The team representing the NFC in the Super Bowl is 5-0 ATS over the last five Super Bowls, a trend the San Francisco 49ers hope to continue when they meet the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII.
Odds say the 49ers can make it six in a row, according to online sportsbooks that opened the 49ers as 4.5-point favorites for the Superdome in New Orleans. The NFC is 4-1 SU over the last five Super Bowls with wins in each of the last three.
Baltmore is 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS over its last three meetings against San Francisco, including a 16-6 win in their meeting last Thanksgiving. The underdog is 5-6 SU and 8-3 ATS over the last 11 Super Bowls.
Six of the last eight Super Bowls have gone UNDER the total. Watch for Ravens 49ers odds to move during the next two weeks, check in regularly at Bovada.
Super Bowl Betting Line:
San Francisco opened as 4.5-point favorites at shops such as , while the NFL total was set at 49 for over under betting at 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 49ers sit at No. 2 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Ravens are at No. 15 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the 49ers will win this game 30-25.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Francisco's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 24.8 PPG, against a Ravens defense that ranks No. 12 this week at 21.5 PPG. The 49ers aerial game is averaging 206.1 yards per game, less than the Ravens secondary allows through the air, 228.1 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Ravens feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 136.4 yards per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.
The Ravens were a 28-13 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Patriots. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors. Last time out, Joe Flacco threw for 3 scores and 240 yards in leading his team past New England at Gillette Stadium.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 28-24 winner on the road against the Falcons. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (52) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Vernon Davis hauled in 5 passes for 106 yards against the Atlanta defense in the team's last game, leading San Francisco over the Falcons 28-24 on Sunday.
Baltimore Ravens Trends:
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When an underdog on the road are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 7-3
San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 8-2
When favored at home are 7-2-1
When playing outside the division are 8-2
A few Ravens at 49ers trends to consider:
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
San Francisco is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore