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David PurdumESPN Employees Author
- Joined ESPN in 2014
- Journalist overlaying playing business since 2008
The Baltimore Ravens are the staff to beat, in response to sportsbooks across the nation.
The Ravens, who beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday for his or her eighth straight victory, moved previous the New England Patriots and are actually the consensus favorites to win the Tremendous Bowl.
The Ravens, at +250, high the chances to win the Tremendous Bowl at Caesars Sportsbook, adopted by the New Orleans Saints at +350. The Patriots, who had been the consensus favorites for nearly all the season, are +450 at Caesars, with the 49ers subsequent at +600.
There weren’t many believers within the Ravens to begin the season. In September at DraftKings sportsbook, 24 of the 32 groups had attracted extra bets to win the Tremendous Bowl than the Ravens, together with the Miami Dolphins, New York Jets and New York Giants.
Baltimore kicked off the season as a 45-1 Tremendous Bowl lengthy shot and was 40-1 in early October after shedding back-to-back video games to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Cleveland Browns. The Ravens, behind dynamic quarterback Lamar Jackson, went on a tear from there. Throughout their present successful streak, they’ve defeated six playoff contenders who’re a mixed 51-20.
Jackson, in his first season as a full-time starter within the NFL, has emerged because the odds-on favourite to win regular-season MVP. He’s -250 to win MVP at DraftKings, adopted by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at +275. Jackson and the Ravens beat Wilson and the Seahawks 30-16 in Week 7 in Seattle.
Baltimore will tackle one other playoff contender on Sunday when it travels to face the 9-3 Buffalo Payments. The Ravens are 5.5-point favorites over the Payments at Caesars Sportsbook.