The Philadelphia Eagles cruised past the San Francisco 49ers 31-7 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. And early bettors have made them the Super Bowl LVII favorites against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Despite Patrick Mahomes reinjuring his sprained ankle and several injuries to wide receivers, the Chiefs edged out Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20, with a late Harrison Butker 45-yard field goal the difference. The first Super Bowl LVII line went up moments later at 7:04 p.m. PT at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook in Las Vegas at pick-em, with a total of 48.5. Circa Sports opened with the highest spread on the Chiefs at -2.5.
Several sportsbooks opened with PK or Eagles -1.5, while others opened Chiefs -1.5. DraftKings Sportsbook opened Chiefs -1.5. Early respected bettors quickly pushed the Eagles to 1.5- or 2-point favorites at most sportsbooks.
Circa Sports, after opening Chiefs -2.5 at 7:08 p.m. PT, went all the way to Eagles -2.5 by 7:22 p.m. PT
An Eagles-Chiefs Super Bowl exact matchup had 100-1 odds to start the season at BetMGM.