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Updated odds on the Steelers winning the AFC and the AFC North Division

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are clearly one of the teams who are among the Las Vegas favorites in the AFC, but what about their odds to win the AFC North? We give you the breakdown here.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have a pretty solid roster heading into 2017 NFL season, and Las Vegas certainly agrees. At each point of the offseason (immediately after the season, after free agency and after the 2017 NFL Draft) the Steelers have been a favorite to possibly represent the AFC in Super Bowl 52, and also to win the AFC North.

Per the Bovada sportsbook, those odds have changed slightly. Check out the updated odds on the Steelers chances in the AFC, as well as the AFC North.

Conference Odds

2017-18 AFC Champion

New England Patriots 2/1

Oakland Raiders 7/1

Pittsburgh Steelers 7/1

Denver Broncos 9/1

Houston Texans 9/1

Kansas City Chiefs 12/1

Indianapolis Colts 14/1

Baltimore Ravens 20/1

Tennessee Titans 20/1

Cincinnati Bengals 25/1

Miami Dolphins 25/1

Los Angeles Chargers 33/1

Buffalo Bills 40/1

Jacksonville Jaguars 40/1

Cleveland Browns 100/1

New York Jets 100/1

...

The Raiders getting Marshawn Lynch must have a huge advantage in the eyes of Vegas, considering they now have the same odds, second best in the conference, to win the AFC. Of course, the New England Patriots are atop the heap, and that should come as a shock to no one.

Take a look at the AFC North divisional odds:

Odds to Win the 2017-18 AFC North

Pittsburgh Steelers 11/10

Baltimore Ravens 7/4

Cincinnati Bengals 5/2

Cleveland Browns 33/1

...

Despite all of the talk this offseason, the Steelers are still considered the favorites to win the AFC North. It would equate in back-to-back titles in the division, something that hasn’t been done since the Ravens accomplished this feat in the 2012 and 2013 NFL seasons.

If the Vegas odds are on point, and let’s be honest...they usually are, it shows just how top-heavy the AFC is heading into 2017. After the top 5 or 6 teams, there is a significant drop off in not only the projected talent in the conference, but also in the Vegas odds.

Granted, there is a lot of time between now and the start of the regular season, and there are always teams who make the postseason and fail to do the same the following year, but as of now it looks as if the Steelers have as good a shot as anyone to knock the Patriots off their perch next season.