Super Bowl XLII Odds

The odds are out for the 2008 NFL Super Bowl XLII game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. Oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog have opened betting on this game by listing the Patriots as -13.5 point spread betting line favorites. The over/under odds were opened at 55 total points according to Bodog oddsmakers.

"I'm not very surprised to see New England a double-digit favorite again." said Michael Seaton, General Manager of www.TheSpread.com. "I mean you are talking about a team that is putting up more than 35 points per game this season." said Seaton. "It will be interesting to see where it ends up as we get closer to game time, the public has a lot to think about after these Championship Games."

New England is 10-8 against the point spread this season. The Patriots averaged 36.5 ppg on offense while only allowing 17.3 ppg on defense in 2007-2008. The Patriots margin of victory is 19.2 points. 11 of the 18 games New England has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.

New York 13-6 against the point spread this season. The Giants averaged 23.2 ppg on offense while only allowing 21.2 ppg on defense this year. The Giants margin of victory is 2.0 points. 9 of the 18 games New York has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.

Currently, Bodog oddsmakers have New England and New York listed as 1/3 and 8/1 odds to win Super Bowl XLII, respectively.

The 2008 NFL Super Bowl XLII game will be played Sunday February 3, 2008 at 6pm from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. This game can be seen in HD on CBS.

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