The 49ers were initially favored by two points in Super Bowl LVIII, but now the point spread has narrowed to just 1.5 points with DraftKings sportsbook. It is surprising that the Chiefs are still considered underdogs, even with such a small margin. Both teams experienced setbacks with upset losses on Christmas, but the Chiefs have since improved while the 49ers have been maintaining their position.
Despite their regular-season struggles, both teams have found success in the playoffs. The Chiefs won three games and the 49ers came from behind twice to win two games at home. Many believe that the Chiefs’ talent at quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be a deciding factor in this matchup, as he aims to secure his third championship win. There is confidence in his ability to perform under pressure and many are hesitant to doubt him in this Super Bowl showdown.