NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Fresh off their heart-stopping 20-18 victory over New England, Peyton Manning and his Broncos will go into Super Bowl 50 as underdogs.
Carolina's impressive 17-1 record, and thrashing of the Cardinals 49-15, propelled the Las Vegas Superbook to install Cam Newton's squad as 5.5-point favorites.
This will be the first time Manning will be an underdog in a Super Bowl.
In Super Bowl 48 against Seattle, Manning and the Broncos 2.5-point favorites. In Super Bowl 44 against the Saints, Manning and his Colts favored by five points. Manning was also favored in his first Super Bowl against the Bears, installed as 7-point favorites.
Super Bowl 50 is February 7th in Santa Clara, California.