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Silver Minings: Raiders are the hottest ticket in NFL

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Is anyone shocked?

Allegiant Stadium Under Construction Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

This shouldn’t really come as a surprise, but a lot of fans are really excited about their team playing a road game in Las Vegas. Following the NFL schedule release, the Raiders are officially the hottest ticket to get in the NFL.

Again, with fans expected to flock to Vegas to see their team play, this makes total sense.

According to News 3, SeatGeek reported that within the first 12 hours of the schedule being out, the Raiders were the most popular team in the NFL when it comes to both ticket purchase volume and average price per ticket.

There was more information on the website as well, such as the games with the highest demands. As of yesterday morning, the average ticket price for Las Vegas was $587. The Seattle Seahawks had the second-highest at $458.

As for specific games with the most demand, the Raiders’ home opener against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 21 is the second most in-demand. Boy oh boy, what a way to open up your stadium. The game will also be the scheduled Monday Night Football contest.

Other Raiders home games in the top 10 for highest demand includes their October 4 matchup against the Bills, which is No. 4 on the list, and their October 25 matchup against the Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football, which comes in at No. 9 on the list.


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