Two weeks to go till the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams at Super Bowl LIII. Both teams earned their respective spots after winning their conference championships. The Rams scored their victory against the Saints with a score of 26-23. Meanwhile, the Patriots came out on top against the Chiefs with a score of 37-31.
Date and Time
NFL fans can mark their calendars for Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3, 2019. You can tune in for kickoff at 6:30 pm ET, though it seems likely that CBS will also provide pre-game coverage.
Super Bowl LIII will take place in Atlanta at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This will mark the first time that this stadium will host the event since it was constructed in 2017. For Atlanta, this will be the third time the city is hosting the Super Bowl. The previous two times were in 1994 for Super Bowl XXVIII (where the Cowboys came out on top against the Bills at the Georgia Dome) and in the year 2000 (when the Rams defeated the Titans).
75,000 fans can expect to behold the spectacle of the Super Bowl at this stadium as the Patriots and Rams face each other head to head to secure the Vince Lombardi trophy for their teams.
Tickets and Performances
For football fans who want to see the action up front, the average range for the Super Bowl tickets is set at roughly between $2,500 and $3,000. As of January 21, the cheapest ticket so far was sold for $2,862.
Amidst controversy regarding the national anthem protests, securing performers for the event proved challenging. Even so, world-famous band, Maroon 5 has agreed to headline the show, while rapper Big Boi of OutKast fame is also set to perform alongside them. Travis Scott also agreed to perform after the NFL agreed to make donations to charities in a show of support to Colin Kaepernick and the Black Lives Matter movement.
How to Watch?
Your options for watching the Super Bowl at home are streaming and cable television. If you want to watch the game through cable, your options are CBS and Fox. If you would prefer streaming, CBS has shared that it plans on providing free access to its coverage on CBSSports.com. If you would prefer a different streaming option, you can also use services provided by YouTube TV streaming and PlayStation Vue.