The 2023 NFL season wraps up this Sunday in Las Vegas, as the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers face off in Super Bowl LVIII. Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs registered two straight road wins as underdogs in the playoffs to represent the AFC in the biggest sporting event of the year, while the 49ers engineered a historic second-half comeback against the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship to earn their spot in the big game.
Super Bowl odds have been up since the night of Jan. 28. Brock Purdy and the 49ers opened up as 2-point favorites over the Chiefs, and they are still 2-point favorites as we get closer to Sunday. Check out the latest odds from SportsLine:
San Francisco 49ers
Kansas City Chiefs
If these odds stand, the 49ers will become the second NFL team to be favored in 20 games in a single season. The 49ers are 0-2 against the spread this postseason, while the Chiefs are 3-0 against the spread.
This is a rematch of Super Bowl LIV, where Mahomes defeated Jimmy Garoppolo, 31-20, thanks to a 21-point fourth quarter from Kansas City. However, the 49ers are now rocking with a new quarterback who has them right back on the biggest stage of them all.
The Chiefs are looking to become the first repeat Super Bowl champions since the 2003-04 New England Patriots, while Mahomes will make his fourth Super Bowl start, which is the most before age 30 all time. Mahomes is comfortable in Allegiant Stadium, as he’s 4-0 in Vegas with 10 touchdowns compared to one interception.
This will be the 49ers’ eighth Super Bowl appearance, which ties the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos for the second most by any franchise. A win would tie the Steelers and Patriots for the most…
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Author : Jordan Dajani
Publish date : 2024-02-07 21:07:35
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