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The Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles will face each other in Super Bowl LVII on February 13, 2023, in what fans hope will be an exciting showdown. According to Madden NFL 23, EA Sports’ popular American football sim, only one side’s fans will have any fun during this event, however.

Predicting the outcome of Super Bowl LVII in Madden NFL 23, EA Sports says that the Eagles will take home the championship rings with a one-sided 31-17 victory over the Chiefs.

Jalen Hurts is named MVP by the sim, completing 26 of 33 passes for 282 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions while rushing ten times for 88 yards and yet another touchdown – a decisive performance by Philadelphia’s quarterback, which crucially allowed the Eagles to break the 10-10 stalemate at halftime.

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes merely completed one touchdown pass, allowing Travis Kelce to score the first points of the game. Completing 29 out of 39 passes for 249 yards and one interception aside from the opening touchdown, Mahomes did not bring enough to the field to change the outcome in his team’s favor, being sacked twice by the Eagles’ Haason Reddick.

All that paints a bleak picture for the Chiefs, but there is still hope: Unlike EA Sports’ predictions in the FIFA series for the soccer world championship, which have astonishing accuracy, the Super Bowl predictions created in Madden’s simulations historically don’t have the best track record.

Madden picked the wrong team in the two previous seasons, falsely predicting the Cincinnati Bengals to win against the Los Angeles Rams and saying the Chiefs would triumph over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both times, the other side took the championship rings.

Super Bowl LIV was the last time Madden got things right, with the Chiefs correctly being predicted to defeat the San Francisco 49ers. It even got Mahomes as the MVP right on that occasion.

Before that, another two predictions missed the mark with one them saying that Super Bowl LII would go the New England Patriots’ way – in that case, the Philadelphia Eagles got the last laugh.