NFL 2019/20

The National Football League (NFL) is one of the biggest and best pro sports contests in North America every season. Also known as gridiron or simply American Football, the grueling game attracts the toughest athletes, most devoted fans and some awesome NFL betting opportunities.

Founded in 1920, the NFL was renamed  in 1922 after originally being known as the American Professional Football Conference. The merge with the American Football League (AFL) – not to be confused with the Australian Football League – announced in 1966 before the NRL merger officially occurred in 1970, the same year the first Super Bowl was staged.

2019 NFL Season: Week 3

Week 3 of the NFL Season presents a massive few days of football with plenty of blockbuster matches, and others that will have an early impact on the conference positions.

Some of the highlights include the undefeated Chiefs – looking to start 3-0 for the third straight season – squaring off from Arrowhead against the Ravens; and the must-watch Browns vs Rams Sunday Night Football showdown with Cleveland hosting its first Sunday night game since 2008.

Also on the cards are the Green Bay Packers – who have started their season 2-0 for the first time in four years – hosting the defensive dangers Denver early on Monday morning; and early NFC favourites Dallas hosting the Miami Dolphins.

  • Week: 3
  • Starts: Friday September 20, 2019
  • No. of Games: 16
  • Weekly Highlight: Chiefs vs Ravens – BET NOW
  • Weekly Tip: Ravens to Cover The Line (+6.5 Points) @ $1.91

2019/2020 NFL Odds: Week 3 NFL Match Odds

NFL Facts

  • Founded: August 20, 1920
  • Inaugural Champions: Akron Pros (APFA)
  • Commissioner: Roger Goodell
  • Clubs: 32
  • Headquarters: New York, USA
  • Current NFL Champions: New England Patriots (Super Bowl 53)
  • Trophy: Vince Lombardi Trophy (Super Bowl Trophy)
  • Next Super Bowl: Super Bowl 54 – Monday February 3, 2020 (AUS TIME)

NFL Betting

NFL betting is some of the most popular of all sports markets anywhere in the world. Of course the one game everyone has marked on the calendar attracting record NFL odds and bets is Super Bowl held in February.

NFL odds are open on all matches during the regular season, through Live Betting markets and all-in Super Bowl and NFL Championship odds are also available across the year.

NFL Bet Types

  • Some of the popular NFL betting types are listed below.
  • Head-To-Head
  • First Score Of Game
  • First Team to Score Wins Game?
  • Total Points
  • Race to 10 Points
  • Winning Margin
  • Game To Go To Overtime?

NFL Season

The American NFL football season starts the week after the Labor Day holiday and continues through until the end of December. Contested over 17 weeks the NFL season leads into the Playoffs, which is when American Football betting really heats up.

The NFL Preseason kicks off with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, that takes place at Canton Ohio,and each NFL club plays in either four or five preseason games, including two at their home stadium.

Each NFL team plays 16 games during the regular NFL season making for a total of 256 games ahead of the single-elimination NFL Playoffs between 12 teams finishing up with the league’s championship game – the Super Bowl – where clubs play for the Vince Lobardi Trophy and the coveted Super Bowl rings.

NFL Season Format

  • 4 week Preseason
  • 17 week Regular-season
  • Playoffs
  • Super Bowl

NFL Playoffs

After the opening 17 weeks of the regular NFL season the Playoffs begin as the countdown to Super Bowl ticks over. The Playoffs feature the top six teams from each conference made up of four division winners and two wild card NFL teams.

NFL Super Bowl

The NFL Super Bowl is the “Grand Final” of the American Football season and is the last of the Playoff NFL games. It pits the season’s two best teams following the single-elimination games.

Super Bowl LIV 2020 takes place on Sunday February 2, 2020 (US time) 

NFL Super Bowl Odds

The NFL Super Bowl attracts record crowds every season. Photo Credit: AP / Morry Gash.

NFL Clubs

There are 32 NFL Clubs in the competition divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

American Football teams grew to the current 32 NFL teams in 2002, which forced each conference into four divisions.

NFL Conferences

There are two NFL conferences – the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) – and four divisions in each: East, North, South and West.

American Football Conference

AFC East Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Buffalo Bills Orchard Park, NY New Era Field 71,608 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Sean McDermott
Miami Dolphins Miami Gardens, FL Hard Rock Stadium 64,767 1966 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Brian Flores
New England Patriots Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium 65,878 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Bill Belichick
New York Jets East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium 82,500 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Adam Gase

AFC North Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Baltimore Ravens Baltimore, MD M&T Bank Stadium 71,008 1996 John Harbaugh
Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati, OH Paul Brown Stadium 65,515 1968 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Zac Taylor
Cleveland Browns Cleveland, OH FirstEnergy Stadium 67,895 1946 (AAFC), 1950 (NFL) Freddie Kitchens
Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field 68,400 1933 Mike Tomlin

AFC South Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Houston Texans Houston, TX NRG Stadium 71,995 2002 Bill O’Brien
Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis, IN Lucas Oil Stadium 67,000 1953 Frank Reich
Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field 67,814 1995 Doug Marrone
Tennessee Titans Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium 69,143 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Mike Vrabel

AFC West Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Denver Broncos Denver, CO Broncos Stadium at Mile High 76,125 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Vic Fangio
Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium 76,416 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Andy Reid
Los Angeles Chargers Carson, CA Dignity Health Sports Park 27,000 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Anthony Lynn
Oakland Raiders Oakland, CA Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum 56,057 1960 (AFL), 1970 (NFL) Jon Gruden

National Football Conference

NFC East Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Dallas Cowboys Arlington, TX AT&T Stadium 80,000 1960 Jason Garrett
New York Giants East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium 82,500 1925 Pat Shurmur
Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field 69,176 1933 Doug Pederson
Washington Redskins Landover, MD FedExField 82,000 1932 Jay Gruden

NFC North Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Chicago Bears Chicago, IL Soldier Field 61,500 1920 Matt Nagy
Detroit Lions Detroit, MI Ford Field 65,000 1930 Matt Patricia
Green Bay Packers Green Bay, WI Lambeau Field 81,441 1921 Matt LaFleur
Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium 66,860 1961 Mike Zimmer

NFC South Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Atlanta Falcons Atlanta, GA Mercedes-Benz Stadium 71,000 1966 Dan Quinn
Carolina Panthers Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium 75,523 1995 Ron Rivera
New Orleans Saints New Orleans, LA Mercedes-Benz Superdome 73,208 1967 Sean Payton
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium 65,618 1976 Bruce Arians

NFC West Division

Club City Stadium Capacity First Season Head Coach
Arizona Cardinals Glendale, AZ State Farm Stadium 63,400 1920 Kliff Kingsbury
Los Angeles Rams Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 78,500 1936 (Second AFL), 1937 (NFL) Sean McVay
San Francisco 49ers Santa Clara, CA Levi’s Stadium 68,500 1946 (AAFC), 1950 (NFL) Kyle Shanahan
Seattle Seahawks Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field 69,000 1976 Pete Carroll

NFL Team Records

The Green Bay Packers boast the most NFL Championships – 13 titles made up of nine prior to the Super Bowl Era and four Super Bowl wins.

The NFL team record for the most Super Bowl championships belongs to the Pittsburgh Steelers with six.

  • Most NFL Championships: Green Bay Packers (13)
  • Most Super Bowl Championships: Pittsburgh Steelers (6) & New England Patriots (6)
  • Most Super Bowl Appearances: New England Patriots (11) followed by – Dallas Cowboys (8), Pittsburgh Steelers (8), Denver Broncos (8)
NFL Betting

Photo Credit: NBC.