Written By | Alex Kay
Kickoff for Super Bowl LII is just a few hours away, giving potential bettors little time to make their final picks on this upcoming contest featuring the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. There’s a near-overwhelming number of options available to wager on, ranging from basic bets such as the point spread and total points scored to exotic props that cover everything from the pre-game coin toss to the post-game Gatorade bath and everything in between.
To make things even more complicated, the spread has been shifting almost continuously since opening with New England as a 5.5-point favorite following the conference championships. Those tracking the line movements have seen the odds steadily drop down to NE -4, before being bet back up to the range of NE -4.5 to NE -5, depending on where you look, at this juncture. The total has also waffled around 48 and 48.5, while experts believe the over/under has a strong possibility to drop to 47.5 or possibly even lower once sharps pounce on the under in the hours leading up to the big game.
Prop bets aren’t immune from changing odds either. Some of the biggest swings have been a result of the sportsbooks trying to find the right number for a bet that will draw action on both sides. It doesn’t always work out, as evidenced by one shop having to move the on Nick Foles’ passing yardage total down almost 20 yards after getting slammed with under bets at the opening figure. Another book had to completely remove a prop based on the projected number of “Dilly” utterances during the broadcast after receiving wildly lopsided action on the over. More on that in a moment…
Super Bowl LII Final Odds And Viewing Guide
|Time (ET)||Matchup (TV)||Seeding||Odds||ML||Total|
|Sunday, Feb. 4|
|6:30 p.m.||New England Patriots Vs. Philadelphia Eagles (NBC)||AFC No. 1 Vs. NFC No. 1||NE -5||NE -200 / PHI +170||48.5|
NFL Odds/Super Bowl Betting Statistics via BetDSI.eu Sportsbook
Super Bowl LII Updated Betting Breakdown
|Super Bowl Betting||Percent of Handle|
|Patriots Point Spread (-5)||35||+10||55||-5|
|Eagles Point Spread (+5)||65||-10||45||+5|
|Patriots Moneyline (-200)||25||+5||25||-5|
|Eagles Moneyline (+170)||75||-5||75||+5|
Change column represents percent difference from Thursday, February 1 (found here) compared to current statistical data from Sunday, February 4.