NFL 2020 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers: Predictions, picks and bets

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September 13, 2020 7:43 AM

The Teddy Bridgewater-era officially begins for Carolina when they meet the Raiders in Week 1 of the NFL season.

It's also a momentous occasion for the Raiders, who will be playing as Las Vegas for the very first time.

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Will the Panthers win at home or can the Raiders claim their first victory as Las Vegas? NFL Bet Hub predictions below 👇

 
Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Panthers (+135)
💪 Spread: Raiders -3
👇 Total points: u47.5 total points
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🔥 BEST: Moneyline

Panthers to win has a 2.8% edge against the books

Our model has identified the Panthers at the Moneyline as the top pick of the game due to their 2.8 percent edge in the market. It means they are a much better chance of winning the game than their current odds suggest.

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💪 Spread

Raiders -3 to win has a 50% probability

Both of these teams have plenty to prove this season, which makes the spread a very difficult market to decipher. In fact, it's a 50/50 split, however, our predictive model has chosen the Raiders, who have an exciting young offense.

 

👇 Over/Under

Total points u47.5 has a 53% probability

We're not expecting a whole lot of scoring in Week 1, and this matchup is no different. There is a 53 percent chance of this one going under 47.5 points, which makes it the clear over/under pick.

 

🏈 Dimers' take-out

This is one of the more difficult games on the Week 1 schedule to split. Our model has highlighted the Panthers at the Moneyline as the top pick in the game and the clear value choice. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

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