Odds On AFC Team Winning The 2017 NFL Super Bowl
The conference championship games are in the books, and we now know that it will be the New England Patriots playing the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl 51. We will take a closer look at both of these teams in the next couple of weeks, as well as talking about all the wagers that will be available for the big game. We are going to get things rolling by looking at the betting odds for the AFC representative in the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots. This is a team that has been there before, and who have scaled the mountain more than most. Can they do it again to cement the Brady/Belichick combo as being the best QB/coach partnership as arguably the best in the history of the game? Before you bet on the NFL playoffs, click here to cash in on the latest Super Bowl 51 promos.
Here’s A Closer Look At The Odds On AFC Team Winning The 2017 NFL Super Bowl
Odds On the New England Patriots to Win Straight Up
If you are not into playing all the props that are sure to be available for Super Bowl 51, you probably only want to know what the odds are for a straight up win. Given that the Patriots have been to the big game 7 times in recent years, you would think that the pressure of playing in football’s biggest game would not be an issue for them. The bookies would appear to agree, as they have New England in as the favorite for this one. If you are looking at playing them straight up, you can get odds of -160 by getting your wager on right now.
Odds on the New England Patriots to Win Against the Spread
The last Super Bowl appearance for the Patriots came a couple of years back versus the Seattle Seahawks. The bookies had that one down as a pick ‘em play, and it was the Patriots who won in the final play of the game. Other than that game, the Patriots have never covered in the big game, with all their other appearances ending in a push or with the opponent covering. For Super Bowl 51, the Patriots are an early 3-point favorite, although that may change when injury reports and such are released in the lead up to the game.
Playing the Over/Under in the Super Bowl
The early line sees the OVER/UNDER for the Super Bowl set at 58.5, which is no real surprise given how these two teams can put points up on the board. The New England Patriots have seen both of their playoff games this season go the OVER route, which somewhat breaks their regular season trend, where they went 7-9 O/U. Things tend to be a little different for this team when the playoffs roll around, though, as they have seen 3 of their last 4 postseason games go OVER.
We will continue to keep you all up to date as the odds change over the next couple of weeks. We will also have a ton of information about the Atlanta Falcons, as well as all the available wagers you can play when the big game rolls around.