The big game finally is upon us, and the oddsmakers still like the New England Patriots — barely.
The Patriots remain 3-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday’s Super Bowl LI matchup at Houston’s NRG Stadium, according to sportsbooks monitored by Oddshark. New England started as a 3-point favorite after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game.
The point total for Super Bowl Sunday has dropped, though, with the current over-under set at 58, according to OddsShark.
The point total was set as high as 59.5 at some sportsbooks earlier in the week, and with good reason — the Falcons and Patriots boasted the No. 1 and No. 3 scoring offenses this season, respectively. New England owned the NFL’s best scoring defense in 2016, however, allowing just 15.6 points per game.
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