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How to watch the game, odds, picks and more.

We are officially one day away from Super Bowl 50! We'd all prefer the San Francisco 49ers be in the game at Levi's Stadium, but life is far from perfect. The Carolina Panthers head into Super Bowl 50 as the favorites. The NFL betting lines has the Panthers as a 5.5-point favorite over the Denver Broncos. That line has been changing, having opened at 3.5 points.

However, no one is guaranteeing a victory over a Broncos defense that finished top five in the league in points against. The Broncos defense is full of playmakers, and will provide Cam Newton and that Panthers offense with a significant challenge. Of course, the Panthers bring their own solid defense, and they face a Peyton Manning-led offense that has struggled at times. Josh Norman and the Panthers defense will have their opportunities against Manning, and Gary Kubiak may have his offense relying more on C.J. Anderson.

The Super Bowl halftime show will feature Coldplay. This year will feature plenty of side acts as well. Beyonce and Bruno Mars are expected to show up. The last time Beyonce made a Super Bowl appearance was at Super Bowl 47, shortly before the power went out in New Orleans. Fingers crossed the Levi's Stadium power does not go out. Before the halftime show, check out links to some of our Super Bowl recipes for your party.

There are more than enough Super Bowl prop bets to keep you occupied this year, including how many times the announcers will say dab or dabbing. The over/under is set at 1.5. That seems like a sucker bet, right? There's also one on whether old friend Ted Ginn will drop a pass. Another sucker bet? I wish I could parlay that with a Vernon Davis drop!

Down below are all the nuts and bolts for Super Bowl 50. It kicks off at 3:35 p.m. PT following Lady Gaga's rendition of the National Anthem. Given the longer halftime show, the game will likely clock in at close to four hours. Jim Nantz and Phil Simms are the announcers for the big game while you can also stream the game on CBS. As for predictions, check out how the ESPN folks are picking.

What you need to know

When: Sunday, Feb. 7, 3:35 p.m. PT
Where: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
TV: CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson, Evan Washburn
Online: Verizon NFL MobileCBS Sports
Odds: Panthers -5.5
Halftime show: Coldplay, featuring Beyonce and Bruno Mars
Referee: Clete Blakeman
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