Posted Monday, January 16, 2012 12:46 PM
I am a Pats fan, so there is no bias in this post.
I think that the matchup this week for SF is so favourable. I was high on the Giants for the past two weeks, but on the road, against a great defense shall be a tough challenge. Plus, the lackluster pass defense (don't get all excited that they held the Packers to 20 points; the Packers hurt themselves) will allow the play action (set up by Gore's rushing) to win. SF -3
And in the superbowl, if NE comes in, they will get blown out. They are so overrated; and I say this as a fan.
If it's Baltimore, it will be more challenging; but, SF rarely makes mistakes; and I'm not trusting Flacco (I don't know who would). He is a mistake machine, especially against good defenses. SF's run D will shut down Ray Rice, and SF takes it.
I never thought I'd say this at the beginning of the playoffs (because I thought New Orleans would run away with it), but SF is your super bowl champ!