Hall of Fame game betting kicks off the 2008 NFL season as the Indianapolis Colts face the Washington Redskins on Sunday, August 3rd.
The Hall of Fame game will be televised on NBC and begin just after 8:00 pm Eastern time. Hall of Fame game betting has seen the AFC and NFC matching up since 1971. The Hall of Fame game is played at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio.
Since the Hall of Fame game is played on the weekend before the preseason begins, the Colts and Redskins will play five preseason games while the rest of the league will play four.
Hall of Fame game betting has seen expansion teams getting attention. The Jacksonville Jaguars played in the 1995 game while the Houston Texans played in the 2002 game. Hall of Fame game betting had the game part of the Monday night football package from 1999-2005. In 2006 Hall of Fame game betting moved to Sunday night with NBC taking over the television broadcast. In 2007 the NFL Network televised the game due to an NBC scheduling conflict. New head coaches have definitely been popular in Hall of Fame game betting. That could be the case again with 2008 Hall of Fame game betting with Jim Zorn making his debut with the Washington Redskins. Last year it was Mike Tomlin getting his first win as an NFL head coach in the Hall of Fame game.
Hall of Fame game betting shows that the Washington Redskins are a perfect 4-0 while the Indianapolis Colts are 2-1. This is the 27th time the two teams will have met in preseason play but the first time since 1981. They used to meet on regular basis but that changed after 1981. Hall of Fame game betting stats show that this is the third neutral-site preseason meeting between the two teams. Hall of Fame game betting shows that the Colts are 15-10-1 in the previous 26 meetings with the Redskins.
Hall of Fame game betting odds show that the Redskins are about a touchdown favorite with a total of 31.5.