Super Bowl XLVI also known as the Super Bowl 2012, will be a National Football League championship battle between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. Each team earned their position in the Super Bowl 2012 by winning their respective division and the winner will decide the best team for the 2011 NFL betting season. The Super Bowl 2012 will be played on February 5th, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana. Kick off time for the 2012 Super Bowl will be at 6:30PM ET.
The host city of Indianapolis was selected from three choices, the three host cities that were in the running to host the Super Bowl 2012 were, Houston, Indianapolis and Glendale. Indianapolis, Indiana won the opportunity to host the Super Bowl XLVI by agreeing to build a practice facility at the Arsenal Technical High School, which would be used by students after the Super Bowl.
Featuring the New England Patriots and New York Giants, Super Bowl 2012 will be the sixth time these two teams have met in a Super Bowl picks contest, the last being in 2008. In the 2008 Super Bowl the New York Giants spoiled the New England Patriots attempt at a perfect season by defeating the Patriots with a 17-14 win. The New England Patriots were the Vegas odds favorite with a -12 point spread.
The 2012 Super Bowl odds have been posted by Las Vegas odds makers and this year, listed as the home team, the New England Patriots are now listed as a -3.5 point spreads betting favorite. Vegas Spreads for this 2012 Super Bowl picks contest are updated every two minutes in our compare Super Bowl odds section.
The Super Bowl commercials are an anticipated feature of the Super Bowl. Advertisers wanting to show television commercials during the 2012 Super Bowl will pay $3.5 million dollars per 30 seconds. The 2012 Super Bowl commercials were sold out by Thanksgiving of 2011.
The 2012 Super Bowl half time event will feature Madonna, Madonna was selected for the 2012 Super Bowl half time show in October of 2011 and will feature her new single "Give me all your luvin". The Madonna Single also features M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj who are expected to perform as well.
The National anthem for the 2012 Super Bowl will be sung by former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson. This will be the fourth appearance of an American Idol winner as the featured artist to sing the national anthem at a Super Bowl.
For sports betting fans who plan to bet on the Super bowl, several opportunities are available. Betting on the Super Bowl is expected to reach over 10 billion dollars in 2012 and several Las Vegas Casinos and online sportsbooks make it possible for sports betting fans to bet on the Super Bowl.