Who’s Line Is It? (Super Bowl Edition)

Think you know your Super Bowls pretty well? Then test your knowledge in our Money Line-based quiz. All you really need to know is who was the favorite before the Super Bowls in question. Easy, right?


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#1. In Super Bowl XLIV, the New Orleans Saints took on the Indianapolis Colts. The Saints outplayed the Colts, winning 31-17. Drew Brees was awarded the MVP and The Who played the halftime show. What was the original line for the contest?

#2. Super Bowl XLV saw Mike Tomlin’s Pittsburgh Steelers take on Mike McCarthy’s Green Bay Packers. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 263 yards while Aaron Rodgers had 304 of his own in this tightly contested battle. The Packers led at halftime and eventually held off the Steelers, 31-25. What was the original line for the contest?

#3. Tom Brady took on his Super Bowl nemesis Eli Manning in Super Bowl XLXI held at LUcas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Patriots were winning at halftime but ended up being outscored by the Giants 12-7 in the second half. What was the money line for the game?

#4. In Super Bowl XLIX, Tom Brady and the Patriots were back in the Super Bowl. Their opponents, the Seattle Seahawks, were the defending champions. It was a close game and was tied at halftime, 14-14. The Pats pulled off a 4th quarter comeback and won the game 28-24. What was the money line before kickoff?

#5. Two years after leading the Patriots to an upset victory against the Seahawks, Tom Brady was in the Championship game again. Super Bowl LI featured the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons. Matt Ryan led the Falcons to a 21-3 halftime lead and threw for 284 yards, 2 TD, and no picks. Tom Brady threw for 466 yards, 2 TD, and 1 pick. What was the original line before the game?

#6. Super Bowl LII featured yet another appearance by Tom Brady, Bill Belichik and the New England Patriots. Representing the NFC were the Philadelphia Eagles led by Nick Foles. Brady threw for 505 yards, 3 TD, and no INT but still lost. What was the original line for the game?

#7. Last year, Tom Brady did it again, playing in yet another Super Bowl, this time against Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams. It was a low scoring affair, ending 13-3 in favor of the Patriots. Julian Edelman won MVP. What was the money line for the game?


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