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Where To Watch, Odds, and Key Game Info For Week 8 Thursday Night Football

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Who is going to win on Thursday Night? Can the Atlanta Falcons pull off a win over the Carolina Panthers tomorrow night?

The Atlanta Falcons (1-6) and Carolina Panthers (3-4) will get short rest after suffering losses on Sunday. The two teams will meet in a rematch from Carolina’s Week 5 win to open up Week 8 Thursday Night Football at Bank of America Stadium. Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. E.T. 

The matchup will significantly impact Carolina’s playoff chances, as well as Atlanta’s projections for a top-3 draft pick for 2021. Down below, you will find a preview on where to watch, betting odds, and the overall prediction of the action.

Where To Watch

With Subreddit threads closing down, fans wanting to watch the game will need a new access area. One area that streamers can use is SportSurge. This platform is a new alternative to Reddit NFL streams and has recently gone live. Since Reddit made it clear that the service did not want NFL games streamed, streamers can move over to this platform.

Another platform to access NFL live streams free is here. This is considered a free source of streaming, analysis, and previews of each NFL game. Their platform claims that “we’re here to disrupt the status quo of the online sports analysis community.”

NFL Bite is an up and coming option for those wanting to watch NFL games. NFL Bite is the platform that allows fans to watch free NFL streams. This site broadcasts to over 200 countries and gives plenty of great Reddit subreddits that allow access to free NFL live streams in full HD.

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The Odds

As of now, the Panthers are the favored team to win. According to USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds, the Panthers are at -152 odds. That means that someone can bet $152 and get a $100 payout. The Falcons are at +130 odds, which means a $100 bet would cash out at $130. The combined point total is at an over/under of 48.5. The over is favored at odds of -115, while the under is at -106. 

At an average of 3.0 points per game, the Panthers are 4-3 against the spread, while 3-4 against projected totals. That makes the Panthers an absolute toss-up. The Falcons are 4-3 against the Over/Under spreads this season. Good luck placing a bet on this one. 

Key Game Information

Earlier this season, the Panthers defeated the Falcons 23-16, which led to the removal of ex-Falcons head coach Dan Quinn. Since interim head coach Raheem Morris took over, the team has gone 1-1. The Falcons are coming off a 23-22 loss to the Detroit Lions, which featured a key late-game mistake by running back Todd Gurley. The Panthers are coming off a 27-24 loss on the road to the New Orleans Saints. 

Running back Christian McCaffery came off the IR on Tuesday, but will not play. Mike Davis will continue to start. He has recorded four touchdowns in four games. For the Falcons, Julio Jones was listed as questionable on the injury report with a hip, but he is expected to play. 

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