Before the season began, FiveThirtyEight’s NFL predictions gave the New England Patriots a 14 percent chance of winning the Super Bowl, while the Los Angeles Rams had just a 3 percent chance. Now, each is on the cusp of the championship. In the video above, Neil Paine walks us down the winding paths these two teams took to the big game and looks ahead to how they will match up in Atlanta on Sunday.
Tony Chow is a video producer for FiveThirtyEight. @tonyhkchow
Neil Paine is a senior sportswriter for FiveThirtyEight. @Neil_Paine