Betting the Over/Under for the Super Bowl

Free betting pick for the Super Bowl 51 (LI) total or over/under between the Falcons and Patriots!

It’s time to start looking at the final bets for the Super Bowl. The big game will be played the first Sunday of February and NRG Stadium in Houston is the host of the game.

This is Super Bowl 51, and the winner will dethrone the Denver Broncos from being Super Bowl Champions. The Atlanta Falcons will take on the New England Patriots.

We have given you several picks on the game, but now it’s time to discuss betting the over/under for the Super Bowl.

Falcons Are Underdogs

The underdog, the Atlanta Falcons come in as the top scoring team in all of the National Football League. In the regular season, Atlanta scored 33 points per game. In the postseason, the Falcons are scoring 40 points per game. Atlanta has not played a great defense in several weeks, with their best win coming over a banged up Seattle team in the postseason.

The defense for the Falcons is average at best. Atlanta allowed teams to score 25.4 points per game. In the two postseason games, Atlanta is allowing 20.5 points per game. In the Falcons 18 games they played this season, they played in 7 games that sails over the total for this game on Super Sunday against New England.

Patriots Defense is Stingy

On the other side, the New England Patriots are most commonly known for their ability to score the football. What most do not realize is – the Patriots were the top defense in the league. According to points allowed, New England allowed just 15 per game. In the postseason, the Texans and the Steelers have averaged 16.5 points per game.

On the offensive side, New England scored 27.4 points per game. The point differential for New England was the best in the league. The Patriots played in just one game this season that surpassed the total set for this game. That game, Tom Brady and New England poured in 41 points on the road at Buffalo.

Betting the Total in the Super Bowl

After all the looks at both of the teams, it’s time to make our pick for the total in this game. The Patriots defense is underlooked, and it’s hard to imagine the Falcons clicking on all cylinders offensively. Look for the Patriots to score right around 30, but the Falcons to fall short of that, with just three touchdowns, and a possible field goal.

The final bet for the total in Super Bowl 51 is going to bet bet the UNDER 58.5. The Patriots will win this game 31-24 over the Atlanta Falcons, and many will think it was a defensive battle. While both offenses can pour it on, the real winner here is the Patriots defense. Take the UNDER 58.5 in Super Bowl 51 and good luck!