JAN 31 - NFL Betting Analysis Highlights 50 Stats From 50 Super Bowls

NFL Analysis Highlights 50 Stats From 50 Super Bowls (Part 1)

Written by on January 31, 2017

If you’re a football historian that loves looking back, then you’re in for a treat!Whether you look back in an effort to increase your chances of cashing in on Super Bowl 51 or simply because you love reminiscing about days gone by, then you’re going to absolutely love this fun – filled look at 50 key stats from the 50 Super Bowl pairings that have taken place in NFL history.  Now, let’s get started and before you bet on the NFL playoffs, click here to cash in on the latest Super Bowl 51 promos.

NFL Betting Analysis Highlights 50 Stats From 50 Super Bowls (Part 1)

 
 

Super Bowls 1-25 (1967 – 1991)

Super Bowl – Year – Location – Matchup – Line (Total) – Score – ATS Result

1- 1967 – Los Angeles, CA – Green Bay vs. Kansas CityGreen Bay -14 (N/A) Green Bay 35 Kansas City 10 – FavoriteAnalysis: Vince Lombardi’s powerful Packers covered the spread as huge two touchdown favorites by shutting Kansas City out for three quarters while quarterback Bart Starr bagged his first MVP award.2- 1968 – Miami, FL – Green Bay vs. OaklandGreen Bay -13.5 (43) – Green Bay 33 Oakland 14 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Bart Starr won his second straight championship game MVP award by completing 13 of 24 passes for 202 yards and one TD.3- 1969 – Miami, FL – N.Y. Jets vs. BaltimoreBaltimore -18 (40) N.Y. Jets 16 Baltimore 7 – Underdog – UnderAnalysis: Super Bowl 3 was the first league championship to bear the official name, Super Bowl. The Jets were also the first underdog to win the Super Bowl outright.4- 1970 – New Orleans, LA – Kansas City vs. MinnesotaMinnesota -12 (39) – Kansas City 23 Minnesota 7 – Underdog – UnderAnalysis: The Chiefs won the first and only Super Bowl title in franchise history.  Quarterback Lin Dawson won the MVP award, but Kansas City’s defense starred by limiting Minnesota’s rushing attack to just 67 yards while recording 3 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries.5- 1971 – Miami, FL – Baltimorevs. DallasBaltimore -2.5 (36) – Baltimore 16 Dallas 13 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley became the first defensive player to win the Super Bowl MVP award and the first player on a losing team to win the honor. Howley intercepted two passes and intercepted one fumble in a game that featured a record 11 turnovers.6- 1972 – New Orleans, LA – Dallas vs. MiamiDallas -6 (34) – Dallas 24 Miami 3 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: One year after losing in their first Super Bowl appearance, the Dallas Cowboys shut down the inexperienced Miami Dolphins while rushing for a record 252 yards.7- 1973 – Los Angeles, CA – Miami vs. WashingtonMiami – 1 (33) – Miami 14 Washington 7 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: Miami’s ‘No-Name’ defense never allowed an offensive touchdown in completing the league’s only perfect season to this day.8- 1974 – Houston, TX – Miami vs. MinnesotaMiami – 6.5 (33) – Miami 24 Minnesota 7 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: The Dolphins scored on their first two drives and limited the overmatched Vikings to just seven first quarter plays.9- 1975 – New Orleans, LA – Pittsburghvs. MinnesotaPittsburgh -3 (33) – Pittsburgh 16 Minnesota 6 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: The Steelers won their first Super Bowl in the last professional game played at Tulane Stadium as Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris rushed for 158 yards and one touchdown to win the MVP honors.10- 1976 – Miami, FL – Pittsburgh vs. DallasPittsburgh -7 (36) – Pittsburgh 21 Dallas 17 – Underdog – OverAnalysis: The Steelers won their second Super Bowl title, but the Cowboys managed to snap a five-year streak of favorites covering in the narrow defeat.11- 1977 – Pasadena, CA – Oakland vs. MinnesotaOakland – 4 (38) – Oakland 34 Minnesota 14 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff won the game’s MVP award by catching a whopping four passes for 79 yards and no touchdowns.12- 1978 – New Orleans, LA – Dallas vs. DenverDallas – 6 (39) – Dallas 27 Denver 10 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: Dallas dominated defensively dominated by forcing eight turnovers and allowing only eight pass completions as linebacker Randy White and defensive lineman Harvey Martin shared the MVP honors for the first and only time in Super Bowl history.13- 1979 – Miami, FL – Pittsburgh vs. DallasPittsburgh -3.5 (37) – Pittsburgh 35 Dallas 31 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Quarterback Terry Bradshaw tossed four TD passes to win the Super Bowl 13 MVP award.14- 1980 – Pasadena, CA – Pittsburgh vs. L.A. RamsPittsburgh -10.5 (36) – Pittsburgh 31 L.A. Rams 19 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Bradshaw won his second straight Super Bowl MVP award by throwing for 309 yards and two touchdowns – to overcome three interceptions.15- 1981 – New Orleans, LA – Oaklandvs. PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia -3 (37.5) – Oakland 27 Philadelphia 10 – Underdog – UnderAnalysis: Quarterback Jim Plunkett got some career redemption by passing for 261 yards and three touchdowns to win the Super Bowl XV MVP award while Philly’s Ron Jaworski tossed three picks.16- 1982 – Pontiac, MI – San Francisco vs. CincinnatiSan Francisco -1 (48) – San Francisco 26 Cincinnati 21 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: Three turnovers helped the Niners take a 20-0 halftime lead they could never overcome as Joe Montana won the MVP by passing and rushing for one score apiece.17- 1983 – Pasadena, CA – Washington vs. MiamiMiami -3 (36.5) – Washington 27 Miami 17 – Underdog – OverAnalysis: John Riggins ran wild in rushing for 166 yards and one touchdown to win the Super Bowl 17 MVP award.18- 1984 – Tampa, FL – L.A. Raiders vs. WashingtonWashington -3 (48) – L.A. 38 Washington 9 – Favorite – UnderAnalysis: Hall of Famer Marcus Allen rushed for a record 191 yards and two score to lead the Raiders to the emphatic Super Bowl 18 win.19- 1985 – Stanford, CA – San Francisco vs. MiamiSan Francisco -3.5 (53.5) – San Francisco 38 Miami 16 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Joe Montana won his second Super Bowl MVP award, this time, by passing for 331 yards and three touchdowns.20- 1986 – New Orleans, LA – Chicagovs. New EnglandChicago -10 (37.5) – Chicago 46 New England 10 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: The Famed ’85 Bears capped off arguably the greatest defensive season in NFL history by shutting out New England until they ‘gifted’ the Pats a touchdown late in the fourth quarter as defensive end Richard Dent won the MVP.21- 1987 – Pasadena, CA – N.Y. Giants vs. DenverN.Y. Giants -9.5 (40) – N.Y. Giants 39 Denver 20 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: Quarterback Phil Simms completed a blistering 22 of 25 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns to win the MVP award while the Giants defense shut down John Elway.22- 1988 – San Diego, CA – Washingtonvs. DenverDenver -3 (47) – Washington 42 Denver 10 – Underdog – OverAnalysis: Doug Williams became the first African-American quarterback to lead his team to Super Bowl victory while winning MVP honors by passing for 340 yards and four touchdowns.23- 1989 – Miami, FL – San Franciscovs. CincinnatiSan Francisco – 7 (48) – San Francisco 20 Cincinnati 16 – Underdog – UnderAnalysis: Jerry Rice, the greatest wide receiver in NFL history, caught 11 passes for a record 215 yards and one touchdown to win the MBP award.24- 1990 – New Orleans, LA – San Francisco vs. DenverSan Francisco – 12 (48) – San Francisco 55 Denver 10 – Favorite – OverAnalysis: When you throw for 297 yards with a whopping five TD passes like Joe Montana did in Super Bowl 24, then it’s a no-brainer that you’re the game’s MVP winner.25- 1991 – Tampa, FL – N.Y. Giants vs. BuffaloBuffalo -7 (40.5) – N.Y. Giants 20 Buffalo 19 – Underdog – UnderAnalysis: Running back Ottis Anderson rushed for 102 yards and one score to win the MVP award but this game will always be remembered as the Scott Norwood ‘wide right’ Game with the Bills kicker missing a 47-yarder as time expired that would have given Buffalo the win.
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