Sports fans are currently stuck in purgatory after the coronavirus outbreak cleared every major league from the calendar, but Super Bowl 55 is still scheduled for February 7 of next year – Check out the Super Bowl 55 Betting Board and view the odds.

And after the recent flurry of free agent signings, superstars cut to preserve salary cap, and roster retooling, it’s time to update your futures betting board for the next Super Bowl champion.

Brady to Bucs the Biggest of Many Offseason Bombshells

tom brady playing with patriots

Speaking of Super Bowl champs, Tom Brady – who owns six rings thanks to his legendary 20-year tenure with the New England Patriots – did the unthinkable last week when he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

In explaining his motivations for inking the two-year, $50 million dollar deal in Tampa, “TB-12” pointed to the Bucs’ strong wide receiving corps, coupled with an experienced head coach in Bruce Arians. But many NFL insiders have revealed that Brady’s relationship with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has soured over the last few years.

In any event, both Brady and Belichick will be highly motivated to prove that they can win without one another.

And according to online sportsbook Bovada’s latest odds, Brady’s presence instantly turns Tampa Bay into a Super Bowl contender.

When we last looked at the odds some 50 days ago, the Buccaneers were near the bottom of the pack with a (+5500) price. Fast forward to the impending Brady era, however, and Tampa Bay is now listed at (+1200) – with only four teams enjoying better title odds.

Those four teams – the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs (+550), the ascendant Baltimore Ravens (+700), the Super Bowl 54 runner-up San Francisco 49ers (+800), and the perennial postseason contender New Orleans Saints (+1100) – have seen their odds hold firm from early February to now.

As for the Patriots, who were listed among the favorites at (+800) with Brady on the roster, the dynasty’s odds of continuing in 2020 have plummeted to (+2000).

Trades and Free Agency Movement Create Major Jumps in Both Directions

Another team to enjoy a swift climb up the Super Bowl totem pole is the Arizona Cardinals, who somehow managed to pull off the steal of the century to bolster an already promising offense.

Dynamic wideout Deandre Hopkins reportedly reached an impasse with the Houston Texans, based on a combination of his contract requests and head coach Bill O’Brien’s inexplicable personal comments. As a result, O’Brien – who also serves as Houston’s general manager – opted to trade the three-time first team All-Pro and touchdown machine to Arizona for the proverbial bag of peanuts.

Accordingly, the bookmakers have moved the Cardinals from (+8000) to (+5000), while the Texans have dropped from (+3500) to (+5000).

The Buffalo Bills also parlayed the addition of a talented wide receiver into a bump in their Super Bowl odds. After acquiring Stefon Diggs from the Minnesota Vikings – and with the AFC East title now suddenly up for grabs after Brady’s departure – the Bills moved from (+3500) to (+2200).

To see where your favorite NFL team stands in the Super Bowl 55 race, check out the latest futures betting odds from Bovada in the table below:

Team Super Bowl 55 Championship Odds

(on 3/25/2020)

Super Bowl 55 Championship Odds

(on 2/5/2020)

Kansas City Chiefs +550 +450
Baltimore Ravens +700 +650
San Francisco 49ers +800 +750
New Orleans Saints +1100 +1200
Tampa Bay Buccaneers +1200 +5500
Philadelphia Eagles +1600 +2200
Green Bay Packers +1800 +2000
Seattle Seahawks +1800 +2200
Dallas Cowboys +1800 +2000
New England Patriots +2000 +800
Pittsburgh Steelers +2200 +2000
Tennessee Titans +2200 +3000
Buffalo Bills +2200 +3500
Indianapolis Colts +2800 +3500
Minnesota Vikings +3000 +2800
Cleveland Browns +3300 +3300
Los Angeles Rams +3500 +3000
Los Angeles Chargers +3500 +3300
Chicago Bears +3500 +4000
Las Vegas Raiders +4000 +3300
Houston Texans +5000 +3500
Arizona Cardinals +5000 +8000
Atlanta Falcons +5000 +4000
Denver Broncos +6000 +6000
Miami Dolphins +8000 +12500
Detroit Lions +8000 +8000
Carolina Panthers +10000 +7000
New York Jets +10000 +7000
New York Giants +10000 +7000
Cincinnati Bengals +12500 +12500
Jacksonville Jaguars +15000 +10000
Washington Redskins +15000 +12500


Jonathan Zaun

One of Gamble Online's first dedicated reporters, Jonathan has spent well over a decade reporting on the gaming industry. While breaking legal news is his main area of expertise, Jonathan is an avid blackjack player & strategist who follows professional poker closely.

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