Monday Night Football Odds

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Monday Night Football for the 2024-25 NFL season begins Sept. 9. The New York Jets will travel to take on the San Francisco 49ers. The game will kick off at 8:15 p.m. ET with ABC and ESPN on the broadcast. The latest NFL Week 1 odds have the 49ers as a -5.5 favorite. Read on for a full breakdown of the game and the latest lines, plus the full MNF schedule and details on betting on the primetime tilts for this season.

Monday Night Football odds: Jets vs. 49ers

The table below has the latest betting odds for the upcoming MNF matchup. If you see a bet that you’re interested in, just click on the odds to be directed to the sportsbook where you can place that wager. Sports betting promos are available for new users.

The New York Jets closed out last season with a record of 7-10. The club suffered a devastating blow in its opener when Aaron Rodgers suffered a season-ending injury during his first drive with the team. The team managed to remain relatively competitive while dealing with a revolving door at QB the rest of the way. Rodgers will be back under center in Week 1 as the Jets aim for better days. New York closed out last campaign with a record of 6-10-1 against the spread and 7-10 on the over/under.

The San Francisco 49ers were the NFC’s top postseason seed last season with a record of 12-5. After defeating the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round, the club had to rally from a double-digit deficit for a 34-31 win over the Detroit Lions in the conference championship game. San Francisco then lost a heartbreaker at the Super Bowl, falling 25-22 in overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs. The club heads into the new season as the early favorite in Super Bowl 59 odds. Including the playoffs, the 49ers were 9-11 ATS and 12-8 on totals a season ago.

Last updated: May 16

2024 Monday Night Football schedule

The complete Monday Night Football schedule for the 2024-25 NFL season is below. There will be three weeks throughout the season with two games on a Monday night.

1Sept. 9New York Jets at San Francisco 49ers8:15 p.m. ETABC/ESPN
2Sept. 16Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles8:15 p.m. ETESPN
3Sept. 23Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills7:30 p.m. ETESPN
3Sept. 23Washington Commanders at Cincinnati Bengals8:15 p.m. ETABC
4Sept. 30Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins7:30 p.m. ETESPN
4Sept. 30Seattle Seahawks at Detroit Lions8:15 p.m. ETABC
5Oct. 7New Orleans Saints at Kansas City Chiefs8:15 p.m. ETESPN
6Oct. 14Buffalo Bills at New York Jets8:15 p.m. ETESPN
7Oct. 21Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers8:15 p.m. ETESPN
7Oct. 21Los Angeles Chargers at Arizona Cardinals9 p.m. ETESPN+
8Oct. 28New York Giants at Pittsburgh Steelers8:15 p.m. ETESPN
9Nov. 4Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Kansas City Chiefs8:15 p.m. ETESPN
10Nov. 11 Miami Dolphins at Los Angeles Rams8:15 p.m. ETESPN
11Nov. 18Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys8:15 p.m. ETESPN
12Nov. 25Baltimore Ravens at Los Angeles Chargers8:15 p.m. ETESPN
13Dec. 2Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos8:15 p.m. ETESPN
14Dec. 9 Cincinnati Bengals at Dallas Cowboys8:15 p.m. ETESPN
15Dec. 16Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings8 p.m. ETABC
15Dec. 16Atlanta Falcons at Las Vegas Raiders8:30 p.m. ETESPN
16Dec. 23New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers8:15 p.m. ETESPN
17Dec. 30Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers8:15 p.m. ETABC/ESPN
18Jan. 4 (Sat.)TBD doubleheaderTBDABC

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Monday Night Football betting results for 2023-24

Below are the betting results for Monday’s games from last season. Once this season’s schedule gets underway, we’ll have recaps for the games as they happen.

Week 1: New York Jets 22, Buffalo Bills 16 (OT)

Aaron Rodgers made his highly anticipated debut for the Jets. The festive atmosphere quickly turned as he went down to a season-ending injury during his first drive. Zach Wilson came on in relief as the teams played to a 16-16 tie at the end of regulation. In the extra frame, Xavier Gipson busted a 65-yard walkoff punt return TD to give the hosts the win. New York covered as a 2.5-point dog, with the total going under 44.5 points.

Week 2: New Orleans Saints 20, Carolina Panthers 17

This NFC South contest was a battle of field goals in the first half as the visiting Saints went into the break with a 6-3 lead. In the second half, Tony Jones Jr. scored a pair of rushing TDs to give the visitors a lead. Adam Thielen hauled in a late TD for the hosts, but it was too little, too late. The game was a push for spread bettors as New Orleans was a three-point favorite, while the total was just under the 39.5-point line.

