What you need to know about Super Bowl LVIII
The following are the information about this season’s Super Bowl:
When is the Super Bowl?
The 2024 edition of the Super Bowl, LVIII, will take place on Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. ET.
What is the Super Bowl?
The Super Bowl is an annual championship game in the National Football League of the United States and has marked the culmination of each NFL season since 1966.
The top teams in the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) compete in separate playoffs, with the winners of each Conference Championship progressing to the Super Bowl.
Where is the Super Bowl?
Super Bowl LVIII is scheduled to take place at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, situated adjacent to Las Vegas. The stadium is the home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders. It will be the first time the Super Bowl has been hosted in Nevada.
Which teams are playing?
This season’s game features the San Francisco 49ers, champions of the National Football Conference (NFC), against the Kansas City Chiefs, who are the American Football Conference (AFC) champions and defending Super Bowl title holders.
How much is the ticket?
According to the website Ticketmaster, ticket prices currently range between $5,600 and $48,000.
What are the latest odds?
DraftKings has the following odds:
Spread: 49ers (-2), Chiefs (+2)
Moneyline: 49ers (-125), Chiefs (+105)
Total: Over 47.5 (-110), Under 47.5 (-110)
Who is singing the national anthem?
American country artist Reba McEntire will sing the United States national anthem before the game. Post Malone will sing “America the Beautiful” and Andra Day will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing”.
Who will perform in the halftime show?
The halftime show will be performed by eight-time Grammy Awards winner Usher. He will have around 12 to 14 minutes for his setlist.
Usher was a guest of the Black Eyed Peas for their halftime show in 2011, but has yet to reveal whether he himself will have any special guest perform with him.
What is the name of the trophy?
The Vince Lombardi Trophy, named in honour of NFL coach Vince Lombardi for leading the Green Bay Packers to victories in the first two games, is awarded to the winner.
Will Taylor Swift be there?
Most likely as Taylor Swift has been seen at many Chiefs’ games this season supporting her boyfriend – tight end Travis Kelce.