NFL Super Bowl odds always draw a great deal of attention from gamblers around the world. Let’s take a look at what makes Super Bowl odds so intriguing and some interesting historical facts. NFL Super Bowl odds have been around since 1966 when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl I.
Every year since the Super Bowl has been played and Super Bowl odds have been posted. The biggest favorite in NFL Super Bowl odds history was the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXVIIII as they defeated the San Diego Chargers 49-26 as 18 point favorites.
The second highest NFL Super Bowl odds ever were in Super Bowl III as the Baltimore Colts were favored by 17 over the New York Jets. The Jets won that game in the biggest upset in NFL Super Bowl odds history.
There have been 13 other double-digit favorites in NFL Super Bowl odds including last year when New England was a 12 point favorite against the New York Giants. That was another major upset in Super Bowl history.
It used to be that big favorites in NFL Super Bowl odds were solid favorites to win the game outright but the last three double-digit favorites in Super Bowl odds, the Patriots, Rams and Packers all lost.
NFL Super Bowl odds attract a great deal of attention because the Super Bowl is the most watched sporting event in the world. Gamblers love to have action on the last game of the season, especially when most of them will be watching.
Normally in NFL Super Bowl odds the favorite will get a lot of attention because gamblers don’t want to wager on the perceived weaker team. These gamblers will also take the over because they want to see points scored in the Super Bowl.
As you look at NFL Super Bowl odds this season remember that you can also bet the money line, the halftime, quarters and even propositions. There are a lot of choices in NFL Super Bowl odds.
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