Super Bowl 51 Betting Analysis

Super Bowl 51 kicks off this Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The New England Patriots (16-2 SU, 15-3 ATS) are making their seventh appearance of the Brady/Belichick era and, not surprisingly, they’re favored to win their fifth Lombardi Trophy. With a win and cover on Sunday, the Patriots would actually tie the 1989 San…

Super Bowl 51: Our Favorite Prop Bets

Super Bowl 51 is just days away and sportsbooks have posted more prop bets than ever before. These props start with odds on the pregame coin toss and the duration of the national anthem and extend into the postgame award ceremonies. Several decades ago these prop bets comprised about 2% of action seen in sportsbooks, but that…

What Should Bettors Know About the Super Bowl 51 Total?

The Atlanta Falcons were the highest scoring offense during the regular season (33.8 points/game) and they haven’t slowed down during the postseason. In two playoff games, the Falcons have tallied 80 total points including Sunday’s 44-21 victory over the Packers in the NFC Championship. On the flip side, Atlanta’s defense ranked 27th in scoring defense (25.4…

Should You Buy a Half-Point in Super Bowl 51?

When the Super Bowl 51 line was released last Sunday, the New England Patriots opened as 3-point favorites against the Atlanta Falcons across the sports betting marketplace. Despite one-sided public betting on the chalk, every single offshore sportsbook is still hanging New England -3. That raises an interesting conundrum for bettors who want to place a…

Super Bowl 51 Prop Bets That We Would Love To See

We have already discussed the litany of proposition bets that are available for Super Bowl 51, and it seems things are getting out of control. Some sportsbooks are offering hundreds of props and the most insane props have undoubtedly garnered the most attention. People love to bet on how many times the announcers will say “deflategate,”…