Tennessee Titans’ Super Bowl Odds See Massive Increase After Wins Over Bills and Chiefs
Pictures by Getty Images. Pictured: Derrick Henry, Ryan Tannehill.
The Tennessee Titans are the hottest team in the NFL right now if Super Bowl odds are any indication.
Mike Vrabel’s team is now +1800 at DraftKings to win its first-ever championship after having odds as low as +4000 following Week 5.
That was before the Titans beat the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs in consecutive weeks.
The Titans had entered the season with the 10th-shortest odds to win the Super Bowl at DraftKings.
However, an extremely lackluster defense and a loss to the hapless New York Jets in Week 4 sent their futures odds plummeting across the market.
The Titans’ defense had been ranked as low as 31st in DVOA and is only ranked 27th after Week 7.
Still, Tennessee had its strongest defensive showing of the year by far last week, limiting an explosive Chiefs offense to just three points.
It was the only time in Patrick Mahomes’ career that his team did not score a touchdown.
The Chiefs, for reference, are ranked second in offensive DVOA even after that terrible game.
BetMGM listed the Titans as +4000 underdogs to win the Super Bowl after Week 5 and after Week 6, in which Tennessee beat the Bills 34-31 after stopping Josh Allen on a red-zone QB sneak in the dying moments of the game.
With the Titans’ resounding 27-3 victory over the Chiefs on Sunday, their odds have shortened all the way to +1400 at the sportsbook. Tennessee is now the ninth-favorite to win it all at BetMGM.
Meanwhile, FanDuel listed the Titans as +2800, 11th-favorites after a Week 5 in which the Titans beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 37-19.
Now, Tennessee is +1800, ninth-favorites at the sportsbook.
Running back Derrick Henry is still on pace to break the all-time rushing record despite a Week 7 in which he only put together 86 yards on the ground.
Henry is ranked as the eighth-favorite to win the NFL MVP Award at +1600, by far the shortest odds of any non-quarterback.
He’s currently on pace for 2,110 rushing yards, which would barely eke out Eric Dickerson’s record of 2,105 yards. The former LA Ram set the record in 1984.
Note that Dickerson set his record in a 16-game season.
Henry also threw for a touchdown pass in the Titans’ victory over the Chiefs.