1. The winner of the coin toss is more likely to lose the game than win.
According to a 2010 analysis of the first 43 Super Bowls, coin toss winners won 20 games, while losers won 23 games.
2. Americans will drink an estimated 325.5 million gallons of beer on Sunday.
The Super Bowl is the second-largest day for consumption of food and drink in America, right after Thanksgiving Day.
3. Americans will eat an estimated 1.25 billion chicken wings while watching the Super Bowl this year.
According to the National Chicken Council, that is enough to put 572 wings on each seat in all 32 NFL stadiums.
4. Advertising during Super Bowl XLIX will cost an estimated $150,000 per second.
NBC is expected to charge $4.5 million per 30-second spot during this year’s game.
5. Each member of the winning team in Super Bowl XLIX will get a “players share” of $97,000 per player.
The losing team gets $49,000 per player. For comparison, the Green Bay Packers, who won the first Super Bowl in 1967 were paid $15,000 per player.
6. It may not come in a little blue box, but the Vince Lombardi Trophy is made of 6.7 pounds of Tiffany and Co. sterling silver.
The trophy is 20 3/4 inches tall.
7. Estimates suggest Super Bowl viewership in the U.S. will hit a new high of 113 million viewers this year.
Last year’s game brought in 111.5 million viewers.
8. Real grass will be rolled out onto the University of Phoenix field for the game. The grass is set on a tray that retracts and rolls out at a rate of 1/8 MPH.
The grass field remains outside the stadium in the sun until game day.
9. About 38.5 million viewers outside the U.S. watched Super Bowl XLVII.
Reuters reported an estimated 160 million viewers worldwide tuned in last year, and many more are expected to watch this Sunday.
10. Super Bowl XIV drew 103,985 fans to Pasadena, Calif., the largest Super Bowl crowd ever.
The 1980 game took place at the Rose Bowl.