- 2020 NFL season is supposed to start on September 10.
- Coronavirus pandemic has halted all sports competitions in the United States.
- Oddsmakers suggest the start of the new season will be postponed.
- Donald Trump says major competitions will return as soon as possible.
The planned date for the start of the 2020 NFL season is September 10, but according to leading online sportsbooks, it might get postponed. Judging by the odds, the start of the new season will be moved to a later date as the US is battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Odds on 2020 NFL Season Start Date
|2020 NFL Season to Start Before September 13?||Betting Odds|
Donald Trump Says the Season Will Start According to Schedule
President Donald Trump has made a conference call yesterday with commissioners of all the major sports competitions in the United States. According to ESPN, the US President said that he is optimistic about things getting back to normal.
The same source claims Trump has suggested the NFL season will start as planned, with fans in the stands. Apart from talking about football, President ahs also discussed other sports popular in this part of the world. Competitions like NBA, NHL, and MLS have been paused when the pandemic struck the United States, but according to Trump, they should get back to action in summer.
Pretty much the same opinion was shared by the NFL, who believe the crisis will be over by summer. In a press release published on the last day of March, the league confirmed their plans for the 2020 NFL season, claiming it should start in September with a 16-game slate, as was the usual practice in previous years.
2020 NFL Season Futures
Even though the season hasn’t even started, many online sportsbooks have already released the odds NFL future bets. MyBookie.ag, BetOnline.ag, SportsBetting.ag, and many others are offering betting on things like the conference champion, the winner of Super Bowl LV, and so on.
|Team to Win the AFC Championship||Odds at BetOnline.ag|
|Kansas City Chiefs||+350|
|New England Patriots||+1000|
|Team to Win the NFC Championship||Odds at SportsBetting.ag|
|New Orleans Saints||+500|
|San Francisco 49ers||+500|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||+800|
|Team to Win Super Bowl LV||Odds at MyBookie.ag|
|Kansas City Chiefs||+450|
|San Francisco 49ers||+800|
|New Orleans Saints||+1000|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||+1100|
|Green Bay Packers||+2000|
|New England Patriots||+2500|
*All odds taken Sunday April 5, 2020.