Super Bowl XLVI Opening Line Report: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

New England opened as a 3.5-point favorite at the market-setting sportsbooks for Super Bowl XLVI against New York.

Shortly after opening, Giants money flooded the market, pushing the line from 3.5 (and even 4 at some Vegas casinos) down to 3 at most sportsbooks.

Surprisingly, while CRIS, Pinnacle and Olympic have all hung onto 3 with extra juice, 5Dimes has moved through the key number of 3 and currently has the Patriots at -2.5 (-120).

Early NFL Betting Trends data shows that 61% of spread wagers have taken New York, which coincides with the line movement we’ve seen so far.

The following table shows the breakdown of spread betting percentages from our six contributing sportsbooks:

Team # Bets Sportsbook BetUS Carib WagerWeb 5Dimes SIA
Giants 19463 60% 68% 55% 64% 54% 61%
Patriots 40% 32% 45% 36% 46% 39%

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