How Super Bowl odds for AFC teams have changed

It’s been a wild offseason in the NFL, and it’s not even over yet. We’ve seen quarterbacks like Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson and Matt Ryan switch teams. We saw two of the best receivers in the league in Tyreek Hill and Davante Adams move. A large majority of new talent has landed at the AFC.

The NFL Draft is only three weeks away. There are still good free agents available to be signed by teams. There are quarterbacks like Mayfield Baker and Jimmy Garoppolo still commercially available. However, the majority of the major players’ movement has already been completed. How has the betting market reacted to the wild offseason? Which AFC teams have seen their Super Bowl odds go up or down since the market opened in February?

AFC East

Buffalo Tickets

Open: +750
Now: +650

the The Buffalo Bills saw their Super Bowl ratings increase slightly. The team added By Miller in free agency, but the reason for the move might have more to do with the Kansas City Chiefs. Many considered the Chiefs Buffalo’s biggest competition in the AFC, and it’s fair to say that Kansas City got worse in the offseason.

Miami Dolphins

Open: 50 to 1
Now: 30 to 1

The offseason has been a banner for the Dolphins. It seems most think favorably of hiring Mike McDaniel. On the player side, acquisitions like Tyreek Hill, Chase Edmonds and Terron Armstead to give Tua Tagovailoa everything he needs to succeed. Their Super Bowl prospects have improved dramatically, but they’re still far from the crème de la crème.

New England Patriots

Open: 22 to 1
Now: 35 to 1

While almost everyone in the AFC has been extremely proactive in improving their team, the Patriots have done almost nothing. The betting odds certainly reflect an offseason where the Patriots haven’t followed the teams around them. Those odds would probably be much worse if Bill Belichick didn’t command such mad respect.

New York Jets

Open: 150 to 1
Now: 150 to 1

The Jets actually had a good offseason, and it’s only getting better with two top-10 draft picks. However, it is very difficult to imagine a path for them in the busy AFC. the The odds of 150 to 1 are toughbut you cannot claim that they are unfair.

AFC North

Cleveland Browns

Open: 30 to 1
Now: 18 to 1

The Browns traded for Deshaun Watson and now have a top quarterback to accompany what many already considered one of the most talented rosters in the league. The question is obviously how much Watson actually plays in 2022. Their Super Bowl odds have increased dramaticallybut it’s probably worth waiting for more information before betting them.

Cincinnati Bengals

Open: 12 to 1
Now: 20 to 1

Although they made the Super Bowl and improved on their biggest weakness by adding three new starters to the offensive line, Cincinnati’s Super Bowl odds have taken a hit during the offseason. Their division is tough and the rest of the AFC is filled with good to great teams. Some of the Bengals hype has died down now as we move away from their impressive run, but this team is still definitely in the mix.

Baltimore Ravens

Open: 20 to 1
Now: 20 to 1

No movement for the Ravens this offseason in terms of betting odds. They will compete for AFC North and should definitely be in the AFC mix with hopefully a much healthier season.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Open: 40 to 1
Now: 66 to 1

The Steelers have seen their Super Bowl prospects take a hit this offseason. Mitch Trubisky is certainly a risky alternative to their starting quarterback position. As mentioned throughout the article, the AFC is no joke, and it’s hard to imagine a team led by Trubisky with Patrick Mahomes, Josh AllenRussell Wilson, Joe Terrier and the long list of AFC star quarterbacks.

AFC South

Indianapolis Colts

Open: 25 to 1
Now: 25 to 1

Matt Ryan has been drafted to fill the vacant quarterback position at Indianapolis, and while he may not be the sexiest quarterback this offseason, he’s solid. the Colts’ Super Bowl odds remained static throughout the offseason, but I think most are expecting a solid year from the team.

Tennessee Titans

Open: 22 to 1
Now: 30 to 1

The Titans earned a bye as the AFC’s No. 1 seed in 2021, but it will be hugely surprising if they repeat that feat in 2022. ‘improve, which makes it harder to trust a team led by Ryan Tannehill. After their early exit from the playoffs, it looks like the perception of the Titans continues to dip.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Open: 100 to 1
Now: 100 to 1

Despite spending more money than any other team in free agency and having the first draft pick, the Jaguars’ odds haven’t budged in the offseason. It shows how much work this team needs and how far they are from the top teams in the AFC. Jacksonville is a very long shot at 100 to 1.

Houston Texans

Open: 150 to 1
Now: 250 to 1

Entering the offseason, the Texans were tied for worst Super Bowl odds in the league. After the offseason, they have that honor all to themselves.

AFC West

Kansas City Chiefs

Open: +750
Now: +900

Every other AFC West team took significant steps to improve their roster, while the Chiefs traded their most dangerous weapon to Tyreek Hill. It’s no surprise to see Kansas City’s Super Bowl odds drop. However, the Chiefs still have the second-best odds in the conference and third best in the league.

Denver Broncos

Open: 16 to 1
Now: 16 to 1

There was no movement in the ratings for the Broncos, but that’s because everyone expected Denver to add a marquee quarterback. Many made them acquire Aaron Rodgers, but the team went after Russell Wilson instead. Denver will certainly be improved in 2022.

Los Angeles Chargers

Open: 25 to 1
Now: 16 to 1

the The Chargers saw their Super Bowl odds improve during the offseason. We had no questions about their offense with Justin Herbert. They focused on their defense and added JC Jackson, Khalil Mack and Sebastian Joseph-Day during the winter. Los Angeles numbers will be very present come playoff time.

Las Vegas Raiders

Open: 50 to 1
Now: 35 to 1

The Raiders made the playoffs in 2021 but still opened up like a long shot to win the Super Bowl in 2022. The Davante Adams trade helped improve their chances significantly, but they are still only 35 to 1, which is last in its division and 11th in the conference. Several good teams will miss the AFC playoffs and it seems bettors think the Raiders could be one of them.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 09: Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert #10 warms up before a game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Justin Herbert and the Chargers are one of many NFL teams to see their Super Bowl odds shift in the offseason. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

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