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Super Bowl LII Predictions

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The Game

I’ll admit it – when Carson Wentz went down, I thought Philly’s chances of reaching the Super Bowl were sunk. Then they got by Atlanta. Then they whomped the Vikings. And now they’re here. And we should probably quit doubting Nick Foles. As well as he’s played though, the other side has the league’s MVP, Tom Brady. And that’s the difference here. The Eagles are the more talented team on paper. Their defense has been very impressive, their O-line has been strong, even in the absence of Jason Peters, and they’ve got plenty of talented backs and receivers. The Eagles can win this game if that defense goes to work and makes Brady uncomfortable – the New England O-line is going to need to be on their game. At the end of the day, I’m not going against the GOAT.

Patriots 24, Eagles 21

The Prop Bets

(Full list at Oddsshark)

Coin toss

  • Heads -105
  • Tails -105

Pick: Tails. Tails never fails.

How long will it take Pink to sing the U.S. National Anthem?

  • OVER 2:00 -200
  • UNDER 2:00 +150

Pick: Over.

What color will Pink’s hair be when she starts to sing the national anthem?

  • White/blond¬†-300
  • Pink/red +400
  • Green +400
  • Blue/purple +900
  • Brown/black +900

Pick: White/blond. She’s been going without the colors lately. Don’t think she brings them back out to sing the national anthem.

Who will be shown first on TV during the national anthem?

  • Tom Brady -200
  • Nick Foles +150

Pick. Brady. Seems like an easy one.

How many times will Janet Jackson be mentioned during the broadcast?

  • OVER 1.5 +200
  • UNDER 1.5 -300

Pick: Under. Hammer it.

Will Justin Timberlake cover a Prince song during the halftime show?

  • YES -140
  • NO EVEN

Pick: Yes. They’re even talking about a Prince hologram.

Will any members of NSYNC perform with Justin Timberlake?

  • YES +200
  • NO -300

Pick: No. I want to say yes, but I don’t even know what anyone besides Joey Fatone is doing now.

How many times will the Rocky statue in Philadelphia be shown during the broadcast?

  • OVER 1 +110
  • UNDER 1 -150

Pick: Over.

What color will the Gatorade be that is poured on the game-winning coach?

  • Lime/green/yellow +225
  • Orange +250
  • Red +275
  • Clear/water +375
  • Blue +1000
  • Purple +1000

Pick: Blue. It was blue the last time the Pats had a Gatorade shower.

Will “nipplegate” be said during the broadcast?

  • YES +500
  • NO -900

Pick: No. Easy.

Will Al Michaels refer to the spread on the game?

  • YES +110
  • NO -150

Pick: No. I have it 24-21 Pats and the spread is NE -4.5. Don’t see it coming up.

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Who will the Super Bowl MVP mention first in his speech?

  • Teammates +200
  • God +300
  • Coach +700
  • City +750
  • Owner +1000
  • Family +1200
  • Does not mention any of the above +225

Pick: None of the above. Brady didn’t mention anyone last year.

How many clips will be shown from Super Bowl 39 during the broadcast?

  • OVER 2.5 +150
  • UNDER 2.5 -200

Pick: Under.

How many times will the temperature outside the stadium be mentioned during the broadcast?

  • OVER 1 -300
  • UNDER 1 +200

Pick: Over.

Will Tom Brady win regular-season MVP and Super Bowl MVP?

  • YES -105
  • NO -135

Pick: Yes.

Will Terrell Owens be mentioned during the broadcast?

  • YES -160
  • NO +120

Pick: Yes. He just got into the Hall of Fame yesterday.

What outcome will be greater?

  • Total points by the winning team in Super Bowl 52 -120
  • Total number of medals won by the 2018 U.S.A. Winter Olympic Team -200

Pick: Team U.S.A. Last four U.S. Winter Olympic medal counts: 34, 25, 37, 28. All higher than my pick of 24 points and a couple of those even give some real breathing room.

What will be greater?

  • Temperature at kickoff in Minneapolis -120
  • Total points in the first quarter -120

Pick: Points. The Weather Channel is predicting a temperature of 4 at kickoff.

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