Bookies make Patriots a 3-point pick with record over/under (The Associated Press)

Oddsmakers like the New England Patriots by a field goal over the Atlanta Falcons in what experts think will be a high-scoring Super Bowl. Most are also expecting an offensive showdown, with an over/under of 59 at some sports books the biggest ever in Super Bowl history. ”You’ve got the Patriots and then you have this scoring machine in Atlanta,” said veteran oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro at the South Point.