NFL Global Sportsbook Odds
NFL Week 1 Opening Las Vegas Odds
The 2020 NFL regular season scheduled was released on May 7, 2020 and legals sportsbooks started to post the opening odds. Check out the latest Week 1 Betting Outlook for the opening weekend, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Sept. 10 between the Kansas City Chiefs (-10.5) and Houston Texans.
Thursday, Sept. 10
- Houston at Kansas City (-10.5)
Sunday, Sept 13, 2020
- Miami at New England (-6.5)
- Cleveland at Baltimore (-8.5)
- N.Y. Jets at Buffalo (-5.5)
- Las Vegas at Carolina (PK)
- Seattle (-1) at Atlanta
- Philadelphia (-6) at Washington
- Chicago at Detroit (-1.5)
- Indianapolis (-8.5) at Jacksonville
- Green Bay at Minnesota -3.5
- L.A. Chargers (-3.5) at Cincinnati
- Arizona at San Francisco (-8)
- Tampa Bay at New Orleans (-4)
- Dallas (-3) at L.A. Rams
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
- Pittsburgh (-3.5) at N.Y. Giants
- Tennessee at Denver (-3)
How to read Super Bowl 55 Odds
Super Bowl 54 is in the books as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied past the San Francisco 49ers as 1 ½-point favorites for a 31-20 win. The Chiefs were down 20-10 and closed the game with 21 unanswered points. Total bettors playing the 'under' (53) had to sweat in the end but the low side cashed.
Favorites have now won and covered two straight and three of the last four Super Bowl championships while the 'over/under' results have gone 2-2 according to our historical betting results.
The 55th NFL finale will take place from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida in Feb. 7, 2021 and oddsmakers have already posted early future odds. Despite losing in 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs are listed as the top betting choice in the latest NFL futures betting market.
2021 Super Bowl Contenders - Top 10
- Kansas City Chiefs 9/2
- Baltimore Ravens 5/1
- San Francisco 49ers 10/1
- Dallas Cowboys 14/1
- New Orleans Saints 14/1
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14/1
- Green Bay Packers 20/1
- Indianapolis Colts 20/1
- Philadelphia Eagles 20/1
- Seattle Seahawks 20/1
How to read the Super Bowl 55 Future Odds
Ex. - Bet $100 on Kansas City Chiefs at 9/2 odds will return $450
Along with future odds posted for Super Bowl 55, bettors can wager on both the AFC Championship and NFC Championship winners.
Ex. - Bet $100 on Seattle Seahawks at 20/1 odds will return $2,000
Not surpring, the San Francisco 49ers (9/2) and Kansas City Chiefs (9/4) are both early favorites to repeat as conference champions.
How to read NFL Global Odds
All of the above numbers are listed next to the teams, and before each matchup is a Rotation number. The NFL Global Odds are listed in order of rotation and those numbers are generated and produced by the sportsbooks. Above each matchup and rotation is the Time of the game, which is subject to change. All game times are Eastern Standard Time on the NFL Global Odds.
The favorite is always listed with a minus (-) sign before the point-spread while the underdog is labeled with a plus (+) label.
Ex. Favorite -10, Underdog +10
On the VegasInsider.com Global NFL Odds page, there is another number associated with the favorite and its normally listed as -10. This number is simply defined as “vig” or what many in the sports betting industry call vigorish. Another common term is called “juice” and it’s technically the price the bettor has to pay on a straight wager.
Ex. Bet $110 to win $100 (10% juice)
Ex. Bet $100 to win $91.91 (10% juice)
The Global bookmakers tend to offer adjusted numbers associated with each NFL point-spread and this can often be called as 'reduced juice' odds. Examples seen on the Global Odds pages could include -08, -12, -15 and -20.
Ex. Bet $108 to win $100 (8% juice)
Ex. Bet $120 to win $100 (20% juice)
Another number that’s posted on the NFL Global Odds is the total or ‘over/under’ for the specific matchup. If the favorite is designated as the home team, then the total will be listed above and vice versa if the visitors are favorites.
All of the above numbers are listed next to the teams, and before each matchup is a Rotation number. The NFL Global Odds are listed in order of rotation and those numbers are generated and produced by the sportsbooks. Above each matchup and rotation is the Time of the game, which is subject to change. All game times are Eastern Standard Time.