|Odds to Win Super Bowl XLV: Patriots Favored at Start of NFL Playoffs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 03 January 2011 10:18|
Super Bowl XLV Odds To Win
The 2011 NFL Playoffs are set and will begin this weekend and the odds are out for which team will walk away with the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
The New England Patriots enter the playoffs as the favorite to win with 13/10 odds according to oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com. Other short odds to win are the Atlanta Falcons (5/1), the Pittsburgh Steelers (5/1), Chicago Bears (10/1), and Green Bay Packers (10/1).
The Patriots have the top record in the NFL at 14-2 and will home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. New England was 8-0 at home and has currently won 8-straight games. The Patriots posted a league-high 518 points. New England has made six Super Bowl appearances, winning three titles.
The Falcons have the best record in the NFC at 13-3 and they will have the home-field edge throughout the NFC playoffs. Atlanta was 7-1 at home this season and 10-2 against the NFC. Atlanta has appeared in one Super Bowl, but lost in 1998.
The Steelers are 12-4 on the season and will have the No. 2 seed in the AFC. The Steelers are just 5-3 at home this season, but 7-1 on the road. They finished 9-3 against AFC opponents. The Steelers have appeared in 7 Super Bowls and have won an NFL-best six Super Bowl titles.
For complete odds to win Super Bowl XLV, see below.
Odds to win Super Bowl XLV
New England Patriots 13/10
Atlanta Falcons 5/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5/1
Chicago Bears 10/1
Green Bay Packers 10/1
New Orleans Saints 12/1
Philadelphia Eagles 12/1
Baltimore Ravens 15/1
Indianapolis Colts 18/1
New York Jets 25/1
Kansas City Chiefs 40/1
Seattle Seahawks 150/1