In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don't hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
In a matter of hours, the
But so are the 49ers, who have shown a lot of moxie this season, too, especially while overcoming a 17-point deficit to win the
In this space, which wasn’t meant to be taken too seriously, I made dozens of bold predictions this season. But there is nothing bold about me saying that Sunday’s
Don't worry, I have made five bolder predictions -- I usually make four, but I threw in a bonus one since it is the Super Bowl and all -- but, as always, please don't hold it against me if they ended up being wrong.
1. JOE FLACCO WILL BE THE SUPER BOWL MVP
Let’s just get this out on the table. I think the Ravens are going to win it all on Sunday, and I think it will be in large part due to the play of
2. THE RAVENS D WILL WIN INSIDE THE RED ZONE
One thing the Ravens defense has done consistently all season is slow down opponents once they got inside the red zone. The Ravens ranked second in red-zone defense during the regular season, and they fared well there again in the
3. VERNON DAVIS WILL HAVE 100-PLUS YARDS
The 49ers have one of the
4. RAY RICE RECEIVING YARDS > RUSHING YARDS
Ravens running back
5. COLIN KAEPERNICK WILL LOSE TWO TURNOVERS