Super Bowl Odds: Baltimore Ravens Underdog vs San Francisco 49ers, Preview, Pick

January 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The underdog has been nasty in the Super Bowl in recent years, and Baltimore plans to bring that same snarl against the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.
Underdogs have won five of the past 11 games, but against the spread, the game has really gone to the dogs with an 8-3 ATS mark, according to the Super Bowl trends at OddsShark.com.
But even though the Ravens opened as a five-point underdog at most Vegas and online sportsbooks (a steady flow cash on Baltimore pushed the number down to -3.5), many bettors seemed poised to wait for the best Super Bowl odds to place their San Francisco bets.
"A lot of the so-called experts don't think this game will be close, despite all the hype around Ray Lewis and Baltimore's run of playoff luck," analyst Jack Randall said in an interview.
"One book still has the 49ers at -4 and I personally still think it will push back towards -5 before kickoff."
The NFC is 5-0 ATS in winning four of the past five championships and the 49ers have c...

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