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Lions fans shouldn't buy Super Bowl tickets just yet

Not a betting person, but love to check out the odds. an online betting site, released new odds this week following the NFL draft.

On Feb. 8, when Bodog first listed odds to win the 2011 Super Bowl, the Lions were one of seven teams at 100-to-1.

Since the draft, the new odds came out and the Lions are one of three teams at 80-to-1 odds (with Cleveland and Oakland). Four teams are 100-to-1 — Buffalo, Kansas City, St. Louis and Tampa Bay. The Lions play the Bills, Rams and Bucs this season.

The top four teams considered Super Bowl favorites didn’t change from February to April, although the numbers did. Indianapolis (13-to-2) is now the favorite, followed by San Diego (8-to-1), New England (10-to-1) and New Orleans (10-to-1). Of those top four teams, the Lions play only the Patriots this season.

Comparing who will have more sacks in the 2010 regular season they have the Lions’ Ndamukong Suh at minus-200 and Tampa Bay’s Gerald McCoy at plus-160.

Something to chew on ...


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