Patriots Remain Super Bowl 53 Betting Favorites Heading into 2018 NFL Draft

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots drops back to pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tom Brady

With future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady expected back for at least one more season with the New England Patriots, they are +600 Super Bowl 53 betting favorites (wager $100 to win $600) to take home their sixth title at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.

Brady and the Patriots came up short in their most recent attempt to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy on February 4 when they fell 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles, but they are eyeing some young talent in the 2018 NFL draft to help them make another run.

For the first time since 2012, New England has two first-round picks in the NFL draft this Thursday. They hold the 23rd and 31st overall selections. In fact, the Patriots have not had a first-round pick each of the previous two years, and they have chosen defensive players with their last four, including defensive end Chandler Jones (21st out of Syracuse) and linebacker Dont’a Hightower (25th…