First Take: 49ers as 4.5-point initial favorites
The San Francisco 49ers opened as 4.5-point favorites against the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII.ESPN's Eric Mangini, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discussed the point spread in the video above. Mangini made a football-related point to consider."This is the first real physical team the Ravens are going to face [in the playoffs] where they can line up and just fight toe to toe with you," Mangini said. "New England was more finesse, Denver was more finesse, Indy was more finesse.