Best and Worst Cities for Football Fans, Sports Bettors Ahead of Super Bowl LI

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With Super Bowl LI just days away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its Super Bowl LI By The Numbers infographic to go along with its report on 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans.

To identify the best cities for football fans, WalletHub analyzed 244 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional football team based on 17 key metrics, ranging from the number of NFL and college football teams to average ticket prices. Make sure to check out the infographic for cool stats about the biggest sporting event of the year.


Best Cities for Football Fans


Worst Cities for Football Fans



Green Bay, WI



Worcester, MA



Pittsburgh, PA



DeLand, FL



New York, NY



Cape Girardeau, MO



Dallas, TX



Valparaiso, IN



Boston, MA



East Hartford, CN



Seattle, WA



Amherst, MA



Philadelphia, PA



Lexington, VA



Indianapolis, IN



New Britain, CT



Glendale, AZ



Pine Bluff, AR



Minneapolis, MN



Davidson, NC

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To read the full report and to see where your city ranks, please visit here:

Super Bowl LI By The Numbers

  • Average price of a Super Bowl LI ticket (vs. an average of $3,334 for the previous four Super Bowls).
  • $5+ Million: Cost of 30-second Super Bowl ad (up 110 percent since 2007).
  • 1.23+ Billion: Number of chicken wings that will be eaten, along with 14,500+ tons of chips and 8+ million pounds of guacamole.
  • 51.7+ Million: Number of cases of beer sold on Super Bowl Sunday (1.5+ million people call in sick to work the next day).
  •  Number of planes more than usual that will touch down at Houston airports during Super Bowl week, of which 85 percent will be large corporate jets.

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Please let me know if you have any questions about each report or if you would like to schedule a phone, Skype or in-studio interview with one of our sports experts. Full data sets for specific cities are also available upon request.

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