The NFL season comes to a close on Sunday when the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams and the AFC champion Cincinnati Bengals square off in the 2022 Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium. Super Bowl 2022 features a quarterback matchup between two former No. 1 overall draft picks: Matthew Stafford of the Rams (who went No. 1 in 2009) and Joe Burrow of the Bengals (2020). Behind Stafford and Burrow, Los Angeles (15-5) and Cincinnati (13-7) both averaged 27.1 points per game during the regular season, which ranked seventh in the league.
When is the Super Bowl 2022? Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday. Los Angeles is a four-point favorite in the latest 2022 Super Bowl odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 48.5. Before locking in any 2022 Super Bowl picks or NFL parlays, be sure to see the NFL predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Top 2022 Super Bowl picks
After simulating every snap of Super Bowl LVI 10,000 times, the model is backing Cincinnati running back Joe Mixon to score a touchdown in the game at -111 odds. The sixth-year running back has scored 17 touchdowns in 19 games this season. From Week 4 through Week 13, he scored in nine straight games, totaling 13 touchdowns.
In Super Bowl 56, Mixon squares off against a Los Angeles defense that has been vulnerable to running backs. The Rams gave up 18 rushing scores during the regular season, which ranked 23rd in the league. Aaron Donald and the Rams’ defensive line also have given up three rushing scores during the 2022 NFL playoffs.
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The model locked in Super Bowl 56 picks and says one side of the spread cashes well over 50 percent of the time. You can only see the model’s 2022 Super Bowl best bets and Rams vs. Bengals parlay at SportsLine.
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