BIG GAME LVI
SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2022 • 6:30 PM ET
SoFi STADIUM IN INGLEWOOD • CALIFORNIA
SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2022 • 6:30 PM ET
SoFi STADIUM IN INGLEWOOD • CALIFORNIA
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Super Bowl LV ended the only way it could. Tom Brady gathered his fifth Super Bowl MVP award while hoisting his seventh Lombardi Trophy. As the GOAT said onstage after the game, “I think we knew this was going to happen, didn’t we?” In hindsight, yes, Tom. We knew. Most of us just didn’t know that we knew.
With a huge assist from a defense led by defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, a defense that followed a perfect script flawlessly, Brady’s Bucs won the game 31-9. It was the first time a Mahomes-led Chiefs team did not record a touchdown. It was their first double-digit loss. It was their only loss of more than eight points.
It was a game the repercussions of which will be felt long after the confetti is cleaned up. This is a copycat league. Now the Bucs just won a Super Bowl in which exactly zero of the players who scored were on the team 11 months ago. The chase is on!
Speaking of the chase, it comes as no surprise to see the Chiefs lead the odds pack in the Super Bowl 2022 futures market. At +500, they are one of only three teams with odds in the three-digit range, and the only one from the AFC. The Buccaneers and the Packers lead NFC teams with identical +900 betting odds. Pulling up fourth place is the Buffalo Bills at +1100.
The offseason will surely be full of player movement and, we hope, brings an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. How we all long to have crowds of fans back in the stadiums and cheering wildly for their teams. Whatever happens, it will all lead to one thing: Super Bowl LVI (56).
What: Super Bowl LVI
When: February 6, 2022
Where: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
SoFi Stadium was originally supposed to have hosted Super Bowl LV, but construction delays caused by the pandemic meant the game had to change venues, and Tampa Bay was next in line. Barring calamity, next year’s game will certainly be played in Los Angeles county.
As the offseason progresses, you’ll find NFL futures here at BetUS on everything you can think of. We’ll have division winner odds, conference winner odds, NFL MVP odds and so much more. We always have options for NFL betting because, with BetUS Sportsbook, there is no offseason.
Make sure to keep checking our NFL news section all season to keep up with everything you need to know
Baseball has its World Series. The NHL has the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The NBA has The Finals. The NCAA has March Madness. College Football has its Playoff Championship. Nothing, however, compares to the Super Bowl.
It is America’s Game and Super Bowl Betting Sunday is the biggest day in sports, on many platforms.
Super Bowl LV will be played in Tampa, FL, on Feb. 7, 2021. Raymond James Stadium will play host to the battle between the NFC and AFC for NFL supremacy. And there will be plenty of ways to get involved at BetUS Sportsbook offering the best Super Bowl Odds. You can try ATS, Totals, or jump into the bettors’ banquet of betting props in and around the game.
The under of whether the stadium will be full is a lock for Super Bowl LV as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced restrictions that will limit attendance to around 20,000. That’s about one-third of what the stadium would normally hold.
This will be the fifth Super Bowl hosted by the Tampa area and the third held at Raymond James Stadium. The game will be televised nationally by CBS. It will be the fourth time that the Super Bowl is in the same state in back-to-back years with Super Bowl LIV taking place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. You can watch the game in other countries, too: In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the game is going to be televised on the free-to-air channel BBC One, and paid-subscription channels Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports NFL.
The Kansas City Chiefs are looking to repeat as champions after taking down the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIV. They are currently the futures favorite at +225. The betting odds believe the New Orleans Saints have the inside track on the NFC side, currently slated at +485. To check out all the possibilities as the regular season heads down the stretch, you can examine our Super Bowl odds before deciding what teams to make plays on for the big game.
Patrick Mahomes hopes to lead Kansas City back to the Super Bowl LV. He looks to join elite company in winning back-to-back Super Bowl MVP awards. The only others are Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers and Terry Bradshaw of the Pittsburgh Steelers, both Hall of Fame quarterbacks.
