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Super Bowl Betting Preview: Chiefs currently a 1-point favorite over the 49ers

Oddsmakers believe Super Bowl LIV is a very close match up with a slight advantage going to Kansas City

AFC Championship - Tennessee Titans v Kansas City Chiefs Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The matchup is set! The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will face off in Super Bowl LIV on February 2, 2020. While one team was highly favored before the season began to reach the Super Bowl this season, the other was a bit of a longshot. And when it comes to their matchup‘s against each other, the home team has been victorious every time these two teams have squared off going back to 1985. These two franchises have never faced each in the playoffs before, and Kansas City is looking for their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years.

When it comes to the betting lines for Super Bowl LIV, the following information is the current consensus spread and over/under for the game as reported by

Game Info: Super Bowl LIV

Kansas City Chiefs vs San Francisco 49ers

Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Betting line: Chiefs (-1)

Over/under: 54

Last Regular Season Meeting: Chiefs (W) 38-27 vs 49ers (in 2018)

Win streak: 1 game KC

Last 3 Meetings: KC 2 - 1 SF

Last 10 Meetings: KC 5 - 5 SF

Being favored on Sunday, the Chiefs have a current moneyline of -120 to win the game straight up, which is the equivalent of 5/6 odds. So a $20 bet placed on Kansas City over the 49ers would have a payout of $36.67 ($16.67 plus the original $20 bet). The 49ers have a current moneyline of +100, or 1/1 odds. Therefore the same $20 bet placed on San Francisco to win straight up would have a payout of $40 ($20 pus the original $20 bet) .

According to, the Chiefs are 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 games and the total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 games against an NFC opponent. The 49ers have gone OVER in 8 of their last 12 games and are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 games.

If looking at the futures bets from the beginning of the season, the Chiefs’ odds to win the Super Bowl were tied for best in the league. The Chiefs and Rams both had 15/2 odds while New England was close behind at 17/2 odds to win the Super Bowl. As for the 49ers, they had 40/1 odds which was third in the NFC West division. In all, 18 NFL teams had better odds than the 49ers to win the Super Bowl.