According to the oddsmakers the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers have cast aside their four-leaf clover for more reliable resources. In just four weeks and a Christmas past Pittsburgh has gone from a fortunate bounce of the ball that resulted in the team clinching the AFC North title over the rival Baltimore Ravens to outplaying their opponents on Sunday afternoon. 2017 Odds to Win NFL Divisions: Steelers 1-to-8
When the sportsbooks opened their NFL Futures back in May it was a given that the American Football Conference would be a slam-dunk for the reigning world champion New England Patriots. With an opening season loss to the Kansas City Chiefs – Mr. Brady and Mr. Belichick have backed up to in the odds to win the conference but at 2-1 in the standings they haven’t lost any momentum as public investments continue to come pouring in on them at most Vegas and Offshore shops. Brady and company come in an updated 1-to-20 odds to win the AFC East according to the Las Vegas SuperBook, WestGate.
The National Football League Week #1 season openers are in the books, save the Miami and Tampa Bay organizations, that were forced to use their bye-week this past Sunday due to Hurricane Irma. With most teams having a game under their belt it is time to address the winners and losers from last Thursday and Sunday events and access their performance while viewing any movement in “sportsbook futures” money on specific clubs.
The Las Vegas South Point Race and Sportsbook opened their 2017 NFL Regular Season Team Win Totals and their Odds to Win NFL Divisions after the NFL Draft and not only did the Tennessee Titans receive a 9.5 regular season win total which ranked above the Houston Texans at 8.5 and the Indianapolis Colts at 9 the Titans were favored to claim the AFC South title, as well.
The 2017 New England Patriots are expected to be good and the Killer B’s (Tom Brady and Bill Belichick) come into the 2017-18 National Football League leading a team and a campaign with lofty expectations.
The Westgate SuperBook released their 2017-18 NFL Division odds, and seven of last year’s division winners are favored to repeat this year. The lone exception? The Oakland Raiders. The Black Hole finished tied at 12-4 with Kansas City, but got swept by their AFC West rival in the regular season. Oakland is a 9/5 favorite to capture the division this season.
Just getting into the NFL playoffs might seem enough to the average fan but for NFL franchises winning their division is the top variable to postseason success, wins, if you will. NFL clubs that earn their division title are guaranteed at least one home playoff game which turns into a 67 percent probability of winning and advancing in the January and February National Football League tournament.