2023 NFL Division Odds

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Betting odds for NFL division winners for the 2023-24 season are available at top online sportsbooks. Following the first three weeks of regular season action, sportsbooks expect a few races to be competitive, such as the AFC North, while others, like the NFC West, have a clear favorite to win.

As the NFL season moves along, we can expect additional movement in the odds in response to news and other developments. Here’s a look at all eight races and what you need to know about betting on NFL division winners.

2023 NFL division winner odds

The table below has the latest odds for NFL division winners at legal online sportsbooks. To change the division, just click the drop-down arrow. Clicking any of the odds will take you to the sportsbook where you can place that bet. Sports betting promos are available for new users.

Best odds to win each division in 2023

You can select the division you’d like to view below or scroll through each one. If you wish to bet, select the odds next to any team name to get started.

AFC EastAFC NorthAFC SouthAFC West
NFC EastNFC NorthNFC SouthNFC West

Odds to win the AFC East

The Dolphins have taken over the lead in betting odds to win the AFC East over the 2-1 Bills following a 3-0 start. The two teams square off on Sunday in Buffalo for a pivotal early season showdown. The winner takes over the lead in the division chase and will likely be on top of the board as well. The Patriots defeated the Jets last week and have edged ahead on the odds board. New York entered the campaign with high hopes, but it’s now looking like a long season could be on tap. Here’s what’s in store for the four teams in Week 4:

Odds to win the AFC North

Entering the season, the Bengals were slight favorites to win the AFC North. Cincinnati is now last in betting odds following a 1-2 start. The Ravens have a slight lead over the Browns in the latest odds. Both clubs are 2-1 as they get set for a showdown this Sunday in Cleveland with the early division lead on the line. The Steelers have rebounded from an opening loss to the 49ers to win two straight. They now have a slight lead over the Bengals on the odds board.

Odds to win the AFC South

Entering the season, the Jaguars were heavy favorites to claim the AFC South for the second season in a row. The odds have tightened considerably following the team’s 1-2 start. Up next, the Titans are 1-2 and hold a slight odds lead over the Colts. Indianapolis pulled out an upset over the Ravens last week to get to 2-1. The Texans remain in the back of the pack, but the club managed to upset the Jaguars last Sunday to get to 1-2.

Odds to win the AFC West

The Chiefs have won the AFC West seven times in a row, and betting odds anticipate the club’s stranglehold on the division continuing this season. Kansas City is now 2-1, picking up a convincing win over the Bears last time out. The Chargers got their first win of the season on Sunday and remain second in betting odds to take the division. They’ll take on the Raiders this week. Las Vegas is now ahead of the Broncos on the board. Denver is 0-3 and looking to pick up the pieces after last week’s 50-point loss to the Dolphins.

Odds to win the NFC East

The Eagles are 3-0 and the clear favorite to win the NFC East once again. The odds for the Cowboys took a hit following last week’s upset loss to the Cardinals. Dallas will look to rebound at home against the Patriots. The Commanders dropped to 2-1 with a convincing home defeat at the hands of the Bills. They’re sizable underdogs for Sunday’s trip to Philadelphia. The Giants are in the Monday Night Football spotlight this week against the Seahawks and looking to improve on a 1-2 start.

Odds to win the NFC North

The Lions were the favorites to win the NFC North entering the season, and the same still holds true, but the gap between them and the Packers is beginning to shrink. The two teams are 2-1 and will do battle on this week’s edition of Thursday Night Football. The Vikings won the division last season but now find themselves trying to dig out of an 0-3 hole. The Bears are well behind tha pack in terms of betting odds and widely expected to finish in last. Chicago is 0-3, having lost all three games by double digits.

Odds to win the NFC South

The Saints remain the favorites to win the NFC South, but the Falcons aren’t too far behind. Both clubs dropped to 2-1 last week with losses to the Packers and Lions, respectively. The Buccaneers are now also 2-1 following a home loss to the Eagles on Monday night. Tampa Bay and New Orleans meet up this week in a game that could have a bearing on the lines. The Panthers have opened the campaign at 0-3 under new head coach Frank Reich. The club will try to get one in the win column on Sunday at home against the winless Vikings.

Odds to win the NFC West

The 49ers are the defending NFC West champions and remain hefty favorites to make it two in a row. The club has opened at 3-0 with three convincing wins under its belt. Behind San Francisco, the order remains the same as it was entering the season: Seahawks, Rams, Cardinals. Arizona is well behind the pack in terms of odds, but the team managed to pull out an upset over the Cowboys last week. There hasn’t been a back-to-back winner of this division since Los Angeles pulled it off in 2017-18.

