Eagles’ odds to win Super Bowl soaring up charts

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Long shots to start the season, the Philadelphia Eagles have emerged as the clear-cut favorites in the NFC and are closing in on the New England Patriots at the top of the Las Vegas sportsbooks’ odds to win the Super Bowl.

The Eagles, who had odds as high as 65-1 in the offseason to win the Super Bowl, are now 4-1 at the Westgate SuperBook, behind only the Patriots at 7-2.

Philadelphia has won seven in a row and separated itself from other contenders in the NFC. The Eagles are 2-1 to win the conference and overwhelming -1,200 favorites in the NFC East.

“They’re legit, well-coached, well-quarterbacked,” said South Point sportsbook director Chris Andrews, who last week moved the Eagles (7-2) ahead of the Patriots (4-1) in his Super Bowl odds.

Few bettors saw the Eagles’ rise coming in the preseason. At William Hill’s Nevada sportsbook, the San Francisco 49ers,

Article source: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/21314316/philadelphia-eagles-challenge-new-england-patriots-best-odds-win-super-bowl

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