The annual Superbowl game will take place on the 12th of February at the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona (the home of the Arizona Cardinals), with many fans already expressing their excitement surrounding the sheer hype that this magnificent event so often brings.
Fans can check out all the latest updates surrounding the current super bowl 2023 predictions featuring the two teams in question, the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. According to the latest Superbowl 57 odds from Betway Sportsbook, the Eagles are 1.5-point favorites over the Chiefs. The current moneylines are +105 for Kansas City and -125 for Philadelphia. The over/under for total points set at 51.
Ahead of Superbowl LVII weekend, fans of the game may want to test their NFL postseason trivia with some of these enticing facts about the nation’s most beloved sporting event.
These are ten Superbowl facts that you may or may not be fully aware of:
Which teams are tied for the most titles?
During the Superbowl era, which is the resulting years following the merger between the AFL and NFL, there have been several teams who have earned passage to the sports’ greatest event and as such have won the fabled Superbowl trophy on numerous occasions.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots are tied for the most titles with six total championships, with their closest rivals residing in the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers who are both tied for five wins.
Who is the Superbowl championship trophy named after?
The prestigious silver trophy is named after the legendary hall of fame coach Vince Lombardi who guided the Green Bay Packers to five NFL Championships before winning the first two Superbowl games in the events history.
Lombardi was also a two-time NFL Coach of the Year winner and was rightfully inducted into both the Packers and Pro Football Hall of Fame, with the coveted Superbowl trophy now being forever immortalized in his honor.
What is the largest scoreline in Superbowl history?
If you’re interested in watching an offensive masterclass, then 1995’s Superbowl XXIX is the best event to rewatch as it featured the highest scoring contest in the event’s history.
Legendary QB Steve Young was named the game’s MVP after an astounding performance where he threw for 24/36 passes on 325 combined yards and six touchdowns scored without conceding a pick.
What is the lowest scoreline in Superbowl history?
In comparison, the 2019 Superbowl game between the LA Rams and New England Patriots concluded with the lowest overall scoring outing in the game’s history with the Pats putting on a defensive clinic in a 13-3 victory.
Pats receiver Julian Edelman was named as the game’s MVP in a rather underwhelming contest for the neutral spectators, but one that concluded with the Patriots sixth championship winning campaign.
What is the largest comeback during a Superbowl game?
Many regular viewers of the NFL during the 2015/16 season will be well aware of what the answer to this question is.
The infamous 28-3 deficit that the New England Patriots faced at Superbowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons with only two minutes remaining in the third quarter, remains as one of the greatest comebacks in NFL and sports history as Tom Brady rallied his Pats onto a 34-28 victory in overtime.
What is the largest blowout in Superbowl history?
There was no comeback in sight for the Denver Broncos at Superbowl XXIV as the Joe Montana led San Francisco 49ers demolished the Mile High club with an astounding 55-10 victory.
This demolition handed the Niners their fourth Superbowl during the Montana tenure with the legendary QB taking home his third and final Superbowl MVP award.
Which player has the most Superbowl rings?
Tom Brady is often considered to be the ‘GOAT’ of the sport for various reasons, with one of his many claims to fame being his absurd ring count.
Brady has won seven championship rings during his playing career which included six with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during his final Superbowl appearance in 2020.
How many teams have yet to win the Superbowl?
There are a total of 12 different teams who have yet to win a Superbowl which includes the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, LA Chargers, Tennessee Titans, Minnesota Vikings, Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions and Houston Texans.
What was the most watched Superbowl game?
Superbowl XLIX brought in a total of 114.4 million viewers who tuned into watch the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in dramatic fashion with a now famous defensive play when Pats cornerback Malcolm Butler intercepted a Russell Wilson pass in the endzone to give the Pats the win over the legendary ‘Legion of Boom’ Seahawks defense.
What stadium has hosted the Superbowl the most times?
Currently, Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium has hosted the Superbowl the most times since its inception which totals to eleven different events.
However, New Orleans’ Mercedes Benz Superdome will soon tie Miami’s record as this venue has hosted the event on ten separate occasions with their next returning contest being Superbowl LIX in 2025.