The San Francisco 49ers secured the No. 1 seed in the 2020 NFL playoffs this past Sunday with a wild win over the Seattle Seahawks. The win earned them the NFC West and a much-needed break after a five-week stretch of games that all finished with no greater than a touchdown deficit.
Teams with a first round bye have a better chance of advancing to the Super Bowl, and that is reflected in the 49ers various odds. Although there are three full weeks of playoff football before we know who will compete in Super Bowl 54, DraftKings Sportsbook published a full range of Super Bowl 54 odds across the 12 teams.
Odds to get to and win Super Bowl 54
To reach Super Bowl 54: +150
To win Super Bowl 54: +400
The 49ers have the second best odds to win the Super Bowl, behind the +220 Ravens. San Francisco is closer to the Chiefs in this list, with KC sitting at +450. The 49ers are +150 favorites to win the NFC, with the Saints next at +240, ahead of the second-seeded Packers.
There are six possible opponents if the 49ers reach the Super Bowl. It is no surprise the odds increase in order of seeding. 49ers-Ravens has the shortest odds of any Super Bowl matchup and 49ers-Chiefs has the third shortest odds.
A 49ers-Ravens rematch might end up the most entertaining Super Bowl, although Ravens-Saints could be a fun one, too. 49ers-Patriots offers us Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Tom Brady, and we know that would get beaten to death. 49ers-Bills is the sleeper fun one thanks in part to Chris Berman regularly picking them to face each other in the Super Bowl back in the 90s.
With six opponents, the 49ers could have 12 possible outcomes. Although the 49ers have better odds to get to the Super Bowl than the Chiefs, it is noteworthy that oddsmakers likely would install the Chiefs as the favorite. The 49ers matchups with the Ravens and Chiefs both get shorter odds for the 49ers losing. Their matchup with the Patriots is even across both matchups.
Ravens beat 49ers: +625
49ers beat Ravens: +925
Chiefs beat 49ers: +1100
49ers beat Chiefs: +1400
49ers beat Patriots: +3300
Patriots beat 49ers: +3300
49ers beat Texans: +6600
49ers beat Titans: +8500
49ers beat Bills: +9500
Texans beat 49ers: +15000
Titans beat 49ers: +17500
Bills beat 49ers: +20000
If the 49ers reach the Super Bowl, the list of MVP odds options will increase dramatically. For now, DK is offering a small group of players for each team. The quarterback is always an MVP favorite, and Jimmy Garoppolo is No. 2 on the odds leaderboard behind only Lamar Jackson. Given that the 49ers are the No. 1 seed in the NFC, this is not surprising.
That being said, George Kittle and Raheem Mostert at 33-1 are super intriguing. Kittle is growing into a high profile player, while Mostert is a big play threat every time he touches the ball. Their odds should only get shorter if the 49ers advance in the playoffs. Richard Sherman would be a fun pick if he secured an interception, but defensive players are always long shots.
Jimmy Garoppolo: +500
George Kittle: +3300
Raheem Mostert: +3300
Richard Sherman: +10000
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