Week 1 of the 2016 Preseason NFL live TV and online schedule is set to get underway on Sunday. August 7th with the annual Hall of Fame Game. This year’s game will feature the Green Bay Packers taking on the Indianapolis Colts and will air live at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. While odds are Andrew Luck or Aaron Rodgers won’t be leading their team to a possible game winning drive in the 4th quarter, NFL fans are just excited to see a real game – even if it is meaningless. Yes, it is hard to believe but rejoice football fans – the NFL is nearing its return!
While the preseason doesn’t count one bit towards the standings, no other of the four major sports in the US gets as much attention for exhibition games as the NFL. Fans will jam stadiums far and wide for these four “meaningless” tune up games because football fanatics just can’t get enough of their favorite sport, and neither can the gamblers.
Every year hundreds of millions of dollars are wagered on pro football, and if you add in the NCAA, almost a billion dollars exchange hands at sports books across the globe.
Many expert believe that wagering on the preseason is foolish, however just like every game on the board, someone is going to win.
If you do your homework, you would be surprised at the gold you can find in the preseason. Be sure to keep checking back here as we will have free selections throughout the entire NFL season, including the pre and post season.
Here is a glance at the entire Week 1 schedule, along with the latest Las Vegas odds.
Hall of Fame Game — Aug. 5
Green Bay at Indianapolis (-1) — 8:00 p.m. ESPN/Watch ESPN
Thursday, Aug. 11
Tampa Bay at Philadelphia (-3) — 7:00 pm
Washington at Atlanta (-3) — 7:00 pm
Carolina at Baltimore (-1) — 7:30 pm
New Orleans at New England (-4) — 7:30 pm
Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets (-2) — 7:30 pm
Denver at Chicago (-1) — 8:00 pm
Friday, Aug. 12
Miami at N.Y. Giants (-3) — 7:00 pm
Detroit at Pittsburgh (-3) — 7:00 pm
Minnesota at Cincinnati (-3) — 7:30 pm
Cleveland at Green Bay (OFF) — 8:00 pm
Oakland at Arizona (-3) — 10:00 pm
Saturday, Aug 13
Seattle at Kansas City (-3) — 4:30 pm
Indianapolis at Buffalo (-3.5) — 7:00 pm
Dallas at L.A. Rams (-3) — 8:00 pm
San Diego at Tennessee (-2) — 8:00 pm
Sunday, Aug 14
Houston at San Francisco (-3) — 7:00 pm