The Atlanta Falcons closed out last season with a record of 7-10. While that wasn’t good enough for a postseason berth, the team actually outperformed expectations. Many observers were expecting it to be among the league’s worst, but it managed to contend in the NFC South chase. Looking ahead, early odds have placed the Falcons toward the back of the pack to win Super Bowl 58. Here’s a closer look at the latest Falcons betting lines and information.
Atlanta Falcons odds: Spread, moneyline and over/under
The NFL will release its full schedule for next season in the next few months. Odds for Week 1 games will follow, and we’ll have a look at the Falcons’ pregame betting lines once that happens.
Atlanta Falcons Week 1 odds
Legal online sportsbooks will have odds for NFL Week 1 once the schedule becomes available, and we’ll take a look at Atlanta’s betting lines for its opening contest once they’re available. Looking back to the final game of last season, Atlanta was a 6.5-point home favorite over Tampa Bay, picking up a 30-17 victory in a game in which the Buccaneers rested several starters. For the season as a whole, the Falcons went 7-10 on the moneyline, 9-8 against the spread and 7-10 on the over/under.
Falcons player props
Last season, the Falcons averaged 21.5 points per game and allowed 22.7. Rookie Desmond Ridder took over at QB for the last four weeks, throwing for 708 yards and a pair of TDs. Tyler Allgeier was the team’s leading rusher with 1,035 yards, while Drake London led the receivers with 866. Once the next regular season begins, we’ll take a look at the latest Falcons player props right here.
Atlanta Falcons odds to win the Super Bowl
Last updated: March 17
DraftKings Sportsbook released futures odds on Super Bowl 58 in January 2023 and had the Atlanta Falcons at +7500, which put them in the back of the pack, tied with the Titans and ahead of only four other teams. The Falcons’ current odds to win the 2024 Super Bowl stand at . The Falcons last advanced to the postseason in 2017, losing to the Eagles in the divisional round. The franchise has advanced to the big game twice. It lost to the Broncos at Super Bowl XXXIII and to the Patriots at Super Bowl LI.
Atlanta Falcons futures odds for 2023-24
Beyond betting on the winner of Super Bowl 58, you’ll be able to wager on a variety of other NFL futures bets. Many of the odds will become available over the course of the offseason, but a few are already available:
- To win the NFC:
- Desmond Ridder MVP odds:
Atlanta Falcons schedule
|1||Sept. 11||vs. New Orleans Saints||1 p.m. ET||ATL +5.5|
|Over 43.5 |
|2||Sept. 18||@ Los Angeles Rams||4:05 p.m. ET||ATL +10 |
|3||Sept. 25||@ Seattle Seahawks||4:25 p.m. ET||ATL +1 |
|4||Oct. 2||vs. Cleveland Browns||1 p.m. ET||ATL +1 |
|5||Oct. 9||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers||1 p.m. ET||ATL +10 |
|6||Oct. 16||vs. San Francisco 49ers||1 p.m. ET||ATL +3.5 |
|Under 45.5 |
|7||Oct. 23||@ Cincinnati Bengals||1 p.m. ET||CIN -6.5|
|Over 47.5 |
|8||Oct. 30||vs. Carolina Panthers||1 p.m. ET||CAR +4|
|9||Nov. 6||vs. Los Angeles Chargers||1 p.m. ET||LAC -2.5|
|Under 49.5 |
|10||Nov. 10||@ Carolina Panthers||8:15 p.m. ET||CAR +2.5|
|Under 41.5 |
|11||Nov. 20||vs. Chicago Bears||1 p.m. ET||ATL -2|
|12||Nov. 27||@ Washington Commanders||1 p.m. ET||WAS -3.5|
|13||Dec. 4||vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||1 p.m. ET||PIT -1.5|
|15||Dec. 18||@ New Orleans Saints||TBD||ATL +5|
|16||Dec. 24||@ Baltimore Ravens||1 p.m. ET||BAL -6.5 |
|17||Jan. 1||vs. Arizona Cardinals||1 p.m. ET||ARI +6.5|
|18||Jan. 8||vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers||1 p.m. ET||ATL -6|
Atlanta Falcons news and notes
Last season was a down year for the NFC South, and Atlanta remained in contention until the season’s last few weeks before wrapping up at 7-10. Desmond Ridder started the final four games, throwing for 708 yards and two TDs, as the club went 2-2. Defensive coordinator Dean Pees has retired, and the club has hired Ryan Nielsen, who was most recently on staff with the Saints, as his replacement. In late February, Atlanta released Marcus Mariota, who began last season as the QB1. At the start of free agency, the club inked OG Ryan Lindstrom to a five-year, $105 million extension and signed S Jesse Bates, formerly of the Bengals, to a four-year, $64 million deal.
Atlanta Falcons NFL draft 2023
The Falcons have the eighth pick in the first round of the 2023 NFL draft, which gets underway on April 27. The club has three selections in the first three rounds and seven choices overall. At last year’s draft, the team’s first pick was WR Drake London in round one. London was the club’s leading receiver for his rookie season, with 72 receptions for 866 yards and four TDs.
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Atlanta Falcons FAQ
Will the Falcons be good this year?
Current NFL futures odds point to the potential for a challenging season for the Falcons. The club closed out last year at 7-10. Current lines have them toward the back of the pack in Super Bowl and NFC futures odds.
How did the Falcons do against the spread last year?
The Falcons were 9-8 against the spread last season. The club closed out the year at 7-10 straight-up on the moneyline and had the same record on the over/under.
Whom did the Falcons add and lose in the offseason?
The Falcons signed several players during free agency, including S Jesse Bates, formerly of the Bengals, and reached an extension with OG Chris Lindstrom. Players who are moving on include Marcus Mariota, who signed with the Eagles after Atlanta released him.
Who is the starting QB for the Falcons?
Marcus Mariota began last season as the starter for the Falcons, but rookie Desmond Ridder replaced him for the final four games. Atlanta selected Ridder in the third round of the 2022 NFL draft. In late February, the club released Mariota.