The NFL has finalized its schedule for Week #17, eliminating the Sunday night game so as to ensure that all matchups with playoff implications that affect one another will be played at the same time. And revisiting last year’s Super Sunday contest, SBLI, the early betting line, point-spread and odds, per WestGate of Las Vegas, issued the “most likely” winner to be the New England Patriots minus-three points over the Atlanta Falcons. The status quo remains for this year’s NFL title tilt. Updated Odds to Win Super Bowl 52: AFC -2.5 over NFC.
Super Bowl 51 Early line (Jan 22nd, 2017)
New England Patriots (-3) over Atlanta Falcons
Over/under: Falcons vs. Patriots (O/U 57).
The opening total for last season’s Super Bowl was the highest in history of the event. The previous high was 57 for Super Bowl XLIV between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts.
The New England Patriots opened as 6-to-1 favorites back last January to win Super Bowl LII. The latest update at the Las Vegas SuperBook have the Patriots at 9-to-5. The Atlanta Falcons played in their second Super Bowl last February. They were at 16-to-1 odds a year ago to find their way to U.S. Bank Stadium and take part in their second straight NFL Championship game. The Falcons have yet to secure a spot in the 2018 postseason schedule and their latest update has them at 30-to-1 to win SBLII.
The World’s Largest Race and Sportsbook has also made the AFC a 2.5-point favorite to win this year’s big game. Updated Odds to Win SBLII and the NFC and AFC Championships are as follows:
Updated Odds to Win Super Bowl 52: AFC -2.5 over NFC