The 2022-23 NFL season began long before the confetti started to fly at SoFi Stadium, as teams looked to position themselves for a run at Super Bowl LVII. The sportsbooks have also had an eye on the upcoming season, as futures odds have been up for a little while now. There will still be a lot of moving parts with the NFL Draft and free agency, but it may not be a bad time to get invested in the teams that you like for next season.
My strategy is to try and find a way to secure some sort of profit with a higher-priced team that has a good chance at making the playoffs. I’m not necessarily trying to pick the winner to tie up my money for several months with a short price. I’d rather take a longer shot in a favorable situation. Everybody has a different approach, but that is the one that works for me.
Here are a few futures bets I like (odds from DraftKings Sportsbook):