NFL Playoffs 2019: Philadelphia Eagles Have Better Super Bowl Odds Than Other Four Teams

NFL Playoffs 2019: Philadelphia Eagles Have Better Super Bowl Odds Than Other Four Teams

    The Philadelphia Eagles are the major Wild Card weekend underdogs in the 2019 NFL playoffs. It might be considered that they have the most awful Super Bowl odds of any leftover team but that’s not the situation.

The Super Bowl is the yearly tournament of the National Football League (NFL). The tournament is the conclusion of a season that begins in the late summer. Roman numbers are used instead of the year to recognize the season in which it is held. Super Bowl I was played on January 15, 1967. The most recent Super Bowl was Super Bowl LII which was played on February 4, 2018, the 2017 season.

The Philadelphia Eagles are a proficient American football franchise established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles contend in the National Football League (NFL) as an associate club of the league’s National Football Conference (NFC) East division.

Eagles are Super Bowl champs as they have won Super Bowl LII which was their first Super Bowl in franchise history as well as their fourth NFL championship in general, after winning the title game in the years 1948, 1949, and 1960.

As per the latest odds from BetOnline.ag, there are four teams which are considered as the longer Super Bowl odds. These four teams are:

  • The Houston Texans- It has number 3 seed in AFC
  • The Dallas Cowboys- It has no. 4 seed in AFC
  • The Seattle Seahawks- It has no. 5 seed in AFC
  • The Indianapolis Colts- It has number 6 seed in AFC

Eagles’ Super Bowl odds have upgraded from 40/1 to 16/1. In spite of being the No. 6 seed, four teams have inferior odds than them. The current odds of the Houston Texans are 25/1 which earlier was 20/1. On the other hand, the Dallas Cowboys current odds are 25/1 which has upgraded from 33/1. Team Seattle Seahawks have stayed the same with 25/1 Super Bowl odds. Last but not the least team Indianapolis Colts has also shown improvement by leading its present odds to 25/1 from 33/1 previous odds.

This is clear that most of the team, as well as others, don’t think Eagles as a daring club heading into the playoffs. They are positively receiving some additional respect than other teams.

The team steadily ranks amongst the greatest in the league in appearance and since the 1999 season it has traded out every game. It was categorized as the number one competition of all-time from NFL Network. It is also ranked at number four amongst the Top 10 NFL rivalries of all-time from Sports Illustrated. As per the ESPN, it is one of the ferocious and most renowned oppositions in the American football community.

Here are some scores of Philadelphia Eagles against its rivalry teams which will show the Eagles’ Super Bowl matchups potential from most expected to least:

  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs – 40/1
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots – 50/1
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Baltimore Ravens – 100/1
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Chargers – 125/1
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Houston Texans – 150/1
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Indianapolis Colts – 150/1

Besides when it moves toward to this year’s Super Bowl LIII MVP odds, the leading title holder ranks around the middle of the pack.

Out of the four teams such as the Houston Texans, the Dallas Cowboys, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles has shown great improvements in Super Bowl odds. Some teams have upgraded themselves and some remained at the same odds but no one has matched the improvement of team Eagles and that’s why it is making it one of the most challenging teams among others.

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