Super Bowl 2013 picks and predictions: Ravens the early pick to win Super Bowl XLVII

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

After upsetting the Patriots in the AFC Championship game, the Ravens are the popular pick among CBS Sports NFL experts to win Super Bowl XLVII.

Super Bowl XLVII will pit the Baltimore Ravens against the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans -- and the game has no shortage of storylines, with the Harbaugh brothers squaring off, and Ray Lewis ending his career. Experts and fans are already making picks -- and surprisingly, the Ravens are a popular pick.

For more on the story, visit Niners Nation and Baltimore Beatdown.

The majority of CBS Sports experts believe the Ravens will once again pull off an upset, and defeat the Niners, sending Ray Lewis out a champion. Only Pete Prisco and Dave Richard believe that San Francisco will once again hoist the Lombardi Trophy, while Clark Judge, Mike Freeman, Jason La Canfora, Pat Kirwan, Will Brinson, Josh Katzowitz, and Ryan Wilson all believe the Ravens will capture their second Super Bowl title.

With the exception of Katzowitz, each expert believes the game will be a one-score game, which would certainly make for a thrilling Super Bowl. Even though Katzowitz believes the Ravens were the "worst division winner in the AFC," he believes the Ravens will win the Super Bowl by 10 points.

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