MetLife Stadium’s game face is on. (Charlie Riedel / AP)

Super XLVIII is almost here, with the matchup between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks set for Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

There is no shortage of  story lines: The No. 1 offense (Denver) vs. the No. 1 defense (Seattle); Peyton Manning vs. Richard Sherman; Is this farewell for Manning?

It looks as if the NFL has dodged a bullet, weatherwise. The forecast calls for a mild evening — and snow for Monday.

Here’s what you need to know for the big game:

Who: Denver Broncos (15-3) vs. Seattle Seahawks (15-3)
Kickoff: Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
TV/Radio: WTTG (Channel 5), WBFF (Channel 45), WTEM (980 AM)
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Halftime Show: Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers
Latest Line (via VegasInsiders.com): Denver -2 (47.5 total)
Weather Forecast (via Capital Weather Gang): 35-39 degrees Fahrenheit at kickoff, 10 percent chance of precipitation

Denver Broncos
Coach: John Fox
Key players: QB Peyton Manning, RB Knowshon Moreno, WR Wes Welker, CB Champ Bailey
Previous game: Def. New England Patriots, 26-16, in the AFC Championship

Seattle Seahawks
Coach: Pete Carroll
Key players: QB Russell Wilson, RB Marshawn Lynch, WR Percy Harvin, CB Richard Sherman
Previous game: Def. San Francisco 49ers, 23-17, in the NFC Championship

Team Comparison (via Associated Press)
Seattle Denver
26.1 Points 37.9
202.3 Pass Yds 340.3
136.8 Rush Yds 117.1
39 Takeaways 26

Super Bowl XLVIII, by the numbers:

From the matchup to the temperature to the length of the National Anthem, here are the numbers you need to know about Sunday's big game. (Gillian Brockell/The Washington Post)

Post Sports Live’s Mike Wise, Dan Steinberg, Jason Reid and Jonathan Forsythe make their Super Bowl predictions:

The Post Sports Live crew goes on the record by predicting whether the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks will win Super Bowl XLVIII. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)

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