New England Patriots Betting Guide

Schedule, Odds, And Predictions


Rookie Mac Jones has been impressing teammates and opponents so far this season and has emerged as a frontrunner for the Offensive Rookie of the Year award (). However, the wins have been sparse; most recently, a tough overtime loss to the Cowboys. The New England Patriots (2-4) continue their home stand in Week 7 against the New York Jets (1-4), a team they blew out 25-6 in Week 2. In that game, the New England defense recorded five interceptions against rookie Zach Wilson.

For their series wrap up, the Patriots are favored by and the game has an over/under of .

Below, you can find New England Patriots odds for 2021. Included is a weekly outlook, odds for every game this season, futures, and more.

New England Patriots Week 7 odds

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New England Patriots futures odds

Patriots Super Bowl odds and other futures markets 2021

Futures are long-term bets that can range from an offseason to a full season (or beyond). Team win totals, award winners, and player performance are common futures.

 Current OddsPreseason Odds
Patriots odds to win Super Bowl LVI+8500+3500
Patriots odds to win AFC+4000+1800
Patriots odds to win AFC East+1200+350
Patriots odds to make playoffs+225+110
New England Patriots win total8.5 (+120)9.5 (-130)

Patriots prop bets

Prop bets are based on individual performance, typically surrounding players. Mac Jones was a highly-anticipated addition to the Patriots this offseason, making him a popular prop bet target. For his season debut against the Dolphins, Jones has a projecting passing total of 224.5 yards. Should he only passed for 155 yards, those who bet the under on his passing yards prop win the bet.

Search below for New England Patriots team or player props currently being offered at sportsbooks. You can also look around at other teams and players using this tool. Happy shopping!

New England Patriots 2021 schedule and betting odds

Here is the New England Patriots schedule along with odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.

Week DateOpponentKickoff Time
1Sunday, Sept. 12vs. Miami Dolphins4:25 p.m. ET
2Sunday, Sept. 19at New York Jets1 p.m. ET
3Sunday, Sept. 26vs. New Orleans Saints1 p.m. ET
4Sunday, Oct. 3vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers8:20 p.m. ET
5Sunday, Oct. 10at Houston Texans1 p.m. ET
6Sunday, Oct. 17vs. Dallas Cowboys4:25 p.m. ET
7Sunday, Oct. 24vs. New York Jets1 p.m. ET
8Sunday, Oct. 31at LA Chargers4:05 p.m. ET
9Sunday, Nov. 7at Carolina Panthers1 p.m. ET
10Sunday, Nov. 14vs. Cleveland Browns1 p.m. ET
11Thursday, Nov. 18at Atlanta Falcons8:20 p.m. ET
12Sunday, Nov. 28vs. Tennessee Titans1 p.m. ET
13Monday, Dec. 6at Buffalo Bills8:15 p.m. ET
15Dec. 18 or Dec. 19 (Sat/Sun)at Indianapolis ColtsTBA
16Sunday, Dec. 26vs. Buffalo Bills1 p.m. ET
17Sunday, Jan. 2vs. Jacksonville Jaguars1 p.m. ET
18Sunday, Jan. 9at Miami Dolphins1 p.m. ET

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How to bet on the New England Patriots


The moneyline is the simplest of bets, decided by the straight-up winner and loser of each game. Consider the following example:

  • Patriots -105
  • Cowboys +100

The Patriots are considered slight favorites in this matchup (indicated by -105), requiring a $105 bet to win $100 (plus the initial bet back). The Cowboys are the underdog in this matchup, paying out $200 total for a $100 bet ($100 in winnings). How much either team wins or loses by does not matter in moneyline betting, the payout remains the same.

Point spread

Betting on the point spread is determinant on how many points a team wins or loses by. Take the following example:

  • Patriots -1.5 (-110)
  • Titans +1.5 (-110)

In this example, New England is favored by 1.5 points, indicated by “-1.5.” If the Patriots win the game 23-20, the Patriots (-1.5) win the bet and would have a total payout of $19.09 on a $10 bet ($9.09 in profit). If the Titans keep the game within two and lose 17-16, the Titans (+1.5) would win, and the payout would be the same as listed above.

Point total (over/under)

The point total refers to the over/under line set by books. This number projects the total number of points scored in a game and, like prop betting, is bet whether one thinks the score will go over or under the set point total. For example, a Patriots game against the Texans point total was set at 45.5. New England lost that game 27-20, resulting in 47 combined points and awarding those who bet the over on the point total a win.

New England, at times, struggled to move the football on offense but fielded a strong defense in 2020, resulting in routinely-low point totals throughout the season. Those totals often fell between 38 and 45 points, with rarely any game totals pushing above 50.

In-play and live betting

Sometimes, the most thrilling and rewarding bets are bets made while games are being played. These are referred to as live bets or in-play bets. Odds are ever-changing during games, which would prove to be fruitful for sharp and prepared bettors. For example, if the Patriots (-225) were heavily favored against the Jaguars (+190) before kickoff, a payout on a $10 bet on the Patriots to win would win just $4.44.

However, say the Patriots fell to a big 17-3 deficit in the first half despite controlling the overall game (due to a costly turnover or special teams gaffe). Odds may swing in favor of the Jaguars, who may be a -110 favorite at halftime. Taking the Patriots to come back and win the game could present plus-odds (say, +130). Should a bettor take New England (+130) at halftime and the Patriots pull off the comeback, winners would win $13 instead of $4.44 (plus the initial $10 bet).

This could also be an effective way to “hedge” your bet; say a bettor took the Jaguars (+190) in that game, but New England jumps out to a 10-0 first quarter lead and is controlling the overall feel of the game, bettors could hedge by throwing some money down on New England (-270) to return some of the inevitably-lost bet.

Parlays and teasers

You can always string bets together in the form of parlays or teasers. Usually during busy Sundays, bettors can parlay several teams to win or cover against the spread and if all bets are successful, the payouts are multiplied. Teasers function similarly, except they allow bettors to move each point spread to a more favorable line in exchange for diminished odds.

Patriots 2020 recap

Record: 7-9

Record ATS: 7-9

Over/under record: 5-11

The first season without Tom Brady at the helm since 2001 could have gone better for the Patriots. They finished with their first sub-0.500 mark since 2000, missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008, and failed to win the AFC East for the first time since 2008. Their offense– which until this point thrived off role players– lacked any identity or go-to player and resulted in the NFL’s 27th-ranked scoring offense.

The name “Patriots” bought them a lot of early-season favors, especially against low-expectation teams like Denver and Houston. Their lackluster offense resulted in New England routinely failing to hit the point total and recording the worst mark against the over/under this season.

Patriots 2021 offseason moves

Trades: T Trent Brown (from Raiders)

Re-signings: C David Andrews (four years, $19 million), CB J.C. Jackson (second-round tender), EDGE Deatrich Wise (four years, $22 million), DL Lawrence Guy (four years, $11.5 million)

Free agent losses: G Joe Thuney (to Chiefs), CB Jason McCourty (to Dolphins), DL Adam Butler (to Dolphins)

Free agent signings: TE Jonnu Smith (four years, $50 million), LB Matt Judon (four years, $56 million), DL Davon Godchaux (two years, $16 million), S Jalen Mills (four years, $54 million), WR Nelson Agholor (two years, $26 million), TE Hunter Henry (three years, $37.5 million), EDGE Kyle Van Noy (two years, $13 million), WR Kendrick Bourne (three years, $15 million)

Draft picks: QB Mac Jones, DT Christian Barmore, EDGE Ronnie Perkins, RB Rhamondre Stevenson, LB Cameron McGrone