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7 interesting insights from Super Bowl data

The amount of data generated by such a big sporting event is huge.

We analyzed Super Bowl’s historical data to unveil some interesting insights that you would love to know.

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7 interesting insights from Super Bowl data

  1. 1. The Super Bowl games are nothing short of spectacular.
  2. 2. The Patriots beat the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl XLII and won their first ever Super Bowl title.
  3. 3. Apart from the intriguing games, there are pre-game & half-time performances by popular artists, some of the best advertisements are played during the commercials airtime, and attracts large attendance & millions of viewers worldwide.
  4. 4. The amount of data generated by such a big sporting event is huge. We analyzed Super Bowl’s historical data to unveil some interesting insights that you would love to know.
  5. 5. The data set includes information like date, attendance, winner, MVP, winning pts, loosing pts, stadium, etc.
  6. 6. 1. Most number of MVP won by a player
  7. 7. Tom Brady has won the most number of MVPs. It goes without saying that him along side his coach have been dominating other teams for a long time.
  8. 8. 2. Most number of wins by a team
  9. 9. The Pittsburgh Steelers have won the Super Bowl title 6 times, making them the team with highest number of super bowl victories. The Dallas Cowboys and The New England Patriots have both won 5 titles each.
  10. 10. 3. Top winners by average of point difference
  11. 11. The Chicago Bears have won most matches with highest point difference (36) compared to rest of the teams. The Seattle Seahawks rank second with the average of 35 points followed by the Los Angeles Raiders who have an average of 29 points.
  12. 12. Fun fact: In Super Bowl XXIV, The San Francisco 49ers won the match against Denver Broncos with a 45 point difference, which is the highest till date.
  13. 13. 4. Average match attendance by state
  14. 14. The state of California has witnessed the highest number of attendees with an average attendance of 85,634. New Jersey has an average of 82,529 attendees and Texas ranks 3rd with an average of 79,358 attendees.
  15. 15. 5. Attendance vs Years
  16. 16. The Super bowl had the best attendance between the year 1976 to 1988. The year of 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1987 had an average attendance of 103,038.
  17. 17. It is observed that every year, the average attendance decreases by about 196.
  18. 18. 6. Top 5 stadiums to host most number of super bowls
  19. 19. The Louisiana Superdome, the Orange Bowl, and the Rose Bowl have each hosted 5 Super Bowls. This ties them for the top stadium spot.
  20. 20. 7. Most number wins by a quarterback
  21. 21. Tom Brady became the first quarterback ever to win 5 Super Bowls. Terry Bradshaw holds the record of second highest Super Bowl wins with 4 victories.
  22. 22. Just like the on & off-field Super Bowl extravaganza, the data from the event also offers equally interesting insights.
  23. 23. These are just few examples of what can be easily achieved by analyzing large data sets from different sporting events.
  24. 24. Have you encountered similar findings from Super Bowl? Share it in the comments below and let us know!

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