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In a photo made with a fisheye lens, fans pose for photos in front of a sign for Super Bowl XLVI on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. The New England Patriots will face the New York Giants in NFL football's Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (Charlie Riedel/AP)
In a photo made with a fisheye lens, fans pose for photos in front of a sign for Super Bowl XLVI on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. The New England Patriots will face the New York Giants in NFL football's Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (Charlie Riedel/AP)

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New York Giants (12-7) v. New England Patriots (15-3)

NEW YORK plus 3

The Giants are poised to become the first 9-7 regular-season team to win a Super Bowl. Even though Pats head coach Bill Belichick has had two weeks to game-plan, New York’s powerful defensive line and explosive passing game should be up to the task. With an over/under set at 54, fireworks are expected Sunday.

The pick GIANTS

Postseason 4-6

Regular season 123-119-14

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