It’s Super Bowl week—which for many men is the most important gambling day of the year. The one question on gamblers’ minds everywhere is not who will win the game, but which team will cover the spread?
This is a particularly hard year to bet on the Super Bowl because both teams seem to be evenly matched and the spread is small, with the Green Bay Packers favored by just 2 ½ points over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
If you’re struggling with who to bet on this coming Sunday then you’ve come to the right place. I’m having a hard time picking this game myself, so I’ve decided to consult with my wife, Mrs. Sacks, and perhaps with her female intuition she can accurately predict which team will cover. I sat down with my better half recently and asked her to break down the game like only she can.
Johnny Sacks: What are your initial thoughts about Pittsburgh?
Mrs. Sacks: I’ve been to Pittsburgh a few times and I don’t like it. It tries to be like Philadelphia but it’s not nearly as good. I also hate that their fans wave those stupid towels and I don’t like that “Black and Yellow” song.
Johnny Sacks: I hate that song too. I believe you are referring to the Terrible Towel.
Mrs. Sacks: Yes. Those things. They’re stupid.
Johhny Sacks: How about Green Bay? What do you think about them? (more…)