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Here are some fun facts and figures about Super Bowl LIII. The NFL championship game between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Eastern at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
3: Number of times Atlanta has hosted the Super Bowl, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Previous visits were in 1994 and 2000.
$46 million: Estimated cost of hosting the Super Bowl for Atlanta, according to WalletHub.
$400 million: Estimated economic gain for Atlanta from the game, WalletHub reported.
10,000: Number of volunteers sought for Super Bowl festivities, according to Mercedes Benz Stadium.
1 million: Number of people expected to attend Super Bowl events, USA Today reported.
200,000: Predicted number of Uber or Lyft pickups at the Atlanta airport in the 10 days before the game, National Geographic reported.
$3.3 million: Expected income from AirBnB rentals in Atlanta during Super Bowl festivities, according to National Geographic.
$2,900: Lowest-priced Super Bowl tickets, CBS News reported.
$4,380: Average price of Super Bowl tickets, according to CBS News.
$23,203.50: Highest-priced Super Bowl tickets on the 50-yard line in the SunTrust Club, CBS News reports.
100 million-plus: Expected number of TV viewers of the Super Bowl, CNBC reported.
75,000: Max seating capacity of Mercedes Benz Stadium, CBS Sports reported.
5,800-plus: Number of journalists expected to cover the big game in person, WalletHub reported.
$325 million: Amount expected to be wagered on the Super Bowl, BusinessWorld reported.
15 percent: Percentage of people who say they’d skip the birth of their first child to watch the game, WalletHub reported.
$5.25 million: The cost of a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. That’s about $175,000 per second, and it’s a record high price, according to the station.
$37,500: That was the price of commercials during Super Bowl 1 in 1967, according to USA Today Sports.
10 percent: Percentage of viewers who can remember the average Super Bowl ad and name the brand advertised, WalletHub reported.
6,000: Average calories eaten per person on Super Bowl Sunday, according to a 2015 Cornell University study, KVIA reported.
24 percent: That’s how many Americans say they plan to attend a party for the big game, according to WalletHub.
$14.8 billion: Amount of money Americans are expected to spend on Super Bowl parties, CNBC reported. People ages 35 to 44 are expected to spend the most on game day parties, averaging $123.26.
44 million: Number of people planning to host a party for the game, according to CNBC. About 60 million plan to attend a party, and 13 million will watch from a bar, according to the station.
1.38 billion: Chicken wings devoured during Super Bowl weekend, according to the National Chicken Council. That’s enough to put 640 wings on every single seat of all 31 NFL stadiums — and that many wings weigh 6,000 times more than the rosters of both the Patriots and the Rams, according to the Council.
12.5 million: Pizzas expected to be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday, according to the American Pizza community.
11,000: That’s how many people Pizza Hut was expecting to hire before the Super Bowl — where demand for pizzas could peak, according to USA Today.
$1.3 billion: Beer sales during Super Bowl 2017, according to Nielsen Retail Measurement services.
94 percent: Of beer consumed on game day is usually American made, according to NASDAQ.
$58 million: How much Americans will spend on avocados for the game, according to The Packer.
88 million: Pounds of cheese Americans were expected to buy for the game, according to Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, FOX6 reported.