Top favorites to win NFL divisions

After three weeks of regular season action, just two divisions have a clear favorite to win: the AFC West and NFC West.

Heading into the campaign, the Jaguars were heavily favored to win the AFC South. The odds have now tightened following the team’s 1-2 start, with the Titans and Colts moving up. The results of this week’s matchups for the three teams could have an additional impact on the division betting odds.

How to bet on NFL division winners

Sportsbooks make NFL division odds available over the offseason, with numbers for all four teams in each of the eight divisions. As an example, here’s what the numbers look like for the winner of the AFC East.

The race projects to be competitive between the Dolphins and Bills, while the Jets and Patriots could battle for third place. Bettors simply pick which team they think will win and gain some additional rooting interest as the NFL season plays out.

Most competitive NFL divisions in 2023

Two races have tightened considerably since the start of the season: the AFC East and AFC North. We’ll get some clarity on both races this week. The Dolphins are at the Bills, while the Ravens travel to take on the Browns. The winner of the two matchups will take over the lead in the division chases, and also likely be alone on top of the division betting odds.

Odds on all 32 teams

AFC EastBuffalo BillsMiami DolphinsNew England PatriotsNew York Jets
AFC NorthBaltimore RavensCincinnati BengalsCleveland BrownsPittsburgh Steelers
AFC SouthHouston TexansIndianapolis ColtsJacksonville JaguarsTennessee Titans
AFC WestDenver BroncosKansas City ChiefsLos Angeles ChargersLas Vegas Raiders
NFC EastDallas CowboysNew York GiantsPhiladelphia EaglesWashington Commanders
NFC NorthChicago BearsDetroit LionsMinnesota VikingsGreen Bay Packers
NFC SouthAtlanta FalconsCarolina PanthersNew Orleans SaintsTampa Bay Bucs
NFC WestArizona CardinalsLos Angeles RamsSan Francisco 49ersSeattle Seahawks

Which teams have won their division the most?

The NFL realigned to its current eight divisions in 2002. A couple of divisions have had a clear dominant franchise, while others have been a bit more spread out. Here’s how the teams stack up by the number of division titles along with the year of their last crown.

AFC EastPatriots – 16 (2019)Bills – 3 (2022)Dolphins – 1 (2008)Jets – 1 (2002)
AFC NorthSteelers – 9 (2020)Ravens – 6 (2019)Bengals – 6 (2022)Browns – 0 (N/A)
AFC SouthColts – 9 (2014)Texans – 6 (2019)Titans – 4 (2021)Jaguars – 2 (2022)
AFC WestChiefs – 9 (2022)Broncos – 6 (2015)Chargers – 5 (2009)Raider – 1 (2002)
NFC EastEagles – 9 (2022)Cowboys – 6 (2021)Commanders – 3 (2020)Giants – 3 (2020)
NFC NorthPackers – 12 (2021)Vikings – 5 (2022)Bears – 4 (2018)Lions – 0 (N/A)
NFC SouthSaints – 7 (2020)Panthers – 5 (2015)Buccaneers – 5 (2022)Falcons – 4 (2016)
NFC WestSeahawks – 9 (2020)49ers – 5 (2022)Rams – 4 (2021)Cardinals – 3 (2015)

NFL division odds FAQ 

When did the NFL switch to eight divisions?

The NFL realigned to its current structure of eight divisions in 2002. The addition of the Houston Texans as an expansion team was the catalyst for the shift from three divisions in each conference to four.

How do tiebreakers work for NFL division titles?

Tiebreakers for NFL division titles begin with the head-to-head record between the clubs, followed by each team’s overall record in divisional games. If the two teams are still tied, there’s an extensive list of tiebreaking procedures to determine the winner.

Which team was the last Super Bowl winner that didn’t win its division?  

The 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl after a second-place finish in the NFC South. All told, seven wild card teams have won the big game since 1970.

Which NFL teams are the biggest favorites to win their division this season?

The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are currently the biggest favorites to win their divisions. The Chiefs have won the AFC West seven straight seasons, while the 49ers are looking to repeat as NFC West champs.

Which NFL divisions will be the most competitive this season?

Current betting odds anticipate that the AFC North and NFC North could have the tightest races this season. The Bengals are favored to win the former, while the Lions are favorites in the latter.