Some more history:
Through the first 54 Super Bowls, the NFC and AFC have gone 27-27. Yes, we know the earliest games were technically the AFL-NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots have the most Super Bowl wins at six, while the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers both have five. Favorites have gone 36-17 straight up and 29-20-2 against the spread in the Super Bowl. The largest upset came in Super Bowl III (1969) when the New York Jets beat the Baltimore Colts 16-7 as 18-point underdogs.
The totals have gone 27-26 in the first 54 Super Bowl matchups. No total was posted on Super Bowl I between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs.
The halftime act will be The Weeknd. One can be certain there will be musical betting props on the songs he chooses as well as the annual favorite on the Over/Under for the time of the national anthem. And, don’t forget to get in on the coin toss at BetUS Sports Betting, where you can always find bonuses that will make you a winner while you get in on the action with the best Super Bowl Odds and every other major event nationally and internationally.
Everything you wanted to know about the basics of Sports Betting for the Super Bowl but were afraid to ask
Sports Betting can be possible with the best Super Bowl Odds
The simplest type of wager is the moneyline bet. Sometimes called a straight-up bet, you pick who wins the game. It’s that simple. If the team you chose straight up wins, so does your bet. And for the Super Bowl Odds, like all NFL playoff games, the best part is there are no ties. They play until someone is crowned champion.
But not all teams are created equally, sometimes even between the two elite conference champions that play in the Super Bowl Betting event. Since one team is usually better than the other, sportsbooks use betting odds to balance the handicap/action/money between two teams.
Picking winners can depend on how well you understand the teams and sport, but the better you understand the sports betting odds, the better your chances of getting more value from your bets.
First, pick the type of Super Bowl Odds you’re most comfortable with. Betting Odds can be shown using three different types, just various ways of saying the same thing. Just like ½ (a fraction) is the same value as 0.5 (a decimal), different betting odd types represent the same thing.
You can pick the type of Sports Betting Odds displayed using the drop-down box found on every Sportsbook odds page, just above the games on the right, next to the reload button. It shows the three types of betting odds, two of them already mentioned: Decimal, Fraction and, the most commonly used, American.
It’s important to understand how American (or US) betting odds work, since the United States and many other parts of the Sports betting world use that as its standard. (They are American odds, after all.) If you haven’t changed the default of the way they’re displayed, American betting odds are what you’re looking at.
For example, here’s what the American moneyline odds looked like for Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs:
|San Francisco 49ers||+105|
|Kansas City Chiefs||-125|
The idea behind US sports betting odds is to simplify understanding the payout for the bettor. So they’re based on a practical example of “betting a hundred bucks.” The key is whether the betting odds are negative (-) or positive (+).
Take the positive San Francisco 49ers, for example, if you wagered $100 on the Niners and (in an alternate universe) San Francisco won the game. In American sportsbook odds, if you win your bet, you will win back how much you risked plus the amount of those betting odds. In this case, you would win your $100 plus an additional $105 (the same amount as the +105 odds) for a total of $205.
Negative sports betting odds are flipped around, and represent how much you have to wager in order to win $100. So to bet the Chiefs, wagering $125 on Kansas City (the same value as their -125 odds) would win $100 plus your original risked wager of $125 — a total of $225.
The team that pays out less is considered to be the favorite over the team that pays out more. In US betting odds, the team with the lowest number (the Chiefs minus 125) is the favorite. San Francisco’s odds of plus 105 are greater than the negative number, which means they’re the underdog.
The math might seem confusing at first, but to figure out how much you would profit from winning on a favorite to win the super bowl, simply divide the amount of your wager by the betting odds. For example, if you bet $100 on the Chiefs to win the Super Bowl (and they did) you would get back your original money risked ($100) plus the wager divided by odds ($100 ÷ 125 = $80) — so, $100 + $80, or $180.
If that’s too much math, decimal betting odds might be more your flavor. Here are the same odds, showing the same values of that Super Bowl Odds, but in decimal format:
|San Francisco 49ers||2.05|
|Kansas City Chiefs||1.80|
Notice how the Kansas City Chiefs 1.80 matches the $180 at the end of all that math. That’s because decimal betting odds show how much you win overall. If you bet $100, and won, you’d win $100 ✕ 1.80 = $180.
