2013 Super Bowl Picks and Predictions

Christian Petersen

Super Bowl XLVII is set to take place tonight, with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers facing off in New Orleans. Before the game, we check out the web to get an idea of which team is the favorite among experts - and other picks we can find. Make sure you keep reading to see who Vanilla Ice and Bill Nye, The Science Guy, picked.

Super Bowl XLVII
San Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens

Host City: New Orleans, Louisiana
Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Super Dome
Date: February 3, 2013
Kickoff Time: 6:30 EST / 3:30 PST
TV Coverage: CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms
Odds: 49ers by 3-1/2; O/U: 47-1/2
National Anthem: Alicia Keys
Halftime Show: Beyonce
Tickets: TiqIQ
SB Nation Coverage: Niners Nation | Baltimore Beatdown

The Super Bowl kicks off tonight at 6:30pm Eastern. Before the game, however, we need to get an idea of who the "experts" are picking. Here are the picks from ESPN, Sports Illustrated, NFL.com, and more.

ESPN Picks

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40%
60%

Chris Berman

Tom Jackson

Jon Gruden

Mike Tirico

Stuart Scott

Steve Young

Charissa Thompson

Cris Carter

Ron Jaworski

Trent Dilfer

Steve Levy

Mike Ditka

Rick Reilly

Keyshawn Johnson

Mike Golic

Tedy Bruschi

Mike Greenberg

Herm Edwards

Gary Horton

Merril Hoge

Colin Cowherd

Chris Mortensen

Mike Hill

Jerry Rice

Scott Van Pelt

John Clayton

Suzy Kolber

Adam Schefter

Trey Wingo

Mark Schlereth

Hannah Storm

Marcellus Wiley

Ryen Russillo

Kenny Mayne

Frank Caliendo

Sports Illustrated Picks

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71%
29%

Peter King

Don Banks

Jim Trotter

Chris Burke

Dennis Dillon

Andrew Perloff


Tom Mantzouranis


NFL.com Picks

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47%
53%

Jeff Darlington

Daniel Jeremiah

Darren Sharper

Steve Wyche

Kimberly Jones

Ian Rapoport

Chris Chamberlain

Elliot Harrison

Aditi Kinkhabwala

Shaun O'Hara

Gregg Rosenthal

Adam Schein

Heath Evans

Gil Brandt

Dhani Jones

Adam Rank

Jason Smith

Charley Casserly

Dave Dameshek

Celebrity Picks

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38%
62%
Mallory Hagan
Miss America

Scott Adams
Dilbert Cartoonist
Lady Antebellum
Musical Group

Marty Allen
Comedian
Tobin Bell
Actor

Maya Angelou
Poet
Jason Collins
Boston Celtics Player

David Arquette
Actor
Jason Terry
Boston Celtis Player

Ed Asner
Actor
Erin Burnett
CNN Host

Roseanne Barr
Actress
Gaius Charles
Actor

Shane Battier
Miami Heat Player
Josh Charles
Actor

Joe Bonsall
Musician, Oak Ridge Boys
Gordon Clapp
Actor

Courtney Lee
Boston Celtics Player
Rankie Edgar
UFC Fighter

Matt Bomer
Actor
Jenna Elfman
Actor

Wendy Calio
Actress
Giancarlo Esposito
Actor

John Carter Cash
Musician
Rashad Evans
UFC Fighter

Julie Chen
Talk Show Host
Josh Gad
Actor

LeRoy Chiao
Astronaut
Evan Handler
Actor

Andrew Dice Clay
Comedian
Joan Jett
Musician

Mark Cuban
Dallas Mavericks Owner
Orlando Jones
Actor

Tim Daly
Actor
Sheila Kelley
Actress

Patricia DeLeon
Actress
Richard Kind
Actor

Kim Dickens
Actress
Robert Knepper
Actor

Placido Domingo
Opera Star
John Leguizamo
Actor

Colin Egglesfield
Actor
Mike Malinin
Musician, Goo Goo Dolls

Omar Epps
Actor
Branford Marsalis
Musician

Dennis Farina
Actor
Edgar Martinez
Former Seattle Mariners Player

Dianne Feinstein
US Senator, D-Calif.
John C. McGinley
Actor

Jennie Finch
US Olympic Softball Player
Brad Meltzer
Author

Ted Giannoulas
San Diego Chicken
Jack Nicklaus
Golf Legend

Sara Gilbert
Talk Show Host
Bill Nye, The Science Guy
TV Host

Mike Hayden
Former CIA Chief
Arnold Palmer
Golf Legend

Jimmie Johnson
NASCAR Driver
Danica Patrick
NASCAR Driver

Robert F. Kennedy
Environmental Activist
Paul Rabil
Pro Lacrosse Player

John Kerry
US Senator, D-Mass.
Don Rickles
Comedian

Michelle Kwan
US Olympic Figure Skater
Teddy Roosevelt
Wash. Nationals Pres. Racer

Joe Maddon
Tampa Bay Rays Manager
Andre Royo
Actor

Moses Malone
NBA Legend
Johnathon Schaech
Actor

Joe Mantegna
Actor
Steven R. Schippipa
Actor

J.R. Martinez
Actor
Tony Sirico
Actor

Jerry Mathers
Actor
Sonja Sohn
Actress

Tim Matheson
Actor
Scott Turow
Author

Ted McGinley
Actor
Sheryl Underwood
Talk Show Host

Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend
Robert Van Winkle
Musician (Vanilla Ice)

Bill O'Reilly
Fox News Host
Justin Verlander
Detroit Tigers Pitcher

Jeffrey Osborne
Musician
Dick Vitale
Sportscaster

Sharon Osbourne
Talk Show Host
Jimmy Walker
Actor

Haley Joel Osment
Actor
Reno Wilson
Actor

Nancy Pelosi
US Representative, D-Calif.

Jodi Picoult
Author

Aly Raisman
US Olympic Gymnast

Jackson Rathbone
Actor

Pat Robertson
Reverend

Richard Schiff
Actor

Martin Schulz
European Parliament Pres.

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Former Calif. Governor

Emmitt Smith
NFL Hall of Famer

Jaclyn Smith
Actress

Sloane Stephens
US Tennis Player

Shadoe Stevens
Radio Host

Alison Sweeney
TV Show Host

Dara Torres
US Olympic Swimmer

Donald Trump
Businessman, TV Show Host

Aisha Tyler
Talk Show Host

Mamie Van Doren
Actress

Stuart Varney
Fox Business Host

Jill Wagner
TV Show Host

Marlon Wayans
Actor

Bob Weir
Musician, The Grateful Dead

Adam West
Actor ("Batman")

Michelle Wie
Golfer

Jordyn Wieber
US Olympic Gymnast

Fred Willard
Actor

Barry Williams
Actor ("Greg Brady")

Jesse Williams
Actor

Finally, my pick. I am rooting for the Ravens tonight, but I think the 49ers are more likely to come away with the win. I think the final score will be San Francisco 31 - Baltimore 24.

Let us know your picks below.


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