Tom Brady led his team on a 28 comeback that would have tied the regular season record, only to have the 49ers retake the lead for good on their next offensive play..
The 49ers started the game red hot, stopping Tom Brady before going on an impressive touchdown drive.
This appeared to be a good opportunity to take the Patriots +150.
After both teams traded punts, the 49ers intercepted a pass and returned it inside the Patriot five yard line.
At this point it looked like it cutting losses was advisable, as the tough 49ers defense could have a 17.5 point lead against the spread.
Then as luck would have it, the 49ers fumbled the ball away.
After forcing a Patriots punt, the 49ers extended a drive with a fake punt which provided them another chance to score, but they missed a field goal.
This created another opportunity to back the Patriots +150. However, the Patriots fumbled the ball away, once again forcing Patriots backers to cut their losses.
The 49ers once again spoiled a golden opportunity, fumbling a snap on a fourth and short after they passed on a relatively easy field goal
Once again, the Patriots could be backed, this time at +160. The Patriots went on the drive people were expecting to come much sooner. However, the drive fizzled out and they had to settle for three points which resulted in their value being lowered.
Sticking with the Patriots was costly as the Niners drove down the field for a touchdown to take a commanding 14.5 point lead ATS.
The 49ers then scored the next 17 points to take a comfortable 31-3 lead which looked to be safe.
Tom Brady is a great competitor, one never a person to give up on, though, as he led his team to 28 straight points to tie the game.
San Fran quickly deflated the Patriot momentum by returning the kickoff to the New England 38 yard line and throwing a touchdown on the next play.
New England then quickly moved past mid-field, but two big sacks stopped their drive.
The 49ers then took a conservative offensive approach which allowed Tom Brady a chance to tie the game with a 96 yard drive.
However, the Patriots could not manage a first down and the 49ers kicked a field goal to seal the game.