According to a Jan. 30, 2014 NYT report, based on the latest NFL odds and ATS point spreads, most expert picks and predictions favor the Seattle Seahawks over the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s Super Bowl 2014 by a slim margin.
MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., will take center stage for the world to see, as Super Bowl XLVIII promises to be one of the highest-watched events in recent memory. Opening kickoff is scheduled for Sunday at 6:30 p.m. EST (5:30 p.m. CST/3:30 p.m. PST) live on FOX.
For those who live under a rock, the matchup between the Broncos and Seahawks has something for everyone. Not only will this be the first time since 2010 that the top two seeds face one another, but it’s also the first meeting between the league’s best defense versus the No.1 offense in 23 years.
In terms of Super Bowl 2014 picks and predictions, everyone seems to have one, and thus, observers often turn into experts during this time of year. For Broncos fans, people in the Mile High City are convinced that Peyton Manning and Denver’s high-powered offense will deliver the franchise’s third Super Bowl ring.
Meanwhile, American Football fanatics of the Emerald City have absolutely no doubt that the old cliché – “Defense wins championships” – will serve true come Sunday night for the Seahawks.
But what does Sin City have to say about all these conflicting Super Bowl XLVIII projections? According to 2014 Super Bowl oddsmakers, Denver is favored versus Seattle in both, ATS wagering and straight-up betting scenarios.
Most Las Vegas sportsbooks have the AFC Champs [Broncos -3] by a field goal or less versus the NFC kings [Seahawks +3], the OVER/UNDER tallied at 47 points, and alternate lines as follows: Denver [-135] vs. Seattle [+115].
Who do you believe will win Super Bowl 2014 on Feb. 2, 2014: Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, or the Seattle Seahawks and their top-ranked defense?
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