Green Bay Packers Favorites For Super Bowl Glory

The 2021 NFL regular season is done and dusted, with attention now turning to the lottery that is the playoffs. Only eight teams remain in the hunt for the Vince Lombardi trophy and, of course, the coveted Super Bowl ring. Super Bowl LVI takes place on February 13 at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. All eight teams in playoff action have a legitimate shot at glory. Still, the Green Bay Packers find themselves as favorites to become Super Bowl champions despite a challenging playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Green Bay Packers are hunting for their fifth Super Bowl title, which will be their first for 11-years. The Packers finished with a 13-4 record during the regular season, so it is easy to see why they are the favorites to be the last team standing. Neutrals are flocking to place wagers on a Packers Super Bowl win, but this will not be the case with those sports betting in Texas because the Packers have a long-standing rivalry with the Dallas Cowboys, who crashed out during the NFL Wild Card Round last weekend.

49ers are the Packers’ Bogey Team

Green Bay Packers Favorites For Super Bowl Glory
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Packers fell to a shock 30-37 loss away to the Detroit Lions, who finished the season 3-13-1 after going 12 weeks without a victory. However, you cannot read too much into that result because the Packers has a playoff spot sewn up weeks ago. The Packers facing the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs is something worth bearing in mind.

The 49ers went 10-7 this season and needed a 23-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional Playoffs to keep their Super Bowl dreams alive. Form is important going into the playoffs, and while the 49ers are 5-1 from their last six games, they needed overtime in two of those fixtures to come away with the victory. 49ers have knocked the Packers out of the playoffs three times since 2012; they are certainly Green Bay’s bogey team. If they can stop Aaron Rodgers and target a rushing defense that ranked 22nd for yards allowed, the 49ers have every chance of causing an upset. That said, the Packers look like the steadiest and most complete team of all those in playoff action.

Can The Chiefs Overcome a Tough Game Against the Bills?

Kansas City Chiefs are gunning for their third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, but they face the unenviable task of taking on the Buffalo Bills. The Chiefs finished 12-5 despite a disappointing 3-4 start to the campaign. Andy Reid’s men went 9-1 in their last ten futures, with a 31-34 loss at Cincinnati Bengals on Week 17 the only blot on the Chiefs’ copybook.

Patrick Mahomes has struggled to hit the dizzy heights of previous seasons, but everything points towards returning to his brilliant best. Mahomes has thrown 17 touchdowns and two interceptions in his last six games. The Chiefs have averaged 36.5 points per game over that period.

Buffalo Bills have their own star in quarterback, Josh Allen. The 2018 number seven pick enjoyed a career-best 409 completions during the 2021 regular season while hitting 4,407 passing yards and 36 touchdowns. Allen goes into the playoffs, having thrown five touchdowns in play-action plays in a 47-17 dismantling of the much-fancied New England Patriots. Like Super Bowl LV was billed as Mahomes versus Brady, this match-up is definitely the Mahomes versus Allen.

The Best of the Rest

The winner of the Packers versus 49ers takes on the winner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams. You would think the Bucs would defeat the Rams being reigning Super Bowl champions and all. A Bucs versus Packers final pits two of the game’s greatest-ever quarterbacks against each other and will be the game neutral fans want to see.

Whoever wins the Tennessee Titans versus Cincinnati Bengals clash awaits the victory of the Chiefs versus Bills. You would expect either the Bill or Chiefs to make short work of either of those teams.

So, who will win the Super Bowl? If we had to stick our neck out, we would say it will be a Chiefs versus Packers final, with the Packers emerging victoriously. Bookmakers rarely get these things wrong, after all.

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