Favorites have covered the spread in two straight Super Bowls, and three of the last four. Overall, favorites are 27-25-2 in the 54-year history of the Super Bowl.
The Kansas City Chiefs look to continue this trend of favorites' success as three-point favorites over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per BettingPros consensus odds. The Chiefs are no strangers to covering spreads as favorites in the Super Bowl, as they easily covered as -1.5 point favorites in a 31-20 win over the 49ers in last year's Super Bowl. However, many bettors will likely be enticed by the underdog Buccaneers given that they have the most successful quarterback of all-time under center, and that they are the first team ever to play in their home stadium in a Super Bowl. The Chiefs had made a brief stop at -3.5 earlier in the week (according to BettingPros consensus odds), but have since been bet back down to the key number of three.