The Super Bowl ended the same way as 7 of the last 10 games did, with Tom Brady hoisting the coveted Lombardi Trophy.
States are still reporting betting figures but experts anticipate sports betting handle on Super Bowl 55 to be upwards of $436.6 million.
So it comes as no surprise that the Kansas City Chiefs are once again favored to win Super Bowl 56.
2022 Super Bowl odds
Next year’s Super Bowl will be held on Feb. 6, 2022 in Inglewood, California. And already, the top four teams from the 2021 season all have significant odds.
DraftKings Sportsbook odds are:
- KC Chiefs +550
- GB Packers +900
- TB Buccaneers +900
- BUF Bills +1200
FanDuel Sportsbook odds are:
- KC Chiefs +550
- TB Buccaneers +950
- GB Packers +1100
- BUF Bills +1100
The odds: outside and inside the box
If you are in the market for a way out-of-the-box gamble, DraftKings has both the Detroit Lions and Houston Texans listed at +12500 to win Super Bowl 56.
FanDuel odds are DET Lions +12000 and HOU Texans +7000.
If the goal is to play it safe, there are several teams with decent odds.
The LA Rams, listed at +1300 on DraftKings/Fanduel, recently acquired quarterback Matthew Stafford and brings back a wealth of talent.
Similarly, the Cleveland Brown +2000 (DK) and +2200 (FD) bring back an offense that racked up the 3rd most rushing yards (2,374) in 2020.
Both the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers carry +1400 odds at FanDuel. However, the 49ers could have upwards of 40 free agents this off-season.
Off-season moves could shift odds
Of course, oddsmakers will be watching what teams do in the off-season leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft.
The New Orleans Saints (+2000) could see a shift in odds if QB Drew Brees returns for his 21st NFL season.
Other major headlines to watch include what the Houston Texas will do with star quarterback Deshaun Watson, if the Philadelphia Eagles (+6600) will trade quarterback Carson Wentz, and who will new Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach, Urban Meyer, draft with the #1 pick.
Jacksonville currently is listed at +7500 DraftKings and +8000 FanDuel.
DraftKings has Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence -5000, slated to be drafted #1. FanDuel has Lawrence listed at -6000.
Other quarterbacks who could challenge Lawrence for the top overall pick include:
- Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields (+1400)
- BYU quarterback Zach Wilson (+2000)
Longshots for the #1 draft pick include:
- Alabama QB Mac Jones +10000
- North Dakota State QB Trey Lance +5000