Titans see biggest line movement among division favorites
The Tennessee Titans have been responsible for the biggest line shift among division favorites ahead of the full first Sunday of the 2021 NFL season.
The Titans opened at +110 at BetMGM to win the AFC South but are now the -100 favorites to win the division. The public is backing them with 56.3 percent of the money and 50.0 percent of the total bets at the sportsbook.
Meanwhile, the Indianapolis Colts have lengthened from slight favorites at +100 to now being offered at +150 by BetMGM, where they have been backed by 23.7 percent of the money and 18.2 percent of the bets.
The AFC South is widely considered one of the most top-heavy divisions in the NFL. The Jacksonville Jaguars have moved from +1200 to +650, but the Houston Texans have seen their odds lengthen from +1600 to +2500.
The biggest division favorites remain the Kansas City Chiefs, although they have moved from +455 to +275. The public has bet down the Denver Broncos from +1800 to +700 while the Los Angeles Chargers have moved from +550 to +450.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been backed by 95.1 percent of the handle at BetMGM to win the NFC South and 58.9 percent of the tickets, by far the most of any of the 32 teams. The Cleveland Browns lead in the AFC with 61.0 percent of the money bet on teams in the North while the Titans have been backed by the most division winner bets in the conference.
BetMGM NFL Insights: Division Odds
Line movement: Patriots +450 to +350
Biggest liability: Patriots
Line movement: Ravens +120 to +115
Biggest liability: Bengals
Line movement: Titans +110 to -110
Biggest liability: Jaguars
Line movement: Chargers +550 to +450
Biggest liability: Raiders
Line movement: Washington +320 to +220
Biggest liability: Giants
Line movement: Packers -250 to -165
Biggest liability: Lions
Line movement: Buccaneers -125 to -190
Biggest liability: Buccaneers
Line movement: 49ers +200 to +190
Biggest liability: Rams
–Field Level Media