Raiders prices soar to more than $1,000 on secondary market

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The coming NFL season presents much uncertainty. But one thing about pro football remains certain: People are willing to pay very good money to attend games, even if there’s no guarantee the games will be played.

Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com reports that the prices for Raiders tickets on the secondary market have shot to $1,098 on average,  a 527-percent increase over 2019. And the difference is obvious; last year, the Raiders played in Oakland. This year, they’ll play in Las Vegas.

The Raiders aren’t alone. Across the league, average prices on the secondary market are up 51 percent, at $391.

As Kaplan notes, the price increase is fueled by a reduction in the number of teams selling single-game tickets. Reduced supply increases price.

Only four teams have seen a reduction in secondary-market prices this year: the Patriots, Lions, Chargers, and Bears.

The Broncos have an average resale price of $775, second behind the Raiders. The Cowboys come in third at $646. The Buccaneers, fueled by the presence of Tom Brady, average $485 per ticket, sixth in the league.

At the bottom of the list is the Lions, with an average resale price of $142 per ticket.

17 responses to “Raiders prices soar to more than $1,000 on secondary market

  1. New England near the bottom shows that the usually loyal fan base is quietly moving away from a franchise due to decline. Many unhappy the way Brady was squeezed out. Could this be an omen for their record too?

  2. This can’t be true. According to 95% of this website, everyone has a 120″ tv at home to watch the games on and there is no interest in actuality going to a game. On top of that, they all said football is dead and won’t exist in 5 years. How can this be explained?

  3. Massachusetts, Michigan and Illinois also has been some of the hardest hit states for C19. That might have something to do with it, should we even have a season, catching the frickin plague isn;t worth watching the NFL or any other team team live surrounded by other infectious fans, until a real vaccine or tried and true treatment emerges.

    Kinda common sense

  4. infectorman says:
    May 12, 2020 at 4:10 pm
    Massachusetts, Michigan and Illinois also has been some of the hardest hit states for C19. That might have something to do with it, should we even have a season, catching the frickin plague isn;t worth watching the NFL or any other team team live surrounded by other infectious fans, until a real vaccine or tried and true treatment emerges.

    Kinda common sense
    ____________________

    No question this clown wears a mask and gloves while driving

  5. The homers around here will become fans of the last and next Super Bowl champs instead of the Patriots. I guess it’s back to aluminum benches and no one in the stands.

    Wait until mid October when people figure out it wasn’t Brady. It’s the coaching staff that is superior. All the homers will be scraping their Chiefs decals off their cars and telling everyone they were life long fans again.

    Think I’m joking? Before Bill Parcells arrived there wasn’t Patriots fans in New England and those that where are the real die hards that sat through Tony Eason and a number of other failed players.

  6. $1,000 buys you a ticket to a Raiders game or the whole city of Buffalo.

    I’d rather have the ticket.

  7. Ticket prices only tell part of the story. Chargers are 17th in ticket prices but only average 22,000 in 30,000 seat soccer stadium and most of the fans are supporting visiting team.

  8. You could buy a ticket at Fed Ex Field for $5 on Stubhub last year, prompting a good friend who has had season tickets for Skins games in the family on the 50 yard line for over 50 years to give up those seats. That was before the pandemic hit.

    Has demand really gone up that much? I doubt that. Perhaps people are trying to get lucky on selling them, listing them at thise prices,, but no chance people are actually buying them at those prices.

  9. Come on…ya buy a couple of tickets NOW,go to Vegas a few days early and WIN your $$$$ BACK!….The game tickets are actually FREE!

  10. schilhater says:
    May 12, 2020 at 4:31 pm
    infectorman says:
    May 12, 2020 at 4:10 pm
    Massachusetts, Michigan and Illinois also has been some of the hardest hit states for C19. That might have something to do with it, should we even have a season, catching the frickin plague isn;t worth watching the NFL or any other team team live surrounded by other infectious fans, until a real vaccine or tried and true treatment emerges.

    Kinda common sense
    ____________________

    No question this clown wears a mask and gloves while driving
    ——————–

    At least he isn’t ingesting bleach and pool cleaning tablets

  11. For the Bills game it will go up to $10-15 thousand so those unlucky fans not from WNY can see the great Josh Allen before tix get really expensive to see him.
    No one is paying this to see the Nomads.

  12. They also have the most tickets being purchase from multiple states outside of Nevada. Expect a lot of home games in Las Vegas to have quite a few of the visiting team fans there as well.

  13. I wouldn’t read much into the 51% league-wide increase. A lot of that increase is caused by the Raiders’ sky-high prices.

  14. infectorman says:
    May 12, 2020 at 4:10 pm
    Massachusetts, Michigan and Illinois also has been some of the hardest hit states for C19. That might have something to do with it, should we even have a season, catching the frickin plague isn;t worth watching the NFL or any other team team live surrounded by other infectious fans, until a real vaccine or tried and true treatment emerges.
    Kinda common sense
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    Geez, you make some good points. The Bears and Patriots probably have some of the most loyal fan bases. They’re not staying away because they stopped liking their team. You’d be surprised about common sense. Don’t kid yourself.

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