SportSims.net Predicts Super Bowl XLIV Winner

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SportSims.net, an online Franchise Football Simulation Game, used their simulation engine to predict the winner and score of the upcoming Super Bowl in Miami, FL. This is the 21st year that SportSims.net's sim engine has been used to predict the outcome of the game.

“The game will be very close and high scoring. As time expires in the fourth quarter, the Saints have possession and are within striking distance of the goal line. Should be a great game,” said Steve Olson, President of SportSims.net

SportSims.net, an online Franchise Football simulation game, used their technologically advanced simulation engine to predict the winner of Super Bowl XLIV. SportSims.net’s SimEngine uses the actual player and team stats and uses them to calculate each of the individual matchups in the game, producing the most accurate results possible.

After simulating the upcoming matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints more than 10,000 times, SportSims.net predicts that the Colts will emerge the winners.

Saints vs. Colts. In 10,000 simulations, SportSims.net predicts that the Colts will win the matchup 50.9% of the time against the Saints. The game’s final score was 34-28. This Super Bowl will prove very exciting as this is one of the closer simulations SportSims.net has run. SportSims.net President, Steve Olson said, “The game will be very close and high scoring. As time expires in the fourth quarter, the Saints have possession and are within striking distance of the goal line. Should be a great game!”

With the news of Colts’ Defensive End Dwight Freeney’s serious ankle injury and questionable status for the game, SportSims.net ran an additional group of simulations to see the effect – the results illustrate that if Freeney does not play, the game shifts in favor of the Saints who won 50.1% of those games with a final score of 35-34. “It is amazing to see the affect that one key player can have on a team’s performance,” added Olson.

Saints
QB Drew Brees     22 of 34 (64.7%), 321 yds., 1 INT, 4 TDs
RB Pierre Thomas 11 carries for 54 yds., 4.9 avg.
RB Reggie Bush 9 carries for 41 yds., 4.6 avg.    
WR Marques Colston 4 catches for 115 yds., 28.8 avg., 1 TD
WR Devery Henderson 3 catches for 49 yds., 16.3 avg.
TE Jeremy Shockey 3 catches for 34 yds., 11.3 avg., 1 TD
RB Reggie Bush 3 catches for 61 yds., 20.3 avg., 1 TD
WR Robert Meachem 3 catches for 44 yds., 14.7 avg.
Team Defense 1 INT, 1 Sack

Colts
QB Peyton Manning    25 of 37 (67.6%), 301 yds., 1 INT, 3 TDs
RB Joseph Addai 14 carries for 61 yds., 4.4 avg., 1TD
WR Reggie Wayne 6 catches for 75 yds., 12.5 avg., 2 TD
TE Dallas Clark    6 catches for 66 yds., 11.0 avg.
WR Austin Collie 4 catches for 40 yds., 10.0 avg.
RB Joseph Addai 3 catches for 20 yds., 6.7 avg.
WR Pierre Garcon 3 catches for 65 yds., 21.7 avg., 1 TD
Team Defense    1 INT, 3 sacks    
Dwight Freeney, 2 sacks

SportSims.net, a unique online sports simulation, provides the avenue for subscribers to compete against other people in dynasty franchise football seasons using customized game plans, team management, trading, salary cap management and a state-of-the-art Live Online Draft. SportSims.net’s NFL playoff predictions are for entertainment only and not for gambling purposes.

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