NFL first TD scorer stats, misconceptions, and Week 1 picks


How to handicap the NFL first touchdown scorer odds

I believe it was the wise poet Cornell “Nelly” Haynes who once said, “I am number one. Two is not a winner, and three, nobody remembers.” And I couldn’t have said it better myself when it comes to my favorite NFL prop bets. It doesn’t matter to me who scores second or third in a game, just let me predict who’s No. 1 and I’m ecstatic. It wasn’t a perfect science, but in an effort to get better at betting the first touchdown market, I tracked who scored the first touchdown for every team all last season. It began as an experiment to see if there was even anything to be learned, and wound up being a pretty helpful tool. There were some clear trends that helped me make some cash.


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My “system”, as I refer to it, focuses on three aspects of each and every first touchdown – 

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Stephanie Kamerschak
Stephanie hails from Massachusetts and has been a die-hard Boston sports fan since she was 10. She attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, so it goes without saying college sports are of no interest to her. She joined VSiN in 2019, producing nearly every show on the network at one point or another. You may have heard hosts refer to her as “Producer Steph” but she refuses to speak on air, which she says is her “literal nightmare.” She became a writer for accidentally, summarizing some thoughts on the NFL First Touchdown market with expectations of a real writer turning it into an article. But look at her now, her own author bio on!