The Carolina Panthers had the best regular-season record before losing Super Bowl 50. And they are among three favorites to emerge from Super Bowl 51 as champions.
The Panthers, New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks are all listed as 9-to-1 favorites to win next year’s Super Bowl, according to odds released Monday morning by Las Vegas betting website Bovada.lv.
The Super Bowl 50 champion Denver Broncos were listed at 16-to-1, along with the Dallas Cowboys, and behind the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers (12-to-1) and the Arizona Cardinals (14-to-1).
The sportsbook has the 49ers listed at 50-to-1 odds to win the Super Bowl, while the Raiders are 66-to-1.
The Cleveland Browns are the biggest longshots to hoist the Lombardi Trophy next year at 150-to-1.
Odds to win the 2017 Super Bowl
New England 9/1
Green Bay 12/1
Kansas City 25/1
New Orleans 33/1
New York Giants 33/1
New York Jets 33/1
Los Angeles Rams 50/1
San Diego 50/1
Tampa Bay 50/1