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 Betting Limits

The Super Bowl is the most popular betting event of the year with sportsbooks pushing to maximize their handles by raising betting limits for most bet types. With this in mind, we reached out to a handful of popular offshore sportsbooks to compare Super Bowl 51 betting limits for spread, moneyline and over/under wagers. NOTE: Limits…

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…