It’s the same with the 49ers odds: If you bet $100 and won with the Niners, you’d win $100 ✕ 2.05 = $205. (In decimal betting odds, the original wager that’s returned to you when you win is already worked into the number.)
Finally, sports betting odds can be shown in fractions. Though they’re not as often used, some people find them easier to understand at first. Here’s the same game once again but in fraction format:
|San Francisco 49ers||21/20|
|Kansas City Chiefs||4/5|
In this case the nominator (the first number) represents how much you would profit if you risked the denominator (the second number). So, if you place a super bowl odds bet $5 on the Chiefs to win, they would pay $4 profit, and you would win a total of $9. Betting $100 is 20 times more than $5, which works out to be the same as the other odds (20 ✕ $9 = $180).
Or, for San Francisco, risking the second number ($20) would profit the first number ($21), collecting $41. Notice that risking five times that amount would be $100, and would win five times our example, or $205 (5 ✕ $41 = $205) — the same as the other two types of Super Bowl odds.
Having said the same thing three different ways, pick the Super Bowl Betting odds type that works best for you. Different maths work better for different people. For our purposes here, we’ll use American odds the rest of the way. (But don’t forget you can change them on-screen with the click of a drop-down box.)
Now that you’ve mastered super bowl odds, let’s move on the more nuanced bets. Like not just on who’s going to win, but by how many points.
Point-spread wagers use betting odds, but they also specify by how many points a team will win (or lose) a game. Here’s an example from Super Bowl LIIV between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams:
|New England Patriots||-3 Ev|
|L.A. Rams||+3 -120|
The first number is the point spread, the number of points taken or given to a team as a handicap. In this case, the negative number next to the Patriots (-3) means they’re favored to win by three points. Wagering on the New England point spread is a bet that they will win by at least three points. So if the Pats won by four or more, so would your bet New England Patriots -3 bet.
If the number is positive, like next to the Rams at +3, that means they’re an underdog and can still cash the sports bet provided they either win the game or don’t lose by more than the points given to them. In this case, if the Rams lost by only one or two points, they would still win the point-spread bet. (Winning a point-spread bet is also known as covering. We say, for instance, the favorite covered the three-point spread.)
Notice right after the point spread is another number, which is a US sports betting odds value of how much that bet pays out. With the Rams, if you bet them at +3 -120 (and they won or only lost by 1-2 points) your bet would pay out at -120 US odds. (A $100 wager would pay out $183.33.)
In the above example, the Patriots have an “Ev” as their sportsbook odds, which is shorthand for “Even”. “Even” is another way of saying +100 in US odds, and are the simplest odds to grasp since you always profit the same amount you risked. (In this case, a winning $100 wager on New England would return $200.)
Move to the front of the class if you’re wondering what happens if the game ends on the exact number as the point spread. What would happen with one of these bets if, say, New England won by a score of 13-10? In this case, it’s a tie — or a push as it’s called when a point spread ties. In this case, the amount of your original wager is returned to you.
Some point spreads come with a clever means of making sure they can’t push (or tie) and that’s by taking (or giving) a half point. Going back to the 2020 Super Bowl odds, here’s the point spread from that one:
|San Francisco 49ers||+1½ -110|
|Kansas City Chiefs||-1½ -110|
Of course, you can’t score a half point in football, but that doesn’t matter when it comes to adding (or subtracting) the point spread for a team’s points scored. A negative point spread means the team is favored and giving points. If a point spread is positive, it means the team is the underdog and taking points.
In this case, if you bet the San Francisco 49ers at +1½, your point-spread wager cashes if the Niners win the game outright or even if they lose by only a single point. You add (or subtract, if it’s negative) the point spread to the score, and if the result would be a win, then the point-spread bet is a winner.
