The countdown to the big game is on, pre-game coverage started hours ago. Time for me to make my Super Bowl pick.
Last year, I announced my picks ahead of the game on Facebook:
As you can see, I nailed it — the winning team and the exact score for both participants. Not only did this earn me the respect and admiration of, like, fourteen people on Facebook, but I had also made that prediction with a now-defunct local restaurant. On the basis of that prediction, April and I ate for free several times before we moved away from Los Gatos.
This year, I don’t have any money on the game, no bets placed anywhere (at least at the time of this writing). However, that doesn’t mean I can’t make a bold prediction:
Seattle 20, Denver 17