Week 2: Pittsburgh Steelers 26, Cleveland Browns 22

For the second straight week on MNF, one of the game’s top stars went down to a season-ending injury. Nick Chubb suffered a knee injury, leaving Jerome Ford to take charge of the Cleveland backfield. He delivered 131 combined yards and a touchdown, but the hosts fell short. Pittsburgh covered as a two-point road dog, with the total going well over the 39-point line.

Week 3: Philadelphia Eagles 25, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 11

The Eagles traveled to Tampa Bay as six-point favorites. The game was knotted 3-3 early, but Philadelphia took charge for the next five scores, including a Jalen Hurts rushing TD. Baker Mayfield hooked up with Mike Evans for a fourth quarter TD, but they couldn’t close the gap any further in a 14-point defeat. The favored visitors got the cover, with under winding up as the correct call on the 44-point line.

Week 3: Cincinnati Bengals 19, Los Angeles Rams 16

The visiting Bengals were three-point favorites at kickoff. The clubs traded field goals in the first half to head into the break tied 6-6. Scoring ramped up slightly after the break, including a Joe Mixon TD run and a TuTu Atwell receiving touchdown from Matthew Stafford. Cincinnati escaped with a three-point win, with spread bettors getting a push. The total was well under the 45.5-point line.

Week 4: Seattle Seahawks 24, New York Giants 3

The Seahawks were 2.5-point favorites for this trip to New York. They proceeded to deliver a dominant effort for a convincing 21-point victory and an easy cover. Seattle controlled the time-of-possession battle with ease and forced three turnovers, highlighted by a 97-yard pick six by Devon Witherspoon. Under bettors got the victory on the 46-point total.

Week 5: Las Vegas Raiders 17, Green Bay Packers 13

The Raiders began the game as one-point home favorites. The Packers held a 13-10 lead heading into the fourth. Josh Jacobs then capped off a 75-yard drive with a two-yard TD run to give the hosts the win and cover. Jordan Love had a tough night, with three interceptions for the visitors. Scoring was much lower than originally anticipated as the total easily sailed under the 45-point line.

Week 6: Dallas Cowboys 20, Los Angeles Chargers 17

The Cowboys traveled to Los Angeles as 1.5-point favorites and fresh off a convincing defeat at the hands of the 49ers. It was a competitive affair that went down to the wire and was tied 17-17 late in the fourth quarter. Brandon Aubrey then booted a 39-yard game-winning field goal to give the visitors the win and cover. Under bettors didn’t have much to worry about with the game-time total set at 49.5 points.

Week 7: Minnesota Vikings 22, San Francisco 49ers 17

The 49ers were seven-point favorites as they traveled to Minnesota looking to rebound from their first defeat of the season. Instead, the team had another tough outing and wound up playing catch-up throughout the game before going down to a five-point defeat as Brock Purdy threw two picks. The Vikings got the easy cover as home underdogs, with under bettors celebrating the correct call on a 44-point total.

Week 8: Detroit Lions 26, Las Vegas Raiders 14

The Lions committed three turnovers but still held on to beat a Raiders squad that had been battered by injuries, especially on offense. Las Vegas managed just 157 total yards in the game and converted on only one of nine attempts on third down. The Lions came in as seven-point home favorites and covered the spread here. The final combined score was comfortably under the line of 46.

Week 9: Los Angeles Chargers 27, New York Jets 6

The Chargers romped to a one-sided victory over the Jets with help from a strong defensive effort. The Chargers’ defense finished with five sacks and three turnovers on the night, as RB Austin Ekeler ran for two touchdowns in short-yardage situations. Los Angeles came in as three-point road favorites and easily covered the spread in the win. The final tally was well under the line of 41 points.

Week 10: Denver Broncos 24, Buffalo Bills 22

The Broncos returned from a bye week and picked up a third consecutive win, with a big assist from an error-filled performance by the Bills. The Denver defense continued to show improvement, with four total takeaways in the game. The Broncos went well beyond covering the spread after coming in as 7.5-point underdogs. The final total score was just under the line of 47.5 points.

Week 11: Philadelphia Eagles 21, Kansas City Chiefs 17

The Eagles got a big road win, overcoming a 10-point deficit at halftime to beat the Chiefs in Kansas City. Jalen Hurts ran for two TDs in the game, and the Philadelphia defense nabbed two turnovers while keeping the Chiefs scoreless in the second half. The Eagles covered after coming into the game as 2.5-point underdogs. The final score was eight points under the total line of 46.

