2020 NFL Final Standings Odds – Bet Where Each Team Finishes in Their Division

Drew Brees handing the ball off.
Bettors can now wager on where teams will finish in the final standings within their division. Photo by Kelly Bailey (Wikimedia).
  • Online betting sites have a prop that allows you to bet on exactly what position each NFL team will finish in their division in 2020
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars are clearly the worst team in the AFC South
  • Teams like the Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Chargers could finish higher in their divisions than expected

When it comes to NFL futures, bettors are always able to bet on which teams will win each division. However, sportsbooks have now taken those props a step further and are allowing you to bet on the exact place in the standings where each team will finish.

With odds up on the board for all 32 teams, where is the value in terms of betting this prop?

2020 NFL Final Standings Odds

AFC East Odds 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
New England Patriots +125 +175 +350 +900
Buffalo Bills +140 +200 +300 +900
New York Jets +650 +350 +200 +140
Miami Dolphins +800 +400 +225 +100
AFC North 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Baltimore Ravens -200 +200 +1000 +3300
Pittsburgh Steelers +350 +175 +175 +550
Cleveland Browns +450 +200 +140 +450
Cincinnati Bengals +2500 +1000 +325 -300
AFC South 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Houston Texans +225 +200 +225 +500
Indianapolis Colts +175 +175 +275 +650
Tennessee Titans +150 +200 +275 +800
Jacksonville Jaguars +2000 +800 +275 -200
AFC West 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Kansas City Chiefs -350 +300 +1200 +5000
Las Vegas Raiders +800 +250 +200 +160
Denver Broncos +800 +225 +175 +200
Los Angeles Chargers +800 +250 +200 +175
NFC East 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Dallas Cowboys +125 +140 +450 +900
Philadelphia Eagles +100 +150 +500 +2500
New York Giants +900 +450 +140 +140
Washington Redskins +1600 +800 +200 -160
NFC North 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Green Bay Packers +125 +200 +400 +650
Minnesota Vikings +225 +200 +225 +550
Chicago Bears +300 +250 +175 +350
Detroit Lions +900 +500 +300 -150
NFC South 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
New Orleans Saints -125 +200 +450 +2500
Tampa Bay Buccaneers +200 +140 +250 +1400
Atlanta Falcons +600 +300 +200 +150
Carolina Panthers +1200 +700 +350 -225
NFC West 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
San Francisco 49ers -125 +250 +450 +1000
Seattle Seahawks +350 +200 +300 +350
Los Angeles Rams +400 +225 +175 +400
Arizona Cardinals +700 +450 +300 -125

Odds taken March 30.

Jaguars To Finish Fourth

I’m looking over the Jacksonville Jaguars roster and I don’t see any way that this team isn’t one of the worst in the NFL in the upcoming season. They were a bad team last season when they finished 6-10 and were in last place in the AFC South and I see little changing in 2020.

On offense, they’ve decided to hand the reins to Gardner Minshew II under center. While he’s not bad, he’s going to have to elevate his game next season if he’s going to be a real difference-maker. He did win plenty of games in 2019 but keep in mind that the wins came against teams like the Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos.

The parts around Minshew aren’t good. The Jags gave up 42 sacks (15th in NFL) and the weapons in the passing game are limited to D.J. Chark, Marqise Lee and Dede Westbrook. The signing of tight end Tyler Eifert won’t change how inconsistent this unit will be.

On top of that, this defense has really been stripped for parts. One of the most feared units just a couple of seasons ago, their secondary is in shambles after trading Jalen Ramsey last season and losing A.J. Bouye this offseason. They also dumped Calais Campbell for peanuts.

Don’t forget about the stale coaching staff, which somehow survived. They should have been fired last season. Overall, the AFC South has three decent teams that should be around 7-9 and 10-6, and then there is the Jaguars. I fully expect this team to finish last.

Pick: Jaguars to finish 4th (-200)

Chargers To Finish Second

The AFC West is the Kansas City Chiefs’ to lose. The other three teams will be vying for second place. With the Las Vegas Raiders, the fact that they’re sticking with Derek Carr for now limits their ceiling. As for the Denver Broncos, they had a good offseason but I’m not entirely sure what to expect from them.

One squad that I see as offering some value here is the Los Angeles Chargers to finish second. Of course, this is a team that let go of quarterback Philip Rivers but that might be a good thing. Tyrod Taylor doesn’t have the same ceiling but he also isn’t as turnover-prone.

What I really like about this team is the defense. They added Linval Joseph up front on the defensive line and cornerback Chris Harris to the back end. This should be one of the best secondaries in the NFL. With Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram wreaking havoc up front, this should be a top-five or top-ten unit.

On offense, the Chargers won’t be flashy but if they can run the ball, move the chains and put points on the board when they’re there, they’ll be in decent shape. Remember, this team lost a ton of close games (nine losses by seven or less), so if that regresses to the mean, they’ll be in the seven or eight-win range already.

If the defense is rock-solid and Taylor can be effective with a decent cast around him – or if the Chargers land a good rookie quarterback who can elevate the offense – this team should be good enough to finish second in the AFC West. They’re being overlooked right now because of the Rivers loss but they’re still a decent team.

Pick: Chargers to finish 2nd (+250)

Miami Dolphins To Finish Third

For this prop, we simply need the Dolphins to be better than one other team in the AFC East and I think that’s likely. Are they going to be as good as the Buffalo Bills or the New England Patriots – two playoff teams from last season? Probably not. Can they be better than the New York Jets? Absolutely.

I’m not entirely sure why the Dolphins are projected to be worse than the Jets but it’s likely because of the quarterback situation. The Jets have Sam Darnold while the Dolphins don’t really have a solution. However, the Jets have virtually nobody to help Darnold. We saw that Le’Veon Bell had minimal impact, the offensive line is bad and there aren’t any receivers on the team.

Miami finished with five wins last year and was far more competitive than anybody imagined. Their coaching staff was effective as the team improved as the season progressed. They deserve a lot of credit. I have more faith in them than I do the Jets staff, which is led by Adam Gase.

Beyond that, take a look at the Dolphins offseason. They’ve bolstered their defense with the likes of Shaq Lawson, Kyle Van Noy, Emmanuel Ogbah and Byron Jones. On offense, they bolstered the offensive line and adding running back Jordan Howard. They’re in position to add a quarterback like Tua Tagovailoa in the NFL Draft, which should give their offense a big boost.

To me, the Jets are the worst team in this division – even if they have Darnold and Bell. They’re poorly coached and Darnold has nobody to throw to. Quincy Enunwa, who is still battling spinal stenosis, Josh Doctson and Breshad Perriman are the top three wideouts on the team.

I’d bet on the Dolphins to finish third in the AFC East. The Jets are the team that should be in line for a fourth-place finish.

Pick: Dolphins to finish 3rd (+225)

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