NFL: Super Bowl 55 Betting Preview, Odds & Predictions

The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL) season and usually takes place annually in late January or early February. Below you will find the latest Super Bowl 55 odds and betting tips.

Super Bowl 55 betting odds

Coronavirus Update

The new NFL season was scheduled to start on Thursday 10th September but this may well change depending on the progress of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Unlike many other major sporting events around the world, the NFL 2020 season looks to have been relatively lucky with regards to disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

This owes much to the scheduling of the NFL season of course, although with cases of the virus currently rising in many states (and there is also the possibility of a second wave of the pandemic impacting the season once it has commenced), it certainly can’t be guaranteed that the NFL 2020 season goes ahead as planned.

The NFL has suspended its international games for the season as a necessary precaution due to the Covid-19 crisis, so there will be no longer be the scheduled games taking place in England (in London at Wembley Stadium and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) and Mexico (at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City).

NFL 2020 Schedule

Provided there are no further changes, the current plans for the season are as follows…

The defending Super Bowl LIV champions, Kansas City Chiefs, will begin the season by hosting the Houston Texans on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

The season will be played over a 17-week schedule, with each of the 32 teams playing a 16-game regular season and with each team having one bye week. The regular season will conclude with a full slate of 16 games on Sunday, January 3, 2021.

When is the Super Bowl 2021?

Super Bowl LV will conclude the NFL season with the championship game on February 7, 2021 at the Raymond James Stadium (aka “Ray Jay”) in Tampa, Florida.

Who will win Super Bowl 55?

As of June 27, the Super Bowl 55 winner odds sees defending champions Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens as the joint favourites (+600) with the NFL bookies.

Next in the 2021 Super Bowl betting lines are the San Francisco 49ers (+900), New Orleans Saints (+1000), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+1000), Dallas Cowboys (+1500) and the Seattle Seahawks (+2000).

Super Bowl 55 Betting Odds

Kansas City Chiefs+600
Baltimore Ravens+650
San Francisco 49ers+900
New Orleans Saints+1000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers+1000
Dallas Cowboys+1600
Seattle Seahawks+2000
Philadelphia Eagles+2000
Green Bay Packers+2400
Buffalo Bills+2200
Pittsburgh Steelers+2200
Tennessee Titans+2800
Indianapolis Colts+2000
New England Patriots+1200
Minnesota Vikings+3000
Cleveland Browns+3000
Chicago Bears+4000
Los Angeles Chargers+5000
Los Angeles Rams+6000
Houston Texans+6600
Atlanta Falcons+3500
Las Vegas Raiders+5500
Arizona Cardinals+4000
Denver Broncos+5000
Detroit Lions+6600
Miami Dolphins+8000
Carolina Panthers+12500
New York Giants+9000
New York Jets+9000
Cincinnati Bengals+15000
Jacksonville Jaguars+20000
Washington Redskins+15000

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Latest Super Bowl 55 Odds Updates

Here are some of the latest Super Bowl 55 odds movements and changes for the leading contenders…

MARCH 18 – Buccaneers Sign Tom Brady

Tampa Bay Buccaneers become a contender for Super Bowl 55 after signing legendary quarterback Tom Brady.

MARCH 16 – Legal Tampering Period Now Open

Titans Super Bowl 55 odds shorten as they extend quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Meanwhile the Chargers see their Super Bowl 55 odds plummet after they drop out of the scramble to sign Tom Brady.

FEBRUARY 10 – Eagles & Seahawks Attract Support

There is reported money coming in for both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Seattle Seahawks which has seen their odds for Super Bowl 55 steadily shorten. On the flip side, teams seeing very little action are the Atalanta Falcons, LA Chargers and Chicago Bears who have all seen their Super Bowl 2021 odds drift out.

FEBRUARY 2 – Chiefs Win Super Bowl

Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl 54 beating the San Francisco 49ers by 31-10. Their Super Bowl 55 odds are clipped in to just +550 favorites with the bookies (in from +700).

JANUARY 16 – Chiefs Favourites for Super Bowl 55

The Kansas City Chiefs have opened up the +700 favourites with the online bookmakers in the newly opened Super Bowl 55 odds markets.

Super Bowl LV Betting Favorites

Kansas City Chiefs +600

As defending champions, it’s no surprise to see the KC Chiefs installed as the early bookies favorites to win back to back championships. There wasn’t a great deal to be addressed in the draft, but Clyde Edwards-Helaire was a slightly surprising choice at running back. With quarterback Patrick Mahomes on the roster, they are clearly serious contenders.

