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Super Bowl Betting & NFL Playoff Odds 2021

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Before the Browns’ 48-37 shock-the-world, wild card win over the rival Steelers Sunday night, Cleveland’s last playoff win came more than 25 years ago, when Bill Belichick roamed the sidelines and Vinny Testaverde was found behind center. Although the Browns opened as 10-point dogs at Kansas City this weekend, Cleveland celebrates as it looks to reach its first AFC Championship game since 1989 and lay to rest the painful memories of the “The Drive” and “The Fumble” in crushing losses to the Denver Broncos. And yet, online sportsbooks we track, like Bovada, still lean towards the AFC and NFC No. 1 seeds, Chiefs and Packers, to raise the Lombardi Trophy as Super Bowl 55 champions.

Super Bowl 55 Betting Odds

We’ve broken down all eight remaining NFL playoff  teams’ odds vying for a trip to Super Bowl 55 in Tampa Bay, Florida in hopes of raising the Lombardi Trophy this February.

Super Bowl 55 Betting Futures – Divisional Round

Chiefs (+200) – Kansas City lost one regular season game with their starters active and Andy Reid’s success coming out of a BYE is well-documented. Cleveland’s porous secondary is about to take its final exam.

Packers (+400) – Green Bay’s high-powered offense faces the league’s top defense. Can a banged up Jared Goff keep pace should the Rams defense struggle?

Bills (+550) – Josh Allen led the Bills to their first playoff win since 1995. The MVP candidate passed for 324 yards and led the team with 54 rush yards in the 27-24 win over the Colts.

Saints (+600) – Brees vs. Brady takes center stage this weekend as the two 40+-year-olds look to knock the other quarterback into retirement.

Buccaneers (+700) – Tampa Bay was 0-2 against the Saints during the regular season, but New Orleans’ odds to hit the trifecta against an improved Buccaneers offense is a tall task.

Ravens (+750) – Lamar Jackson rushed for 136 yards to avenge last season’s playoff loss to the Titans. Now, he’s gotta decode the Bills front seven in order to reach the AFC Championship game.

Rams (+2000) – After back-up quarterback John Wolford was knocked out of the game due to a violent hit, Jared Goff was thrown right back in the fire after having thumb surgery on December 28. He’s far from 100%, but this iteration of the Rams embodies the defense-wins-championships mantra.

Browns (+2800) – Mayfield and the Browns last faced Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs back in 2018 when Kansas City torched them for nearly 500 yards and 37 points. Cleveland’s secondary remains an Achilles’ heel and one that will need to play their BEST game of the season in order to survive and advance in the AFC playoffs.

 

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Super Bowl Betting Infographic

Our experts have put together a graphic telling you everything you need to know to bet on Super Bowl 55. From the number of titles won by each conference, information on this year’s big game, Super Bowl betting statistics, prop bets and more!

 

Super Bowl infographic with Super Bowl Betting Odds

NFL Playoff Odds 2021

The start of January means the time has come for NFL Playoffs! After a Super Wildcard Weekend that included some big upsets (Browns) and heavy favorites (Saints) advancing, we lay out the NFL Division Playoff betting odds here. Get an edge on the sports books by finding the best betting odds this NFL Playoffs:

Super Bowl 55 Game Info

Through the first 54 Super Bowls, the state of Florida has hosted 16 of the big game. So, more than 37% of all Super Bowls have been played in the Sunshine State. While Miami earned the nod in 2020, Tampa Bay will play Super Bowl host this year and for the first time since 2009 when many vividly recall Santonio Holmes catching the game-winning touchdown from Ben Roethlisberger with just 35 seconds remaining to hand the Steelers their sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Super Bowl 55 How to Watch Information
Date: Sunday February 7, 2021 | Time: TBA
Stadium: Raymond James Stadium | Tampa Bay, Florida
Expected Attendance: 15,000 (20% due to Covid-19)
TV Coverage: CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz & Tony Romo
National Anthem: TBA
Halftime Show: The Weeknd
30-Second Commercial Cost: $5.5-million
Top Super Bowl Betting Site: Bovada

Super Bowl 55 Prop Bets

If you’re new to Super Bowl betting or don’t follow the NFL religiously week in and week out, not to worry. Our recommended online sportsbooks also offer what are known as proposition bets, or prop bets for short. These are Super Bowl related events outside of who will win, by how many and how many total points will be scored in the game. Some of the most popular Super Bowl prop bets of all-time are:

Super Bowl Gatorade prop bet andy reid Chiefs

  • How long will it take the performer to sing the National Anthem?
    • Over 2 minutes and 30 seconds
    • Under 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  • What will be the outcome of the coin toss?
    • Heads
    • Tails
  • What color top will The Weeknd be wearing at the start of the halftime show?
    • Red
    • Black
    • Blue
    • No shirt
  • What color Gatorade will be poured on the Super Bowl winning coach?
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Clear / Water
    • Purple
    • Orange

Super Bowl Betting Odds History

Take a look at the Super Bowl Betting lines from the last 10 contests. We have included the final score of each game as well as which team was favored, whether they won/covered the spread and whether the total went over or under.

