NFL betting guide: Expert Week 1 NFL picks, predictions, odds & best bets

New Orleans Saints defensive end Carl Granderson (96), defensive tackle Shy Tuttle (99), defensive tackle David Onyemata (93), linebacker Demario Davis (56), linebacker Kaden Elliss (55) and defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Welcome to the Pickswise NFL Week 1 betting guide! We have arrived at the beginning of the regular season, which kicked off on Thursday night with a big upset as the Detroit Lions paid a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs and took down the defending Super Bowl champions.

Our experts have done the hard work so you have everything you need to bet better and get the right results. This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to make the most of your NFL weekend. You can also read our great NFL predictions for every game on the opening slate of the NFL regular season.

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NFL Week 1 picks

NFL Week 1 expert betting picks and predictions

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NFL Week 1 prop bets

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