If the market falls, blame this guy, just on general principle.

The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl on Sunday, so the stock market will fall this year.

Or so says the infamous Super Bowl Predictor, which says that the market will rise when a team from the original NFL (these days, mostly the NFC) wins the Super Bowl, and declines when a team from the old American Football League (mostly today’s AFC) wins.

It’s a bunch of hooey, of course, as MarketWatch columnist Mark Hulbert has written about and debunked.

Last year, for example,…