When is Super Bowl 2018: Eagles-Patriots and more

Two No. 1 seeds will square off in Super Bowl LII today when the Eagles and Patriots battle for the Lombardi Trophy. Will the Patriots add another title to their tally, or will the Eagles score their first title since 1960 and first championship in the Super Bowl era?

The Patriots and their aura of invincibility in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era were, of course, heavily favored to win the AFC Championship game over the Jaguars just two weeks ago, yet it took another Brady-led late rally to avoid an upset. Later that same day, in a game the Vikings were supposed to win (if you trust the oddsmakers), the underdog Eagles instead crushed Minnesota in the NFC Championship game.

So here we are, with a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX from 13 years ago, a game in which the Patriots beat the Eagles, 24-21. Oddsmakers aren’t expecting this year’s Super Bowl to be as close as that one as the Patriots opened as a 5.5 point favorite, although that line shrunk to 4.5 as of Monday, Jan. 29 and stayed there in the week leading up to the game.

For the Eagles, this is their third trip to the Super Bowl and they’re still looking for their first win. Besides their Super Bowl XXXIX loss to the Patriots, the Eagles also lost to the Raiders 27-10 in Super Bowl XV.

The kickoff for Super Bowl LII is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET.

  • Show Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *


You May Also Like

Justin Timberlake Confirmed as 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show Performer

Justin Timberlake is bringing sexy back to the Super Bowl and putting “Nipplegate” in ...


Cardi B continues being ubiquitous. Last Friday (Feb. 2), the same day Bruno Mars announced ...

Justin Timberlake is a shell of his former self on ‘Filthy’

When pop wizard Justin Timberlake announced his fourth album, Man of the Woods, earlier this ...

Kim Kardashian Confirms She’s Expecting Third Child With Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expanding their family again! After news broke in ...

Gene Simmons Reacts to Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

Kiss singer and bassist Gene Simmons says he intends to defend himself in court after a ...

Emmy Awards 2017 Winners: The Complete List

Television’s biggest night is finally here! The 2017 Emmy Awards are underway and Stephen Colbert is set to ...