With NFL Week 2 odds on the move, let’s break down the most notable fluctuation for the Super Bowl 57 odds betting market. In particular, I’ll focus on the futures prices that dipped significantly. All of the odds are via BetMGM Sportsbook.
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Philadelphia Eagles (+2500 to )
The betting market was constantly backing Philadelphia in 2021, but Nick Sirianni’s team finished just 3-6 against the spread as an underdog. A similar market script appears to be occurring this time around, as the Eagles’ Super Bowl odds initially lessened from +4000 after acquiring Pro Bowl wideout AJ Brown on draft night.
They’re currently tied with the Packers () for the fifth-shortest odds in that market.
Granted, Jalen Hurts & Co. outgained the Lions by 1.84 Yards Per Pass Attempt (YPA) in their season opener. That was in spite of Detroit generating a backdoor cover (+5.5) in the fourth quarter, losing by just a field goal.
Minnesota Vikings (+4000 to )
Speaking of Kevin O’Connell’s crew, most legal sportsbooks were selling around +2500 to begin the 2022 campaign. BetMGM adjusted accordingly after Minnesota’s convincing home win over Green Bay.
Not only did Justin Jefferson and the Vikings’ passing attack manufacture the ninth-highest EPA per attempt, but their defense also yielded the eighth-lowest mark in that metric under first-year defensive coordinator Ed Donatell. However, Aaron Rodgers had limited support without wide receiver Allen Lazard and offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins.
A proper evaluation may come after they face a healthier and more explosive Eagles offense on Monday Night Football.
Miami Dolphins (+4000 to )
The Dolphins offense upgraded its skill position players, along with their play-callers in Mike McDaniel and Josh Boyer. Those results paid off on the scoreboard in their 20-7 win over the Patriots, yet they were actually outgained in net yards per play (YPP).
Consequently, the present isn’t necessarily the right time to buy into Miami’s stock, up against a Ravens defense on the rise this Sunday. Tua Tagovailoa’s refined mechanics are still under scrutiny, as he faced a suboptimal Pats secondary.
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