Super Bowl 2018: Many ESPN, analysts favor Patriots over Eagles

Some of the early-arriving Philadelphia Eagles fans at Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Here’s a sampling of Super Bowl predictions from 38 writers, analysts and other football-heads across the country. Click here for our live coverage of Sunday’s Eagles-Patriots showdown.

Picking the Eagles

Sam Ponder, ESPN: Eagles, 31-28

Vegas Vic, Eagles: 23-21

Marcus Hayes, Eagles, 24-20

Bob Cooney, 97.5 The Fanatic: Eagles, 24-18

Ed Barkowitz, Eagles, 26-21

Zach Berman, Eagles, 26-24

Les Bowen, Eagles, 24-23

Jeff McLane, Eagles, 27-23

Chris Mortenson, ESPN: Eagles, 34-24

David Carr, Eagles, 34-28

Paul Domowitch, Eagles, 27-24

Mike Garafolo, Eagles, 27-21

Charles Woodson, ESPN: Eagles, 30-23

[Deliverance is at hand for the Eagles, who will win the Super Bowl | Bill Lyon]

Picking the Patriots

Louis Riddick, ESPN, Patriots, 24-21

Charles Robinson, Patriots, 21-20

Gregg Rosenthal, Patriots, 31-30

Rex Ryan, ESPN: Patriots, 24-21

Adam Schefter, ESPN: Patriots, 27-24

Frank Schwab, Patriots, 28-20

Pete Thamel, Patriots, 31-26

Eric Adelson, Patriots, 31-26


Gil Brandt, Patriots, 24-21

Nate Burleson, Patriots, 30-20

Jay Busbee, Patriots, 24-21

Randy Moss, ESPN: Patriots, 32-28

Greg Olsen, Panthers TE, on ESPN: Patriots, 24-20

Charley Casserly, Patriots, 24-13

[Super Bowl 2018 predictions: Our writers pick Eagles-Patriots]

Matt Hasselbeck, ESPN: Patriots, 21-20

Tom Pelissero, Patriots, 27-24

James Jones, Patriots, 31-24

Maurice Jones-Drew, Patriots, 21-17

Kevin Kaduk, Patriots, 26-24

Mike Kern, Wildfire Sports: Patriots, 27-23

Suzy Kolber, ESPN: Patriots, 23-17

Shalise Manza Young, Patriots, 31-24

Steve Young, ESPN: Patriots, 31-30

Reggie Wayne, Patriots, 31-20

Russell Wilson, Seahawks QB, on ESPN: Patriots, 31-24



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