Super Bowl 57 Best Bets: Offseason Moves Spark Odds Shakeup

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Super Bowl 57 Best Bets: Offseason Moves Spark Odds Shakeup

NFL teams have kept busy in the weeks since the Los Angeles Rams closed out the 2021 campaign with a narrow victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. A flurry of blockbuster trades, along with a number of key free-agent signings, and one particularly notable “unretirement” have led to a major shakeup in the Super Bowl 57 odds.

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Super Bowl 57 OddsBet99Betsafe
Buffalo Bills7.407.75
Tampa Bay Buccaneers8.408.50
Kansas City Chiefs9.4010.00
Green Bay Packers11.0010.00
Los Angeles Rams11.0013.00
Denver Broncos15.0017.00
Los Angeles Chargers15.0017.00
San Francisco 49ers15.0015.00
Dallas Cowboys16.0018.00
Cleveland Browns18.0017.00
Cincinnati Bengals20.0023.00
Baltimore Ravens22.0026.00
Indianapolis Colts23.0026.00
Arizona Cardinals25.0026.00
Tennessee Titans26.0026.00
Las Vegas Raiders35.0041.00
New England Patriots35.0041.00
Miami Dolphins35.0041.00
Philadelphia Eagles40.0051.00
Minnesota Vikings40.0051.00
New Orleans Saints40.0031.00
Pittsburgh Steelers60.0071.00
Washington Commanders60.0081.00
Seattle Seahawks80.00101.00
Carolina Panthers90.00101.00
New York Giants90.00101.00
Jacksonville Jaguars90.00101.00
Chicago Bears90.00101.00
Atlanta Falcons90.00101.00
Detroit Lions130.00301.00
Houston Texans170.00301.00
New York Jets180.00201.00

Brady’s Return Boosts Bucs

Facing an offseason of uncertainty in the wake of quarterback Tom Brady’s decision to retire at the end of the 2021 NFL season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers found themselves sitting well back of the favourites on the Super Bowl 57 opening odds. With Brady out of the picture, the Bucs were expected to embark on a reset of their lineup, if not a full-blown rebuild. That was reflected on the early futures, where they sported odds as long as 23.00.

However, after enjoying just six months of retirement, Brady had a change of heart and stunned the football world with his decision to return to Tampa Bay for at least one more season. Tom Terrific’s unexpected unretirement has had an immediate impact on both the Buccaneers’ offseason plans and on their position on the Super Bowl odds.

In the wake of Brady’s decision, Tampa Bay wasted no time beefing up their lineup. In addition to inking center Ryan Jenson to a three-year deal, the team has also come to terms on new contracts with receiver Chris Godwin and rusher Leonard Fournette. And the impact has been immediate and dramatic, with the Bucs rocketing to a short 8.40 bet on the Super Bowl odds, trailing only the Buffalo Bills.

Bills Entrenched as Favourites

Denied a chance to claim their first-ever Super Bowl title by a disappointing loss to Kansas City that will go done as one of the greatest NFL playoff games of all time, the Bills have quickly established themselves as early favourites on the NFL futures, with odds as short as 7.40.

With Josh Allen leaving no doubt that he deserves to be included among the NFL’s elite quarterbacks, the Bills emerged as an offensive force while claiming a second straight AFC East title last season. However, for the second year in a row, the Bills saw their Super Bowl hopes dashed by a playoff loss to the Chiefs. While the team is set to return with the core largely intact, Bills management has made some key offseason moves.

Most notable among Buffalo’s moves is the signing of two-time Super Bowl champion defensive end Von Miller. In addition, Allen will enjoy more veteran targets with the arrival of receiver Jamison Crowder and tight end OJ Howard.

Front of the Pack

Rounding out the top of the Super Bowl odds board, the Kansas City Chiefs have remained resilient despite dealing Tyreek Hill to Miami this week, and trail only Buffalo and Tampa Bay at 9.40. With Aaron Rodgers set to return to the fold, the Green Bay Packers closely follow at 11.00, where they join the Super Bowl champion Rams.

Both the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns have made significant gains after making bold moves in the trade market. After acquiring quarterback Russell Wilson in a trade with Seattle, the Broncos have vaulted to a 15.00 bet. The Browns have received a similar bump, climbing to 18.00 after acquiring embattle star quarterback Deshaun Watson from the Houston Texans.

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Cincinnati Bengals to win AFC North

The Bengals’ moves to bolster their offensive line have gone largely unnoticed, but make them a high-value bet to repeat as AFC North champions



Bengals’ Fading Odds Offer Value

The Browns’ decision to acquire Watson has also lifted them past the defending AFC champion Cincinnati Bengals, both on the Super Bowl odds and the odds to win the AFC North title. Perched among the favourites on the opening odds, the Bengals have steadily faded as rival teams have made blockbuster moves, and now sit at a distant 20.00 bet.

Cincinnati now also trails the Browns as a 3.05-second favourite to repeat as AFC North champions. However, the Bengals have taken important steps in their bid to shore up a porous offensive line that allowed star quarterback Joe Burrow to be sacked 19 times during the playoffs. The team has already replaced three starters on the OL, including guard Alex Cappa and offensive tackle La’el Collins, who made a public commitment to Burrow that “nobody is touching you” next season.

Considering that Burrow has arrived as an elite quarterback, and the team is making the necessary moves to surround him with a talented OL, the Bengals offer enormous value on the AFC North odds. However, they may have to get in line behind the Bills in the pursuit of their first-ever Super Bowl title.

The Pick: Bills (7.75) at Betsafe