Bet Like a Celebrity

Local boldface names share their Super Bowl predictions

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Vegas Seven asked a few Vegas notables for their Super Bowl picks. Here’s what they had to say:

Oscar Goodman
Former mayor of Las Vegas
Prediction: 49ers 31, Ravens 21
Best Bet: OVER the total

J.T. the Brick
Fox Sports Radio 920-AM host
Prediction: 49ers 27, Ravens 23
Best Bet: 49ers -3½

Jay Kornegay
Vice president of race and sports, LVH
Prediction: Ravens 23, 49ers 20
Best Bet: UNDER the total

Jimmy Vaccaro
Public relations director, William Hill Gaming
Prediction: 49ers 24, Ravens 21
Best Bet: UNDER the total

Myron Martin
President & CEO, Smith Center for the Performing Arts
Prediction: 49ers 34, Ravens 31
Best Bet: 49ers -3½

Lorena Peril
Headliner in Fantasy adult revue (and diehard 49ers fan)
Prediction: 49ers 35, Ravens 14
Best Bet: 49ers -3½

Carla Pellegrino
Chef/owner Bratalian restaurant and Meatball Spot
Prediction: 49ers 27, Ravens 7 (Lucky 7—that’s how many daily specials I have at Meatball Spot!)
Best Bet: 49ers –3½

Claire Sinclair
New starlet for PIN UP at Stratosphere
Prediction: 49ers 36, Ravens 24 (Those are my measurements!)

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