Rams on the Rise

NFL Sep 29, 2021

After NFL Week 3, Rams and Bills on the Rise

Kansas City Chiefs on the Decline

Bills QB Josh Allen Makes Big Move in NFL MVP Odds

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

As the NFL regular season progresses, the odds change.  Just take a look at the two most popular futures betting options – Super Bowl winner and NFL Most Valuable Player.  What a difference a week makes.

According to BetMGM in Las Vegas, the Rams have become the league's hottest futures ticket.  The Los Angeles team odds to win the Super Bowl are now 8.5 to 1.

In the MVP race, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is now at 9 to 1.  The current favourite?  Rams QB Matthew Stafford, who is currently listed at 8 to 1.


Here's the weekly updated breakdown of odds, according to BetMGM:

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Head coach Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams celebrates a third quarter touchdown throw by Matthew Stafford #9 in the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at SoFi Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

BetMGM NFL Insights: Super Bowl Winner

Line movement (Before Week 3, now)

  • Chiefs +500 to +600
  • Rams +1200 to +850
  • Bills +1200 to +900

Highest Ticket %

  • Buccaneers 12.3%
  • Chiefs 9.0%
  • Rams 8.0%

Highest Handle %

  • Buccaneers 16.8%
  • Chiefs 10.0%
  • Rams 8.2%

Biggest liabilities

  • Buccaneers
  • Raiders
  • Lions

BetMGM NFL Insights: MVP Odds to Win

Line movement (Before Week 3, current)

  • Matthew Stafford +900 to +800
  • Josh Allen +1600 to +900
  • Justin Herbert +4000 to +1100

Highest Ticket %

  • Kyler Murray 15.7%
  • Matthew Stafford 13.5%
  • Josh Allen 12.4%

Highest Handle %

  • Kyler Murray 16.4%
  • Tom Brady 14.5%
  • Josh Allen 12.7%

Biggest Liabilities

  • Kyler Murray
  • Matthew Stafford
  • Tom Brady

No doubt, the odds will change again.  We'll update these numbers and share them as the season goes along.