Super Bowl 2012 Date, Time, Odds & TV Schedule
|January 16, 2012||Posted by Dave Kingston under NFL News & Info, Sports Schedules|
For Super Bowl Sunday 2012, over 100 million people will sit down to view what has frequently been the most watched American television broadcast of the year. Super Bowl XLVI (46) is set to be played on Feb. 5, 2012 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 3-year-old stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, has a field turf playing surface and can hold 63,000 fans.
This year’s game will be broadcast by NBC television network, with coverage starting at 6pm ET. The game will be seen via live streaming video feed, free of charge, online at the NBC website. Also, the Verizon NFL Mobile App can also be downloaded to smart phones, where, for the first time, it will be streamed for free. Kick-off time is at 6:25pm ET, directly following Kelly Clarkson’s rendition of the National Anthem.
Super Bowl XLVI: Odds to win NFL Championship in 2012:
Baltimore Ravens +525
New England Patriots +115
New York Giants +300
San Francisco 49ers +275
odds from BetGuardian (1/16)
Throughout the season, the Green Bay Packers had been favored to win the year’s coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy, but they were eliminated from the running after losing 20-37 to the New York Giants on Sunday night. The final four teams will be competing on Sunday, January 22. At 3:00pm ET on CBS, the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots will battle it out for the AFC Championship, while the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers will be playing at 6:30pm ET on FOX, for the NFC Championship. The winners of each game will then meet in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI.
Madonna, who is set to play the halftime show, alongside Cirque de Soleil, will be in a battle of her own. Will she be able to bring in more viewers than last year’s halftime performance by the Black Eyed Peas, which drew more than 162 million U.S. spectators? And which Super Bowl advertisement will be voted best of 2012? In just 20 days, all results will be in. Will you be watching this year’s Super Bowl 2012 when it arrives?