Good morning, Broncos Country!
The fluctuation of betting odds is always fascinating.
When DraftKings Sportsbook released its futures board, the Broncos were at +4,000. After the first week of NFL Free Agency, they dipped to +2,500. That was a bit surprising when it happened in late March.
Now that OTAs and minicamp have been completed, Denver is back to +4,000.
Not sure what has changed to warrant the adjustment, but here we are. That’s a far better value for Broncos bettors for something that is a longshot. In Sean Payton’s first season with the New Orleans Saints, he took that franchise to the NFC Championship Game.
As for the AFC, the Broncos are +2,500 to win the conference, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In terms of the AFC West, the Broncos are +550. Really good value, especially if you feel Payton and Denver could make it happen.
It’ll be interesting to see what happens to the Broncos odds as head into training camp and the preseason. The latter may impact any adjustment, especially if Denver looks and plays like a functional team.
If that happens, a flyer on the +4,000 odds might be worth it.
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