Seattle spent the entire 2013 season as favorites to win their first Super Bowl. The path has not been as straight this time around, but they close the season in the same state. Both the Seahawks and the Patriots are listed as having 5/2 odds to win Super Bowl XLIX, according to VegasInsider.com.

The money is on Seattle

As you can see in the table below, the Seahawks and Patriots are clear favorites to win it all, and Seattle is given better odds to make it to the big game.

ODDS TO WIN 2015 SUPER BOWL XLIX
Team Odds
Seattle Seahawks 5/2
New England Patriots 5/2
Green Bay Packers 11/2
Denver Broncos 6/1
Dallas Cowboys 8/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 12/1
Indianapolis Colts 30/1
Baltimore Ravens 40/1
Carolina Panthers 40/1
Cincinnati Bengals 40/1
Detroit Lions 50/1
Arizona Cardinals 75/1
ODDS TO WIN 2015 NFC CHAMPIONSHIP
Team Odds
Seattle Seahawks 5/6
Green Bay Packers 5/2
Dallas Cowboys 4/1
Carolina Panthers 20/1
Detroit Lions 25/1
Arizona Cardinals 40/1
ODDS TO WIN 2015 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP
Team Odds
New England Patriots 5/7
Denver Broncos 3/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6/1
Indianapolis Colts 12/1
Baltimore Ravens 18/1
Cincinnati Bengals 25/1

And it is not just the guys whose livelihood depends on getting these things right who are pointing to Seattle. FootballOutsiders.com released their updated playoff odds report today, and for the first time I have seen, the Seahawks are the team that most often finishes their simulations as the Super Bowl winner.

Team Conf App Conf Win SB Win
SEA 81.3% 48.9% 26.2%
NE 71.0% 43.9% 23.0%
DEN 67.9% 32.4% 16.0%
GB 65.3% 31.4% 15.7%
DAL 28.6% 13.2% 6.6%
PIT 19.9% 8.7% 3.9%
BAL 16.3% 7.2% 3.5%
IND 15.5% 4.9% 1.8%
CIN 9.4% 2.9% 1.0%
CAR 11.2% 2.8% 0.9%
DET 6.4% 2.0% 0.7%
ARI 7.2% 1.7% 0.6%
Source: FootballOutsiders.com

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