Super Bowl Teams Final Score Spread Total
LIV Chiefs vs 49ers Chiefs 31-20 Chiefs -1.5, ATS Win 53, UNDER Win
LIII Patriots vs Rams Patriots 13-3 Patriots -2.5, ATS Win 55.5, UNDER Win
LII Eagles vs Patriots Eagles 41-33 Patriots -4.5, ATS/SU Loss 49, OVER Win
LI Patriots vs Falcons Patriots 34-28 Patriots -3, ATS Win 57.5, OVER Win
L Broncos vs Panthers Broncos 24-10 Panthers -4.5, ATS/SU Loss 43, UNDER Win
XLIX Patriots vs Seahawks Patriots 28-24 Seahawks -1, ATS/SU Loss 47.5, OVER Win
XLVIII Seahawks vs Broncos Seahawks 43-8 Broncos -2, ATS/SU Loss 47.5, OVER Win
XLVII Ravens vs 49ers Baltimore 34-31 49ers -4.5, ATS/SU Loss 48, OVER Win
XLVI Giants vs Patriots Giants 21-17 Patriots -2.5, ATS/SU Loss 53, UNDER Win

Top 5 Super Bowls All Time

While your favorite Super Bowl memories may hinge on how many hot wings and malted beverages you consumed, the league has served up some iconic on-the-field moments that we’ll never forget.

Here are our top games played on Super Sunday:

Patriots Fans Super Bowl 51 Scoreboard
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Super Bowl 51

Falcons fans look away. The Patriots entered the game as 3-point Super Bowl favorites, but fell behind 28-3 midway through the third quarter. All Tom Brady did was engineer the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history to tie the game late and win the championship in overtime, 34-28. Of their six Lombardi Trophies, Patriots fans will remember this one as “unequivocally, the sweetest” thanks in large to Brady fighting back from a four game suspension at the start of the season. When the New England Patriots were down 28-3 midway through the third quarter in Super Bowl 51, a $100 bet would have paid out $1600 at a live sports book.

Super Bowl 43 Harrison Interception return
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Super Bowl 43

A game that was full of big plays, from James Harrison’s 100 yard interception return for a touchdown to Ben Roethlisberger finding Santonio Holmes in the back of the end zone with only 35 seconds left. The eventual game-winner muted Arizona’s 16-point fourth quarter, but Pittsburgh’s 27-24 victory was enough to hand Cardinals +7 backers a Super Bowl cover.

Super Bowl 13 Stallworth TD grab
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Super Bowl 13

Back when the National Anthem was delivered by acts like “The Colgate 13”, halftime entertainment was a “Salute to the Caribbean,” and a 30-second commercial cost less than $200,000, Super Bowl 13 is well-known for costing Las Vegas an arm and a leg. Known as “Black Monday” in Sin City, fluctuating points spreads saw the Steelers favored by as many as 4.5 points, which Cowboys backers hammered, and as low as 3.5 points, which Pittsburgh slip holders enjoyed. As “luck” should have it, Terry Bradshaw’s Steelers won by 35-31 and sportsbooks got hammered on both sides as the public beat Vegas.

Super Bowl 42 Tyree Helmet Catch
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Super Bowl 42

New England’s pursuit of perfection in Super Bowl 42 was stymied, in part, by Eli Manning, David Tyree and Tyree’s helmet as the New York Giants upset the undefeated Patriots who were favored by 12 points. A 21-point fourth quarter was highlighted by Eli Manning’s game-winning touchdown strike to Plaxico Burress to hand the Giants a 17-14 Super Bowl victory.

Super Bowl 49 Butler Interception
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Super Bowl 49

When Russell Wilson connected with Jermaine Kearse for a 33-yard gain, down to the Patriots 5-yard line, New England could feel their all-but-certain Super Bowl 49 victory fading away. However, after handing the ball off to Marshawn Lynch on first down to advance just inches from the goal line, Pete Carroll elected to pass on second, which resulted in one of the most dramatic interceptions in Super Bowl history and made Malcom Butler a hero and household name in an instant. Plus, what many probably forget, the Pats pulled off a slight upset as the Seahawks were 1-point favorites heading in to the big game.

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