The New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. The game is a pick ‘em. In fact, shop around best sportbooks because bettors can get either team +1. The total is predominately 47, but there are some 47.5s out there. Currently 69 percent of against the spread bets are on New England, 53 on the Patriots on the money line. The total has a modest 53 percent edge to the over.
Both teams are 14-4 straight up. New England is 10-8 against the spread going over 10-7-1. Seattle is 11-7 to the number, going over 10-8. New England is below average running the ball getting 3.8 yards per rushing attempt opponents normally allow 4.1. However with Tom Brady and his deflated footballs he gets 6.8 yards per pass to teams normally allowing 6.5 and 5.6 yards per play to 5.5. On defense New England allows 4.0 yards per rushing attempt to teams that normally permit 4.2 and 6.5 yards per pass to 6.6 and 5.5 yards per play to 5.6.
Seattle gets 5.2 yards per rush to teams normally allowing 4.3, 7.3 yards per pass to 6.8 and 6.2 yards per point to 5.7. On defense they allow 3.6 yards per rushing attempt to teams that normally permit 4.1, 5.8 yards per pass to 6.8 and 4.8 yards per play to 5.6.
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