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Super Bowl 50: 2016 presidential candidates' picks

The Carolina Panthers are heavily favored going into the Super Bowl Sunday afternoon - at least among the 2016 Republican candidates.

The candidates were asked to make a prediction on the big game during Saturday night's GOP debate. Everyone but former neurosurgeon Ben Carson made a pick -- and some offered their reasons. Here's what they had to say:

Ohio Gov. John Kasich: "Carolina's going to win that one. I hate to say it. But they're going to win that one."

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush: "Peyton Manning is supporting me. And I'm for Denver."

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio: "Well, I was going for Peyton Manning, but now I'm rooting for Carolina."

Businessman Donald Trump: "Carolina."

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: "With an eye to February 20th, Carolina."

Carson: "With 100 percent certainly, I will predict the winner -- it will either be Denver or Carolina."

New Jersey Gov. Governor Christie: "Denver."

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