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We are tracking the odds to win the 2020 AFC and NFC Championships all season long, also read as which two teams will play in Super Bowl 54, from the moment they open. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from multiple sources.

Top AFC Championship Contenders

  • [January 20] The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship and will head to Miami for Super Bowl 54
  • [January 12] The AFC Championship game is set, as the Tennessee Titans will take on the Kansas City Chiefs; Tennessee’s odds have improved from an average of +2500, when the playoffs started, to +270 heading into the conference championship
  • [January 6] With the Patriots being eliminated by the Titans during Wild Card Weekend, the Ravens saw their odds to make Super Bowl 54 get even shorter
  • [December 30] The Patriots saw their odds to make Super Bowl 54 worsen from +258 to +588 after a loss to the Dolphins in Week 17 cost them a first-round bye in the playoffs
  • [December 23] Despite locking up home-field advantage in the playoffs, the Ravens’ odds to make it to Super Bowl 54 did not change
  • [December 17] Despite currently holding the final playoff spot in the AFC, the Steelers have worse odds to make Super Bowl 54 than the Titans
  • [December 9] For the first time this season, Baltimore is now shorter than even-money (-103). They effectively have a 1.5-game cushion on the Patriots for the #1 seed (a one-game lead plus the head-to-head tiebreaker).
  • [December 2] The Ravens are now the favorites to represent the AFC in Super Bowl 54 after downing the Niners in Week 13; the Patriots loss to the Texans has sent their odds to +170, the longest they’ve been since September 10
  • [November 26] With the Ravens posting another impressive win, the Patriots remain favored to win the AFC, but are no longer seen as odds-on favorites
  • [November 19] After a dreadful performance in Week 11 against the Browns, the Steelers’ average odds to reach Super Bowl 54 went from +1700, which were the fifth-best entering the week, to +7500
  • [November 11] For the first time this season, the Chiefs do not have the second-best odds to win the AFC; the Ravens have claimed that title after a dominant performance in Week 10 paired with a Chiefs loss
  • [November 4] Despite suffering their first loss of the season in Week 9, the Patriots are still odds-on favorites to make Super Bowl 54
  • [October 29] After another loss, the Chiefs’ odds to make the Super Bowl have reached an average of +650, the worst odds they’ve seen all year
  • [October 22] The Colts saw their average odds to win the AFC Championship improve from +2000 to +1300 after beating the Texans in Week 7
  • [October 14] Thanks to a perfect 6-0 start and back-to-back losses from the Chiefs, the Patriots are now odds-on favorites to win the AFC
  • [October 8] After knocking off the Chiefs on Sunday Night Football, the Colts average odds to win the AFC went from +3500 to +1700
  • [October 1] After upsetting the Ravens in Baltimore, the Browns have the third-best odds to win the AFC again
  • [September 23] A 1-2 start has resulted in the Chargers falling from the top three contenders, seeing the Ravens and Texans overtake them
  • [September 17] With Ben Roethlisberger done for the season, the Steelers saw their AFC Championship odds fade from an average of +1225 to +2300
  • [September 10] After a dominant performance against the Steelers on SNF, the Patriots are getting closer to having EVEN odds to win the AFC Championship
  • [August 25] Indy plummeted after Andrew Luck’s retirement, going from +674 to +2333. The Steelers (+923) replaced the Colts in the top five.
  • [July 18] The Colts have overtaken the Browns for the third-best odds to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl
  • [March 13] The New England Patriots have opened as the favorites to represent the AFC in Super Bowl 54.

