PLL Week 1 Picks & Preview

Preview of the PLL Week 1 games and betting locks.

Week 1 – Albany, New York

Whipsnakes vs Chaos – June 4th 2:15 PM ESPN+ 

  • The season starts with a rematch of the championship last year between Chaos and Whipsnakes
  • Matt Rambo and Josh Byrne will look to get their team’s offenses clicking early and make a statement in the first game of the year

Redwoods vs Atlas – June 4th 5:00 PM ESPN

  • Chris Gray will make his professional debut on day 1 against the Redwoods in the second game of the opening day
  • Chris Gray and Jeff Teat playing together will be a treat for anyone who has watched them dominate college lacrosse the last couple of years 

Waterdogs vs Cannons – June 5th 1:00 PM ESPN+

  • To kick off the second day we have a matchup between the two newest teams in the PLL
  • The Cannons have a healthy Lyle Thompson this year and a great group of young guys who will look to contribute early

Chrome vs Archers June 5th 3:45 PM ESPN+

  • The Chrome shocked the Archers last year winning a week 4 matchup that gave the Archers their first loss of the year
  • They will look for revenge to kick off this year with last year’s loss as fuel

Best Bets of the weekend

Mortal Lock: Whipsnakes vs. Chaos over 22.5 goals: 

  • This rematch of last year’s championship game should be a high scoring affair featuring two offenses who can put up 15 goals each easily
  • With so many question marks for every team, I’m riding with the over and enjoying a shootout in the first game of the season

Dog of the weekend: Cannons +115 

  • The Cannons and Waterdogs are two very even teams that matchup well against each other. The X factor however will be if the dogs can cover Lyle Thompson, which many have tried, but few have succeeded with
  • If the Cannons can have the ball in his stick for most of their possessions, he could be on his way to a huge day

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