Super Bowl LIII is at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday in Atlanta and it will air on CBS and streamed here on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App for free on most connected devices.
The Patriots became only the third team in National Football League history to reach the title game three seasons in a row and the bookmakers back them to put the disappointment of losing to the Philadelphia Eagles last season behind them.
More important, oddsmakers inflated the total by a point or two because the general public - the driving force in Super Bowl wagering - mostly places a parlay of the favorite and the total over. The Patriots have 36 players on their roster with 82 games of Super Bowl experience.
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Meanwhile, the over/under is set at 56.5 points, slightly lower than the opening line of +58 from two weeks ago. Last year, New England was on the receiving end of a 41-33 loss against the Eagles, while 12 months earlier they beat Atlanta 34-28 in overtime.
Previous year in Minnesota at Super Bowl LII, bottled water cost $6, and a domestic can of beer cost $13. They'll rely on quarterback Jared Goff and coach Sean McVay, the youngest Super Bowl head coach at 33. To get that perspective, Los Angeles native Rich Hammond, who covers the Rams for the Orange County Register, the Los Angeles Daily News and the Southern California News Group, joined WBUR's Weekend Edition host Sharon Brody.
- The big day has finally arrived - happy Super Bowl Sunday!