PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The line is moving, and that’s a good thing if you’re an Eagles fan.
The Eagles opened around 5.5 to 6 point underdogs in Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots. However, the line is now down to 4.5, thanks to heavy betting on Philadelphia.READ MORE: Triple Shooting In West Oak Lane Leaves Man Dead, 2 Women Exiting Funeral Services At Church Injured, Philadelphia Police Say
According to ESPN’s David Purdum, nearly three times as much money has been wagered on the Eagles than the Pats.READ MORE: Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia Is In Full Swing As Local Residents Attend Fireworks At Penn's Landing
A large part of this is likely due to the famous let-it-ride World Series bettor placing an eight-figure bet on the Birds.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: 90's Arrive For Memorial Day
The Eagles have embraced the “underdog” label all year long and will use it for motivation in one final game.