Super Bowl Total Climbs Half-Point
The over/under for Super Bowl LII is on the move. Here's the latest when it comes the Eagles-Patriots total and point spread.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the total hit the board at 47.5, moved to 48 and is now up to 48.5. In fact, it's at 48.5 at the majority of online sportsbooks as of Friday morning.
Meanwhile, the Patriots are now 4.5-point favorites to beat the Eagles, who opened as 6-point underdogs. As of Friday morning, 53% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Eagles. That said, 54% of the money wagered at online sportsbooks is on the Patriots. Meanwhile, 59% of the betting tickets are on the over.
For what it's worth, the over has cashed in four of the last five meetings between these two teams. The over is also 12-2 in the Eagles' last 14 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game but the under is 10-4-1 in Philadelphia's last 15 playoff games. The under has also cashed in 44 of the Eagles' last 64 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous contest.
On the other side, the over has hit in eight of the Patriots' last 10 playoff games but the under is 10-4 in their last 14 games overall. The under is also 6-2 in New England's last eight games versus an opponent with a winning record and is 4-1 in its last five games after allowing more than 350 total yards in its previous contest.
The underdog, meanwhile, is 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams. The Eagles have covered the spread in 11 of their last 15 games overall while the Patriots are a successful 4-1 against the number in their last five playoff games.