Hall of Fame Game Preview

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by Mark Knight
July 29th 2019, 11:56am

Broncos at Falcons

Thursday August 1st, 8pm ET

The NFL's annual Hall of Fame game takes place this Thursday at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth in the NBC Booth

Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth are back in the booth on NBC to usher in the new season of football. Ok, it's not quite real football, but we've been waiting six months for this, so we'll take it.

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Remember, this is the very first preseason game (and an extra one for Atlanta) so don't expect to see much in the way of big names or starters. Teams have only just started camp.

Joe Flacco Denver QB

We might not even see the likes of Matt Ryan feature - he threw just two passes in the first preseason game last year.

On the other side of the ball though, new Denver QB Joe Flacco should make an appearance. The Broncos are still trying to figure out what they have at QB2 with the likes of Drew Lock, Kevin Hogan, and Brett Rypien

Broncos at Falcons Odds

Money Line

Spread

Denver is favored, but with a new head coach (Vic Fangio), new QB (Joe Flacco) and new offensive coordinator (Rich Scangarello) they could be off to a slow start.

Total Points

Two of the last three hall of fame games went under the total.

Broncos Total Points

Our Picks

In what could be a scrappy opening game with both teams out of practice and trying new starters, take the UNDER 43pts at -110 with FANDUEL.

As mentioned above, Denver might need more time to gel with new HC, OC and QB combinations, so DENVER UNDER 18pts at -105 with POINTSBET looks a good deal.

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