The 49ers have the better defensive team, especially up front, and a much better running game, which should allow them to control the clock in the fourth quarter.
The over/under for Sunday’s title game between the Chiefs and 49ers moved down at a few Las Vegas sportsbooks, and no 55s were available Friday.
Hank “The Hammer” Goldberg likes San Francisco to cover as a 1-point underdog to Kansas City and expects the game to go under the total of 54½.
The Raiders opened as 20-1 long shots Wednesday at DraftKings, but Las Vegas’ odds improved to 9-1 on Thursday behind the Chargers (4-1) and Patriots (-300).
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Eight Las Vegas sportsbooks listed Kansas City as a 1-point favorite over San Francisco on Thursday, and four had the Chiefs as 1½-point favorites.
Circa Sports listed 90 players for the “who will score the first touchdown” prop in the Super Bowl. The two long snappers each took bets at astronomical odds.
The sportsbook is offering odds for each score combination for the end of each quarter, with bets as low as $1 accepted on each combination.
Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale placed a $1 million money-line wager to win $1.2 million at The Mirage sportsbook Wednesday on the 49ers to defeat the Chiefs.
Peabody has placed hundreds of thousands of dollars in wagers on hundreds of Super Bowl LIV props at sportsbooks in Las Vegas and New Jersey.