EA Sports ran this year's Super Bowl through its Madden 22 game -- and it predicts an upset with the Cincinnati Bengals wining 24 to 21 over the Los Angeles Rams. The game also predicts that Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow will be Super Bowl MVP, making him the first quarterback to ever win a Heisman, a College Football National Championship and a Super Bowl. However, the Madden game isn't the best prognosticator ... The simulated championship game has only picked five of the last 10 winners of the real game. That’s a coin-flip. Good luck to us all?
More Super Bowl news ... There’s a bit of difference between the intensity of Bengals fans and Rams fans these days. On Monday, both teams held pep rallies to show their excitement. About 30,000 Bengals fans showed up to Paul Brown Stadium to yell and scream and cheer. The Rams ... not so much. A few thousand Rams fans trickled into a pep rally at a local high school -- and probably wished they were somewhere else.
Billions Of Dollars To Be Bet On Sunday’s Super Bowl- Super Bowl 56 looks to the be the most heavily bet-on game ever. Well ... legally, at least. The American Gaming Association estimates that $7.6 billion could be riding on the game, with an estimated 31.4 million American adults planning to bet on Sunday's matchup between the Bengals and the Rams. The jump in betting is no surprise, since 10 states have launched legal betting markets since last year's Super Bowl.
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