The Seattle Seahawks secured an at ease 27-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders inside the first suit of the 2018 NFL International Series in London on Sunday.
Game one of the 3-healthy agenda at Wembley Stadium noticed the Seahawks dominate the Raiders, Sky Sports reports, with quarterback Russell Wilson throwing for 222 yards and three touchdowns.
This Sunday (21 October) the second Wembley clash will take vicinity between the Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Chargers. The healthy starts at 2.30pm (UK time) and may be proven live on Sky Sports and the BBC.
Exactly a week later (28 October) reigning Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles will move up in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars (1.30pm begin).
After week six of the 2018-19 NFL season, the Los Angeles Rams have emerged because the early favorites to win the 2019 Super Bowl and lift the Vince Lombardi Trophy. According to the bookmakers, the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, and New Orleans Saints will also be in competition.
Super Bowl 53 will be held at the home of the Atlanta Falcons – the Mercedes-Benz Stadium – on 3 February 2019.
Here we study the London series furnishings, the way to watch American soccer on TV in the UK, Super Bowl 53 predictions and having a bet odds. We also explain the season agenda in our NFL guide.
London’s Wembley Stadium will host two more NFL matches this month.
21 October: Tennessee Titans vs. Los Angeles Chargers (2.30pm, stay on Sky Sports Action and BBC Two
28 October: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1.30pm, stay on Sky Sports Action and BBC Two
Sky Sports Action might be the house of Sky’s NFL coverage this season with some of the live fits every week. The BBC will again broadcast The NFL Show.
It’s on three February in Atlanta on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, domestic of the Falcons.
Greg Bishop, Sports Illustrated – Philadelphia Eagles: “I don’t see any reason why the Eagles can’t win again, other than no crew has repeated in over a decade.”
Jenny Vrentas, Sports Illustrated – New England Patriots: “The Patriots no doubt have their share of question marks, from last yr’s uncharacteristic in-residence drama to a defense that gave up more than 500 yards inside the playoffs. And that’s now not mentioning the prognosis is historically no longer appropriate for groups that misplaced the Super Bowl the 12 months earlier than. But, picking the Patriots also doesn’t require a whole lot of clarification, so I’m going to stop here.”
Sarah Hardy, SB Nation – Minnesota Vikings: “Well for one, they’re not the Patriots, who will likely turn out to be right here besides, however, I don’t need to position such poor power out into the universe. Plus, the Eagles winning their first Super Bowl last season has me feeling bullish that every other group will subsequently get its due.”
Will Brinson, CBS Sports – Atlanta Falcons: “You realize what’s going to be fun? The Atlanta Falcons prevailing their first-ever Super Bowl name on their domestic field in Atlanta whilst Super Bowl 53 takes area at the Mercedes-Benz Dome. That’s proper, parents, I’m taking the Atlanta Falcons to take home the first-ever franchise name simply two years after suffering what’s, in my mind, the most heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl records.”
Vinnie Iyer, SportingNews – New Orleans Saints: “New Orleans has been ready nine years for the Saints to march lower back to the Super Bowl with quarterback Drew Brees and teach Sean Payton. Who Dat Nation’s wait will result in Super Bowl fifty-three. Sporting News is choosing the Saints to hoist the franchise’s 2d Lombardi Trophy in February.”
Latest expenses in line with Oddschecker (as of 15 October).
Super Bowl 53 winners::
- Los Angeles Rams: 10/3
- New England Patriots: 7/1
- Kansas City Chiefs: 8/1
- New Orleans Saints: 9/1
- Minnesota Vikings: 16/1
- Los Angeles Chargers: 20/1
- Philadelphia Eagles: 20/1
- Jacksonville Jaguars: 22/1
- Pittsburgh Steelers: 25/1
- Baltimore Ravens: 25/1
There are 32 and the winner is crowned at the quit-of-season Super Bowl. As NFLIV.COM explains, the league’s 32 teams are broken up into conferences — the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). The sixteen groups in every conference are then cut up into the East, North, South and West divisions. Each department has four groups.
How does the NFL season work?
The regular season lasts 17 weeks, during which time each team plays 16 matches. At the end of the regular season, the top team in each conference’s four divisions, plus each conference’s two teams (wildcards) with the next-best records, qualify for the playoffs. The 12 teams are seeded by their win-loss record. The Wild Card Round and Division Round lead to the Conference Championship Round, where the top two teams battle it out to become the NFC and AFC champions. The two Conference champions then meet at the Super Bowl.
How do the NFL teams line up?
If you’re new to American football an extremely good place to start is by way of reading NFL.Com’s amateur’s guide. According to the guide, the two groups line up within the following way: one eleven-man group has ownership of the football and is referred to as the offense and the other 11-guy group is the defense. A suit is cut up into four 15-minute quarters, with a 12-minute half-time damage.
How are points scored?
There are 4 methods to hold the scoreboard ticking over: a landing is well worth six factors, conversions get one or two points, discipline desires are 3 points, and a safety is well worth two factors. The item of the game is to attain extra points than the competition.