Texans Super Bowl Odds Take Big Hit Following DeAndre Hopkins Trade

Max Staley
Deshaun Watson and the Texans' Super Bowl odds have taken a hit.
Deshaun Watson and the Texans' Super Bowl odds have taken a hit. / Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images

The Houston Texans made one of the strangest moves of the offseason, shipping off star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for David Johnson and a second-round pick.

Without the three-time first team All-Pro, the Texans' odds to win Super Bowl LV have taken a hit, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Prior to the deal, Houston was available at +3200 to hoist the Lombardi Trophy (Feb. 18), but the Texans have already fallen to +4000 following the deal. Unsurprisingly, this trade has had the inverse effect on Arizona.

The Cardinals were +7000 (Feb. 18) before acquiring Hopkins, but they've already improved to +5000. That still gives them the worst odds in the NFC West, though, as that looks like arguably the toughest division in football.

These odds will surely continue to shift as the offseason progresses, though, especially with big-name transactions like this seemingly coming every day.

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