Super Bowl 52 UK Time, Date and Odds: What time does Super Bowl 52 start today, when is the kickoff, and what UK TV channel is it being shown on? Our guide to the Super Bowl 2018 reveals all, including covering key odds for the Patriots vs Eagle game this Sunday.
The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events of the year – and if you’re joining us from the US, the absolute biggest. This year’s showdown sees the reigning champion New England Patriots of the AFC take on the NFC’s Philadelphia Eagles in what promises to be a scintillating affair, so without further ado, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty so you don’t miss a second of the action. Everything you need to know about Super Bowl Sunday is here in one handy place.
Super Bowl 52 UK Kickoff Time, Date and TV Channel: What time does the 2018 Super Bowl start?
Taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Super Bowl 2018 gets underway at 5:30pm local time (US central time), which means that Super Bowl 52’s UK kickoff time is 11:30pm GMT.
The date of Super Bowl 52 (Super Bowl LII) is Sunday February 4, 2018, though due to the time difference, it will run well into Monday February 5 here in Blighty, so we’d recommend bagging a day off work or perfecting your sickie voice if you’re in it for the long haul.
In the UK, Super Bowl 52 is being shown on two TV channels: BBC One will be picking up on terrestrial, and Sky Sports will be showing it on no less than three of its new-look channels.
The Beeb’s coverage starts just before kickoff time at 11.15pm, while Sky Sports is going all-in and will be getting things started at 10pm GMT, making for more than an hour’s worth of pre-game buildup.
Justin Timberlake is schedule to headline the Super Bowl 2018 halftime show – here’s hoping we manage to avoid another ‘wardrobe malfunction’, which caused all kinds of controversy back at the 2004 Super Bowl.
Super Bowl 52 Odds: All you need to know about betting on the 2018 Super Bowl
Led by superstar quarterback and undisputed GOAT Tom Brady, the New England Patriots are heavy favourites over the Eagles in the Super Bowl.
In the UK, current outright odds on the Patriots winning were sitting at 1/2, while the underdog Eagles were at 5/3, though these are subject to change.
Super Bowl MVP betting is another interesting avenue to consider, with Tom Brady a hot 8/13 favourite. Other top Patriots MVP picks include tight end Rob Gronkowski and running back Dion Lewis, both at 20/1 , while the Eagles’ MVP candidates including quarterback Nick Foles (7/2) and London-born running back Jay Ajayi at 16/1.
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