It’s Thursday, which means it is time to get those bets in for Thursday Night Football’s matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons.
Let’s be honest, this is not the most anticipated matchup of the weekend, but it is a divisional rivalry featuring some of the biggest names in sports.
The Falcons have had a tough season already, and this Thursday night will be no different as they try to even the series against the Carolina Panthers, who beat the Falcons in week 5. The week five heartbreak against the Panthers started a chain of events that ended with the firing of Falcons head coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff after an 0-5 start to the season.
The Panthers aren’t doing much better, but they do have a better season record at 3-4. After losing Cam Newton in the offseason and Riverboat Ron last year, things are starting to look better for the Panthers. However, they still have a long way to go.
The Falcons will indeed be looking for some revenge this Thursday but will have to do so under interim coach Raheem Morris. Morris led the Falcons to their first win in week seven but then blew a lead with under two minutes in week 8 when Todd Gurley accidentally scored a touchdown.
The Falcons already have one thing going for them, Christian McCaffrey is still out with a high ankle sprain. The Panthers didn’t need him in week six to topple their rivals, but it was a close game that they squeaked out in the final quarter, winning 23-16.
Betting on Thursday night football games has become a tradition among many bettors who like to wager on NFL games. Our NFL betting guide goes into detail about betting on professional football while offering up our suggestions to 18+ online sportsbooks.
Since there are no other professional football games on Thursday, bettors typically like to place multiple bets on the NFL Thursday night game. Game lines offer up three ways to bet on the matchup with spread betting, win, and totals. However, if this isn’t enough or if you are feeling fancy, you can usually find proposition bets for the teams and players in play.
Some sites like Bovada also offer a proposition builder tool where account holders can build their prop bets and generate odds from the prop builder tool. The prop tool allows the bettor to wager on the stats, scores, or touchdowns and customize their bet to fit their liking.
Below you will find the current win odds for betting on NFL Thursday night week 8. We included the win odds since they are often the most played, but you can click on the link below to see the full game odds.
Bovada– NFL Game Lines for 10/29/20
- Atlanta Falcons +110
- Carolina Panthers -130