The Giants have opened at 25/1 odds to win Super Bowl LII, according to a list released by Bovada sportsbook in Las Vegas.
Among the Giants' NFC East rivals, the Cowboys have 9/1 odds (the second-best in the NFL), while the Redskins and Eagles are both 50/1.
The Patriots have the best odds at 5/1, with the Browns and 49ers (both 150/1) having the worst.
The Giants finished 11-5 this past season and lost to the Packers in the wild card round of the playoffs in Green Bay.
New York last reached the Super Bowl during the 2011 season, beating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.
The Giants' odds probably wouldn't have been as long as they are if they hadn't flamed out so spectacularly in the first round of the playoffs. They certainly have all the ingredients to be a contender - a championship defense, a championship-caliber quarterback, and money to spend in the offseason to fix their problems.
So, if you're a betting person, there's likely value in the Giants' 25/1 odds. Consider that the Cowboys are the NFC's best bet to reach the Super Bowl at 9/1 and the Giants beat them in the regular season twice. The Minnesota Vikings have better odds than the Giants (16/1) and they're coming off a non-playoff season with a quarterback situation that's a mess. The Giants also have the same odds as the Panthers, who went 6-10 last season.
The Giants were 11-5. Whatever issues they had, only four teams in the NFL had a better regular-season record. And with just a little more offense in some key spots, they probably could've won more than that. Are they as likely to contend next season as the Falcons, Packers, or Cowboys? Maybe not. But they don't seem to be that far off.
They certainly feel a little closer than 25-1.