NFL 2021: AFC West team-by-team predictions, best bets, odds and picks

NFL 2021: AFC West team-by-team predictions, best bets, odds and picks

Once again, it's hard to look past the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC West in 2021, but that doesn't mean you can't make bank on all four teams with our free NFL betting picks as the countdown to NFL Week 1 continues.

With the Chiefs likely to cruise to first place in the division, we're set for a hot race after that, with the Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers all staking legitimate claims at making the postseason.

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Here are the NFL Futures bets we're throwing down for the AFC West ⏬


Denver Broncos

NFL Week 1 Matchup: Broncos vs. Giants

Super Bowl 2021 Win Probability: 3.1%

Super Bowl 2021 Odds: +4000 (BetMGM)

The Broncos will be looking to kick off the season with a QB they can trust with their decision-making and, with that in mind, we like Teddy B to get the nod and throw some NFL Week 1 touchdowns.

This is the bet that is going to settle first out of all of our pre-season picks, so if you're impatient about your Futures plays, then this is the one for you!

Dimers' Suggested Bet:
Starting Week 1 QB: Teddy Bridgewater (+145)

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Kansas City Chiefs

NFL Week 1 Matchup: Browns vs. Chiefs

Super Bowl 2021 Win Probability: 13.3%

Super Bowl 2021 Odds: +500 (DraftKings)

This one is pretty self explanatory. The Chiefs will head in to this season as favorites to take out the title and add another Super Bowl to the list. To put it simply, we agree with the sportsbooks on this one.

Mahomes and his boys will be hurting after the February loss in Tampa, and will be using that feeling to fuel the fire as they look to get their dynasty dream back on track.

Dimers' Suggested Bet:
To win the Super Bowl (+500)

Las Vegas Raiders

NFL Week 1 Matchup: Ravens vs. Raiders

Super Bowl 2021 Win Probability: 1.1%

Super Bowl 2021 Odds: +8000 (BetMGM)

The Vegas Raiders finished last season at a respectable 8-8 and now head into the 2021 season with their wins total line set at just 6.5.

With fans returning to arenas this season, the Raiders will finally get to show off their gorgeous Allegiant Stadium in all its glory, and should be able to get to a similar wins total as last season. As such, we're taking them to go OVER 6.5 wins in an Over Under bet type for season total wins.

Dimers' Suggested Bet:
OVER 6.5 total wins (-150)

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Los Angeles Chargers

NFL Week 1 Matchup: Chargers vs. Washington

Super Bowl 2021 Win Probability: 2.3%

Super Bowl 2021 Odds: +3300 (DraftKings)

A tough team to fade for us here at Dimers, due to our love for Justin Herbert, but even with 17 games being played now by each team, we suggest you bet the Under on the Bolts wins total.

This is going to be a hard fought division, and considering we're already taking the Over on the Raiders' wins, we've got the LA side capping out at 9 dubs this season.

Dimers' Suggested Bet:
UNDER 9.5 wins (-150)

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Ryan Leaver
Senior Sports and Sports Betting Editor

Ryan Leaver has long been entrenched in the world of sports and sports betting, now specializing in the NBA, NFL, college football, college basketball, and soccer. His passion shines through in his detailed game previews, best bets, props, and futures articles for both the NBA and NFL, along with his sharp prop bets for college football and insightful best bets for college basketball. Ryan’s expertise also extends to soccer, where he frequently offers practical betting tips and highlights the bets of the day. 

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