July 01, 2018
When the Philadelphia Eagles opened at 8/1 odds to win Super Bowl LIII, they had the second-best odds to win it all behind only the New England Patriots, who opened at 4/1. The Eagles have since jumped to 5/1 favorites to win the Super Bowl next year, with the Patriots sliding to 6/1, per this snapshot from the Borgata in Atlantic City by Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer:
Eagles are down from 8/1 to 5/1 to win the Super Bowl in Atlantic City sportsbook. Giants are down from 40/1 to 18/1. pic.twitter.com/vTXmtYJXUW— Zach Berman (@ZBerm) July 1, 2018
The Eagles' line has undoubtedly moved because Philly fans are plunking down a lot of bets on the Eagles. Similarly, the New York Giants, a team that looks nothing remotely close to a Super Bowl contender, moved from 40/1 to 18/1, likely because of North Jersey meatheads driving down the Garden State Parkway with fistfuls of cash and a lot of delusion. The Giants now have the ninth-best odds in the NFL.
Here's an updated look, reordered with the most recent odds:
• Good buys: Falcons (20/1), Texans (25/1), Panthers (40/1), Chiefs (40/1), Redskins (75/1).
• Throw your money away: Giants (18/1), Cowboys (18/1), 49ers (20/1), Broncos (22/1), Bears (40/1).
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