For example, if Super Bowl Odds are placed for this game ended with the Chiefs winning the Super Bowl by a final score of 21-20, 49ers +1½ point-spread bets would be winners. Adding 1½ points to San Francisco’s score of 20 makes 21½, and beats Kansas City’s 21. (Or subtracting 1½ from the Chiefs score gets the same result. Just remember, you only apply that handicap to one side, not both.)
In a case like that, where you win or lose by just a half point, that half point is known as the hook — an easily understandable nickname once you win or lose a sports bet by that small a margin.
Once you’ve mastered super bowl odds and points spreads, the rest of your wagering options are relatively easy to understand. Like betting on the total points to be scored.
Wagering on totals for the Super Bowl is a prediction of the total number of points scored by both teams added together. Given a number (the total) you pick if the combined points scored by both teams will be over (more) or under (less).
For example, here is what the total looked like for the betting board of Super Bowl LIV:
|San Francisco 49ers||53 -110|
|Kansas City Chiefs||53 -110|
The total, in this case, is the first number, 53. Betting the over 53 would win if 54 or more combined points were scored in the game. Betting the under 53 would win if 52 or fewer combined points were scored in the game.
And, of course, if exactly 53 points were scored, that’s a tie (or a push — and the same rules apply in that your original wager is returned). Totals can also be set with half points, which prevent pushes.
One more point to remember: Game totals will include the points scored in overtime, should one occur. (Only one Super Bowl has ever gone into overtime, but that’s how totals’ bets are scored.)
Maybe you have an opinion about how many points one team will score but don’t trust the other team enough to guess how many they’ll put up. No problem, wager on a Team Total instead. Like totals bets, team totals are a prediction on if the team will score more (over) or fewer (under) points than the posted total.
For example, under the team-total column of the odds page, you’ll see something like this for each team:
This is the Team Total for San Francisco from Super Bowl LIV. The Niners’ team total is set at 27. If you bet the 49ers’ over the team total, you’d win if they scored 28 or more points. Or if you played that team total under, you would cash if they score 26 or fewer points. (And if they scored exactly 27, that’s a push and you get your wager amount back.)
The payout for the over and under are noted by the letters ‘o’ and ‘u’ next to the Super Bowl Odds, shown here in the US format.
Looking for a bigger reward? Then combine more than one wager into a single bet and cash at even higher odds. Learn about the two kinds of “multiple” bets which can offer much higher odds than a single bet.
When online betting, clicking on the bet you want to make places it in the “Bet Slip” section, where you have more options to choose from. So far, what we’ve covered are single bets, also called Straight bets. In the bet slip, you can also choose a Parlay bet or a Teaser bet.
A parlay is a bet with multiple wagers. You can bundle at least two different wagers in the same bet, which increases your payout. All the wagers of a parlay bet have to win in order for the bet to cash.
Making a wager on both the point spread and the total on the same bet is a parlay. In this Super Bowl, if you bet a parlay card with the Kansas City Chiefs -1½ and under 53, and both those outcomes occur, you win your bet at odds of +260. (Or 13/5 in fraction odds, or 3.60 in decimal.)
Once you select the parlay option on the bet slip, the website keeps track of and calculates odds for all your wagers in one. If you keep adding wagers, the higher your payout odds — and if you can string together a streak of wins, those odds can quickly skyrocket.
At standard odds of -110, choose three correct wagers on the same parlay and your winning odds will be +600. A four-wager parlay card pays out at +1200. Five has odds of +2500, and so on. All the way up to a 20-team parlay paying odds of a staggering 4000 to 1. (A $5 stake would payout at $20,000 if you can pick a string of 20 wagers on the same card correctly.)
Best of all, to Bet Online at BetUS Sportsbook simply make your selections, and see how much your wager will pay out. Wagers made on lines that are not set at standard odds of -110 will pay out according to those odds and be different from the examples above. The payout will be higher if you pick underdogs (positive odds) and lower if you pick favorites (negative odds).
