Two years ago, I was struggling to decide on what team to bet in the Super Bowl so I decided to consult my good luck charm—my wife. My wife, Mrs. Sacks, knows next to nothing about football. Yet amazingly, she accurately predicted the Packers would defeat the Steelers in Super Bowl 45. The next year I decided to try my luck again, and this time, she not only predicted that the Giants would cover the spread but that they would win outright over the Patriots in Super Bowl 46.
So here am I again trying to pick between two evenly-matched teams. I’m having trouble deciding between the 49ers and the Ravens. So for a third straight year, I’m looking to my wife, who doesn’t know the difference between a punt and field goal, to handicap the Super Bowl. Here’s how the conversation went (This conversation is completely real).