Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl
01.14.2021 | Hanncy | BLOG

The 55th Super Bowl on February 7, 2021, a date that die-hard football fans have probably committed to memory by this point. For those of us who are more casual sports observers, though, it can be daunting trying to keep up with all the game-related information.

Whether you’re a true-blue fan or just tuning in for the halftime show and all those entertaining advertisements while you graze on chips and dip, we’ve got all the information you need about how to have yourself an ideal Super Bowl Sunday (complete with the perfect Super Bowl party hosting tips, of course).

What time does the Super Bowl start?

There’s plenty of pre-game sports coverage on various channels, but the Super Bowl programming officially starts at 6 p.m. EST, with kickoff scheduled for 6:30 p.m. EST.

Who’s playing in the Super Bowl?

It’s down to four teams! Congratulations to the Buffalo Bills, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers on advancing to the championship games in the AFC and the NFC.

With just one more win separating these four squads from football immortality and a trip to Super Bowl LV, find out who has the edge in each of the two matchups.

Where is the game being held?

Super Bowl LV will be played in Tampa Bay, Florida, at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This is the fifth Super bowl being hosted in the Tampa area, the first since Super Bowl XLIII in 2009 and the third held at Raymond James Stadium (Super Bowl XXXV in 2001 and Super Bowl XLIII in 2009). This will be the fourth time in league history the Super Bowl will take place in the same state in back-to-back years, and the first time since 2009 and 2010, when Florida hosted the Super Bowl in consecutive years.  

Who’s performing at halftime?

The Weeknd will headline the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. The three-time Grammy award winner announced the news this past November. 

“We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I’m humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year,” The Weeknd said in an official release.

The performance will be produced in part by Roc Nation, which is also serving as a strategic advisor for the showcase.

What time does the Super Bowl halftime show start?

The Super Bowl halftime show will likely start shortly after 8 p.m. ET. The game itself kicks off at about 6:30, so the first half should end about 90 minutes later.

How can I watch the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl LV will be broadcast on CBS, the second time in three seasons the network will host the Super Bowl:

Stream: CBS All Access

You can also stream the game at NFL.com.

Who is predicted to win the Super Bowl 2021?

Who is favored to win the 2021 Super BowlThe Kansas City Chiefs opened as the betting favorites in the 2020-21 season at +700 odds, followed by the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens at +800. Going into the Conference Championships, the Chiefs remain slightly favored ahead of the Green Bay Packers. The latest Super Bowl 55 odds by William Hill list the Chiefs as 4-1 favorites, with Baltimore (13-2), defending NFC champion San Francisco (7-1) and New Orleans (12-1) also among the 2021 Super Bowl favorites.

What are the Super Bowl LV odds

Odds for the game are already out, and the Kansas City Chiefs are next year’s favorite to win it all at 7/1 odds. The San Francisco 49ers trail the Chiefs with 8/1 odds, followed by the Baltimore Ravens at 8/1. The New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots close out the top five at 10-1 and 12-1 odds, respectively. As always, these odds are subject to change, especially as offseason events like free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft reshape all 32 teams before football returns. Below are the odds to win the Super Bowl in 2021 as of February.

Team Odds to win Super Bowl 55
Chiefs 7/1
49ers 8/1
Ravens 8/1
Saints 10/1
Patriots 12/1
Packers 15/1
Eagles 15/1
Seahawks 18/1
Cowboys 20/1
Titans 25/1
Rams 25/1
Texans 25/1
Vikings 25/1
Steelers 25/1
Bears 30/1
Bills 30/1
Chargers 30/1
Falcons 30/1
Raiders 30/1
Browns 40/1
Colts 40/1
Broncos 50/1
Buccaneers 50/1
Giants 60/1
Jets 60/1
Jaguars 60/1
Panthers 60/1
Lions 60/1
Cardinals 75/1
Redskins 100/1
Dolphins 100/1
Bengals 125/1

How can I get Super Bowl 2021 tickets?

To get a Super Bowl ticket from a prime source is likely to be impossible for most of the fans. The NFL allocates most of the tickets to the 32 NFL teams (including the 2 Super Bowl teams that get the highest percentage). Those tickets will go to NFL players, team staff, and a few lucky regular season ticket holders. The majority of what’s left goes to NFL partners, sponsors, and media.

Stubhub, Vividseats’ Super Bowl travel packages include Super Bowl tickets in your preferred seating category, as well as your choice of first-class accommodations, round-trip stadium transfers, on-site hosts, and more.

How long is the Super Bowl?

The Super Bowl usually continues 3-4 hours, including the analysis shows before and after the game, as well as the game itself. A regulation NFL game associated with four 15-minute quarters. Right after the game’s first two quarters, there is typically a 12-minute intermission. This is mention as a halftime show. However, the Super Bowl boasts an extended halftime period, up to 30 minutes.

What happens during NFL halftime?

Halftime at the Super Bowl, the NFL usually presents an excessive musical performance. In recent years, the halftime performances have featured popular artists such as Beyonce, Bruno Mars, and Lady Gaga. We’re only about six months away from the February 7, 2021 game, who will perform at the Super Bowl 2021 Halftime show?

How long does halftime last during the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl halftime usually lasts anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes, more than twice as long as the standard 13-minute N.F.L. intermission, giving teams more time to strategize and rest but also to stay limber and energized as they rehydrate, regroup and reset for one final surge. A Super Bowl halftime unfurls like a slow drip.