One rule you should know: While you can put many wagers on the same parlay card, some combinations aren’t allowed. For instance, you can’t play a “game total” and a “team total” of the same game on the same bet because they’re correlated, or directly correspond with each other. (The computer also keeps track of that, and warns when you try to mix wagers you can’t. It will not allow them to be placed.)
For big, single-game events like the Super Bowl, the teaser is an excellent way to bet.
Like a parlay, a teaser combines two or more wagers into a single bet but with a twist — you get extra points and even a choice of how many.
For an example, go back to Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in 2017. The odds for that game were:
|New England Patriots||-3 -105||57½ -110|
|Atlanta Falcons||+3 -115||57½ -110|
With teasers, you receive points in your favor. How many points? You choose. Teaser bets normally receive six (6) points, but at BetUS Sportsbook you can choose between 6-to-9½ points added to your football bet — or even a mini-teaser of three points. Here’s how they work.
Playing a 6-point teaser on the Atlanta Falcons +3 and the under 57½ would give you a bet of Atlanta Falcons +9 and under 63½ — six points added in favor of your picks. Both wagers need to win in order for your bet to cash, in this case with payout odds of -120.
The more points you buy, the steeper your odds but the greater your chances of winning as you add points to your selections. The more wagers you add to the single bet, the more those odds continue to grow. For instance, the odds in that example with just two wagers were -120, but combining six wagers into one 6-point teaser bet pays at +700.
Just like parlays, the teaser math of adding points and calculating odds is handled automatically by the web site. Click on your selections, try out different point combinations, and see for yourself how much you stand to win.
Even after the game kicks off, the action doesn’t stop. There’s in-game betting too.
During the half and at each commercial break, new Super Bowl odds will be posted, taking in account the current status of the game with a point spread and total to bet as the game progresses. See something in the game you think will give you an edge? You can bet it in real-time when the Super Bowl Odds are posted in between practically every possession (and sometimes even in the middle of one).
Remember, when you place a bet with a point spread, or a total, or whichever line you bet — that number stays the same for you, regardless of changes that may happen in the future. It is the number on which the bet will be graded. Know also that the odds and lines and totals posted at the sportsbook are fluid and can change.
If you watch carefully on the days the game approaches, those Super Bowl Odds and Sports Betting Lines can move in (or against) your favor. So if the odds move, and give you a better price on the side you want to play, your payout is locked in at the time you make the bet, regardless of what happens on the betting board afterwards.
And if you need advice handicapping the game or looking for an edge for your Sports Betting Picks, the BetUS Sportsbook staff has you covered with expert picks on dozens of different wagers, expectations for the game and all kinds of insight at the click of a button.
There is no sense betting hundreds or thousands of dollars on a Super Bowl favorite such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Kansas City Chiefs this early in the year when an injury could derail the entire season. The NFL odds have the potential to significantly change as the season unfolds. The best value is on the teams with significant talent, easy schedules, and a realistic chance of going all the way. As an example, if the Buffalo Bills were to trade for a defensive tackle or if the Cleveland Browns were to deal for a wide receiver to replace the injured Odell Beckham, either team would pique the interest of experienced gamblers.
Keep in mind, there is no home-field advantage in this year’s playoffs as crowd capacity is limited to 20% or less throughout the majority of the league. It appears as though the second wave of COVID-19 is spreading across the United States as well as the rest of the globe so fans probably won’t be permitted into home teams’ stadiums in the months to follow. Keep up to date on NFL COVID-19 updates here.
If you do not feel comfortable placing a football futures bet this early in the season, there is no harm waiting until the weekend of the big game to place an online bet on one or several bets. You can even wager on Super Bowl prop bets such as the outcome of the coin toss, the player to score the first touchdown, the team leading at the end of the first half, the over/under point total, the Super Bowl spread, Super Bowl lines and so on. In the meantime, be sure to check out the weekly NFL lines and you are sure to find a couple of NFL matchups that catch your eye.
Regardless of how you would like to play the big game, BetUS is here to facilitate wagering with unparalleled Vegas sportsbook action. We are the leading online sportsbook and gambling destination in the United States and beyond. Our fully licensed sportsbook makes it easy to wager on Super Bowl LV and other sports events. We provide NFL betting along with live NFL odds and even no-cost picks throughout the entirety of the season. Check out our futures wagering opportunities along with our prop bet options and you will find there are plenty of ways to get in on the action.
