Oddsmakers Still Favor Packers to Win Super Bowl LVI

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  • Packers, Rodgers have subtle lead on odds boards
  • Henry’s presence gets him judicious (+1800) to win Super Bowl MVP
  • Three of the four games are rematches from the regular season

The Green Bay Packers continue to be the favorite to win Super Bowl LVI as the No. 1 seed from the NFC entertains the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday evening.

The Packers are receiving (+350) odds to win the title after finishing tied for first place with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC. Green Bay won the tie-breaker based on a better in-conference record and the Packers currently hold odds at (+150) to win the NFC.

The Packers matchup with the upstart San Francisco 49ers and they are a 6-point favorite after the Niners deflated the Dallas Cowboys’ playoff and Super Bowl hopes with a 23-17 win on Sunday.

San Francisco has the seventh best odds of the eight remaining teams as the Niners post (+1000) and they of course won outright as a 3-point underdog against the Cowboys. The 49ers are catching (+450) to win the NFC, fourth among the remaining teams.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is posted with (+450) odds as he and Patrick Mahomes of the Chiefs are tied with the best MVP odds for Super bowl LVI.

Other sportsbooks have Rodgers in the lead with a (+475) listing and Mahomes at (+525).

San Francisco’s Deebo Samuel is the first 49er with MVP odds as he is is tied with the Rams’ Cooper Kupp with (+3000) odds to win this award.

However with other oddsmakers, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo still has the best 49ers’ odds at (+1400)

Green Bay won at San Francisco, 30-28, as the 49ers’ trip into the frozen tundra is a revenge matchup.

Bengals Claw and Scratch Their Way To Date With Tennessee

Cincinnati withstood a late Las Vegas Raiders rally to take a 26-19 win and move on to a matchup with the Tennessee Titans this Saturday.

Linebacker Germaine Pratt intercepted Raiders QB Derek Carr at the Bengals two-yard line on a fourth down pass play with nine seconds remaining.

The Bengals are last in odds to win the Super Bowl as they sit with (+1400) odds and they are planted at only (+600) odds to win the AFC. Joe Burrow has (+1600) odds to win the Super Bowl MVP as the is the last of the eight quarterbacks.

Tennessee anticipates the return of running back Derrick Henry who went out in Week 8 with a foot injury.

Oddsmakers do as well as he is the first non-quarterback with Super Bowl MVP odds and he is handed a (+1800) ticket. Other NFL betting sites have hime posted ahead of both Burrow and San Francisco’s Jimmy Garoppolo as he is tied with the Titans’ Ryan Tannehill at (+1200).

The Titans are the No. 1 seed in the AFC, but have the third best odds to win the conference as they are now at (+260) and the Titans are hitting (+800) odds to win Super Bowl LVI.

The Titans are a 3.5-favorite heading into Saturday’s matchup.

Bills, Chiefs On Collision Course After Opening Blow Outs

Buffalo had driven to the Patriots to the brink after one quarter and after Josh Allen’s five touchdown passes, the Bills are second in odds to win the AFC at (+230) while gathering the third best odds to win the Super Bowl with a (+500) tag.

Allen’s best number is (+575) as he also is catching (+625) odds from some of the best online sportsbooks.

The Buffalo signal-caller slumped at mid-season, but he seems back in the saddle after completing 21-of-25 passes for 308 yards on Saturday.

As we have said earlier Mahomes is only behind Rodgers for the Super Bowl MVP as he threw for 404 yards and five touchdowns himself.

Tyreek Hill is netting (+5000) odds to win the MVP for the Chiefs.

Kansas City has odds at (+400) which is the second-best odds to win the Super Bowl while casting a (+175) to win the AFC.

The Chiefs are a (-2.5) favorite in a game which is a revenge game for Kansas City after the Chiefs were waxed by the Bills, 38-20, in Week 5.

Buccaneers host Rams in Another Rematch

Los Angeles took a 34-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Sofi Stadium in Week 3, so this time the Rams roll into Tampa Bay, having won five out of their last six games after a 34-11 victory over the Cardinals on Monday night.

The Bucs are a 3-point favorite over the Rams as Tampa Bay dives into odds at (+550) while the Rams net (+750) to win the Super Bowl.

Tom Brady is catching (+600) odds to win the Super Bowl MVP and Matt Stafford is right behind him at (+900). Cooper Kupp has odds at (+3000) right now to win the MVP as Aaron Donald is posted at (+5000).

Tampa Bay is just ahead of the Rams to win the NFC with (+230) odds while Los Angeles has been given (+350).

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Kenneth Cross / Author

Kenneth Cross is a new entry to The Sports Geek staff as he has 25 years of experience in print, broadcast, and internet sports journalism. Cross is a lover of all sports, but college basketball is his passion. He estimates that he has seen around 1,500 college basketball games - live and in-person - and hopes that grows this season. If you listen to Radio, you have likely heard him on Sundays covering the Carolina Panthers for some 20 years. Now in Tampa Bay, he works as a national radio correspondent.

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