Falcons vs. Patriots Trends
What do the trends have to say about tonight’s Super Bowl LI matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons?
According to the oddsmakers at BetDSI, New England is favored to win today’s game, as the Patriots are getting odds of -3 points against the Falcons. The over/under total for the game is listed at 58 points. These two meet tonight on FOX at 6:30PM ET from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
When it comes to postseason experience, the Patriots have the clear edge. However, New England is just 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 Super Bowl appearances. Atlanta is only 2-6 ATS in its last 8 playoff games, but the Falcons are 2-0 ATS in these playoffs. The Pats have gone 15-3 against the spread this season while the Falcons are 12-6 ATS. Atlanta, despite being on fire, is an underdog today. The Falcons are 5-1 ATS as an underdog this season and they are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 against a team with a winning record. The Falcons know how to amass yards and they are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game.
The total is awfully high for this game, but the trends back the over. New England has hit the over in 6 of its last 7 playoff games while the Falcons have hit it in four straight playoff games. Atlanta has hit the over in 12 straight games on fieldturf and in five straight against teams with a winning record. The Patriots have hit the over in five straight following a win of 14 points or more and they are 59-28 with the over in their last 87 games on fieldturf.