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The 2019 NFL regular season concluded December 29 and the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs began January 4, 2020. We tracked the odds for all 32 teams to make the playoffs from the time the odds opened right through to Week 17. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from our most trusted online sports betting sites.

Odds to Make Playoffs for AFC Teams

  • [Dec 30] The Titans clinched a playoff spot with a win over the Texans in Week 17
  • [Dec 25] The Titans’ odds to make the playoffs improved to -325 after the Steelers lost to the Jets in Week 16
  • [Dec 18] With a win over the Titans in Week 15, the Texans are now heavily favored to make the playoffs, leaving the Steelers and Titans to battle for the final spot
  • [Dec 11] The Titans continue to surge and are now better than even-money (-230) after a fourth straight win
  • [Dec 4] After beating the Browns in Week 13, the Steelers are given the sixth-best odds to make the playoffs among AFC teams; the Titans follow closely behind after taking down the Colts
  • [Nov 27] The Colts remain among the top six contenders to make the AFC playoffs even after losing to the Texans on Thursday Night Football of Week 12
  • [Nov 20] The Steelers dropped out of the top six after a bad loss to the Browns, being replaced by the Colts and also surpassed by the Raiders
  • [Nov 13] The Colts are no longer among the top six in odds to make the AFC playoffs after losing to the Dolphins, as the Steelers have replaced them
  • [Nov 6] After beating New England on SNF, Baltimore saw their playoff odds improve significantly; Pittsburgh’s odds to make the playoffs are also nearing even money
  • [Oct 30] Despite a disappointing loss to the Eagles at home, the Bills still have the fourth-best odds among AFC teams to make the playoffs
  • [Oct 23] With not much competition in the AFC, the Texans remain favored to make the playoffs after losing to the Colts in Week 7
  • [Oct 16] Even after another disappointing loss, the Browns’ playoff odds only dipped from +135 to +175
  • [Oct 9] Upsetting the Chiefs on SNF of Week 5 sees the Colts back in the top six for odds to make the playoffs in the AFC
  • [Oct 2] After beating the Ravens in Week 4, the Browns are again favored to make the NFL playoffs
  • [Sep 25] The Bills and Colts have pushed out the Browns and Chargers in the AFC; a 3-0 start has led to Buffalo having the fourth-best odds among AFC teams to make the playoffs
  • [Sep 18] The Browns see themselves back among the top six in odds to make the AFC playoffs after a Week 2 thrashing of the Jets
  • [Sep 11] With inspiring Week 1 wins, the Ravens and Titans are now projected to make the playoffs, while the Browns and Steelers have moved out of the top six
  • [Sep 5] There are some Jacoby Brissett believers out there! Indy’s playoff odds rebounded somewhat, improving from +363 to +270
  • [Aug 27] Obviously, the big losers are the Colts, who plummet from -203 to +363; the biggest benefactor of Andrew Luck’s retirement is the Texans (+147 to +100)
  • [May 1] The following teams have opened as odds-on favorites to make the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs in the AFC: CLE, IND, KC, LAC, NE.

Closing Odds

Team Odds to Make 2019-20 NFL Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
New England Patriots N/A N/A
Baltimore Ravens N/A N/A
Kansas City Chiefs N/A N/A
Buffalo Bills N/A N/A
Houston Texans N/A N/A
Tennessee Titans -300 +220
Pittsburgh Steelers +320 -475
Oakland Raiders +700 -1600

*Odds taken December 25; bold denotes a team who has clinched a spot in the playoffs

Odds to Make Playoffs for NFC Teams

  • [Dec 30] The Eagles claimed the final playoff spot in the NFC with a win over the Giants in Week 17
  • [Dec 25] After the Rams lost in Week 16, the Vikings clinched the playoffs, leaving just one playoff spot available for the winner of the NFC East; the Eagles are given -288 odds to win the division
  • [Dec 18] With the Vikings all but clinched entering Week 16, the final playoff spot will go to the winner of the NFC East (Philadelphia or Dallas); currently, Dallas is given a big edge
  • [Dec 11] As short as -2000 two weeks ago, the Vikings are only -350 now as the Rams (+125) surge in the Wild Card race
  • [Dec 4] Despite losing to the Bills at home on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys’ odds to make the playoffs improved from -200 to -230, thanks to the Eagles losing to the Dolphins
  • [Nov 27] After being blown out by the Ravens on Monday Night Football, the Rams saw their odds to make the playoffs fade from +240 to +650
  • [Nov 20] A win paired with an Eagles loss in Week 11 sees the Cowboys back among the top six contenders to make the playoffs
  • [Nov 13] Another Cowboys loss in Week 10 results in them on the outside looking in with the seventh-best odds to make the playoffs
  • [Nov 6] Seattle holds the sixth-best odds to make the playoffs among NFC teams, followed closely behind by Philadelphia and Los Angeles (Rams)
  • [Oct 30] The Eagles and Seahawks are tied for the sixth-best odds among NFC teams to make the payoffs after the two recorded very different wins in Week 8
  • [Oct 23] It’s an extremely tight race for the final spot in the NFC Playoffs, as the Seahawks, Rams, Eagles, and Panthers are all given near-even odds
  • [Oct 16] After three straight losses, the Rams – who once had the best odds to make the playoffs among NFC teams – are now favored to miss the playoffs
  • [Oct 9] Back-to-back losses has resulted in the Cowboys no longer being among the top six teams in odds to make the playoffs in the NFC
  • [Oct 2] There are now eight teams in the NFC who have better odds to make the playoffs than miss them
  • [Sep 25] A 3-0 start has resulted in the Niners edging out the Eagles for a playoff spot in the NFC
  • [Sep 18] The Bears are tied with the Falcons for sixth-best odds to make the NFC playoffs, while the Saints saw their odds fade from -500 to -170 with Drew Brees sidelined for around six weeks
  • [Sep 11] The Vikings have taken Chicago’s place in the NFC playoffs after Week 1, thanks to a dominant win over the Falcons
  • [Sep 5] The two NFC favorites dropped significantly. The Saints went from -313 to -280. The Rams fell from -320 to -270.
  • [Aug 27] The Cardinals’ odds have steadily improved since May, going from +900 to make the playoffs on May 1 all the way to +608 in late August.
  • [May 1] The following teams have opened as odds-on favorites to make the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs in the NFC: CHI, LAR, NO, PHI.

Closing Odds

Team Odds to Make 2019-20 NFL Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
New Orleans Saints N/A N/A
San Francisco 49ers N/A N/A
Seattle Seahawks N/A N/A
Green Bay Packers N/A N/A
Minnesota Vikings N/A N/A
Philadelphia Eagles -325 N/A
Dallas Cowboys +225 N/A

*Odds taken December 25; bold denotes a team who has clinched a spot in the playoffs

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After receiving a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Ottawa ('15), Matt spent two years with Rogers TV as a host, producer, and play-by-play commentator. He has been with us since 2016 and serves as SBD's Editor-in-Chief and sports betting expert.