Aug 15, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries the ball past Tennessee Titans free safety George Wilson (21) on his way to scoring a touchdown in the second quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Saints 2014 Playoff Chances

It’s not a secret, but the black and gold are poised to make another postseason run this season. The offensive weapons are there, the defense added new faces, the draft was a success, and as long as Sean Payton is the head coach and Drew Brees is the quarterback, you can’t count them out. Courtesy of our friends at Bovada, we have the latest odds for the New Orleans Saints and their 2014 playoff chances.

You may remember hearing about Bovada, who is a huge force in sports betting, casino, poker, and horse racing, when I touched on the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl & Division Odds. Bovada simply asks:

Will the New Orleans Saints make the playoffs?          

Yes                  -200     (1/2)

No                    +160     (8/5)

The Saints rank as the seventh most likely team to make the playoffs this year:

  1. Denver Broncos (1/5)
  2. New England Patriots (1/5)
  3. Seattle Seahawks (4/13)
  4. Green Bay Packers (5/11)
  5. San Francisco 49ers (5/11)
  6. Indianapolis Colts (5/11)
  7. New Orleans Saints (1/2)
  8. Philadelphia Eagles (2/3)
  9. Cincinnatti Bengals (11/10)
  10. Pittsburgh Steelers (11/10)

Across the NFC South, here’s how things shape up:

New Orleans Saints (1/2) +160

Atlanta Falcons (2/1) +200

Carolina Panthers (2/1) +200

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7/2) +350

What do you think of the Saints chances of making the playoffs? Most automatically consider it a ‘slam dunk’, but is it really? Can either Carolina, Atlanta, or Tampa Bay sneak in as a wild card? Sound off below!

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