2024 NFL Season Opener: Chiefs Favored at Home Against Ravens

Brandon Gdula
Brandon Gdula@gdula13
2024 NFL Season Opener: Chiefs Favored at Home Against Ravens

The 2024 NFL schedule is set to release on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024, but we know how the season will begin.

The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, September 5th at 8:20 p.m. Eastern in the season's first regular season game.

And FanDuel Sportsbook already has the NFL odds set for the AFC Championship rematch.

NFL Season Opener Odds

Chiefs vs. Ravens Week 1 Odds

Home Spread
Away Moneyline
Home Moneyline
Baltimore at Kansas City-2.5+120-14246.5

Initially, the Chiefs are favored by 2.5 points at home against the Ravens and are -142 on the moneyline.

The total opened at 44.5 points with movement on the over months ahead of kickoff.

Kansas City (11-6, the AFC's 3 seed last season) defeated Baltimore (13-4, the 1 seed) by a score of 17-10 in Baltimore in last season's AFC Championship.

In that game, Patrick Mahomes threw for 241 yards on 39 attempts with a touchdown pass and also ran 6 times for 15 yards. Travis Kelce racked up 11 catches on as many targets for 116 yards and a touchdown.

For the Ravens, Lamar Jackson totaled 272 passing yards and a touchdown on 37 attempts and ran 8 times for 54 yards.

Zay Flowers was Baltimore's leading receiver with 115 yards on 5 catches (8 targets) and a touchdown.

According to the Super Bowl odds at FanDuel Sportsbook, these two sides are both listed among next season's Super Bowl favorites, with the Chiefs at +600 odds to win the Super Bowl and Baltimore coming in at +950. These teams are also well represented in the NFL MVP odds. Mahomes (+500) is the preseason MVP favorite, and Jackson (+1300) boasts the fifth-shortest odds to win the NFL MVP.

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