The Baltimore Ravens achieved a 33-19 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Christmas Day, in a highly anticipated battle between the top teams from each conference. Following this impressive win, the 49ers remain the frontrunners to win Super Bowl LVIII with +225 odds, while the Ravens have seen their odds improve to +350.
The week 16 clash between the 49ers and Ravens gave fans a glimpse of a potential Super Bowl matchup. Despite being the favorite, the 49ers, with -6 odds, suffered a defeat at the hands of the visiting Ravens, who secured a commanding 14-point victory.
The latest odds update for Super Bowl LVIII sees the 49ers at +225 and the Ravens at +350. Last week, the 49ers were +200 favorites, with the Ravens following closely behind at +550.
In the AFC, the red-hot Ravens have won five consecutive games, bringing their record to 12-3 post the victory against the 49ers. With this impressive streak, they currently hold the best record in the NFL and are potential contenders for the top playoff seed in the AFC.
Quarterback Lamar Jackson played a pivotal role in the Ravens’ win, registering 252 passing yards and two touchdowns, in addition to 45 rushing yards on seven attempts. Jackson’s performance has positioned him as a top contender for the MVP title.
The defending champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, have seen a stark decline in their performance this season. With a 9-6 record, they no longer possess the dominating prowess they once exhibited. Their offensive line has struggled to protect quarterback Patrick Mahomes, contributing to their disappointing season performance.
The Chiefs now find themselves at +800 odds to win the Super Bowl, with their futures trending in the wrong direction in the latter half of the season.
The battle for Super Bowl LVIII continues to heat up as the 49ers, Ravens, and Chiefs vie for the top spot, fueling the excitement and anticipation among fans and sports enthusiasts.