Since Tremendous Bowl XL is sort of right here, it is time to take a look at some scoring developments. The ‘complete’ on this 12 months’s recreation is at the moment holding regular at 47.Whereas many playoff video games develop into defensive battles, Tremendous Bowl video games tend to be comparatively high-scoring.
Trying again on the current video games, we discover that every Tremendous Bowl this millennium has produced a minimal of 37 factors. These six video games averaged a little bit greater than 48 factors per recreation. If we return 30 years, we discover that each single recreation since 1976 has produced a minimal of 36 factors. These 30 video games averaged simply shy of 51 factors every. Of these 30 video games, 15 completed with higher than 47 factors and 13 completed with lower than 47 factors, The video games in 1982 and 1984 landed proper on 47.
SeattleIncluding their two playoff video games, the Seahawks noticed the ‘Over’ go 11-7 this season. The ‘Over’ was Three-1 when Seattle was listed as an underdog and 5-Four after they performed a recreation with a ‘complete’ starting from 42 half of to 49 factors.PittsburghIncluding their three playoff video games, the Steelers noticed the ‘Over’ go 10-Eight-1 this season. The ‘Over’ was 9-Four when the Steelers have been listed as a favourite however simply 1-Four after they performed a recreation with a ‘complete’ starting from 42 half of to 49 factors.Head-to-head historyThe Steelers and Seahawks have confronted one another simply as soon as this millennium. That recreation, at Seattle in November of 2003, resulted in a 23-16 victory for the Seahawks. The mixed 39 factors fell under the ‘complete’ of 44 half of. The groups confronted one another 11 occasions all through the 1980s and 1990s. Solely the 1983 recreation completed with greater than 47 factors. The 12 video games averaged a mixed 33 factors.Ford Discipline factsObviously, the Detroit Lions will not be collaborating in Tremendous Bowl XL. Nonetheless, the sport shall be performed at their residence of Ford Discipline. Since opening for normal season play, on September 22, 2002, there have been 32 video games performed there. Sixteen video games have completed above the quantity whereas 16 video games have completed under the quantity, together with a Four-Four mark this previous season. These 32 video games ranged from a low of 16 factors to a excessive of 74 factors. The common is simply barely lower than 42 factors total.
*Editor’s Observe:Try Ben’s previous Documented outcomes from earlier Tremendous Bowls!2005: EAGLES WINNER2005: UNDER WINNER2004: OVER WINNER2003: OVER WINNER2003: BUCS WINNER2002: UNDER WINNER2000: UNDER WINNER1999: BRONCOS WINNER*Observe that Ben handed in 2001 as he had no opinion and did not wish to pressure a play.