Patriots Primed to Close as Most Popular Super Bowl Bet Ever Tracked

Super Bowl LIII Our football writers predict the winner

The Rams Jared Goff and Patriots Tom Brady speaking with youngsters during Super Bowl week. David J. Phillip AP

Sunday is officially here, which means the Los Angeles Rams will finally square off against the New England Patriots in what is expected to be a Super Bowl 53 filled with plenty of excitement after watching how the postseason has gone so far for both teams. The Rams opened as a 1- to 1.5-point favorite before immediate public and sharp money made the experienced Patriots a 2.5- to 3-point favorite.

Atlanta is home to the cheapest NFL concessions in the league, and the prices haven't been raised for the Super Bowl. The Patriots have 36 players on their roster with 82 games of Super Bowl experience. He has won five total Super Bowls and has been named MVP of four of the Super Bowls.

Meanwhile, the over/under is set at 56.5 points, slightly lower than the opening line of +58 from two weeks ago.

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But for that story to endure, New England needs opponents. All of the ads are pre-shot, so that when either the Rams or Patriots do win the biggest game of the year, the National Football League is ready to sell some merchandise!

Super Bowl Sunday should be pretty mild weather-wise.

After braving cold conditions with Eagles fans at last year's event in chilly Minneapolis, Patriots fans know just how much the weather in the host city of the Super Bowl can affect Super Bowl week. They'll rely on quarterback Jared Goff and coach Sean McVay, the youngest Super Bowl head coach at 33.

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