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The Betting Career of Tom Brady: GOAT Reportedly Retires with 278 Wins, 59% Record Against the Spread, More

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Tom Brady is retiring.

The quarterback announced his decision on Tuesday via social media, ending a ride that many consider the greatest of all time.

We know that Brady’s career, which started in 2000, is defined by his seven Super Bowl rings and three MVP awards. But to really get an understanding of how big a treasure trove the GOAT has been for bettors, you need to check out the laundry list of accolades below.

Note: Most historical data is via our Action Labs database.

The Betting Career of Tom Brady

Record Straight Up (SU)

  • Regular season: 243-73
  • Postseason: 35-12

Record Against the Spread (ATS)

  • Regular season: 184-123-9 (59.9%)
  • Postseason: 25-21-1 (54.3%)

Tom Brady Super Bowl Spreads

  • 2020-01: +3 vs. Chiefs
  • 2018-19: -2 vs. Rams
  • 2017-18: -4.5 vs. Eagles (lost)
  • 2016-17: -3 vs. Falcons
  • 2014-15: -1 vs. Seahawks
  • 2011-12: -3. vs. Giants (lost)
  • 2007-08: -12.5 vs. Giants (lost)
  • 2004-05: -7 vs. Eagles (no cover)
  • 2003-04: -7 vs. Panthers (no cover)
  • 2001-02: +14 vs. Rams

Note: First year represents the season, second represents the calendar year the Super Bowl was hosted in.

Tom Brady Super Bowl Odds Rank by Season

  • 2021: +700 (2nd)
  • 2020: +1000 (T-3rd)
  • 2019: +400 (1st)
  • 2018: +600 (1st)
  • 2017: +275 (1st)
  • 2016: +600 (1st)
  • 2015: +800 (T-3rd)
  • 2014: +650 (3rd)
  • 2013: +850 (4th)
  • 2012: +600 (T-1st)
  • 2011: +500 (1st)
  • 2010: +1200 (T-6th)
  • 2009: +450 (1st)
  • 2008: +350 (1st)
  • 2007: +250 (1st)
  • 2006: +800 (2nd)
  • 2005: +500 (T-1st)
  • 2004: +600 (2nd)
  • 2003: +1500 (T-8th)
  • 2002: +2000 (T-9th)
  • 2001: +6000 (T-25th)

Note: Highlighted seasons are the seven he won a ring in.

More Tom Brady Betting Nuggets

  • Brady has more ATS covers (209) than the Panthers (205), Jaguars (180) or Texans (139) have wins in franchise history.
  • In 2001, the New England Patriots entered the regular season with 60-1 odds to win it all. Since the beginning of the Wild Card Round in 1978, only the 1999 Rams had longer Super Bowl odds for an eventual champ than Brady’s 2001 Patriots.
  • In Brady’s last 18 seasons in the league, he never entered the regular season with odds higher than +1200 to win the Super Bowl.
  • Over the last six years of Brady’s career, he was listed as an underdog just seven times (6.4% of his starts). Over that span, Brady was listed as an underdog vs. only three different quarterbacks: Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees.
  • Brady was money in the underdog role, going 37-23 SU, 41-17-2 ATS and 51-9 ATS on six-point teasers.
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