NFL Super Bowl 2017 Betting Odds Puts Patriots Favorite Over Falcons
The betting odds of the 51st Super Bowl puts New England Patriots slightly ahead Atlanta Falcons. The Pats showed their dominance this season as they determined to win their fifth Super Bowl championship. While the Falcons have been doing very well under the head coach Dan Quinn.
The Pats are ahead by three points per OddsShark according to Bleacher Report, with the over and under for the game is set at 58.5 points out of the gate.
Similar odds also reported by CBS Sports. At the 5 Dimes and Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, the Patriots are at a 3-point favorite over the Falcons.However, the over and under is set at different points at 57.5.
The game will kick off on Feb. 5 and the bettings show an early indication that the wagers will come for Patriots. Bookies may consider to set the 3.5 points adjustment if the money continue to swing to Patriots. However, the 3-point spread is the safe bet for the Super Bowl LI prior to the kickoff.
For the last 10 years, there were only two Super Bowls that had a 3-point spread. However, the high over and under at 57.5 at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook and 58.5 at the OddShark is the highest, beating the odds in the 2009 Super Bowl of the total 56.5 when Pittsburgh Steeler defeated Arizona Cardinals 27-23.
Atlanta Falcons have showed a strong plays for the past two seasons under the head coach Dan Quinn. They defeated the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in a fascinating game showing showing their electrifying offense. They do not have a strong defense and they may suffer to contain the Pats offense coordinated by Tom Brady.
On the other hand, the Pats showed their strong coordinated offense throughout the season. They won the AFC title defeated Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17. Patriots aim to win their fifth Super Bowl title, while Falcons wanted to win their second one.
Watch the analysis of the Super Bowl LI from ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith below: