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In spite of all the tooth gnashing that goes on on this subject and all the advice people give, the bottom line is the actuaries have it figured out so you collect exactly the same amount whenever you begin collecting and assuming you live as long as predicted in the actuarial tables.

If you have reason to believe you can beat the actuaries, that might affect your choice.

Otherwise, if you are an average person with average life expectancy, this discussion is very much like picking a lottery number.
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