All aboard the Detroit Lions bandwagon.
The Lions emerged as a stylish staff at sportsbooks this summer time, turning into the most well-liked wager to win the NFC, pet BetMGM (h/t Pro Football Talk).
That does not imply the Lions are the favourite. The Eagles are rightfully the staff with the very best odds of profitable the convention, however extra individuals have wager on Detroit this offseason than another staff.
PFT notes: “Greater than 36 p.c of the bets on this season’s NFC champion have been positioned on the Lions, and greater than 34 p.c of the cash positioned to win the NFC has been on the Lions.”
That is a major quantity of the pie for a staff with out a lot postseason success.