- The Kansas City Chiefs opened up the season as the favorites to win the Super Bowl with +650 odds.
- The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship.
TAMPA BAY, Fla. — The Kansas City Chiefs are heading back to the Super Bowl for the second straight year where they will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Florida.
The Chiefs have upheld their Super Bowl odds all season long as they opened up as the Super Bowl favorites just days after winning Super Bowl 54 with +650 odds to repeat. That was also the longest that the Chiefs Super Bowl odds gave been since opening as they dropped just five days later down to +480 and stayed on a steady decline since.
The Chiefs Super Bowl odds remained in the +540 and +600 range from February all the way up until the season started where they opened up the 2020-2021 season with +550 odds.
The Chiefs' odds to win Super Bowl 55 after their first four games jumped shorter to +317 after they opened up the season with a 4-0 record.
After the Chiefs took on their first loss of the season in Week 5 against the Las Vegas Raiders, their odds moved back to +400. After their slight bump, it was smooth sailing for the rest of the season as their odds remained favored for the rest of the year.
The Chiefs went into their first playoff game with +220 odds to win the 2021 Super Bowl after finished the regular season with the best record in the league at 14-2.
Chiefs Playoff History
The Kansas City Chiefs added to their impressive playoff resume during this postseason as this marked their 23rd playoff appearance, 13th division championship and second AFC Championship.
With the Chiefs AFC Championship win over the Buffalo Bills, this was their fourth AFC Championship game that they have played in, not to mention that it was their third in the past three seasons.
Now with their trip to the Super Bowl where they will meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this will now be their fourth Super Bowl appearance as they look to win their second Super Bowl in a row.
As for the leader of the Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes, he is adding to his already impressive playoff resume as well. Mahomes stepped in as the starter for the Chiefs just three seasons ago and has led the Chiefs to the AFC title game all three times and to two straight Super Bowls.
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