The 2012 Super Bowl (XLVI) will serve as the 42nd annual championship in the modern-day game of football in the National Football League (NFL). The titanic encounter between 2 mystery teams will be showcased on the 5th February, 2012 at the Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, IN.
Super Bowl XLVI (the 46th such Annual Installment) is a much-anticipated American sporting encounter and a glittering national tradition. The Super Bowl serves as the ultimate showdown for sports punters around the world as it showcases the finest 2 football teams in a bruising encounter for the definitive prize of NFL champions. Betting odds for the NFL XLVI are already being provided by the UKs leading online bookmakers such as 888sport. Top betting odds, live in-play betting and a range of the latest stats, sporting news and free bets abound. When new punters sign up at the world’s leading online sportsbooks, there are always exciting promotional offers being showcased. These include generous sign-up bonuses with lots of free money to boot. This betting cash can be used in real NFL football betting selections, exciting promotional contests and of course a selection of free bets too.
About the National Football League (NFL) Games
Typically the NFL games run their course by pitting teams against one another in grueling encounters on Sundays and during the week, in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. The season is long, arduous and exceptionally physically demanding. Sports injuries are commonplace, and star QB Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts is a case in point. Punters can make betting selections ahead of the 2012 Super Bowl and enjoy windfall winnings at every turn. Now that the date and venue of the 2012 Super Bowl is set, sports aficionados, predictors and punters alike can prepare their betting cards, betting selections and place NFL sports bets accordingly. The teams that are making a definite mark on the NFL action in the lead-up to the 2012 final include the Green Bay Packers (winners of the 2011 Super Bowl), the Baltimore Ravens (with Ray Lewis and Ray Rice leading the charge), the New Orleans Saints, the New England Patriots, the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Naturally there are always several NFL team wild cards in the mix too.
Enter the Super Bowl 2012
The Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana will serve as the stunning venue for the Top 2 NFL teams come the 5th February 2012. Sports punters will be able to place their wagers at this first-ever NFL final being held in Indianapolis. Sports enthusiasts will note that this is only the 4th time ever that the Super Bowl is going to be showcased at a freezing-cold venue. Other ice-cold venues have included Detroit (Super Bowl XVI and XL and Minneapolis’s Super Bowl XXVI). The Lucas Oil Stadium will feature as the glittering venue for the final match of the 2011/2012 NFL Season. The final event will be broadcast on television channels the world over and the likes of top sports channels – BBC Sports, Fox Sports, CNN Sports, ABC Sports and myriad other top-tier sporting broadcasts will go global. Several reports have suggested that pop diva Madonna will perform at the Super Bowl halftime extravaganza, but the jury is still out on that.
NFL Super Bowl Standings, History, Results, Predictions and Statistics
• 2011 – Green Bay Packers 31 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 25
• 2010 – New Orleans Saints 31 vs. Indianapolis Colts 17
• 2009 – Pittsburgh Steelers 27 vs. Arizona Cardinals 23
• 2008 – New York Giants 17 vs. New England Patriots 14
• 2007 – Indianapolis Colts 29 vs. Chicago Bears 17
• 2006 – Seattle Seahawks 10 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 21
• 2005 – New England Patriots 24 vs. Philadelphia Eagles 21
• 2004 – Carolina Panthers 29 vs. New England Patriots 32
• 2003 – Oakland Raiders 21 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48
• 2002 – St. Louis Rams 17 vs. New England Patriots 20
• 2001 – Baltimore Ravens 34 vs. New York Giants 7
In 2011, Quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers (GBP) was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of his team destroyed the Pittsburgh Steelers 31 -25. In that game, Rodgers was responsible for completing 24 of the 39 passes. And he made 304 yards of ground with 3 TDs in the epic final match clash.
Top Betting Odds Courtesy of 888sport for the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis, IN
Sports punters can enjoy generous betting odds courtesy of the world’s premier online sportsbook – 888sport. Among the many selections available are the following betting odds for straight-up team selections on winning the Super Bowl. These include the following odds:
Green Bay Packers 7/4
New England Patriots 9/2
New Orleans Saints 7/1
Baltimore Ravens 9/1
San Francisco 49ers 12/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 12/1
Dallas Cowboys 16/1
Houston Texans 16/1
Atlanta Falcons 25/1
Predictions for the final two teams in the XLVI Super Bowl suggest that the top two teams in the aforementioned table will come good. 888sport and other leading UK bookmakers provide sports bettors with a veritable glut of sports betting extras to select from. For example the likes of the ‘Become an 888sport Guru’ is available where generous prizes are waiting to be won. Punters who fare well at predicting sports matches and the results achieved stand a chance to win big prizes. Bettors who are able to predict the outcomes and the standings of the sports contests will fare well when all manner of generous promotional offers are made available. Tickets to the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis are pretty pricey and they start at $1845 for the least expensive seats all the way to up to $5945 for Super Bowl K. Street Level 25 to 50 Yard Line. The Super Bowl marks the final game of the 2011/2012 football season.