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The best, worst, and most likely Super Bowl 55 matchups and results

After 17 weeks of the regular season NFL action, we are only a month away from Super Bowl 55 in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) at the line against the New Orleans Saints during the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NFC title game update: The Bucs won the NFC Championship Game, so now we wait to see if they’ll face the Bills or Chiefs. Prior to the start of the playoffs, odds for the Chiefs beating the Bucs was +1400 and Bucs over Chiefs was +2000. The odds for the Bills beating the Bucs was at +3500 and Bucs over Bills was +4000.

With all 256 NFL regular season games in the book and the playoffs now upon us, it is a perfect time to look ahead at potential Super Bowl 55 matchups.

Unlike previous postseasons, we now have 14 teams all vying for the chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in February. If you are teams such as the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs, you do not have to play on Super Wild Card Weekend thanks to winning the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences.

However, just because those teams have the top seeds and a bye week, it does not mean they will ultimately win the entire thing. There are other teams such as the Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints, Tennessee Titans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and more, who will all try to make a run for the Super Bowl.

That being said, who do you want to see play in the Super Bowl? To answer this question and more, here are some matchups we would bet on, love to see, and ultimately pass on. As always all odds are courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Super Bowl 55 Sleeper Outcomes To Bet On

Green Bay Packers defeat Kansas City Chiefs (+900)

This outcome between these two teams has the second-best odds. The Chiefs would likely be the favorite as they are defending Super Bowl champion and coming off an impressive 14-2 regular season.

However, if there is a team that could compete with Kansas City’s offensive firepower led by Patrick Mahomes, it would be the Packers. The duo of Aaron Rodgers-Davante Adams is just as dangerous as Mahomes and Tyreek Hill or Mahomes and Travis Kelce. Not to mention, the Packers have a dynamic running game with Aaron Jones and a solid defense loaded with playmakers.

Green Bay Packers defeat Buffalo Bills (+2000)

This matchup is not highest on the list of potential Super Bowl outcomes, but it could be a fun game to bet on. Aaron Rodgers versus a surging Bills team that would have likely defeated the Chiefs to make it to the Super Bowl could go either way. The Bills have the firepower to compete with the Packers and the defense to cover Adams, Jones, and Robert Tonyan.

Similarly, if you think the Bills will beat the Packers next month, the odds would also be +2000.

Best Possible Super Bowl 55 Matchups To Watch

Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Could you imagine Russell Wilson facing off against Patrick Mahomes for Super Bowl 55 in Tampa? That would be fun as both quarterbacks are some of the best in the NFL and are never out of a game.

Also, let’s not forget, we would also have D.K. Metcalf and Tyreek Hill trying to prove who is the best wide receiver in the league. This game could easily be an instant classic that would go down to the final two minute drive in the fourth quarter. In terms of betting, if you picked the Seahawks to win the odds would be +2500. Meanwhile, if you picked the Chiefs, the odds would be +1600.

Buffalo Bills vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

This is an off the radar matchup selection, but Tom Brady going to back to Super Bowl to face off against an old AFC East rival in the Buffalo Bills would be a good matchup. The Bucs boast one of the best wide receiver units and have a physical, hard-hitting front seven on defense.

Meanwhile, the Bills haven’t been back to the Super Bowl since the 90s, which would make Bills mafia ecstatic. Now just imagine if they defeated Brady to actually win it? That would be a perfect way to end a surreal 2020 season. The odds for the Bills to win is +3500, while the Bucs’ odds are +4000.

Worst Possible Super Bowl Matchups To Watch

Washington Football Team vs. Kansas City Chiefs

This matchup would have a feel good storyline as Alex Smith would be going against his old team in the Kansas City Chiefs. However, this game would be an absolute blowout as the Chiefs wide receivers would be too much for the Football Team’s secondary. Then on the other side of the field, the Chiefs’ defense would be able to apply pressure and possibly shutout a lackluster Washington offense. If you decided to lay down a bet on WFT to win, the odds would be +17500.

Washington Football Team vs. Indianapolis Colts

Finally, this matchup gives off vibes of a low-scoring Super Bowl that we saw a couple of years ago between the Patriots and Rams. The Colts should be able to win this game, but you never know if good or bad Philip Rivers would show up. Additionally, there isn’t a ton of headlining stars in this game to market around either. The odds for Colts to win would be +100000 and the odds for WFT would be +150000.

Odds for each possible Super Bowl 55 result

Winner Loser Odds
Winner Loser Odds
Chiefs Packers +675
Packers Chiefs +900
Chiefs Saints +1000
Chiefs Buccaneers +1400
Saints Chiefs +1400
Chiefs Seahawks +1600
Bills Packers +2000
Buccaneers Chiefs +2000
Packers Bills +2000
Seahawks Chiefs +2500
Bills Saints +2800
Ravens Packers +3300
Saints Bills +3300
Bills Buccaneers +3500
Buccaneers Bills +4000
Packers Ravens +4000
Chiefs Rams +4000
Bills Seahawks +4500
Packers Steelers +4500
Ravens Saints +5000
Saints Ravens +5000
Seahawks Bills +5500
Packers Titans +6000
Ravens Buccaneers +6000
Steelers Packers +6000
Rams Chiefs +6000
Saints Steelers +6600
Buccaneers Ravens +7000
Ravens Seahawks +7000
Steelers Saints +8000
Titans Packers +8000
Packers Colts +9000
Buccaneers Steelers +10000
Colts Packers +10000
Packers Browns +10000
Seahawks Ravens +10000
Steelers Buccaneers +10000
Bills Rams +10000
Chiefs Bears +10000
Chiefs Washington +10000
Browns Packers +12500
Buccaneers Titans +12500
Saints Colts +12500
Seahawks Steelers +12500
Steelers Seahawks +12500
Titans Saints +12500
Rams Bills +12500
Colts Saints +15000
Saints Browns +15000
Seahawks Titans +15000
Titans Buccaneers +15000
Browns Saints +17500
Buccaneers Colts +17500
Titans Seahawks +17500
Bears Chiefs +17500
Washington Chiefs +17500
Buccaneers Browns +20000
Colts Buccaneers +20000
Rams Ravens +20000
Ravens Rams +20000
Browns Buccaneers +22500
Seahawks Colts +22500
Colts Seahawks +25000
Seahawks Browns +25000
Rams Steelers +25000
Bills Washington +25000
Browns Seahawks +27500
Bills Bears +27500
Steelers Rams +27500
Rams Titans +37500
Titans Rams +37500
Bears Bills +40000
Ravens Washington +40000
Washington Bills +40000
Browns Rams +50000
Colts Rams +50000
Rams Browns +50000
Rams Colts +50000
Bears Ravens +60000
Ravens Bears +60000
Washington Ravens +60000
Steelers Washington +75000
Bears Steelers +80000
Steelers Bears +80000
Washington Steelers +80000
Bears Titans +100000
Colts Bears +100000
Titans Bears +100000
Titans Washington +100000
Colts Washington +100000
Bears Browns +150000
Bears Colts +150000
Browns Bears +150000
Browns Washington +150000
Washington Browns +150000
Washington Colts +150000
Washington Titans +150000

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