Betfair aponta os times favoritos na disputa pelo Super Bowl LVIII na NFL
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With six weeks remaining until the end of the National Football League (NFL) regular season, sports odds specialist Betfair analyzed each team’s chances of reaching the playoffs.

In addition to the favorites for the title, the bookmaker evaluated the best campaign in the regular season, and who emerges as the biggest candidate for rookie of the year in the league.

Betfair points out tight competition for Super Bowl LVIII

Three teams appear tied, according to Betfair, in terms of chances of winning the next Super Bowl in Las Vegas.

For the bookmaker, the Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers appear with 16% (odds of 5.0) each to win the title next February.

Next comes the current leader of the American Conference Baltimore Ravens (10%), followed by the Miami Dolphins (8%) and the Dallas Cowboys (7%).

Check out the 10 teams with the most chances of winning:

  • Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers, 16%;
  • Baltimore Ravens, 10%;
  • Miami Dolphins, 8%;
  • Dallas Cowboys, 7%;
  • Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions, 5%;
  • Buffalo Bills, 3%;
  • Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns, 2%;
  • Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints, 1%.

Current finalists lead the search for Seed 1

With the change of teams in the playoffs, only the teams with the best record in the AFC and NFC have a break in the first round of the playoffs.

In the American conference (AFC), despite being behind the current leaders (Baltimore Ravens), the Chiefs appear as favorites to take this place with 46% (odds of 1.83), according to Betfair.

Check out the list:

  • Kansas City Chiefs, 46%;
  • Baltimore Ravens, 19%;
  • Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars, 15%;
  • Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, 2%;
  • Houston Texans, 1%.

In the national conference (NFC), favoritism lies with the team with the best campaign: the Philadelphia Eagles.

The team, which has only lost one match so far, has a 69% chance of taking Seed 1 (odds of 1.25). This means that for every real bet on the team, the return is R$1.25.

Check out the conference list:

  • Philadelphia Eagles, 69%;
  • San Francisco 49ers, 20%;
  • Dallas Cowboys, 6%;
  • Detroit Lions, 4%;
  • Seattle Seahawks, 1%.

For Betfair, C.J. Stroud is almost guaranteed Rookie of the Year

Commanding the Houston Texans attack, C.J. Stroud is responding to all the critics who thought he wouldn’t perform in the NFL.

One of the leaders in passing yards, the QB appears as a big favorite for the rookie of the year award according to Betfair, with 84% (odds of 1.01). Puka Nakua, Jahmyr Gibbs and Bijan Robinson appear with 3% each (odd of 26.0).