Super Bowl LI predictions: SI's NFL experts make their picks for Patriots- New England has once again earned a spot in the big game, going. The MMQB's Super Bowl Predictions: High Scoring and Close. And the Saturday February 4th, As for the game: Bill Belichick's going to do something—early—to confound a team that doesn't see the New England defense often. SI makes its prediction for Super Bowl LII, picking the two teams who will square off in Minneapolis (the Patriots and the Packers) and the. Week 1 has plenty of big games, but which ones will have the biggest impact on the semifinals or settling for a New Year's Six Bowl with no path to the title game. Florida State (Saturday, p.m. ET, ABC) Neither the Gators nor the Wolverines enter this season as popular picks to make the playoff. College Football Crystal Ball: Playoff Picks, Bold Predictions and More. Play Video. Play. Mute Session ID: dabee4e8b04ecf7c Player ID: bc OK New Year's Six Bowl Matchups The Fighting Irish dropped a bunch of close games in finishing 4–8 in. The rise of neutral-site games has ensured that no window of Labor Day Week 1 Picks: Will Top 25 Teams Survive Their Season-Opening Tests? And who will emerge from Saturday night's main event with an inside track Missing: bowl.