Last Minute Super Bowl Facts, Updates, Over-Under, and Betting Predictions

The Super Bowl is not far away from kicking off. Here is a random assortment of facts, updates, the latest over-under information, and betting predictions.

super-bowl-46-point-spread-pick-tv-info-announcers-date-time-tvSuper Bowl Facts

  • In the 45 previous Super Bowls, the point spread has come in to play only 6 times.
  • As a favorite in the Super Bowl, New England has never covered
  • New England is 9-3 against the spread this year when failing to cover the number in its previous game.
  • Tom Brady Super Bowl Record: 3-1, Eli Manning: 1-0
  • Madden 12”edition prediction: Giants win 27-24 on Lawrence Tynes 40-yard FG with 3 seconds left

Super Bowl Predictions

8 ESPN Experts Predictions:

  • Giants-6 (Allen, Golic, Hoge, Jaworski, Mortensen & Wickersham)
  • Patriots-2 (Schefter, Schlereth)

AccuScore Prediction: Patriots

Celebrity Predictions:

  • Giants: Hulk Hogan, Danica Patrick, Justin Verlander & Arnold Palmer
  • Patriots: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicklaus, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. & Clooney girlfriend Stacy Keibler

Last Minute Super Bowl Notes and Over-Under Odds

  • Per Adam Schefter tweet today: “Might mean nothing or something. But one Pats official said practices this week were “10 times better’ than practices before Super Bowl XLII.”
  • Under brewing? Multiple Vegas sportsbooks have dropped the over/under on the Super Bowl to 53.
  • Over/Under for Gronk receiving yards: 77.5 (over +115, under -145)
  • Vegas update: 58% of bets are in Giants corner with a current line at -3.

About Jim McGrew

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Jim lives in the Chicago area and is married with 2 children.


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