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Cleveland Browns Favored to Win AFC North

The NFL offseason is just over a month old and the Cleveland Browns have quickly become a very talented team and odds makers have taken notice.

The Browns’ odds to win the Super Bowl next February have shortened to 14 to 1 from 25 to 1 after trading with the New York Giants to obtain wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

Cleveland has also become the most bet on team in the NFL to win the Super Bowl both in number of tickets and amount of money at several sportsbooks.

The Browns have now opened as the favorite to win the AFC North title in 2019. Sportsbooks released odds on the NFL division winners and Browns are tops in the AFC North at +140 followed by the Steelers at +160 and the Ravens at +250.

Other favorites to win their division titles include the New England Patriots at -700 to win an 11th straight AFC East title. The Patriots odds of -700 are the best of any team in the NFL to win their respective division.

The Philadelphia Eagles hold a slight advantage in odds to win the NFC East at EVEN while the Dallas Cowboys are at +125.

However, it is Cleveland that has become the popular choice amongst bettors after adding the talented Beckham Jr. to their team. The Browns have also added two top defensive players in end Olivier Vernon and tackle Sheldon Richardson.

As other free agent signings take place or trades and cuts are made, the odds will shift, but for now both the sportsbooks and public bettors are behind the Browns.

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