Super Bowl 52 Betting Guide: 7 Reasons to go with the Under

Super Bowl 52 Betting Guide: 7 Reasons to go with the Under

Written by on February 1, 2018

If you like making Over/Under Total wagers more than you like making ATS bets and you’re looking for some reasons why the under should be your Super Bowl 52 pick for the Total, then consider your ticket punched. I’ve got 7 great reasons why the Under is looking good, so let’s get to them Super Bowl 52 betting lines!

Super Bowl 52 Betting Guide: 7 Reasons to go with the Under

  • When: Sunday, February 4, 2018, 6:30 PM ET
  • Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN
  • TV: NBC
  • Radio: 94.1 FM (Philadelphia) / 98.5 FM (New England)
  • Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
  • Super Bowl 52 Betting Odds: New England Patriots -4.5 (Over/Under at 48 points)

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Philly’s Defense

The Eagles have an outstanding defense that finished fourth in total yards and fourth in points allowed (18.4 ppg). More importantly, they’re playing out of their collective minds right now, having limited each of their last four opponents to 10 points or less.

Team Statistics

  • Average Score Against: 17.33
  • Total Yards: 306.56
  • Rush Yards: 79.06
  • Passing Yards: 227.50

Patriots Defense

While the Pats struggled in ranking 29th in total defense, they somehow managed to keep their opponents out of the end zone at a high rate by finishing fifth in points allowed (18.5 ppg), one spot behind Philadelphia.

Team Statistics

  • Average Score Against: 18.33
  • Total Yards: 360.94
  • Rush Yards: 111.22
  • Passing Yards: 249.72

Eagles Under History

Until their Over outcome against Minnesota in the NFC Championship, Philadelphia had played Under the total in three straight and six of their previous eight games. Here are some key Eagles Under trends.
  • The Under is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 games after allowing less than 15 points in their previous game
  • Under is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game
  • The Under is 5-2 in Eagles last 7 games following a straight up win
  • Under is 10-4-1 in Eagles last 15 playoff games
  • Under is 44-20 in Eagles last 64 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game

Patriots Under History

New England played Under the total in their AFC Championship game win over Jacksonville and have played Under the total in two of their last three games and five of 7 overall. Here are some more key Patriots Under trends.• The Under is 6-2 in Patriots last 8 vs. a team with a winning record.• Under is 10-4 in Patriots last 14 games overall.• Under is 7-3 in Patriots last 10 games following an ATS loss.The Patriots come in as the Super Bowl 52 Betting Odds favorite.

Super Bowl Under History

The Under is 1-1 in the last two Super Bowls.

NFC East Under History

The Last two times a team from the NFC East reached the Super Bowl, the Under was the pick.

Patriots Super Bowl Under History

The Under is 4-2 in New England’s last six Super Bowl appearances.

Last 10 Super Bowl Winners

  • 2017: New England Patriots
  • 2016: Denver Broncos
  • 2015: New England Patriots
  • 2014: Seattle Seahawks
  • 2013: Baltimore Ravens
  • 2012: New York Giants
  • 2011: Green Bay Packers
  • 2010: New Orleans Saints
  • 2009: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 2008: New York Giants
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