Betting On Indianapolis Colts To Win The Super Bowl
With sports betting legal in Indiana, betting on the Colts to win the Super Bowl will be a popular bet this year. Add in the fact that Philip Rivers is in town, as the Colts look like a decent AFC South team. Rivers is a great signing as he brings great leadership to a team that desperately needs it. They also brought in DeForest Buckner, who was a huge part of the 49ers defense. With so much to talk about, betting on the Colts comes right behind it. From the Colts AFC odds to the winning the division, and more, find all of the information you need about the Colts and their odds to win.
How The Indianapolis Colts Are Impacted By Coronavirus
The Colts have three players that have chosen to opt-out of the 2020 season including linebacker Skai Moore and defensive backs Rolan Milligan and Marvell tell. In addition to those players opting out, there are two others that have been placed on the COVID-19 list who have since returned to the team.
The Colts have been allowing for fans to attend Lucas Oil Stadium in a very limited capacity. In a stadium that seats up to 70,000 people, they have only been allowing 2,500 fans to attend which is less much than the 25% that was originally discussed.
Indianapolis Colts Playoff History
|1958, 1959, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2020|
|1968, 1970, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014|
|1958, 1959, 1964, 1968, 1970, 2006, 2009|
|Super Bowl Victories||
|1972 (VII), 1973 (VIII)|
|Super Bowl Losses||
|1969 (III), 2010 (XLIV)|
|Super Bowl Winning Quarterbacks||
|Earl Morrall, Peyton Manning|
|Super Bowl Winning Coaches||
|Don McCafferty, Tony Dungy|
|Super Bowl MVPs||
Betting On The Colts In Indiana
Colts fans and bettors in the state of Indiana are in luck being that there are land-based sportsbooks located right in Indianapolis. Bettors can make their way to the Winners Circle Pub, Grille and OTB Sportsbook. Those bettors that aren’t looking to make their way to an in-person book and wish to bet from the comfort of their own home can do so with BetOnline online sportsbook. BetOnline has great NFL odds on the Indianapolis Colts such as game lines and prop bets just line any land-based book.
Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends To Know
- Colts are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 playoff road games.
- Colts are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 vs. AFC.
- Under is 4-1 in Colts last 5 playoff games.
What Are Indianapolis Colts Odds To Win The Super Bowl?
The Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl 55 odds are towards the bottom of the list of teams that have made it to the playoffs. Their current odds are sitting at +5000 but were once as short as +2500 during the season. They do have some explosive pieces on both sides of the ball that could give betters bang for their buck on their odds.
The Colts AFC Championship odds are sitting at +2400 which is double of what they were mid-way through the season. At one point they were even at +1200 but they have since simmered down from being on a hot streak. If the Colts could get back to their mid-season form though, their odds would be very enticing.
The Colts AFC South odds actually opened up the season as the favorites. Unfortunately, they did not make the cut for the AFC South division title as they fell short of the Tennessee Titans. Although the Colts and the Titans finished with the same 11-5 regular-season record, the Titans are the ones who hold the tiebreaker based on their strength of schedule.
Odds on the NFL Draft can be anywhere online but to legally bet on it, you would have to be on an online sportsbook. There will be props and many other wagers that will allow Colts fan to bet on the Draft. With a win-now mindset in Indy, the wonder of who will be drafted or traded can be bet on.
Without Lucky, the Colts didn’t play as bad as many thought finishing the season at 7-9. One of those wins was against the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs so that tells you this team has the talent to be successful against any team. For 2020, online sportsbooks are setting the Colts projected win total at 7 games. Bettors have been riding the over and with a new franchise quarterback, there is a possibility that the Colts make this happen.
2020 Colts Player Props
The Indianapolis Colts are looking to make a bounce-back year after going 7-9 last year with the sudden retirement of the face of the franchise, Andre Luck. They have since moved on to a new leader under center with Philip Rivers who they brought in to fill the hole. The team still has pro bowl talent as they have a top-five O-Line and a great receiver in T.Y. Hilton.
Rivers had a great season under center during his last year with the LA Chargers as he out up all-star stats with 4,615 yards and 23 touchdowns. Online sportsbooks are looking for Rivers to back up his strong year here with his season totals set at 4099.5 yards which is set at even as well as 26.5 touchdowns with the under favored.
Indianapolis Colts Playoff History
The Indianapolis Colts found playoff success early on in their existence in the league since they were founded in 1953. They have seen 28 different playoff berths which include 16 division championships, 7 conference champions and 2 Super Bowl victories.
Colts Playoff Appearances
The Colts' first playoff appearances came shortly after they became an official team in 1958 again in 1959 under coach Weeb Ewbank. They won 3 more in the 60s under the legendary Don Shula who won in 1964-1965 and again in 1868. From 1970 to 2000 they did not find as much success as they only saw 10 playoff berths in those 30 years with four in the 70s, 1 in the 80s and four in the 90s and the year 2000. They found more success after the year 2000 as they have seen 13 playoff appearances with their last one coming in 2018 under coach Frank Reich.
Colts Division Championship
Of the Colts 28 playoff appearances, they have been able to reel in 16 division championships with their first one coming in 1968 under the great Don Shula. Their next two came in the 70s in 1970 and 1975 under both Don McCafferty and Howard Schnellenberger. They saw just two more in the 80s and 90s in 1987 under Ted Marchibroda and in 1999 under with Jim Mora. From the 2000s until the present day, the Colts took off running as they have won 9 division titles since then with five different coaches including Tony Dungy, Jim Caldwell and Chuck Pagano.
Colts Conference Championship
With their many years of playoff experience, they have not been able to convert many of them into conference championship as they have only racked up 7 of them. From 1958 to 1970 they won the majority of them as they won five with their first and second ones coming in 1958 and 1959 under Weeb Ewbank with Johnny Unitas under center. They did not win their next one until 1964 then again in 1968 and again in 1970 all under Don Shula. Their most recent ones came in 2006 and 2009 under Tony Dungy and Jim Caldwell.
Colts Super Bowl Victories
The Colts have two Super Bowl victories on their resume which includes a Super Bowl win in 1972 for Super Bowl VII and again in 2007 for Super Bowl XLI with coaches Don McCafferty and Tony Dungy calling plays.
Starting in 1972 with Super Bowl VII where the then Baltimore Colts defeated the Dallas Cowboys with a final score of 16-13. The Colts were able to just barely cover the spread as they went into the game seen as 2.5-point favorites and covered as they won by three points. The Super Bowl MVP of the game was Chuck Howley as he had two interceptions for 22 return yards.
Moving on to their most recent Super Bowl in 2007 for Super Bowl XLI, they took on and defeated the Chicago Bears with a final score of 29-17. The Colts had no problems with the spread here as they went into the game as 6.5-point favorites and covered it with ease as they won by 12 -points. The great Peyton Manning was named the Super Bowl MVP after throwing for 247 yards and a touchdown.