Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 picks

The Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers are fairly well matched. Both have well-oiled offenses and hard-hitting defenses. This year I would be going with the Ravens, but because of the location of the game, San Francisco may have a slight edge. If forced to pick a winner, I would guess the 49ers and I am looking for a very close game. Having typed that, I think if the score is very close by halftime, it will be one of those "anybody's game" contests. Edge to the 49ers. If the Ravens can pull way way out in front by halftime, they'll win unless thay fall apart afterwards.

Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

When: Sunday, Feb. 3

USTV: CBS; Live Stream available online at CBSSports.com and on mobile devices via NFL Mobile

The website PredictionMachine.com forecasts the outcome of sporting events based on computer models. They recently crunched the Super Bowl numbers. They ran Baltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers stats through their system: on the digital playing field, the 49ers won the game 66.9% of the time, scoring an average of seven points more than the Ravens in simulations (28.6 to 21.3), with San Francisco outgaining the Ravens by an average of 85 yards per game.

You might also like ::: SB Nation bloggers for the Ravens and Niners "share" their secrets about the three phases of the game.

CBS-TV Schedule:::
The Super Bowl Today Pre-Game Show 2 p.m.
Super Bowl Kickoff Show 6 p.m.
Super Bowl XLVII 6:30 p.m.
Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Beyonce 8 p.m. (Approx,)
Super Bowl XLVII Trophy Presentation/Post-Game Show 10 p.m. (Approx.)

All times listed are NY

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