After posting wins in eight of their last nine games, the Kansas City Chiefs have rocketed up the Super Bowl odds and now sit among the favorites at +900 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Kansas City endured a sluggish start to its campaign, winning just two of its first four games and sending its odds plummeting as far as +3300. But the 10-3 Chiefs have been red hot since and enter their Week 15 matchup against the Tennessee Titans deadlocked with Oakland atop the AFC West standings and in command of the No. 2 seed in the AFC.
Kansas City is one of three teams to gain ground on the Super Bowl odds over the past week.
The 8-5 Atlanta Falcons climbed from +2500 to +1600 following last week’s 42-14 rout of the Los Angeles Rams as 5-point road favorites, but remain in a battle with the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the top spot in the NFC South. However, the Falcons enjoy one of the easiest remaining schedules, with games against San Francisco, Carolina, and New Orleans.
The Green Bay Packers also have clawed their way back to +1600, joining the Falcons and the Raiders after reviving their playoff hopes with three straight wins. Green Bay opened the campaign as +600 Super Bowl favorites but quickly fell off the page during a four-game SU slide that temporarily dumped it to a distant +5000.
The Denver Broncos lead the tumble down the Super Bowl odds this week, falling to +5000 following last week’s 13-10 loss in Tennessee as 2-point underdogs. The defending champions trail Oakland and Kansas City by two games in the AFC West, and face a brutal stretch run with dates against New England, the Chiefs, and the Raiders.
Straight-up winners in four straight games, the Patriots enter their matchup with Denver as clear +225 Super Bowl favorites. The Dallas Cowboys saw a franchise-record 11-game SU win streak end last week but remain at a strong +500, and they are closely followed by the NFC West-leading Seattle Seahawks at +650.
The Pittsburgh Steelers join the Chiefs at +900, while the New York Giants are knotted with the Detroit Lions at +2000. The Buccaneers sport +4000 odds, ahead of the Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings, Houston Texans, and Washington Redskins, who all sit alongside the Broncos at +5000.
From there, the Indianapolis Colts sit well back at +6000, followed by Tennessee at +7500, and the Miami Dolphins at +10000, while the Arizona Cardinals are +50000 longshots.
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