It’s only April, but NFL oddsmakers are already putting the New England Patriots as favorites in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers by 6.5 pointsOn Thursday, BetOnline posted opening spreads for Week 1 NFL games, including the Patriots home opener. The current line shows the defending champions as heavy favorites. Both the Patriots and Steelers have taken some notable losses this offseason. The Steelers traded way Antonio Brown, arguably the best wide receiver in the NFL, to the Oakland Raiders. Meanwhile, the Patriots lost Rob Gronkowski, the NFL’s best tight end when healthy, to retirement. Rob Gronkowski dented Lombardi trophy, used it as a bat to hit a baseball during Patriots’ Fenway Park visit Gronk officially left his mark in Patriots history — and on the Lombardi Trophy. The Patriots lost to the Steelers on the road in 2018, but went on to turn things around for the postseason en route to a Super Bowl win. The Steelers, meanwhile, wound up falling short of the playoffs.The odds for the Week 1 can — and likely will — change wildly between now and that Sunday, Sept. 8. There’s still the NFL Draft, more free agency, training camp and potential injuries to… Read full this story
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