We are less than 24 hours away from Super Bowl LVII, where the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Glendale, Arizona.
Both teams will represent their conference as the #1 seed, as they both finished with a league’s best 14-3 record.
And no matter who wins, they will have more wins in State Farm Stadium that the Cardinals have had all season.
The Chiefs, of course, defeated the Cardinals in a 44-21 statement victory to kick off Week One.
Philadelphia, on the other hand, barely scraped past Arizona to keep their undefeated season alive in Week 5. It was a last-second missed field goal that cost the Cardinals a win.
In total, the Cardinals went 1-8 at home, which was the worst record in the league only ahead of the Houston Texans, who went a miserable 0-7-1.
So, who will it be to claim their second victory at State Farm Stadium this season with a Super Bowl ring on the line?
Prediction: Chiefs 31, Eagles 23
Patrick Mahomes is well on his way to becoming one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history.
The 27-year-old quarterback recently became the second player in NFL history to take home multiple MVP trophies.
And now he has the chance to cement the Chiefs’ dynasty and prove that Kansas City is the best team the NFL has seen since Tom Brady and the Patriots.
The experience that Mahomes has is unrivaled. Expect this to be used to his advantage, leading the Chiefs to an early lead that they can control the game with.
With Kansas City getting a much-needed week off to recover, there may be no stopping this team while it is fully healthy.
Comparing stats alone, Mahomes has a clear edge when it comes to playoff performances.
In his past five playoff games, Mahomes has 15 passing touchdowns, is averaging 315 passing yards per game, and has finished with a QBR of over 100 four out of five times.
Jalen Hurts, on the other hand, has only had one playoff performance with over 200 passing yards, has thrown two interceptions compared to only three touchdowns, and has not run the ball for over 40 yards once in his playoff career.
It all comes down to Sunday, and I will take my chances with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback.
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