Super Bowl 2023 Eagles vs Chiefs Predictions: Who’s the Betting Favorite?

Less and less to go Super Bowl LVII. The Philadelphias eagles and the Kansas City chiefs will meet at State Farm Stadium on February 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Vince Lombardi Trophy as their goal.

The duel will be epic for multiple reasons. One of them is that it will be the first Super Bowl with two African-American QBs as starters with Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts. Plus, they’ll be the youngest combination of quarterbacks they’ve ever faced in the big game.

That’s it the sixth time since the 2000 campaign that the two teams that finished top of their conference will meet in the Super Bowl. In addition to this, they are the only franchises that achieved 14 victories in the regular season.

Historically, both franchises have met nine times, but never in the playoffs. At the moment, the results favor the Chiefs 5-4 and they have won the last three games. the head coach Andy Reid has been a part of six of those duels and is undefeated because he won three with Philadelphia and three with Kansas City.

The odds of Super Bowl LVII

According to the odds of Caesars Sportsbook, Philadelphia is the franchise favorite by 1.5 points to win Super Bowl LVII. The line favored the Chiefs by 2.5 points when meeting the champions of each conference, however, it changed to the same amount for the Eagles due to Mahomes’ injury. The America Gaming Association expects nearly $16 billion to be wagered during the NFL Grand Finals.

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Spread: Philadelphia -1.5

Over/under: +/-51

money line: Philadelphia -125, Kansas City +105

What you need to know about Super Bowl LVII

Philadelphia Eagles at Super Bowl LVII

  • The Eagles’ defense has allowed just 14 points in two playoff games.
  • Four Eagles players posted double figures in sacks during the regular season: Haason Reddick (16), Brandon Graham (11), Javon Hargrave (11) and Josh Sweat (11).
  • Jalen Hurts’ offense set multiple season records: most points (478), total TDs (59) and rushing TDs (32).
  • Running back Miles Sanders was one of three players to record 1,200+ yards and 11+ rushing TDs.

Kansas City Chiefs at Super Bowl LVII

  • Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce aim to make history. The duo with the most TDs in the playoffs is Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski with 15; Chiefs players have 13.
  • With the first play he is involved in, Travis Kelce will set a franchise record. The tight end will reach 18 playoff games played in his career.
  • Running back Isiah Pacheco shone in his rookie season after Clyde Edwards-Helaire was injured. The Puerto Rican was drafted in the seventh round and had 960 yards from scrimmage.
  • Mahomes was in charge of distributing the ball among all the available players. Including the playoffs, of the total yards, Marquez Valdes-Scantling accounted for 25 percent, Travis Kelce 24.8, JuJu Smith-Schuster 15.4 and Justin Watson 13.2.

Super Bowl LVII injury report

The ankle injury Patrick Mahomes threatened to be a total nuisance during the Super Bowl. However, a week off he became the Chiefs quarterback and was not placed on the injury report. Although they have no injury list designation, wide receiver Kadarius Toney (ankle/hamstring) and cornerback L’Jarius Sneed (knee) practiced on a limited basis during the week.

For Philadelphia, five players practiced cautiously during the week for reasons unrelated to rest: guard Landon dickerson (elbow), offensive tackle Lane Johnson (groin), center Cam jurgen (hip), cornerback Avonte Maddox (toe) and wide receiver Britain Covey (hamstring). The only rule out with a questionable designation is Covey.

Super Bowl LVII Forecast

The Eagles’ defense will dictate the pace of the game and Philadelphia’s front seven will be a nightmare for Patrick Mahomes, who will have to look to Travis Kelce and Isiah Pacheco to get rid of the ball quickly.

Philadelphia 28 -21 Kansas City

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