Sharps Move Super Bowl 53 Spread Toward Patriots Immediately After Opening


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Jan 21, 2019, 11:20 PM EST
  • The Patriots' win over the Chiefs was fresh in the minds of Super Bowl 53 bettors, as bettors jumped on the line immediately after it opened.
  • Using The Action Network's betting tools, we've identified what has caused the line movement.

Patriots as underdogs? To Jared Goff and the Rams? In the Super Bowl?!?! Get right out of town.

That’s what the lookahead lines suggested, as the Rams were -3 vs. a potential game vs. the Pats following their upset of New Orleans. Once bettors saw vintage Tom Brady march down the field at the end of the fourth quarter and overtime, they weren’t having any of it.

Following the Patriots-Chiefs game, the line actually did not match up with the lookahead, as the opener varied between Rams -1 and a pick ’em. Still, that was way off in the mind of early bettors.

Sharp action instantly struck once lines began popping up.