NFL Playoff and Awards Odds

The most unpredictable NFL postseason in recent memory is upon us. The madness gets started immediately with a Wild Card weekend featuring three road favorites and a one-point home favorite (Redskins).

Anything can happen between now and Super Bowl on February 7 (at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara). By a slight margin, the Arizona Cardinals have the best odds to win the big game but there are several other notable contenders; eight of the 12 remaining teams are listed at 15/1 or better to win it all.

Let’s take a closer look at exactly how likely each team is to navigate through the playoffs. We’ve also broken down th odds for many individual awards. Carolina may be home to the league’s MVP and Coach of the Year, as Cam Newton and Ron Rivera are currently favored to win the respective honors.

2016 NFL Playoff Odds

Odds to win on Wild Card weekend:
Seattle Seahawks: 1/2
Kansas City Chiefs: 2/3
Pittsburgh Steelers: 5/6
Washington Redskins: 20/21
Green Bay Packers: 21/20
Cincinnati Bengals: 6/5
Houston Texans: 3/2
Minnesota Vikings: 2/1

Odds to win Super Bowl 50:
Arizona Cardinals: 5/1
New England Patriots: 6/1
Carolina Panthers: 6/1
Denver Broncos: 8/1
Seattle Seahawks: 8/1
Kansas City Chiefs: 12/1
Pittsburgh Steelers: 14/1
Cincinnati Bengals: 15/1
Washington Redskins: 25/1
Minnesota Vikings: 25/1
Green Bay Packers: 35/1
Houston Texans: 40/1

Most likely Super Bowl match-ups:
New England vs. Arizona: 10/1
New England vs. Carolina: 11/1
Denver vs. Arizona: 13/1
Denver vs. Carolina: 13/1
New England vs. Seattle: 15/1

Odds to win Super Bowl MVP:
Tom Brady (New England Patriots): 15/1
Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers): 18/1
Carson Palmer (Arizona Cardinals): 20/1
Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks): 30/1
Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals): 40/1
Demaryius Thomas (Denver Broncos): 40/1
Jonathan Stewart (Carolina Panthers): 50/1
Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh Steelers): 60/1
Alex Smith (Kansas City Chiefs): 75/1
Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots): 80/1

2015-16 NFL Awards Odds:

Odds to win regular season NFL MVP:
Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers): 1/3
Tom Brady (New England Patriots): 4/1
Carson Palmer (Arizona Cardinals): 20/1

Odds to win Defensive Player of the Year:
JJ Watt (Houston Texans): 5/2
Aaron Donald (St. Louis Rams): 3/1
Josh Norman (Carolina Panthers): 5/1
Tyrann Mathieu (Arizona Cardinals): 11/2
Khalil Mack (Oakland Raiders): 9/1

Odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year:
Amari Cooper (Oakland Raiders): 1/1
Todd Gurley (St. Louis Rams): 3/1
Jameis Winston (Tampa Bay Buccaneers): 8/1
Marcus Mariota (Tennessee Titans): 10/1
Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings): 15/1

Odds to win defensive Rookie of the Year:
Ronald Darby (Buffalo Bills): 3/2
Marcus Peters (Kansas City Chiefs): 5/2
Eric Kendricks (Minnesota Vikings): 3/1
Bud Dupree (Pittsburgh Steelers): 8/1
Leonard Williams (New York Jets): 12/1

Odds to win NFL Coach of the Year:
Ron Rivera (Carolina Panthers): 3/2
Bruce Arians (Arizona Cardinals): 7/3
Andy Reid (Kansas City Chiefs): 10/1
Bill Belichick (New England Patriots): 15/1
Mike Zimmer (Minnesota Vikings): 20/1
Marvin Lewis (Cincinnati Bengals): 25/1
Gary Kubiak (Denver Broncos) 30/1

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