The history of the Super Bowl is marked by acrobatic catches from the likes of Lynn Swann and Jerry Rice, diving tackles by Mike Jones (remember the goalline tackle in Super XXXIV?) and Jack Lambert and masterful rushing performances from Terrell Davis and John Riggins.
The history of Super Bowl betting is marked by not-so-thrilling back-door covers, huge double-digit underdog winners and brutal line moves that crippled sportsbooks.
The Giants and Patriots will look to make more history next Sunday with the point spread settled in at -3 for the pats and the total at 55.
Giant-killer: New York slaughters sportsbooks in Super Bowl 42
There is no double-digit favorite in play when the New England Patriots battle the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI (the Pats are favored by 3 points) but it happened the last time these teams met.
New York was a 12-point underdog four years and pulled off a monster upset of the almost-perfect Patriots in a great day for bettors.
But it was one of the ...