StubHub’s Second Annual 2018 NFL Preview: Bay Area

StubHub’s Second Annual NFL Preview: Bay Area
The 49ers are back in the top 10 and their last clash with Oakland is already driving strong demand

See Past NFL Preview: 2017

With the 2018 NFL season only two weeks from its September 6th kickoff, StubHub’s event experts crunched the numbers to find the hottest selling teams, matchups and rivalry games of the season in our latest NFL preview. All data is current at time of publishing.

Top highlights include:

  • San Francisco 49ers make it back on StubHub’s top 10 most in-demand team list at #6, moving up from #19 last season.
  • The 49ers see the second largest growth in demand compared to last season.
  • The Bay Area teams meet for the last time before Raiders move to Vegas for the 8th most in-demand game of the season.

49ERS ENJOYING THE “JIMMY G” EFFECT

  • The 49ers see the second largest growth in demand compared to last season.
    • Demand in tickets sales is up 85% compared to this time last year.
  • The 49ers move up 13 spots as StubHub’s sixth most in-demand team, the largest jump of any other team.

Trending teams are based on a five-year analysis of the season start since 2014.

RAIDERS DEMAND IS STILL STRONG

  • The Raiders have seen the 5th largest jump in demand since 2014 as ticket sales have increased by 64%.

LAST BAY AREA CLASH SEES STRONG DEMAND

  • The last Bay Area matchup between the 49ers and Raiders in November is already the 8th most in-demand game.
  • The game is already the largest 49ers/Raiders matchup StubHub has seen.

  • The most affordable San Francisco 49ers home game based on the average ticket price is against Arizona Cardinals on 10/7 for $139. The least expensive ticket available for purchase at $50 for Upper Corner with nearly 7,500 tickets still available on StubHub.

  • The most anticipated moment is when Pittsburgh Steelers come to town later in season on 12/9, the game outsells second top-selling game against Los Angeles Rams by 5%.
  • The third most in-demand Raiders home game against Cleveland Browns on 9/30 is also the most affordable based on the average ticket price of $149. The least expensive ticket available for purchase is $64 for the Upper Endzone with nearly 5,000 tickets still available on StubHub.

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