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Super Bowl odds 2015: Seahawks favored over Patriots

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Super Bowl XLIX will feature the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, with the former favored to repeat.

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The matchup for Super Bowl XLIX is now set -- the New England Patriots dominated the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship, while the Seattle Seahawks came from behind to take down the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship. New England and Seattle will face off in the big game on Feb. 1.

Tom Brady is looking for his fourth Super Bowl victory, while the Seahawks are trying to repeat after winning the championship last season. It's not exactly an unexpected matchup -- both Seattle and New England were top seeds in their conferences, enjoying a week off in the wild card round and being favored in each game thus far.

Throughout the playoffs, the Seahawks have been the favorites to win it all, and that doesn't seem likely to change. The opening odds for this specific matchup are out though, and it's a very narrow margin. Seattle opened favored by 2 points, according to OddsShark.

The lines moved quickly following New England's win over the Colts. At least one book moved the Seahawks to a 1-point favorite. Other books were giving even odds.

The over/under for the game is currently hovering around 48.5 points.

Super Bowl XLIX will be played on Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The game will be broadcast on NBC.