49ers Favored in Super Bowl Rematch vs. Chiefs

49ers Favored in Super Bowl Rematch vs. Chiefs

In a highly anticipated Super Bowl LVIII matchup, the San Francisco 49ers are set to face the defending champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on February 11, 2024.

The odds initially favored the 49ers with a 3-point advantage over the Chiefs but have since shifted, and they are currently considered 1.5 to 2-point favorites at multiple sportsbooks.

The Chiefs secured their spot in the championship game by upsetting the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC Championship Game. Meanwhile, the 49ers, the top seed in the NFC, rallied to beat the Detroit Lions 34-31 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night.

This Super Bowl will be a rematch of Super Bowl LIV, where the Kansas City Chiefs emerged victorious with a 31-20 win. The upcoming game will be held at Allegiant Stadium, marking the first time Las Vegas hosts the Super Bowl.

As for the early odds for Super Bowl LVIII:

– Point Spread: 49ers -1.5 (implying that the 49ers are favored to win by more than 1.5 points; otherwise, the Chiefs would cover)

– Moneyline: 49ers -118 favorites to win (meaning you would bet $10 to win $18.47 total); Chiefs +100 underdogs to win (bet $10 to win $20 total)

– Total: Over/Under set at 47.5 points scored by both teams combined

The Chiefs are on a quest for their fourth Super Bowl title, aiming to secure their first since Super Bowl LVII. Meanwhile, the 49ers are eyeing their sixth Super Bowl title and their first since Super Bowl XXIX. The stage is set for an exciting showdown, with football fans eagerly awaiting the clash between these two powerhouse teams.