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NFL win totals: The Broncos, Chargers and Chiefs are all at 10.5 wins in the AFC West

Can half of the AFC win 10 or more games in 2022?

The conference looks absolutely stacked with the player movement this offseason and those additions are reflected in the 2022 win totals at BetMGM. Eight teams in the AFC have win totals at 9.5 or higher. Betting the over on all of those teams means you’re banking on half of the conference to go 10-7 or better.

That doesn’t seem likely to happen. But which of the teams with high win totals will falter? If we had to make a guess, we’d wager it’s someone in the AFC West. The Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers all have a preseason win total of 10.5. Throw in the Las Vegas Raiders and their win total of 8.5 and it’s highly unlikely that all three of the co-favorites will win 11 or more games. Injuries are bound to impact one or more teams’ chances of winning the division.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 06: Justin Herbert #10 of the Los Angeles Chargers and Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs are introduced before the start of the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl at Allegiant Stadium on February 06, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Chiefs remain the favorites to make the playoffs among teams in the West. Kansas City is -225 to qualify for the postseason while the Broncos and Chargers are each at -150. The Raiders are at +160 to make the playoffs for a second consecutive season.

The team with the highest win total in the AFC is, unsurprisingly, the Super Bowl favorite. The Buffalo Bills’ win total is at 11.5 wins and the AFC East champions are a staggering -600 to make the playoffs. The Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots each have win totals at 8.5 behind the Bills in the East.

And while the AFC West will be the offseason focus, the AFC North doesn’t seem far behind in terms of competitiveness. Both the Bengals and Ravens have preseason win totals of 9.5 and the Pittsburgh Steelers are at 8.5 wins. If the Browns had a win total they would likely be in that vicinity too, but Cleveland is understandably off the board given the potential punishments Deshaun Watson could face because of the sexual assault allegations against him.

Here are the win totals for the other 15 teams in the AFC along with their odds to make or miss the playoffs.

Baltimore Ravens

  • O/U: 9.5 wins

  • Make Playoffs: -130

  • Miss playoffs: +105

Buffalo Bills

  • O/U: 11.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -600

  • Miss playoffs: +400

Cincinnati Bengals

  • O/U: 9.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -135

  • Miss playoffs: +110

Denver Broncos

  • O/U: 10.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -150

  • Miss playoffs: +125

Houston Texans

  • O/U: 4.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +1000

  • Miss playoffs: -2000

Indianapolis Colts

  • O/U: 9.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -165

  • Miss playoffs: +135

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • O/U: 6.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +400

  • Miss playoffs: -550

Kansas City Chiefs

  • O/U: 10.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -225

  • Miss playoffs: +180

Las Vegas Raiders

  • O/U: 8.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +160

  • Miss playoffs: -200

Los Angeles Chargers

  • O/U: 10.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -150

  • Miss playoffs: +125

Miami Dolphins

  • O/U: 8.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +135

  • Miss playoffs: -165

New England Patriots

  • O/U: 8.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +135

  • Miss playoffs: -165

New York Jets

  • O/U: 5.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +900

  • Miss playoffs: -1600

Pittsburgh Steelers

  • O/U: 8.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: +120

  • Miss playoffs: -145

Tennessee Titans

  • O/U: 9.5 wins

  • Make playoffs: -125

  • Miss playoffs: +105