Super Bowl 48 takes place in just five days as the Denver Broncos battle the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Here are some facts and figures heading into this highly anticipated contest.
This year’s game will be the first in the New York/New Jersey area. The areas with the most Super Bowl’s hosted are both New Orleans and Miami, with 10 each. The Los Angeles area has hosted seven while the Tampa area has saw four games played in their neck of the woods. The Metro Detroit area has hosted two Super Bowls.
As far as stadiums are concerned, the Super Dome in New Orleans has hosted the event seven times, followed by the Orange Bowl, Dolphins Stadium and the Rose Bowl, which have all hosted the game five times. Here in Detroit, the Silverdome and Ford Field have each hosted the event one time.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys hold the record with eight appearances in the Super Bowl each. The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos have seven trips to the game while the San Francisco 49ers has six Super Bowl berths. The only teams without a Super Bowl appearance are the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Houston Texans and are own Detroit Lions.
As of last night, the current line for Super Bowl 48 has the Denver Broncos as a two point favorite with the over/under at 47 (via Covers.com). Yahoo.com has the weather for Sunday calling for a high of 37 degrees and a low of 25 degrees in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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