coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:21 AM

Vegas Line Move?

We're seeing indications that a rise to 4.5 could be possible (Stratosphere & Coast books up to -4 -115, @TIVegas at -120)

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:22 AM

Over the previous 46 Super Bowls, wide receivers lead the brigade, scoring the first touchdown 19 times.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:22 AM

Baltimore’s 364 yards per game offense is 11th best in the league while it’s 361 YPG defense ranks No. 21.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:22 AM

San Francisco owns a Top-10 ranked offense and defense, averaging 375 YPG on offense and 308 YPG On defense.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:22 AM

From Game 9 out, or the 2nd half of the season, the Ravens’ net yardage (offense gained and defense allowed) improved 31 YPG. Surprisingly, the Niners’ net yardage slipped 29 YPG over the same span.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:23 AM

Ravens own the playoffs
At 13-7 all-time in the postseason, the Ravens own the best win percentage (.650) of any franchise in postseason history. The 49ers aren’t far behind with a .609 win percentage, good for fourth all-time.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:24 AM

Flacco gunning for Montana
With eight touchdown passes and zero interceptions, Joe Flacco has a shot to tie or break Joe Montana's record for most touchdown passes without throwing an interception in a single postseason.

Every quarterback who has finished a postseason throwing at least eight touchdowns without a pick has not only won the Super Bowl, but also the Super Bowl MVP.

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:24 AM

SUPER BOWL PROP BREAKDOWN

Most pass receptions

Anquan Boldin (Baltimore Ravens) vs. Michael Crabtree (San Francisco 49ers)


The re-emergence of Anquan Boldin has been an overlooked factor in the Ravens’ run to the Super Bowl. Joe Flacco is more comfortable throwing to Boldin than anyone else right now and in a game of this magnitude, it's the veterans that often shine.

Michael Crabtree has really come out of his shell over the last couple of months. No 49ers receiver has benefited more from the change at quarterback. With that comes more attention from the opposition, and I won't be surprised if the Ravens send double-coverage Crabtree's way on numerous occasions.

Take: Boldin (+105)

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:25 AM

In the past 20 years, 17 Super Bowls have been won by the team that hails from the city with the lower unemployment rate. It would seem a win for the Ravens is a slam dunk then with Baltimore's 7.2 percent rate trumping San Francisco's 8.2 percent rate. (Fox Sports)

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coleryan Posts:13337 Followers:19
02/03/2013 10:27 AM

Tecmo Bowl, the football arcade game originally released in 1988, predicted a 49ers 37-17 victory in a simulated Super Bowl game recently conducted by a group called The TecmoBowlers.

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