Ever since Pete Rozelle was the commissioner of the NFL and professional football became the most popular sport in America, he took pride in the league’s parity.
Rozelle wanted the NFL to be competitive from top to bottom, making it difficult for teams to stay at the top, in part due to the allocation of draft slots.
The former commissioner’s vision still rings true today. As we head into Week 16 of the NFL season, only five of the 32 teams have been eliminated from the postseason. Teams with just four wins this season are still in contention for the playoffs.
Which teams will make the postseason is always a hot topic. Let’s take a look at the topic from a betting perspective by looking at the odds of teams making the playoffs at FOX Bet.
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At the top of the AFC are Super Bowl favorites the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs, who have clinched playoff spots. The big question mark in the AFC is the wild card race, which is shaping up to go down to the wire.
In the NFC, the Philadelphia Eagles (13-1) have clinched their postseason berth and are currently the No. 1 seed in the NFC, with the Minnesota Vikings (11-3), Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers (both with 10-4). way back Will the entire NFC East make the postseason, or can the Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions or Green Bay Packers make a late surge?
Here’s parity for you: Fewer teams have clinched their division title (three) than teams that have been eliminated in mid-December (five). And every team in the NFC South (6-8 Tampa Bay, with Atlanta, Carolina and New Orleans at 5-9) is one game out of first place (or last place), with all four teams still in the race for the division. title
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Here are the current odds available at FOX Bet for the teams that have work to do to make the NFL playoffs:
Jacksonville Jaguars: Yes +115 (bet $10 to win $21.50 total), No -154 (bet $10 to win $16.49 total)
Los Angeles Chargers: Yes -769 (bet $10 to win $11.30 total), No +400 (bet $10 to win $50 total)
Las Vegas Raiders: Yes +2000 (bet $10 to win $210 total), No -10000 (bet $10 to win $10.10 total)
Miami Dolphins: Yes -278 (bet $10 to win $13.60 total), No +200 (bet $10 to win $30 total)
New England Patriots: Yes +450 (bet $10 to win $55 total), No -667 (bet $10 to win $11.50 total)
New York Jets: Yes +360 (bet $10 to win $46 total), No -500 (bet $10 to win $12 total)
Tennessee Titans: Yes -162 (bet $10 to win $16.17 total), No +130 (bet $10 to win $23 total)
Detroit Lions: Yes +125 (bet $10 to win $22.50 total), No -149 (bet $10 to win $17.71 total)
Green Bay Packers: Yes +800 (bet $10 to win $90 total), No -1667 (bet $10 to win $10.60 total)
New York Giants: Yes -1250 (bet $10 to win $10.80 total), No +500 (bet $10 to win $60 total)
Seattle Seahawks: Yes +175 (bet $10 to win $27.50 total), No -227 (bet $10 to win $14.41 total)
Commanders of Washington (Boost bet) Yes +200 (bet $10 to win $30 total)No -275 (bet $10 to win $13.64 total)
Teams achieved: Bosses, Cowboys, Eagles, 49ers, Vikings
Removed teams: Bears, Broncos, Cardinals, Rams, Texans
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