49ers Now At 6-1 Odds Of Winning The Super Bowl

By Will Brinson, CBS Sports Senior Blogger

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) — And then there were eight. After a snoozer of a wild-card weekend that really only featured one good game (Seattle against Washington, and even that didn’t see a single-digit margin of victory), we’re on a path toward two great weeks of football before the Super Bowl.

The Broncos (3-1) and Patriots (15-4) are the top-two favorites in the NFL playoffs and look like they’re on a collision course for the AFC title game.

The disrespected tomato can Texans (18-1) actually saw their odds fall after beating the Bengals. I have no clue how that makes sense, but now I’m tempted to tell you to bet on them.

It’s telling that the Falcons (7-1) and Seahawks (7-1) have the same odds. Seattle’s a wild card with a rookie (Russell Wilson) at quarterback, playing on the road. The Falcons are the top seed with a high-powered offense playing at home. It’s why it won’t be surprising to see a lot of people pick the Hawks this weekend.

The 49ers (6-1) are slightly ahead of the Packers (15-2). And even though I might prefer putting something on the Packers here, it’s hard not to roll with San Francisco given that it has home-field advantage.

CLICK HERE for a complete look at Super Bowl odds from CBS Sports…

(Copyright 2013 CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved.)

Comments

More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
Got Our Weather App?

Listen Live