Fithian’s Fab Five: Super Bowl & UM/IU
San Francisco -3.5 vs. Baltimore: Usually I bust right out after the championship games and go with my pick for the Super Bowl. My first thought was that the game would come down to the 49ers defensive line being able to get to a not so mobile Joe Flacco. Now, after analyzing it all, I still feel the way I felt almost two weeks ago.
I like the 49ers because of their defensive lines ability to get to Flacco. A throwback to Super Bowl XII when two members of the Cowboys Doomsday defense won the MVP. This time the Smith Brothers: Aldon and Justin take home the co-MVP.
Prediction: San Francisco 27 Baltimore 23
Michigan at Indiana: Wolverines haven’t won in Bloomington since 1986. It’s like the college basketball Super Bowl in February. I’ll start talking about the Wolverines making a run at the Final Four if they can win this one. Lose it and they better sweep their next three to be included in the Final Four discussion this early.
Prediction: Michigan 72 Indiana 71