StubHub’s Second Annual 2018 NFL Preview: Philadelphia

StubHub’s Second Annual NFL Preview: Philadelphia
see “Super Bowl” boost and fans drive London game to new heights

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 best-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:

  • Philadelphia Eagles fans catapult an NFL London game to a number one position, the first time an international series game has appeared in StubHub’s top ten most in-demand games.
  • Eagles jump six spots from last year to be StubHub’s 3rd most in-demand team.


  • Eagles jump into the top five for the first time in recent years as the third most in-demand team.
    • Demand for the Eagles outsells fellow 2018 Super Bowl contender, New England Patriots, by 2%.

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

  • The Eagles see a “Super Bowl Bump” and the 49ers enjoy the “Jimmy G Effect” as both teams see substantial growth in demand compared to last season.
    • Ticket demand for the Eagles is up 51% compared to this time last year.
  • After the Rams, the Eagles fandom has seen the second largest growth of 109% over the last four seasons.



The NFL London game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars is StubHub’s number one most in-demand game heading into the season.

  • This is the first time an international game has landed on StubHub’s most in-demand game list.
  • 37% of sales for the matchup is coming from the state of Pennsylvania – the highest amount of sales from a U.S. state for an NFL London game that StubHub has ever seen.
  • The Eagles-Jaguars matchup is driving 10% more sales than Cowboys at Panthers, the second most in-demand game.

“The fact that we’re seeing the highest demand for an NFL London matchup is astounding and a complete testament to the enthusiasm of Eagles fans,” said Scott Jablonski, StubHub’s General Manager of NFL, NBA & NHL. “A jump of this magnitude truly demonstrates the growth of the game internationally and the willingness of Eagles fans to travel anywhere to see their team play.”

  • The most anticipated moment is when the 2017 Super Bowl contenders, Atlanta Falcons, come to town as sales nearly double than for the second top-selling game against the Minnesota Vikings.
    • The least expensive ticket available for purchase is currently $290 for the Upper Level Endzone with nearly 3,000 tickets still available on StubHub.
  • The most affordable Philadelphia Eagles home game based on the average ticket price is against the Washington Redskins on 12/3 for $211. The least expensive ticket available for purchase is $109 for General Admission with nearly 6,000 tickets still available on StubHub.

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