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Vikings among longest long shots to win Super Bowl in '15

Posted by: Michael Rand under Vikings Updated: February 3, 2014 - 12:54 PM

 

This shouldn't be filed under the "surprise" department, but rather brought front and center to your attention as a reminder that "wait until next year" isn't exactly the rallying cry for the Vikings. Maybe it's more like wait until the year after ... or the year after that.

 

The Las Vegas Hilton, which is a fine establishment and sports book -- one which didn't acquire its money by being stupid when it comes to gambling odds -- has the Vikings as 100 to 1 long shots to win the Super Bowl next year.

Only the Jaguars and Raiders, at 200 to 1, are even bigger underdogs. The Vikings are the only team at 100 to 1. Next up at 60 to 1 are the Browns, Bucs, Bills, Jets and Titans.

Yes, Vegas thinks those five teams are better than the 2014 Vikings -- or at least that they have a better shot at reaching the Super Bowl and winning, since four of them play in the less-stacked AFC.

In terms of value bets, one ESPN.com writer likes both the Packers (16 to 1) and Bears (30 to 1). So if you bleed purple but also love green, there is that to consider.

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Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez 2
San Francisco - WP: G. Kontos 7 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: C. Lee 4
Texas - WP: M. Mikolas 4 FINAL
NY Yankees - LP: S. Greene 2
Boston - WP: J. Lackey 14 FINAL
Toronto - LP: D. Hutchison 1
Miami - WP: B. Morris 3 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: S. Simmons 1
Cincinnati - LP: M. Latos 2 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta 5
Cleveland - LP: B. Shaw 3 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: C. Fien 4
Kansas City - LP: J. Guthrie 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: C. Sale 3
Washington - WP: D. Fister 7 FINAL
Colorado - LP: F. Morales 2
Detroit 4 Top 8th Inning
Arizona 3
Baltimore 4 Bottom 6th Inning
LA Angels 2
NY Mets 1 Top 7th Inning
Seattle 4
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Edmonton
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2014 preseason     
Aug 8 - vs. Oakland 7 pm
Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pm
Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pm
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pm
2014 regular season     
Sep 7 - at St. Louis Noon
Sep 14 - vs. New England Noon
Sep 21 - at New Orleans Noon
Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta 3:25 pm
Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pm
Oct 12 - vs. Detroit Noon
Oct 19 - at. Buffalo Noon
Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay Noon
Nov 2 - vs. Washington Noon
Nov 9 - Bye
Nov 16 - at Chicago Noon
Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay Noon
Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina Noon
Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets Noon
Dec 14 - at Detroit Noon
Dec 21 - at Miami Noon
Dec 28 - vs. Chicago Noon

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