Just like the NCAA men's basketball tournament bring out the gambler in all of us -- we know you fill out a 68-team bracket!! -- the Super Bowl does the same thing, as many American fill their name in a Super Bowl square pool.
Now, a lot of the time football fans just place their name down and hope to draw numbers either 0, 7 or 3. But, do you really know which numbers are the best to get in a Super Bowl pool? Well, over at PrintYourBrackets.com they've listed the quarter-by-quarter scores from every Super Bowl from 1 to 46. Here's the date that they found:
The number 0 appeared 99 times - 27.50%
The number 7 appeared 75 times - 20.83%
The number 3 appeared 56 times - 15.56%
The number 4 appeared 38 times - 10.56%
The number 6 appeared 30 times - 8.33%
The number 1 appeared 20 times - 5.56%
The number 9 appeared 15 times - 4.17%
The number 2 appeared 9 times - 2.50%
The number 8 appeared 9 times - 2.50%
The number 5 appeared 9 times - 2.50%
If you'd like to start your own Super Bowl Square Pool here's a link to a printable Super Bowl Pool Templates.
For more on Super Bowl 2012, check out the SB Nation New York StoryStream. For everything on the Giants, visit the SB Nation blog Big Blue View, while Pats Pulpit has everything on the New England Patriots.