Insurance Pros Predict Kansas City Chiefs Will Beat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl

February 1, 2020

More than six out of 10 insurance professionals believe that the Kansas City Chiefs will beat the San Francisco 49ers in the 2020 Super Bowl LIV on Sunday.

According to an Insurance Journal online poll, 62% of insurance industry professionals predict a Chiefs win, while 38% say they expect a victory for the 49ers.

More than half of all 315 respondents—56%– believe the total final score will be under 60 points.

The results by industry position show the Chiefs are picked by 67% of underwriters; 66% of sales/marketing pros; 55% of owners/managers; 58% of customer service reps and 75% of actuaries.

In terms of industry sector, 56% of agents/brokers and 64% of carriers pick the Chiefs to win.

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Editor’s Note: Of course, as the world now knows, the insurance pros were right. Kansas City beat San Francisco 31-20, a total score that fell under 60 points.

Last year, the industry predicted the New England Patriots would beat the Los Angeles Rams in the game. The Patriots won 13-3.

The poll was sponsored by Insurance Journal’s Research and Trends site and Insurance Journal’s IJPro membership program.


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