Week 1 Betting: Lions vs. Chiefs
4 weeks into Week 1 betting, the Lions owned 86% of the moneyline deal with on 95% of the moneyline tickets. Regardless of the quick one-sided betting, the numbers did not transfer; the Lions had been dominating curiosity because the +240 underdog.
The general public was betting on the Lions’ first Week 1 win since Matthew Stafford and Golden Tate torched the Arizona Cardinals in a 12-point residence win to open the 2017 season.
They had been betting on the Lions’ first Week 1 over a (presumably) eventual playoff group since Stoney Case’s 100 passing yards had been sufficient to beat the New Orleans Saints within the 2000 season opener. That was additionally the final time the Lions received a Week 1 recreation as a moneyline underdog of at the very least +200.