Experts Preseason Super Bowl XLVII Picks

Packers Dominate Super Bowl Picks

Super Bowl XLVII

Preseason is over and the experts have made their Super Bowl picks.  The Packers dominate the selections and the majority of the experts have the Packers winning the Super Bowl this year in New Orleans.

Here I tabulate the totals of all the picks from ESPN, NFL.com, and Sports Illustrated:

Super Bowl Winner Selections

Green Bay Packers = 25
New England Patriots = 10
Eagles = 2
Texans = 2
Cowboys = 1
Falcons = 1
Ravens = 1
49ers = 1
Bears = 1
Giants = 1

Super Bowl Winner Selections by Media Outlet

ESPN

Packers = 16
Patriots = 4
Cowboys = 1
Falcons = 1

NFL.com

Packers = 7
Patriots = 4
Eagles = 2
Ravens = 1
49ers = 1
Bears = 1

Bleacher Report

Packers over the Patriots

Pro Football Weekly

San Francisco over Houston

Sports Illustrated

Peter King:  Packers over Broncos
Don Banks:  Packers over Patriots
Chris Burke: Patriots over Packers
Jim Trotter:  Ravens over 49ers
Kerry Byrne: Texans over 49ers
Andrew Perloff: Patriots over Packers
Jeff Diamond:  Giants over Texans
Tom Mantzouranis:  Texans over Cowboys

Totals from SI

Packers = 2
Patriots = 2
Texans = 2
Ravens =1
Giants = 1

Vegas Betting Lines

as of September 01, 2012

New England Patriots 11/2
Green Bay Packers 6/1
San Francisco 49ers 9/1
Philadelphia Eagles 11/1
Houston Texans 12/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 15/1
Chicago Bears 16/1
Denver Broncos 16/1

Updated October 25, 2012

Houston Texans odds 5/1 record 6 – 1
San Francisco 49ers odds 13/2 record 5 – 2
New England Patriots odds 13/2 record 4 – 3
New York Giants odds 7/1 record 5-2
Green Bay Packers odds 15/2 record 4 – 3*  including loss to Seattle Seahawks
Atlanta Falcons odds 8/1 record 6 – 0
Chicago Bears odds 10/1 record 5 – 1
Baltimore Ravens odds 14/1 record 5 – 2

Source:  betvega.com

Preseason MVP Selections

ESPN

Aaron Rodgers = 9
Tom Brady = 3
Drew Brees = 1
Matt Ryan = 1
Eli Manning = 1
Adrian Foster = 1

Sports Illustrated

Peter King:  Peyton Manning
Don Banks:  Aaron Rodgers
Chris Burke: Tom Brady
Jim Trotter:  Aaron Rodgers
Kerry Byrne: Drew Brees
Dennis Dillon:  Eli Manning
Andrew Perloff: Drew Brees
Jeff Diamond:  Drew Brees
Tom Mantzouranis:  Aaron Rodgers

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