Even if you won’t wager on football games leading up to the big day, it doesn’t hurt to make your deposit today. Create an account, deposit funds and you will be ready to go once Super Bowl LV is here. Who knows, you just might fall in love with a long shot to win the Super Bowl, place a futures bet well ahead of the big game, and rake in the cash once a victor is crowned.
Super Bowl prop bets are the king of sports props and are the originator of this special type of sports betting item. Prop bets are now widespread and are found in every sportsbook including the BetUS sportsbook, which offers some of the best prop bets.
Prop bets are short for “proposition” bets and are bets that deal with the occurrence or non-occurrence of an event in the game that is not directly tied to the final outcome. Among these prop bets are the popular game props, which deal with the different occurrences between teams and players.
BetUS sportsbook offers plenty of these props along with plenty of NFL odds. Unique to the Super Bowl is the NFL Super Bowl coin toss odds, which lets you bet on whether the initial coin toss will land heads or tails and the odds are dead even.
Betting on Super Bowl prop bets is fun, easy, and potentially lucrative.
To bet on Super Bowl prop bets, find the “Football” menu on the left-hand panel of the BetUS sportsbook page. Select the panel to reveal “Super Bowl Props”. Select this option to find all the best Super Bowl prop bets available from BetUS.
BetUS has plenty of Super Bowl 55 prop bets. You can bet on player stats, team stats, or other miscellaneous occurrences to happen. These are known as “Game Props”.
Here are some example of the prop bets you can make from BetUS:
To place a Super Bowl prop bet, simply select the checkbox of the prop bet you wish to make. This will place the prop bet of your choice over to your bet slip on the upper-right hand of your screen. Once the prop bet is on there, you can either select more prop bets or select “Place my bets” to officially place your Super Bowl prop bet.
You can bet on Super Bowl prop bets from the BetUS sportsbook. The best Super Bowl prop bets are offered including hundreds of game props and other NFL special props that have their own betting section.
You can place your Super Bowl prop bets using BetUS’s easy wagering system. Simply select the Super Bowl prop bet of your choice to add it to your betslip. From there, you can choose to finalize your bet by selecting “Place my bets” or find more Super Bowl prop bets to add.
Super Bowl prop bets work just like regular bets. Place your Super Bowl prop bet and you will receive your winnings if the prop bet wins. Super Bowl prop bets are different from regular bets in that they can be quicker to decide meaning the game does not have to end for the bet to be settled.
To bet on Super Bowl prop bets, select “Football” from the BetUS sportsbook sports menu on the left to reveal the dropdown menu. Select “Super Bowl Props” to reveal all of the current Super Bowl prop bets available. Alternatively, other prop bets have their own menus such as the Super Bowl coin toss.
Doing Super Bowl prop bets are easy with the BetUS sportsbook. Simply select the prop bet of your choice and add it to your bet slip on the upper righthand corner of the page. Once there, you can select “Place my bets” to finalize your bet or shop around for more prop bets to add just like selecting items to purchase on an online store.
To make Super Bowl prop bets, find the bets from BetUS sportsbook’s football section on the left-hand panel. Select the props section to find all the available props and select the prop bet of your choice by clicking the checkmark box beside it. Once selected, it will populate your bet ticket on the right hand side. Once on there, select “Place my bets” to make a Super Bowl prop bet.
There are plenty of prop bets for the Super Bowl. These prop bets can be opened early as “Early Props” or happen during the game as “Game Props”.
These props can range from determining how players perform based on stats (e.g. passing yards, rushing yards etc.) or which team will do better per individual stats (e.g. team with more turnovers, total yards a team gains). Other props have more to do with non-game occurrences (e.g. color of Gatorade bath, will a fan streak the field etc.)
