NFL Playoffs 2019-20: Super Bowl LIV Betting Tips

January 30th 2020, 3:53pm, By: andyrosos

NFL Playoffs 2019-20: Super Bowl LIV Betting Tips

It’s been a long and exciting NFL season to date and there are now just two teams remaining in the hunt for the Vince Lombardi trophy! Super Bowl LIV will be played out this Monday (AEDT) from 10.30am between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers from Miami!

As we have all year, we have a full preview and betting tips for the big game below!

Super Bowl LIV Betting Tips

San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs

Monday, 3rd February, 10.30am (AEDT) – Hard Rock Stadium, Miami

It’s a battle of two completely different teams in the Super Bowl this year, as it so often is. The Chiefs have made their living with a high powered offence lead by the reigning league MVP, Patrick Mahomes. They back their passing game and their offence to put up enough points to beat anyone, and more often than not, that’s exactly what they do.

On the other hand we have the San Francisco 49ers. While the 49ers have been responsible for some of the most dominant offensive performances of the year, their bread and butter is their stingy defence and their ability to control the clock with their elite running game.

Deciding which game style is going to prevail in the Super Bowl is the hard part and it will likely depend on which team can take the early lead. If the 49ers get up early, they will run the ball all night and try to control the clock, forcing the Chiefs to chase tail. If the Chiefs take the early advantage, expect them to continue to roll throughout the game.

Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs struggled through a patch early in the season where star quarterback Patrick Mahomes was out with injury, but since his return, they have rolled through the regular season and were fantastic in the AFC Playoffs. After his return in Week 10, the Chiefs won eight of nine games to finish the regular season, with the star passing for an average of 264.4 yards and 11 touchdowns in that span.

Injuries to key position players have been a bit of a hindrance throughout the season for the Chiefs, however, they look to have a clean bill of health in the lead up to the Super Bowl despite a few niggles to tight end Travis Kelce, which shouldn’t be an issue come Monday.

The Chiefs have been able to come back from big deficits in both of their playoff games so far. Against the Texans in the divisional round, they trailed by 24 points before going on a 51-7 run to absolutely blow their opponents out of the water. A week later in the Conference Championship against the Titans, Kansas City trailed 17-7 before making a run in the second quarter to set themselves up for a 11 point win.

Mahomes passed for an average of 307.5 yards over those two wins, and we see no reason why he shouldn’t clear his line again in the big game. He should sling it regardless of if the Chiefs are up or down.

San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers have been one of the most dominant teams in the NFL this season and their form carried over into their two playoff games. In the divisional round, they pumped the Vikings by 17 points at home on the back of a strong running game by Tevin Coleman.

It was another dominant running game, this time by Raheem Mostert, which helped them get the win over the Green Bay Packers in the Conference Round. Mostert racked up 220 yards and a ridiculous four touchdowns in the win.

There’s no doubt that the 49ers will look to play a run heavy game once again in the Super Bowl. However, with the potential return of Coleman, and the continued work of Matt Breida out of the backfield, we aren’t sure if Mostert’s workload to be as big on Monday.

 His dominant game in the Conference Championship pushed his line all the way up to 75.5, which we think is a little high.


What a tough game to call. The Chiefs start as slight favourites but how hard is it to look past the form of the 49ers at the moment. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t been called upon much in the playoffs but he is more than capable if his team gets in a hole. We think that is unlikely though, the 49ers defence and run game should control the game in the first half and give them a lead to build upon.

Novelty Bets

One of the most fun aspect of the Super Bowl every year is of course the wide range of novelty bets that are available for everything ranging from the National Anthem, the Half-Time Show and the broadcast itself.

We have compiled a list of our favourite novelty prop bets from the most popular markets to make your viewing experience on Monday even more exciting!

sbliv novelties



Champions League 2020-21: Matchday 2 Betting Tips

Big week coming up in the Champions League as the group stage continues with the 2nd round of games. There were some thrilling matches in week one and we are hoping that continues as we provide some of our best bets for the key matchups this week here read more

ESports Betting Tips: Monday, October 26th

Our Esports betting guru Michael Lee is back for his best bets from around the Esports world for Monday, October 26th. Today, we head to the BLAST Premier: Fall 2020, as well as the DOTA Summit Online 13: Americas. read more

NRL Grand Final: Panthers v Storm Preview & Betting Tips

What a season it's been so far in the NRL and now just two teams remain! The Penrith Panthers will square off against the Melbourne Storm in the NRL Grand Final this Sunday night and as usual, Scooby has you covered with a full preview and betting tips for the clash here read more

2020 Cox Plate Preview & Betting Tips

The 100th running of the G1 Cox Plate takes place this Saturday at Moonee Valley, with a star-studded capacity field of 14 lining up over the famous 2040m. Check out our preview and tips for the feature race here! read more


Best Australian Sports Betting Sites

The best Australian sports betting sites ensure safe and successful online betting for punters. Here's our list of the best betting options in Australia. read more

Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more

What is Over-Round and How do Sportsbooks Make Money?

Over-Round is an important concept for both punters and sportsbooks. It's how Australian sportsbooks make money! All punters should understand over-round, how to spot it, and how to find better value on the Betfair Exchange. read more

Betfair Commissions and Charges

Ever wondered why you can get such great odds at Betfair in comparison to other online bookmakers? We break down why that is the case and why Betfair isn't just for professional punters here read more


Caulfield Hoodoo a Plus for Camelot

History tells punters that they should not be discouraged by the defeat of Russian Camelot in the Caulfield Stakes, and if you like his chances to bounce back in the Cox Plate then Palmerbet have a brilliant price for you. read more

Palmerbet's 40 Days of Value is Here!

The weather’s getting warmer and the horse racing schedule is heating up – that means Spring is here. Palmerbet is doubling down on the best time of the year with ‘40 Days of Value’, spring-loaded with bigger odds, hot tips and other offers to make it a Spring Carnival season to remember for punters. read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 18

That's it! The 2020 AFL regular season has come to an end and Brisbane's Lachie Neale has surely done enough to secure the 2020 Brownlow Medal with another brilliant game in Round 18. Let's take a closer look at our Round 18 Brownlow Medal vote predictions! read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 17

There's just one more round to go in the 2020 AFL season. Round 17 has completed and the Brownlow votes are locked away. It was a quiet round for those at the top of our Brownlow leaderboard, but there were a couple of stand out performances this weekend. Let's take a closer look at each match with our Round 17 Brownlow vote predictions. read more