Broncos vs. Panthers: Winner and Score Predictions for Super Bowl 50

January 26, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Defense wins championships. 
It's a tired saying, but regardless of the outcome, Super Bowl 50 will be the latest evidence of the old adage. 
The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both punched their tickets to the Super Bowl with the same thing that got them the No. 1 seed in their respective conferences: stellar defense. 
As ESPN Stats & Info noted, the Broncos and Panthers were statistically the best defenses in the league all season:
So what happens when two defensive titans meet in a game of this magnitude? Well, if the Vegas odds are to be believed, it produces a close game with an edge to the Panthers. According to Odds Shark, Carolina is a 4.5-point favorite for the big game.
Here's a look at how the two compare statistically, along with a few key factors that could swing the game. 
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