Week 12: Chicago Bears 12, Minnesota Vikings 10

The Bears picked up a road win with help from a turnover-filled performance by the Vikings. Justin Fields threw for 217 yards and ran for 59 yards in the win. The Bears came in as three-point underdogs in the game. The final tally fell well short of the over/under line of 43.5 points.

Week 13: Cincinnati Bengals 34, Jacksonville Jaguars 31

The Bengals nabbed a road win in overtime, as QB Jake Browning played his best game since taking over for the injured Joe Burrow. Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence went down with a late ankle injury and did not return. The Bengals came into the game as 10-point underdogs, and the final score easily exceeded the over/under line of 41 points.

Week 14: New York Giants 24, Green Bay Packers 22

Undrafted rookie QB Tommy DeVito led the Giants to a third straight victory, pulling off a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Packers. The Giants were +5.5 home underdogs in the game, and the final tally was well over the total line of 37.5 points.

Week 14: Tennessee Titans 28, Miami Dolphins 27

The Titans got their first road win of the season, while the Dolphins suffered their first home loss of the season. Rookie QB Will Levis led two scoring drives in the fourth quarter, and the Titans’ defense came up with a big stop late. The Titans covered after coming in as 13.5-point underdogs. The score was easily over the total line of 44.5 points.

Week 15: Seattle Seahawks 20, Philadelphia Eagles 17

The Seahawks pulled out a victory at home on a TD pass from Drew Smith to Jaxon Smith-Njigba in the final minute, completing a comeback with a 10-point fourth quarter and handing the Eagles their third straight loss. Seattle got the cover after coming in as a five-point road underdog. The final combined score was under the line of 46 points.

Week 16: Baltimore Ravens 33, San Francisco 49ers 19

The Ravens got a big win on the road in a matchup between the top teams in each conference. Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson threw for 252 yards with two touchdowns, while San Francisco QB Brock Purdy was picked off four times. The Ravens came into the game at +6.5, and the total score ended up over the line of 47 points.

Week 17: Dallas Cowboys 20, Detroit Lions 19

The Cowboys squeezed out a tight one in a Saturday night edition of MNF to remain undefeated at home this season. Dallas QB Dak Prescott threw for 345 yards with two TDs and one interception in the win. Dallas did not cover after coming into this one at -4.5. The final tally was well under the line of 53.5 points.

Other ways to bet on Monday Night Football

Beyond the options we went over above, here are some of the other top ways of how to bet on football and MNF:

Outside of the doubleheader in Week 2 this season, MNF is a standalone game. However, you can also still use the game as part of a parlay for that week’s NFL games if you wish.

Monday Night Football history/trends

Monday Night Football made its debut on Sept. 21, 1970. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets by a score of 31-21 in the inaugural game. MNF aired on ABC from its inception through 2005, when coverage shifted to ESPN.

All 32 NFL teams have had their moments in the spotlight on Monday Night Football. There have been a number of memorable games and moments throughout the years.

The NFL is cyclical in nature, so teams go through ebbs and flows in terms of how often they appear in primetime. Since the 2010 NFL season, the Bears, Saints, Eagles, and Giants are tied for the most MNF appearances with 23, while the Jacksonville Jaguars are last with six. Over that span, several clubs have racked up impressive records on Monday night.

On the other hand, a number of clubs have not exactly been ready for primetime.

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Monday Night Football FAQ 

Where can I watch or stream MNF?  

ESPN is the broadcast home for Monday Night Football. ABC will also carry some games. You can also stream the game via the ESPN website or app, but you will need valid login credentials from your provider to access the feed.

Some games will be available to stream on ESPN+. Check the schedule above to find out when that option is available. Alternatively, ESPN will have different broadcasts for the game, including commentary from the Manning brothers.

When was the first Monday Night Football game?  

The first Monday Night Football game was Sept. 21, 1970. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets by a score of 31-21.

Which team has appeared on Monday Night Football the most times?

The Dallas Cowboys hold the record with 89 appearances for a record of 51-38. The Pittsburgh Steelers are second with 88 appearances, going 56-31-1.

What was the highest-scoring game in Monday Night Football history?  

The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs combined for 105 points on Nov. 19, 2018. This was the highest-scoring Monday Night Football game to date and the third-largest total in NFL history. The Rams won the game by a score of 54-51.