AFC South Division Odds to Win

afc south division odds texans titans colts jaguars nfl

(The Spread) – The AFC South is likely to be top heavy again this year, with the Texans and Colts having significantly different odds than the Titans and Jaguars.

View 2014 Super Bowl Odds

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Texans are -250 on the money line to win the AFC South Division in 2014. The Colts have the next best odds at +240, while the Titans are +800 and the Jaguars are massive long shots at +2800.

With the issues they have at quarterback, it’s easy to see why oddsmakers don’t have any faith in Jacksonville winning the South this season. Between Chad Henne and Blaine Gabbert, the quarterback position will once again hold the Jaguars back, although the four-game suspension for second-year receiver Justin Blackmon doesn’t help either. Maurice Jones-Drew and the running game figures to be bottled up without a passing game to share in the burden, and the Jacksonville defense will likely be on the field plenty in 2013.

As for the Colts, they made the postseason last year thanks in large part to rookie quarterback Andrew Luck, who enters his second season with high expectations. GM Ryan Grigson addressed the offensive line in the offseason, signing free agents Gosder Cherilus and Donald Thomas. The Colts also added former first-round pick Darrius Heyward-Bey, formerly of the Raiders, running back Ahmad Bradshaw, and safety LaRon Landry to a free-agent deal. Whether or not Luck can carry this team again is the main question heading into 2013.

Speaking of offensive line upgrades, the Titans signed top free agent guard Andy Levitre and also drafted former Alabama standout Chance Warmack in the first round. The added protection is nice, although if third-year quarterback Jake Locker doesn’t show more consistency than Tennessee will suffer once again. The talent is there for this team to be a potential sleeper, but Locker and new offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains are the key.

With all that said, it’s understandable why the Texans remain the favorites to repeat as AFC South champions. They’re the most battled-tested and they have outstanding talent on both sides of the ball, from receiver Andre Johnson to defensive standout J.J. Watt. Whether or not Arian Foster can get healthy (and avoid further injuries, for that matter) and Matt Schaub can bea Super Bowl-caliber quarterback remain big question marks heading into the season, Houston is still the team to beat in this division.

2014 AFC South Division Odds to Win

Houston Texans -250

Indianapolis Colts +240

Tennessee Titans +800

Jacksonville Jaguars +2800

Bet 2014 Super Bowl Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NFL Discussions

2017 Heisman Odds on Wed, Mar 2017 by Blade
College / NBA today on Sun, Mar 2017 by TtomBoBadly
SNOW on Tue, Mar 2017 by Michael Cash
EARLY COLL PLAYS FOR WED. on Wed, Mar 2017 by Timmy1961

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail DeSean Jackson Bucs Prop Odds How many touchdowns will DeSean Jackson post with his new team in 2017? Here's a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Brandin Cooks Patriots Prop Odds How many total receiving yards will new Patriot Brandin Cooks have in 2017?
Thumbnail Alshon Jeffery TD Prop Odds How many touchdown passes and receiving yards will Alshon Jeffery rack up in 2017? Oddsmakers have released projections for the newest Eagle.
Thumbnail Brandon Marshall 2017 Prop Odds How many touchdowns and receiving yards will new Giant Brandon Marshall compile in 2017? Here's a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Pats land Cooks, remain SB favorites The Patriots remain favored to win Super Bowl LII following their blockbuster trade with the Saints for receiver Brandin Cooks.

NFL Headlines

NFL Team Pages