|What Would a Bet on The Arizona Cardinals to Win Super Bowl 43 Pay?|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 27 January 2009 09:30|
Cards' Future Odds
Even before the Arizona Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles to secure their place in Super Bowl 43, calls and emails were pouring in from people looking for information about the Cards’ odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl.
We have taken hundreds of questions from all over the world asking some variation of, “What would a wager on the Arizona Cardinals of paid if you would of placed your wager earlier in the season?”
Since so many people want to know about this and it’s a rather lengthy explanation, we decided to write an article about it.
First, to know about what the Arizona Cardinals paid out you must also know about NFL futures and how they are set/adjusted.
Bet NFL Future Odds
These wagers are popular with bettors because they pay odds and you can get a higher payout then you would on say betting the side or the over/under. As you will see with the Arizona Cardinals’ odds to win Super Bowl 43, teams who are considered poor started out as long shots prior to the start of the season and those odds adjust after the season starts based on a team’s performance and other factors. Sports books do this to entice betting while still managing risk.
Below you can see how oddsmakers adjusted the payouts on the Arizona Cardinals from the beginning of the season up until this week.
We also included some comments about what factors may of played into the movement of the odds.
Arizona Cardinals 2009 Season Odds to Win Super Bowl 43 (7/08-2/09)
If the Arizona Cardinals are able to upset the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII, anyone who made a future wager on the Cardinals at any point before the playoffs will see an incredible return on their wager.
Luckily for oddsmakers, Arizona’s surprising run went largely unnoticed and most were able to adjust accordingly as the money started to trickle in so their exposure will be greatly minimized.
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Posted: 1/27/09 2:30PM ET