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If you’ve got some money in your pocket, here are some bets you can get in on.

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With training camps under-way across the league, let’s take a look at odds-makers views of the Vikings this season - and see how optimistic or pessimistic a picture they paint for the Vikings’ chances this season.

Team Odds

Here is a break-down of each team’s odds to win, from most to least likely, according to Bovada. For those of you not familiar with how to read fractional odds, you read them this way:

how much you get (if correct) / for amount you bet.

So, for example, if you bet $5 on the Vikings to win the NFC North division, and that came true, you’d win $12 with the current odds listed below.

The greater the multiple of the first number compared to the second, the less likely oddsmakers view it of actually happening.

NFC NORTH DIVISION

Bears: 8/5 | Packers: 39/20 | Vikings: 12/5 | Lions: 10/1

The Vikings are a close third favorite to win the NFC North at this point, but the odds between the Bears, Packers and Vikings are pretty similar, hovering around 2/1. The Lions aren’t getting much love.

NFC CONFERENCE

Rams: 15/4 | Saints: 4/1 | Bears: 7/1 | Eagles: 15/2 | Packers: 19/2 | Cowboys: 11/1 | Vikings: 12/1 | Seahawks: 14/1 | Falcons: 15/1 | 49ers: 16/1 | Panthers: 24/1 | Lions: 35/1 | Giants: 35/1 | Buccaneers: 35/1 | Cardinals: 50/1 | Redskins: 50/1

The Vikings rank 7th here, with the Rams and Saints fairly clear favorites.

SUPER BOWL 54

New England Patriots 7/1 | Kansas City Chiefs 8/1 | New Orleans Saints 17/2 | Los Angeles Rams 9/1 | Chicago Bears 12/1 | Cleveland Browns 12/1 | Indianapolis Colts 14/1 | Los Angeles Chargers 16/1 | Philadelphia Eagles 16/1 | Green Bay Packers 18/1 | Pittsburgh Steelers 20/1 | Dallas Cowboys 22/1 | Minnesota Vikings 25/1 | San Francisco 49ers 30/1 | Seattle Seahawks 30/1 | Atlanta Falcons 33/1 | Baltimore Ravens 33/1 | Houston Texans 33/1 | Jacksonville Jaguars 33/1 | Carolina Panthers 45/1 | Denver Broncos 60/1 | Oakland Raiders 60/1 | Tennessee Titans 70/1 | Detroit Lions 80/1 | New York Giants 80/1 | New York Jets 80/1 | Tampa Bay Buccaneers 80/1 | Arizona Cardinals 100/1 | Buffalo Bills 100/1 | Washington Redskins 100/1 | Cincinnati Bengals 125/1 | Miami Dolphins 150/1

Vikings rank 13th in Super Bowl odds, down significantly from the 10/1 odds they had last year at this time, but also much better than the 40/1 odds they had in 2017, when they made it to the NFC Championship.

PLAYOFF ODDS

The Vikings have 23/20 odds to make the playoffs, vs. 20/29 odds they don’t, which makes them slightly more likely to not make the playoffs.

Vikings Player Odds

There are also several categories of individual player odds, and I’ll just mention the leading Vikings player odds in each categories that include Vikings players.

Comeback Player of the Year

Everson Griffen: 22/1 (tied for 12th most likely)

Most Tackles and Assists

Eric Kendricks: 50/1 (tied for 25th most likely)

Most Passing Touchdowns

Kirk Cousins: 33/1 (14th most likely)

Most Passing Yards

Kirk Cousins: 33/1 (12th most likely)

Most Receiving Touchdowns

Adam Thielen: 30/1 (tied for 13th most likely)

Stefon Diggs: 40/1 (20th most likely)

Most Receiving Yards

Adam Thielen 20/1 (tied for 9th most likely)

Stefon Diggs: 75/1 (tied for 18th most likely)

Most Rushing Touchdowns

Dalvin Cook: 45/1 (tied for 23rd)

Most Rushing Yards

Dalvin Cook: 25/1 (tied for 9th most likely)

Most Sacks

Danielle Hunter: 25/1 (tied for 9th most likely)

Everson Griffen: 60/1 (24th most likely)

NFL MVP

Kirk Cousins: 80/1 (tied for 32nd most likely)

FIRST HEAD COACH TO LEAVE HIS POST

Mike Zimmer: 15/1 (tied for 5th most likely)

That last one I find perhaps the most surprising. Maybe the thought is that Zimmer is more at risk because of the Gary Kubiak hire, and/or after a disappointing season last year, a bad start could be his undoing.

Overall Impression

Odds-makers seem to have the Vikings pegged as a mid-tier team on the playoff bubble this season, more likely to miss than make the playoffs, and with neither team nor individual players particular favorites for honors this year.

Overall those are modest expectations for the Vikings, which historically the Vikings have tended to outperform, compared to years when they’ve been more of a favorite.

Poll

Poll

If you had to bet the farm on one set of Vikings odds, which would you take?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Vikings win Super Bowl 54
    (122 votes)
  • 35%
    Danielle Hunter Most Sacks
    (293 votes)
  • 10%
    Dalvin Cook Most Rushing Yards
    (90 votes)
  • 9%
    Mike Zimmer First Head Coach to Leave Post
    (80 votes)
  • 14%
    Everson Griffen Comeback Player of the Year
    (118 votes)
  • 14%
    Adam Thielen Most Receiving Yards
    (117 votes)
820 votes total Vote Now