AFC Championship Odds at BetOnline

Team Odds at BetOnline
Baltimore Ravens N/A
Kansas City Chiefs -325
New England Patriots N/A
Tennessee Titans +270
Houston Texans N/A
Buffalo Bills N/A

Odds taken January 12; follow link in table for all betting options

Some trends to consider before placing any wagers on who will win the 2020 AFC Championship game:

  • The New England Patriots have won 11 AFC Championships, the most conference championships of any team in the NFL
  • Three AFC teams have never been to a Super Bowl: Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, and Jacksonville Jaguars
  • The Patriots have won each of the last three AFC Championships, and four of the last five
  • No AFC South team has won an AFC Championship since 2010 – the Indianapolis Colts

AFC Contenders by Division

Top NFC Championship Contenders

  • [January 20] The San Francisco 49ers will represent the NFC in Super Bowl 54 after beating the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship
  • [January 12] The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers will square off in the NFC Championship; on average, the Niners are listed as -308 favorites to advance
  • [January 6] After the Saints were knocked out by the Vikings, the 49ers are being given EVEN odds to reach Super Bowl 54
  • [December 30] In the last two weeks, Seattle’s NFC Championship odds have gone from +325 to +1125 thanks to back-to-back losses, where the Week 17 loss cost them the NFC West title
  • [December 24] After clinching the NFC North with a win over the Vikings in Week 16, Green Bay is back among the top three contenders in the NFC for the first time since November 18
  • [December 17] After San Francisco was upset by Atlanta in Week 15, the Seahawks have taken over the top spot in the NFC West and the no. 1 seed in the NFC; Seattle has seen their odds to make Super Bowl 54 improve, but still trail the Saints and Niners
  • [December 10] The 49ers took over the #1 seed in the NFC with a win in New Orleans. They also took over as conference favorites at +183.
  • [December 3] The Vikings saw their NFC Championship odds fade from +751 to +1467 after losing to the Seahawks in Week 13, which likely means they’ll have to take to the road in the first round of the playoffs
  • [November 26] For the first time this season, the Niners are favored to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl; their blowout victory over the Packers in Week 13 also sent Green Bay out of the top three contenders in the conference
  • [November 18] A close loss to the Patriots sent the Eagles’ NFC Championship odds from +950 to +1300
  • [November 12] After handing the Niners their first loss of the season, the Seahawks now have the fourth-best odds to win the NFC
  • [November 5] Week 9 road losses saw both the Vikings and Packers’ odds to reach the Super Bowl fade, while the Eagles jumped back into the top five contenders
  • [October 28] The Panthers’ NFC Championship odds faded from +1567 to +2767 after getting dismantled by the Niners in Week 8
  • [October 21] Three straight wins has resulted in Minnesota being a top five contender to win the NFC for the first time this season
  • [October 15] A 5-0 start has seen the Niners’ odds to win the NFC shorten from +1950 ahead of Week 1 to +583 after Week 6
  • [September 30] After fading to +1000 following an injury to Drew Brees, the Saints are again the favorites to make the Super Bowl from the NFC, as Green Bay, Dallas, and Los Angeles (Rams) all lost in Week 4
  • [September 24] A 1-2 start has seen the Eagles NFC championship odds fall from +800 to +1200, leaving them outside of the top seven for the first time this year
  • [September 16] With Drew Brees reportedly set to miss six weeks due to a torn ligament in his thumb, the Saints NFC Championship odds faded all the way to +1000
  • [September 10] After losing to the Packers in the season-opener, the Bears saw their NFC Championship odds fade from +720 to +975, dropping from fourth-best to seventh
  • [May 27] The Saints and Rams continue to flip-flop at the top, with New Orleans re-claiming favorite status this time.
  • [May 1] The LA Rams have overtaken the Saints as favorites to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl.
  • [March 13] The New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams have opened as co-favorites to win the 2020 NFC Championship.

NFC Championship Odds at Bovada

Team Odds at Bovada
San Francisco 49ers -305
New Orleans Saints N/A
Green Bay Packers +255
Philadelphia Eagles N/A
Seattle Seahawks N/A
Minnesota Vikings N/A

Odds taken January 12

Some trends to consider before placing any wagers on who will win the 2020 NFC Championship game:

  • Since 1999, only one team has repeated as NFC Champions: the Seattle Seahawks in 2014 and 2015
  • The NFC’s no. 1 or 2 seed has represented the conference in the Super Bowl each of the last seven years
  • No NFC North team has won an NFC Championship since 2011 – the Green Bay Packers
  • The Detroit Lions are the only NFC team who has never won the conference championship

NFC Contenders by Division

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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.