Super Bowl Opening Line Report
The Green Bay Packers will meet the Pittsburgh Steelers in Dallas for Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011. The sportsbooks have started taking action on the Super Bowl – and SportsInsights has a very early report on the opening lines.
Pinnacle had an early “feeler” line of pick’em, with Green Bay “Packer backers” paying more in vig. So — the very early line leaned slightly to favoring the Packers.
Just a bit later, CRIS and other books opened their lines at around Packers -2 or -2.5. Early betting leaned towards the Steelers at about the 59% betting percentage level. However, betting has evened up a bit so that the betting has moved closer to 50/50.
Currently, the Super Bowl line is generally available at Green Bay -2.5 or -3. The total (for over/unders) has hovered in the 45.5 to 46 range. Please visit SportsInsights.com for ongoing analysis and sports betting tools to improve your sports handicapping methods.