Training camp for all NFL teams have started, which means the start of the regular season is just around the corner. Even though there are still a few weeks before the season starts, people are already betting on the teams they think will win the Super Bowl. Last season, the San Francisco 49ers
finished the season 6-10, but thanks to their five-game win streak at the end of the season, the 49ers odds to win NFC West crown is very favorable.
The biggest reason a lot of people are betting on the 49ers to win the Super Bowl is the fact that they have Jimmy Garoppolo as their starting quarterback. Before Garoppolo got his first start with the 49ers, the team had won only one game and looked like they were going to be competing with the Cleveland Browns
for the top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft
However, Garoppolo led the team to five straight victories, which helped him land a big contract with the team during the offseason.
Now that their quarterback has been signed to a long-term deal and had all offseason to master the team’s playbook, he is expected to lead the team back into the playoffs, which is something they haven’t done since Jim Harbaugh was still coaching the team.
A day after the Philadelphia Eagles
defeated the New England Patriots
to win their first Super Bowl, the odds for this season’s Super Bowl winner was released. The 49ers were the most popular team people bet on to win the Super Bowl.
According to reports, 12 percent of the bets were placed on the 49ers, which was the most for any team. According to Nevada sportsbook William Hill, people have bet more money on the 49ers to win the Super Bowl than any other team.
During the offseason, the 49ers’ odds to win the Super Bowl has been in the top 10. Immediately after the Super Bowl, Bovada gave the 49ers 20/1 odds of winning this year’s Super Bowl, which was the 10th best odds. When free agency started, the odds were updated and the 49ers odds to win went to 14/1, which was the fifth best odds to win the Super Bowl.
After the 2018 NFL Draft
, the 49ers odds to win the Super Bowl changed again, this time to 15/1, which was the seventh best odds.
Right now, the odds have moved again and the 49ers now have 22/1 odds to win the Super Bowl, which is the 10th best odds among NFL teams.
Even though the 49ers are the most popular team bet on to win the Super Bowl, some people are wary of the odds because they don’t think it is a good value bet. The experts believe you can get better odds on the 49ers to win the Super Bowl by being patient.
The 49ers have a tough schedule at the beginning of the season, and will face four teams that finished above .500 at the start of the season, two of which made the playoffs. If the 49ers struggle at the beginning of the season, their odds to win the Super Bowl will drop, giving fans a chance to pick them to win the Super Bowl at better odds.
2018/19 Super Bowl LIII- Odds To Win