|2014 Super Bowl Odds: Broncos, 49ers and Patriots Favored|
|Written by Michelle Bach|
|Monday, 11 February 2013 12:46|
The Baltimore Ravens upset bookmakers in Vegas hoisting the Lombardi trophy in New Orleans but are longshots to repeat as champions in 2014 Super Bowl odds. The Broncos, 49ers, Patriots and Packers are favored to win the title at MetLife Stadium next season while the Ravens have been posted as underdogs. Moneyline futures have listed the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers as 7/1 betting favorites to win Superbowl XLVIII followed by the New England Patriots at 15/2, the Green Bay Packers at 10/1 and the Ravens at 14/1.
Peyton Manning and the Broncos surprise most handicappers last season winning eleven straight games at one point to finish the year with a 13-3 straight up record. That being said, Baltimore shut down Denver's offense long enough to hold onto a 38-35 double overtime win in the AFC divisional round. Bookmakers are predicting a similar season for don't think there is a team that will be able to do that this season however listing the Broncos as 7/1 favorites in 2014 Super Bowl odds. The San Francisco 49ers could taste victory in New Orleans but fell just short of glory in a 34-31 loss to the Ravens. QB Colin Kaepernick will now have the experience needed to lead the team back to the championship game which is why the "niners" are also listed as 7/1 favorites in Vegas.
The New England Patriots were perhaps the biggest disappointment for gamblers in the playoffs losing 13-28 to Baltimore int he AFC conference championship. However, with head coach Bill Belichik's clipboard never too far behind, Super Bowl odds have listed the Patriots as 15/2 favorites to reach the title game once again. The Green Bay Packers managed to defeat Minnesota in the wild card round last year but eventually fell to the 49ers in the NFC title by a score of 31-45. However with Aaron Rodger still behind center, the Packers have been listed as 10/1 favorites to return in 2014 as champions. Which leaves Baltimore as longshots at 14/1 to claim the title once again. Will the loss of Ray Lewis and possibly Ed Reed hurt the Ravens chances of doing so? Maybe, but they said the squad was too old this season and look what happened.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 16:35|