Falcons Playoff Chances, Odds & Prediction for 2022 NFL Season

Devon Platana
Atlanta Falcons Playoff Chances, Odds & Prediction for 2022 NFL Season.
Atlanta Falcons Playoff Chances, Odds & Prediction for 2022 NFL Season. / Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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The Atlanta Falcons have been trending downward ever since their Super Bowl LI loss to the New England Patriots. After missing the playoffs in each of the last four seasons, the organization has finally decided to embrace a rebuild, beginning with the 2022 NFL season.

Falcons fans already know that the postseason is a pipe dream with Marcus Mariota being a downgrade from Matt Ryan under center, as well as their lack of playmakers at most positions on both sides of the ball. Having said that, never say never as far as the NFL is concerned.

Let's break down Atlanta's playoff chances in 2022 using odds provided by FanDuel Sportsbook.

Falcons Playoff Chances 2022

Atlanta is available at +750 to make the postseason. That equates to an implied probability of 11.8%, suggesting that the Falcons have their work cut out for them in 2022.

Falcons Playoff Odds 2022

FanDuel Sportsbook gives Atlanta the worst odds to win the NFC South in 2022. The Falcons are available at +2400 to win the division, putting them well behind the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-320) and New Orleans Saints (+380) and Carolina Panthers (+1300).

Falcons 2022 Schedule

  • Week 1: vs. New Orleans Saints
  • Week 2: @ Los Angeles Rams
  • Week 3: @ Seattle Seahawks
  • Week 4: vs. Cleveland Browns
  • Week 5: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Week 6: vs. San Francisco 49ers
  • Week 7: @ Cincinnati Bengals
  • Week 8: vs. Carolina Panthers
  • Week 9: vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  • Week 10: @ Carolina Panthers
  • Week 11: vs. Chicago Bears
  • Week 12: @ Washington Commanders
  • Week 13: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Week 14: vs. BYE
  • Week 15: @ New Orleans Saints
  • Week 16: @ Baltimore Ravens
  • Week 17: vs. Arizona Cardinals
  • Week 18: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Falcons Win Total Over/Under 2022

The Falcons' win total has been set at 4.5, with +100 odds on the over and -120 on the under.

Atlanta has the worst odds to win the NFC outright at +10000.

Falcons Super Bowl Odds 2022

As for the Super Bowl odds, the Falcons own the second-worst odds (+25000) to hoist the Lombardi Trophy.

Falcons 2022 Season Prediction

The Falcons were lucky to win seven games last year and it'd be a miracle for them to reach that total in 2022.

There's a good chance that Atlanta ends up being the worst team in football and its lack of game-changers will make it extremely difficult to win most of the upcoming matchups.

FanDuel Sportsbook is favoring the Falcons to miss the playoffs with four or fewer wins and I'm inclined to agree.

Falcons 2022 Record Prediction: 3-14

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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