The Kansas City Chiefs are a slim favorite to win Super Bowl 54
This Sunday the NFL season culminates with Super Bowl LIV, featuring the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The Super Bowl odds have been posted since the end of NFL Championship weekend and the odds board has certainly gotten a bit tighter. But, with all of the rhetoric and endless talking-head analysis, the numbers are sure to move a bit before the kickoff of the Big Game, Sunday, February 2 at 6:30 PM ET.
The Chiefs opened in Las Vegas as a slight one point favorite. Currently, top-rated online sportsbook 5Dimes has the Chiefs listed as a 1.5 point favorite and the total at 54. Favorites usually take a bit more action and this number is sure to rise for Chiefs bettors, with action coming in at BookMaker and MyBookie reflecting early betting on the AFC champion. Over is also a favorite wager of many NFL bettors and the opening odds for the Over/Under of 54 are also on the move worldwide. Top rated sportsbook Bovada has already moved to 55 and action is coming in on over at a rate of over 80% on the favorite at most sports betting outlets. This is a reflections of a recent trend in which six of the last 7 Super Bowl have gone over the total.
Current Odds for Super Bowl 54 at reduced-juice shop 5Dimes:
Kansas City Chiefs (-1.5) -110
San Francisco 49ers (+1.5) -110
Over 54.5 (-105)
Under 54.5 (-115)
Players looking to bet on Super Bowl LIV should keep their eye on the odds board. A half a point can make a difference in a game that appears to be this evenly matched and is on a neutral field. And don't forget about moneyline betting. Payers can pick their Super Bowl winner and bet 'straight-up' with no pointspread. If you like Kansas City to win the game outright you bet them by paying -125 to simply win the game and the 49ers will get you some odds at +105 or better if they are the Super Bowl champions.
Bettors also have an advantage on the Super Bowl that is not posted for most regular season NFL games. There is an opportunity to move the line with the numbers clearly available. Looking for Chiefs -1? If you are willing to pay -117 or better, you can grab that number now. Want to take the Niners to +2. It’s available for just a few cents, -113, at some of the top online sportsbooks.
And players should also look at some of the popular prop bets early as well. Typical prop bets include, “Will there be a score in the last 2 minutes of the first half?” as well as most passing yards, rushing yards and other player specific props. These bets have juice added to them when bettors load up on one side. Best to take a look at some of the major prop bets now, before the betting public starts to go crazy on them.
Enjoy Super Bowl 54 and check your favorite sports betting outlets in search of the best Super Bowl odds. Though the Super Bowl is played on the same size field, with the same rules as all 256 regular season games, this game gets more wagering action than any other during the year. So, keep your eyes on the odds board at your preferred sportsbook and bet when the number is in your favor. That time might be today.