The sports betting market for NFL today is hotting up ahead of the Playoff Championships this weekend and there are plenty of fluctuations at sportsbooks across the globe as the wagers are flying in.
The most crucial battles of the season are about to commence on Sunday 30th January 2022 with the winners earning a place in this year’s Super Bowl LVI.
Although rumours in the industry were circulating that both matches would kick off at the same time, it is the Chiefs and Bengals that get underway first, with the Rams and 49ers following in the later kick off time.
So by the time the Rams vs 49ers gets underway, either side will know who the winner will be facing in the 2022 Super Bowl.
So before we jump in to the head to head clash updates, including likely winners, let’s take a look at the latest betting odds that are constantly changing.
Super Bowl LVI Betting Odds
Bear in mind that these odds are correct at the time of publishing, but they are likely to change over the next 24 to 48 hour period.
Favourites to win the Super Bowl this year are the Kansas City Chiefs at 6/5, followed by second favourite Los Angeles Rams at 2/1, with the San Francisco 49ers in third and Cincinnati Bengals in fourth at 9/2 and 8/1 odds respectively.
Playoffs Betting Odds
The Playoffs Weekend is one of the most exciting and exhilarating clashes of the entire season due to the intensity and pressure amongst the camps.
Games this weekend are expected to be show-stoppers themselves and produce some of the most thrilling manoeuvres experienced on the field
Elijah Mitchell is the current favourite to win the most rushing yards with Cam Akers in second, at 10/11 and 11/4 odds respectively. Third and fourth favourite for most rushing yards are Deebo Samuel and Patrick Mahomes, recently nicknamed The Grim Reaper by Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid at 13/2 and 15/2 respectively.
Hot in the Playoff betting market this weekend is also most receiving yards with Cooper Kupp being tipped as favourite at 5/6, followed by Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce and Ja’Marr Chase at odds of 13/5, 7/2 and 11/2 respectively.
So, if the online sportsbook operators are to be believed, this weekend we are heading for a phenomenal Super Bowl LVI match between the Chiefs versus Rams.
Who is your money on?
If this scenario turns out as tipsters are predicting, it will be the second major clash in four years, following the record-making MNF face-off that ended 54-51 to the Rams, a score that made NFL history where the losing team scored 50 points but failed to win the tie.