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Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers 2.5-Point Favorites Over Pittsburgh Steelers

Oddsmakers have established the Green Bay Packers as 2.5-point favorites over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2011 Super Bowl. The AFC Champion Steelers knocked off the New York Jets Sunday, 24-19, to reach the eighth Super Bowl in franchise history. The Steelers have won six times. The Packers defeated the Chicago Bears to win the NFC Championship. The Packers are in the game for the fifth time in their history. Green Bay has won the title three times.

We will have plenty of updates and information for you over the next two weeks as the game approaches. For the inside perspective from the teams, check out SB Nation's fine websites for each squad. Acme Packing Company covers the Packers and Behind The Steel Curtain follows the Steelers.

For those of you who care about these things, Christina Aguilera will sing the national anthem and the Black Eyed Peas will perform at halftime.