ESPN Super Bowl LI expert picks

SVP makes his Super Bowl pick (0:55)

Scott Van Pelt predicts the Falcons will come out victorious over the Patriots, 31-24. (0:55)

As the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons prepare to collide in Super Bowl LI, ESPN.com's staff of writers, editors, analysts, columnists and pundits make their predictions for the big game.

The tally: 72 picks for the Patriots and 28 for the Falcons.