Tag: Super Bowl

If San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle scores first it would pay +800 for the Super Bowl offensive prop bet. (Image: Getty)

Offensive Prop Bets: Lean Toward a High-Scoring Super Bowl

The offensive prop bets for the 2020 Super Bowl could be the most lucrative wagers in any category this year. Unlike last year, when the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams waged a defensive battle, Kansas City and San Francisco like to score, and do so often. The 49ers […]

Gamblers Should Get Offensive with Super Bowl Defensive Prop Bets

Will a team score a safety is one of the most popular Super Bowl defensive prop bets every year. The only problem is gamblers see the high odds of +600 for “yes,” and they see a potential windfall. Odds are totally against that Super Bowl defensive prop bet. In 53 […]

Super Bowl Propositions: Don’t Fall for These Five Sucker Bets

Super Bowl Propositions: Don’t Fall for These Five Sucker Bets

Money not lost is just as sweet as money won. In other words, sometimes, the best decision you can make is the decision not to bet on something that looks too easy. These fundamental laws of sports gambling are something to keep in mind when parsing over the many hundreds […]

Sportsbooks across the United States should expect record levels of Super Bowl betting this year, according to an AGA survey. (Image: Ocean Resort Casino)

Super Bowl Expected to Generate $6.8 Billion in Betting, AGA Survey Says

As many as 26 million Americans will place bets on the Super Bowl this year, according to the results of a survey released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association. The AGA estimates that $6.8 billion will be wagered on the Super Bowl by Sunday, either through legal or illegal means. […]

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has released its Super Bowl prop bet book, and this year’s version has some new features. (Image: John Reger)

The Westgate’s Big Book of Super Bowl Prop Bets Explained

It’s become something of an annual pilgrimage. For years now, in the week leading up to the Super Bowl, Las Vegas retiree Charlie Mayle treks to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook to pour over page after page of Super Bowl prop bets. Seated in a light-brown, leather club chair at […]

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the favorite to be named Super Bowl MVP. (Image: AP)

Mahomes Favorite for Super Bowl MVP, Better Betting Options Exist

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the favorite to be named Super Bowl MVP, and the odds keep trending downward. The second-year player opened at several sportsbooks at +140, but has been bet down to +105. Some places, like Circa Sportsbook, have Mahomes at even money. Could Kansas City quarterback […]

Shakira, left, and Jennifer Lopez will be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show, and there are several prop bets gamblers can make on their performances. (Image: Theo Wargo/WireImage for The Recording Academy)

Super Bowl Halftime Show Betting Heats Up with Jennifer Lopez, Shakira

When the Kansas City Chiefs last played in the Super Bowl, the halftime show featured the Southern University marching band followed by a re-enactment of the famous 1815 Battle of New Orleans. Things have changed in 50 years, as we’ll see on Sunday when pop stars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira […]

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be covering their fifth Super Bowl and there are plenty of broadcast prop bets regarding the telecast. (Image: Fox Sports)

Fox’s Joe Buck, Troy Aikman Part of Several Super Bowl Broadcast Prop Bets 

The Super Bowl broadcast reaches approximately 100 million people, and the prop bets related to the televised event are big business to sportsbooks. Several side wagers are offered, including everything from what the broadcasters will say, to what celebrity might grab some camera time. Fox Sports has the rights to […]

Can Patrick Mahomes Win Super Bowl MVP … Even if the Chiefs Lose?

Can Patrick Mahomes Win Super Bowl MVP … Even if the Chiefs Lose?

In the 53-year history of the Super Bowl, only once has a player from the losing team been selected MVP. In 1971, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley received the honor in a sluggish, 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Colts that was dominated by both defenses. Can history repeat itself in […]

Singer Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 54, and there are several prop bets available. (Image: Getty)

Demi Lovato National Anthem Performance Could be Hit with Bettors

The news that singer Demi Lovato will be performing the National Anthem at the 2020 Super Bowl was a bit of a surprise, but it hasn’t caught oddsmakers off guard. They have listed several prop bets related to Lovato’s singing of the Star Spangled Banner. A week before the Super […]

San Francisco 49ers QB Joe Montana in Super Bowl XIX against the Miami Dolphins at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California. (Image: Richard Mackson/US Presswire)

Super Bowl History: San Francisco 49ers Seeking Sixth Championship

In their first five appearances in the Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers won the NFL championship five times, with Joe Montana winning four titles, and Bill Walsh winning three times. The Niners failed to win in their last appearance, when they lost 34-31 to the Baltimore Ravens in Super […]

Kansas City Chiefs QB Len Dawson drops back to pass against the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA. (Image: Getty)

After 50 Years, Kansas City Chiefs Return to the Super Bowl

The Kansas City Chiefs appeared in the first Super Bowl and won Super Bowl IV. The Chiefs last played in the Super Bowl in 1970, which makes it 50 years between their last appearance and their upcoming one after Patrick Mahomes and Andy Reid secured a berth in Super Bowl […]

Super Bowl 2020 is on pace to break the record for average ticket price. (Data: SeatGeek)

Die-Hard Fans Driving Up Super Bowl Ticket Prices

It’s been a long time since the Kansas City Chiefs or the San Francisco 49ers played in a Super Bowl, and that’s driving up ticket prices. According to SeatGeek, the average ticket price for Super Bowl 2020 is up to $7,806, but could go even higher. Average Super Bowl Ticket […]

President Trump showed up for the College Football National Championship game two weeks ago, but is a -400 not to show up for the Super Bowl. (Image: AP)

President Trump Super Bowl Prop Bets Include Tweeting, Political Ad

What does President Trump and the Super Bowl have in common? Lots if you want to put down a proposition bet related to the leader of the free world. Bovada and BetOnline have released a few regarding Trump and Super Bowl 54 bets, and while some are predictable, others show […]