ET
Friday, all eyes will be on Desmond Ridder and Tua Tagovailoa as they solidify their NFL career. Last season, Ridder led the Falcons to wins in their last two games to bring the team’s record to 7-10. However, Falcon fans are eager to see how Bijan Robinson will do as a Falcon rookie.
On the other hand, Elijah Higgins hopes to become a security blanket at tight end for Tagovailoa. According to NFL News, the favorite team to win are the Falcons at -135 money line and a -2.5 spread.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Baltimore Ravens on August 12 at 7:00 PM ET
After losing Super Bowl LVII to the Chiefs last season, the Eagles are looking to redeem themselves. Therefore, Eagles fans are eager to see how rookies Nolan Smith, Jalen Carter and Jordan Davis will fare. As to the Ravens, expect to see plenty of Zay Flowers action as he steps into NFL for the first time.