Super Bowl Bets: Match Preview and Betting Tips
Back the Patriots to cover the Points Spread against the Eagles.
Recommended Super Bowl Bet:
New England Patriots – 6.5pts Spread @ 11/10 (2.10) with Paddy Power
Super Bowl 52 is finally upon us, as the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota on Sunday evening.
The Patriots found it tough against the Jacksonville Jaguars in their AFC Championship game as they struggled in defence, but Tom Brady came to the rescue, throwing two fourth quarter touchdowns to seal a 24-20 comeback victory.
That win secured a tenth Super Bowl appearance for the Pats and fourth in the last seven years,.
The Eagles completely blew away the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship, beating the pre-game favourites 38-7, in one of the more one-sided title matches anyone will see.
The much criticised Nick Foles, threw three touchdowns for over 350 yards, in what many see as a watershed moment for the quarterback, as he looks to break out from under Carson Wentz’s shadow.
The Patriots are big favourites to equal the record for most Super Bowl wins on Sunday with a general 1/2 (1.50) Super Bowl odds and any hope for the Eagles (7/4 (2.75) generally), hinges on the defence finding a way to stop Tom Brady.
The maestro’s late show against the Jaguars, just proves that any side has to be on their game for the whole sixty minutes, or face the likelihood of being on the losing end, as eventually the Patriots offence will break through even the most stubborn defense.
The Eagles will have watched the Patriots game and taken some positives out of it, with the Patriots offence able to be held off in large periods and that there are chinks in the Pats own defensive armor too.
Barring a closer than expected result, it looks like a game for the Patriots to lose, and they should ultimately too much firepower for the Eagles to overcome.