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Fans outside the University of Phoenix Stadium before the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.
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The Super-Size Numbers Surrounding the Super Bowl

Click through the gallery for answers to all of the above, as well as other fun facts about what people are eating, drinking, and spending come Sunday.

Fans outside the University of Phoenix Stadium before the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.
Christian Petersen—Getty Images

$30 Million

The amount Arizona will spend to host Super Bowl XVIX. That figure is low, though, compared with the $50 million San Francisco, the host for next year's Super Bowl, estimates it will need to spend. Last year's hosts, New Jersey and New York, spent $70 million.

Seattle Seahawks' Chris Matthews (13) and DeShawn Shead celebrate after overtime of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle.
Elaine Thompson—AP

36%

Proportion of Americans rooting for the Seattle Seahawks to win the game. The Patriots hold only a little less of the public's support, with 31% rooting for them, but more people (33%) simply don't care who wins, the Emerson College Polling Society found.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's jersey on the rack at the Olympia Sports store. The Patriots will face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.
Charles Krupa—AP

$119.95

The price of a New England Patriots' jersey bearing star quarterback Tom Brady's name. A similar jersey for Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson sells for $20 less on NFLshop.com.

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158 Million

The number of avocados Americans will consume around the championship game. After all, when you're eating 11 million pounds of chips, you need a lot of guacamole. Don't forget those beloved chicken wings: We'll order up 1.23 billion of them on game day. And how will we wash all this food down? With 325 million gallons of beer, of course.

table of high calorie fast foods
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2,400

The number of calories in the snacks the average person will consume during the game. That makes this Sunday the second biggest day for gluttony after Thanksgiving, according to the Calorie Control Council.

Super Bowl proposition bets are displayed on a board at the Westgate Superbook race and sports book Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Las Vegas.
John Locher—AP

$3.8 Billion

The worth of all illegal bets the American Gaming Association expects to be made on this year's game. That figure is 38 times greater than the $100 million that will be bet legally.

Bud Light 90-second "Coin" Super Bowl Commercial
Bud Light 90-second "Coin" Super Bowl CommercialAnheuser-Busch

$4.5 Million

Cost of 30 seconds of air time during the Super Bowl, up $500,000 from 2014. Another big change: More of this year's commercials will be paid for by companies you've never heard of. But no matter who is behind the ads, only 5% of people find them bothersome. The vast majority of viewers, 77%, find them entertaining.

Denver Broncos fans watch their team play the Seahawks during the first half of the Super Bowl, inside Jackson's, a sports bar and grill in Denver.
Denver Broncos fans watch their team play the Seahawks during the first half of the Super Bowl, inside Jackson's, a sports bar and grill in Denver.Brennan Linsley—AP

111.5 Million

The record-breaking number of people who tuned into last year's game, when the Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos. About seven out of 10 households watched, according to Nielsen.

Victoria's Secret Super Bowl advertisement featuring Victoria’s Secret Angels playing football
Michael Seto

19%

The percentage of people who say that the commercials are the most important part of the Super Bowl. Another 9% tune in for the halftime show, while 12% value getting together with friends. Only 36% of people said the actual game was most important. The remaining 24% planned to skip the game all together, the National Retail Federation reports.

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Kacper Pempel—Reuters

25.3 Million

Tweets sent out during the course of last year's game by the 5.6 million people who logged on to share their thoughts, according to Nielsen.

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26%

Proportion of people who plan to attend a Super Bowl party this Sunday. Another 18% will host their own parties.

refrigerator of beer
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$78

Average amount people who will watch the Super Bowl plan to spend on food, beverages, and team merchandise, up from $68 last year, according to the NRF.

New England Patriots players warm up during practice Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Glendale, Ariz.150129_EM_SBNumbers_Payroll
New England Patriots players warm up during practice Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. Mark Humphrey—AP

$69,241,725

Payroll total for the Seattle Seahawks this year. The Patriots "only" spent $53,952,046 on salaries this year.

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26%

Percentage of people who say that God plays a role in determining the outcome of a game, the Public Religion Research Institute found.

Superbowl Ring
Elaine Thompson—AP

$92,000

The salary bonus each player on the winning team received last year, because, you know, a diamond-encrusted title ring and lifetime bragging rights aren't enough. Players on the losing team got a $46,000 consolation bonus, Sports Illustrated reported.

A general view of the exterior of MetLife Stadium as a fan holds his Super Bowl XLVIII ticket prior to the Super Bowl XLVIII game between the Seattle Seahawks against the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43-8.
Scott Boehm—AP

$7,114

Price of the cheapest Super Bowl ticket on secondary market ticket sale site TiqIQ as of Thursday afternoon.

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