NFL Week 1 Predictions and Expert Picks Against Spread – Chiefs, Bucs, and Broncos Among Consensus Picks

Welcome back NFL fans for the start of another exciting football season.

This year, the football experts at The Sports Daily will make weekly NFL picks and predictions on every game during the 2022 season.

Check out our NFL expert Week 1 picks and predictions below.

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NFL Picks Week 1 and Expert Predictions

Week 1 of the NFL season is set to kick off on Thursday Night Football.

Our NFL experts made their Week 1 picks and predictions for every football game this weekend.

Before you place your best NFL bets, check out our NFL Week 1 expert picks below.

Week 1 Nick Gia Jon
Buffalo @ Los Angeles Bills -2.5 Bills -2.5 Rams +2.5
New Orleans @ Atlanta Falcons +5.5 Saints -5.5 Falcons +5.5
San Francisco @ Chicago 49ers -6.5 Bears +6.5 49ers -6.5
Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Steelers +6.5 Steelers +6.5 Bengals -6.5
Philadelphia @ Detroit Eagles -4 Eagles -4 Lions +4
New England @ Miami Patriots +3.5 Patriots +3.5 Dolphins -3.5
Baltimore @ New York Jets +7 Ravens -7 Ravens -7
Jacksonville @ Washington Commanders -2.5 Jaguars +2.5 Commanders -2.5
Cleveland @ Carolina Browns +1.5 Browns +1.5 Panthers -1.5
Indianapolis @ Houston Texans +7.5 Texans +7.5 Colts -7.5
New York @ Tennessee Giants +5.5 Titans -5.5 Titans – 5.5
Green Bay @ Minnesota Packers -1.5 Vikings +1.5 Packers -1.5
Kansas City @ Arizona Chiefs -5.5 Chiefs -5.5 Chiefs -5.5
Las Vegas @ Los Angeles Raiders +3.5 Raiders +3.5 Chargers -3.5
Tampa Bay @ Dallas Buccaneers -2.5 Buccaneers -2.5 Buccaneers -2.5
Denver @ Seattle Broncos -6.5 Broncos -6.5 Broncos -6.5

NFL Week 1 Consensus Picks

All three of our NFL experts picked these teams to cover the spread in Week 1:

Best NFL Week 1 Bet — Pittsburgh Steelers +6.5

The Cincinnati Bengals come into the 2022 NFL season with plenty of hype following their first Super Bowl appearance since 1989.

However, teams that have lost in the Super Bowl in the previous year have performed poorly in the following season.

The aforementioned Super Bowl curse could be coming for the Bengals, who are expected to get even better after upgrading their offensive line in the offseason.

Quarterback Joe Burrow missed most of training camp and the preseason after undergoing surgery to remove his appendix. Burrow won’t get long to shake off the rust, as he will be tested early on by a strong Steelers’ defense that is led by reigning Defensive Player of the Year TJ Watt.

With Mitchell Trubisky starting under center, Pittsburgh comes into Week 1 as 6.5-point underdogs on the road in Cincinnati. While Trubisky isn’t going to light up the scoreboard, he should be able to do enough to keep this game close. After two years of sitting behind Josh Allen in Buffalo, the former No. 2 overall pick will be hungry to show that he still belongs as a starter in the NFL.

Take the Pittsburgh Steelers to cover the spread on the road in Week 1.

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