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Super Bowl LI basics: What you need to know

HOUSTON -- Here are the basics on Sunday's big game:

What: Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons.

Where: NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans.

When: 6:30 p.m.

TV coverage: Fox

Cost of a 30-second commercial: Roughly $5 million-plus.

Betting line: Patriots are favored by three points.

Over-under for total points: 58.5.

National anthem singer: Luke Bryan.

Halftime performer: Lady Gaga, who sang the National Anthem before Super Bowl 50.

What you need to know about the Patriots

They have been to the Super Bowl a record nine times. ... They have won four, all with Bill Belichick as coach and Tom Brady at quarterback, two shy of the Pittsburgh Steelers' record of six. ... This is Brady's seventh Super Bowl, the most by any individual player. ... They played in the last Super Bowl here, XXXVIII, when they beat the Carolina Panthers, 32-29. NRG Stadium was known as Reliant Stadium at the time. ... They will wear white jerseys. Teams with white jerseys have won 32 of 50 Super Bowls, including 11 of the last 12.

What you need to know about the Falcons

This is only their second Super Bowl appearance. ... They have not won the Super Bowl. ... Their quarterback, Matt Ryan, was voted the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year by The Associated Press. He also went to Boston College, smack in the middle of Patriot Nation. ... Is the country suffering from Patriot fatigue? According to one survey, more than half of the nation's football fans are rooting for the Falcons. ... They will wear red jerseys.

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