Baltimore Ravens +600

The Ravens were strongly fancied in the Super Bowl betting odds earlier this year, but went down to a surprising loss to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC divisional round. Calais Campbell was a good trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, while Patrick Queen and J.K. Dobbins look good draft picks.

San Francisco 49ers +900

The NFC champions came agonisingly close to winning the Super Bowl this year, but replicating or improving on that performance this season looks to be a big ask. Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a first-round selection. It’s a sacrifice they probably felt obliged to make, in the belief that they wouldn’t be able to sign Buckner to a new contract.

New Orleans Saints +1000

The re-signing of QB Drew Brees was widely anticipated (it was always going to that or retirement), but it would have been a relief to get him tied down for a further two years nonetheless. Retaining the versatile Taysom Hill and Andrus Peat for the offensive-line are also key moves that ensure continuity for the Saints.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers +1000

The big move in outright Super Bowl betting odds on the Buccaneers owes almost everything to the signing of the legendary Tom Brady. Legend though he is, the reality is that Brady is very much in the twilight of his career and isn’t the player of old. There looks to be better options on which to wager than the Buccaneers for the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl LV Betting Predictions

The Baltimore Ravens flattered to deceive when they failed to maintain their regular season form in the playoffs, with NFL MVP Lamar Jackson’s reliance on running the football again being exposed in the postseason. The hope is that lessons have been learned.

They’ve been active in the offseason and look capable of going all the way this time. They look the pick at +600 with Bovada to win Super Bowl LV and at +300 to win the AFC Championship. (full odds shown below)

In what looks to be a very open betting market, the New Orleans Saints look the best pick at +500 with Bovada for the NFC Championship (full odds listed below), with a back-up bet on the Minnesota Vikings at +1400 also with Bovada.

Who won the Super Bowl in 2019-20?

On 2nd February 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers by 31-20 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida to win their first championship since Super Bowl IV way back in 1970.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes won the Super Bowl MVP Award (Most Valuable Player) as he completed 26 of his 42 attempted passes for a total of 286 yards which included 2 touchdowns, 2 interceptions and a rushed 29-yard touchdown.

AFC Conference Betting Odds

Kansas City Chiefs+300
Baltimore Ravens+333
Buffalo Bills+1100
Pittsburgh Steelers+1100
Indianapolis Colts+1100
Tennessee Titans+1400
New England Patriots+650
Cleveland Browns+1500
Los Angeles Chargers+2500
Houston Texans+3300
Las Vegas Raiders+3000
Denver Broncos+2800
Miami Dolphins+4000
New York Jets+5000
Cincinnati Bengals+6600
Jacksonville Jaguars+10000

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NFC Conference Betting Odds

San Francisco 49ers+450
New Orleans Saints+550
Tampa Bay Buccaneers+550
Dallas Cowboys+700
Seattle Seahawks+1000
Philadelphia Eagles+1000
Green Bay Packers+1100
Minnesota Vikings+1400
Chicago Bears+2000
Atlanta Falcons+2000
Los Angeles Rams+2800
Arizona Cardinals+2000
Detroit Lions+3300
New York Giants+5000
Carolina Panthers+6600
Washington Redskins+7500

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AFC North Betting Odds

Baltimore Ravens-240
Pittsburgh Steelers+375
Cleveland Browns+550
Cincinnati Bengals+2500

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AFC East Betting Odds

Buffalo Bills+145
New England Patriots+110
Miami Dolphins+800
New York Jets+800

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AFC South Betting Odds

Indianapolis Colts+120
Tennessee Titans+175
Houston Texans+325
Jacksonville Jaguars+1800

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AFC West Betting Odds

Kansas City Chiefs-400
Denver Broncos+800
Los Angeles Chargers+900
Las Vegas Raiders+1000

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NFC North Betting Odds

Green Bay Packers+165
Minnesota Vikings+165
Chicago Bears+375
Detroit Lions+600

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NFC East Betting Odds

Dallas CowboysEVEN
Philadelphia Eagles+140
New York Giants+800
Washington Redskins+1200

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NFC South Betting Odds

New Orleans Saints-105
Tampa Bay Buccaneers+140
Atlanta Falcons+700
Carolina Panthers+2000

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NFC West Betting Odds

San Francisco 49ers-110
Seattle Seahawks+260
Los Angeles Rams+450
Arizona Cardinals+700

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