Super Bowl Point Spread: San Francisco 49ers Will Cover on Sunday

February 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers are currently 3.5-point favorites in Super Bowl XLVII (per OddsShark.com), and they will cover. First and foremost, they are my pick to win the game over the Baltimore Ravens, but I'm also predicting the margin of victory to between seven to 10 points.
We could take a look at the teams' records against the spread, and how they have fared when they are favored or underdogs by more than a field goal, but none of that matters.
These two teams haven't played each other this season, and there is no real way to know the outcome. What they've done against other teams will only lead you astray and create false trends.
What we do know is that the Ravens are facing an offense their aging defense doesn't match up well with. Colin Kaepernick and the read-option will show the cracks in the foundation we saw in the regular season but haven't seen throughout the postseason.
The Ravens' experience and savvy is best suited against classic pocket passers like ...

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