Some Super Bowl prop bets are non-related occurrences. These are usually released early known as “Super Bowl Early Props” per the BetUS sportsbook. Some popular Super Bowl prop bets include, but are not limited to the following:
The best Super Bowl prop bets tend to be the ones that have some game-related ties to it. Player stats or team stats can be easier to bet on with some betting research. As fun as prop bets about wardrobe malfunctions and fans streaking the field are, they are arbitrary and the odds are lined in a way that there isn’t much value to them.
The Super Bowl prop bets range from in-game props that deal with player or team performance via stats or the occurrence or non-occurrence of events throughout the game. You can bet on how many passing yards a quarterback will throw or which team will gain more rushing yards as examples.
For the Super Bowl Odds, this is just the beginning. Every NFL matchup comes with a number of proposition bets, known as prop bets. Prop bets involve practically every aspect of the game, but are irrelevant to the final score.
How many yards with a running back gain? Will there be a missed field goal? Will either team score three times in a row? These and hundreds of other prop bets are available to be played for most NFL games, but no other contest is close to the Super Bowl when it comes to the amount of proposition bets.
Obviously, every stat imaginable is tracked for the Super Bowl Odds. And you can bet on those stats before the game begins. You could bet on the total number of rushing, passing or receiving yards. Or whether or not a safety will be scored, or be the first score in the game; it happened once, and paid 50-1.
For the Super Bowl, practically every player can have their own prop. You can wager on the total yards passing by a quarterback. Or bet on the length of the longest punt. Most of these are kinds of totals bets where you choose over or under a line.
For example, Patrick Mahomes might be playing in a Super Bowl, and the sportsbook sets a line on his passing yards for the game, let’s say 275. They will also post odds for the over and under bets made against that number of 275. If you bet the over, and Mahomes throws for more than 275, you get paid out at the odds for that over bet.
Exceptional to the Super Bowl are the entertainment props. As the Big Game approaches, prop bets appear on every imaginable aspect of the action around the game. You can bet on commercials. Or wager on which celebrities will make an appearance on the television. Take a position on the over or under number of times announcer Jim Nantz might refer to something.
There are so many exotic Super Bowl Prop Bets this year, that betting on the color of gatorade poured on the winning coach or the length of the national anthem now seem like well-established Super Bowl proposition bets.
Every year brings different locations, halftime shows and circumstances, and each day leading up to the Super Bowl is worth looking to see what new interesting propositions are up for betting at the books.
The player with the most MVP awards in a Super Bowl is Tom Brady with four. Joe Montana has won three, and Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw and Eli Manning each have two Super Bowl MVPs.
The 12 teams in history that have never won a Super Bowl are Bengals, Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Falcons, Jaguars, Lions, Panthers, Texans, Titans and Vikings.
The only four teams that have never been in a Super Bowl are the Browns, Jaguars, Lions and Texans.
Ken Norton Jr. did when he was on the Dallas Cowboys for back to back wins in Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII and on the San Francisco 49ers when they won the following year in Super Bowl XXIX.
Bryan Bulaga was an offensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers and started in Super Bowl XLV at the age of 21 years and 322 days.
The most passing yards in a Super Bowl was done by Tom Brady in Super Bowl LII for 505 yards.
Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins had 204 yards in the Super Bowl XXII win over the Denver Broncos 42-10.
The New England Patriots had the lowest rushing number ever in a Super Bowl with 7 rushing yards in a loss to the Chicago Bears 46-10 in Super Bowl XX.
Ben Roethlisberger won Super Bowl XL with the Pittsburgh Steelers at 23 years and 340 days.
Steve “Air” McNair of the Tennessee Titans ran for 64 yards in Super Bowl XXXIV when they lost to the St. Louis Rams 23-16.
The New England Patriots (613) and the Philadelphia Eagles (538) combined for 1,151 net yards, which is an all-time record in regular or postseason.
Ray Lewis won Super Bowls with the Baltimore Ravens at Super Bowl XXXV and XLVII which was 12 seasons apart.
The Pittsburgh Steelers L.C. Greenwood had four sacks in Super Bowl X when the Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17.