With the Eagles and Falcons playing in the NFL season opener tonight, there's no better time to take a look at what could be some very intriguing prop bets on Thursday Night Football.
First Touchdown Scorer:
Someone is going to score the first touchdown of the NFL season, but who will it be? Both of these teams are loaded with weapons on offense, so that leaves a ton of possibilities. For the Falcons, the immediate thought for most is probably Julio Jones. The only problem is, Jones doesn't score an abundance of touchdowns. He's only scored double-digit touchdowns one time in his career and last season he only had three scores.
Jones (+850) has the same odds as starting running back Devonta Freeman, meaning it might be
On the Eagles side, Nick Foles' top target is tight end Zach Ertz (+900). With looming questions surrounding the Eagles backfield and receiving corps, leaving them out of the equation at this point seems logical.
Anyone else ever notice that Torrey Smith was WIDE OPEN on the Philly Special? Thankfully Foles caught it or we never would have heard the end of it. pic.twitter.com/qqql7FtCCf— Ben Livingston (@bliv94) August 25, 2018
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