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The 2020 NFL regular season concludes January 3, 2021 with, for the first time in NFL history, the top seven teams from each conference moving onto the 2020-21 NFL Playoffs, which are set to begin January 9, 2021. We’ve been tracking the odds for all 32 teams to make the playoffs from the time the odds opened and will continue to do so 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

  • [June 29] After signing Cam Newton, the Patriots’ odds to make the playoffs improved from -182 to -220, the third-best odds in the AFC; the Bills saw their playoff odds worsen from -186 to -140 as a result of the Pats getting stronger under center
  • [June 4] The Bills have surpassed the Patriots for the third-best odds to make the playoffs in the AFC; the Colts’ odds also continue improving, going from -157 to -178
  • [April 29] After the NFL Draft, the Patriots (now third-best) and Colts (now fifth-best) saw their odds to make the playoffs improve, while the Steelers went from -172 to -138
  • [March 25] Based on the opening odds, the Chiefs, Ravens, Patriots, Bills, Titans, Steelers, and Texans will make the AFC playoffs, leaving the Colts as the first team out

AFC Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make 2020-21 NFL Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Kansas City Chiefs -850 +560
Baltimore Ravens -750 +500
New England Patriots -230 +184
Indianapolis Colts -170 +138
Pittsburgh Steelers -134 +110
Buffalo Bills -130 +108
Tennessee Titans -130 +108
Cleveland Browns +108 -130
Houston Texans +144 -178
Los Angeles Chargers +148 -182
Denver Broncos +180 -225
Las Vegas Raiders +250 -320
New York Jets +360 -500
Miami Dolphins +410 -600
Cincinnati Bengals +680 -1200
Jacksonville Jaguars +750 -1200

*Odds taken June 29; bold denotes a team who made the playoffs last year

Odds to Make Playoffs for NFC Teams

  • [June 4] Despite comments from Drew Brees that may have divided the locker room, the Saints have overtaken the Niners for the best odds to make the playoffs among NFC teams; The Bucs have seen their playoff odds go from -312 to -235, allowing the Cowboys to surpass them for third-best in the conference
  • [April 29] After opting to find Aaron Rodgers’ replacement in the first-round of the 2020 NFL Draft, instead of adding to a roster that made it to the NFC Championship game last season, the Packers’ odds to make the playoffs continued to fade, going from -220 to -153, which is just sixth-best in the NFC
  • [April 22] The Bucs now have the third-best odds to make the playoffs in the NFC after acquiring Rob Gronkowski
  • [March 25] According to the opening odds, the Saints, 49ers, Packers, Eagles, Cowboys, and Seahawks will make the playoffs, while the Rams, Vikings, and Bucs will battle it out for the new third and final wild card spot

NFC Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make 2020-21 NFL Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
San Francisco 49ers -410 +300
New Orleans Saints -350 +270
Dallas Cowboys -260 +205
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -230 +184
Philadelphia Eagles -188 +154
Green Bay Packers -130 +108
Minnesota Vikings -130 +108
Seattle Seahawks -122 +100
Los Angeles Rams +130 -160
Chicago Bears +146 -178
Atlanta Falcons +210 -270
Arizona Cardinals +240 -310
Detroit Lions +240 -310
New York Giants +380 -550
Carolina Panthers +380 -550
Washington +650 -1100

*Odds taken June 29; bold denotes a team who made the playoffs last year


Archived NFL Playoff Odds: 2019-20

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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.