The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs are tiny favorites over the San Francisco 49ers because the two-week lead-up to Tremendous Bowl LIV begins.
The consensus opening line at sportsbooks across the nation was choose ’em. The purpose unfold had grown to Kansas Metropolis -1.5 late Sunday night time at most outlets.
In keeping with ESPN Stats & Info’s line archive, no Tremendous Bowl has ever closed with some extent unfold of choose ’em. 4 Tremendous Bowls have had a line of fewer than two. This yr’s Tremendous Bowl seems destined to be the fifth.
Caesars Sportsbook opened the Chiefs at -1.5 on Sunday and took early bets on the 49ers.
“We had the Chiefs slightly greater than the 49ers in our energy rankings,” Alan Berg, senior oddsmakers for Caesars Sportsbook, advised ESPN on Sunday night time. “You may make a case for both group, and I anticipate respectable, balanced motion from the general public.”
Bookmaker William Hill reported taking an early $33,000 guess on Kansas Metropolis at choose ’em. On the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, greater than 70% of the early bets had been on the Chiefs, who, for now, are Tremendous Bowl favorites, simply the best way they began the season.
The Chiefs kicked off the season because the consensus favorites to win the Tremendous Bowl, overcame a midseason knee harm to quarterback Patrick Mahomes and mounted consecutive playoff comebacks in wins over the Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans to achieve the franchise’s first Tremendous Bowl since 1969.
The 49ers had been thought of middle-of-the-pack contenders to start out the season, with 40-1 Tremendous Bowl odds at Caesars Sportsbook. They secured their spot in Miami with a 37-20 win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers within the NFC Championship.
Tremendous Bowl LIV is slated for Feb. 2 at Laborious Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
The favored group has gained 34 of 53 Tremendous Bowls. Nonetheless, favorites of three factors or fewer are Eight-7.
The over/underneath whole opened at 51.5 and had grown to 52.5 late Sunday.