Super Bowl Props and Odds
(consensus odds from various sportsbooks; others via Bovada)

Super Bowl MVP odds:
P. Manning: $100 wins $120
R. Wilson 4/1
M. Lynch 5/1
D. Thomas 20/1
K. Moreno 20/1
P. Harvin 25/1
R. Sherman 25/1
E. Decker 33/1
W. Welker 35/1
J. Thomas 35/1
D. Baldwin 50/1
E. Thomas 50/1
G. Tate 50/1

Total Passing Yards:

Peyton Manning: 290.5 yards

Russell Wilson: over/under 199.5 yards

Total Rushing Yards:

Marshawn Lynch: 88.5 yards

Knowshon Moreno: 65.5 yards

Percentage Chance

12% chance Peyton Manning will retire before next season IF he wins Super Bowl ($100 wins $700 if YES)

19% chance Richard Sherman gets a taunting penalty during the game ($100 wins $400 if YES)

23% chance it will snow during the game ($100 wins $300 if YES)

32% chance Richard Sherman will intercept a pass ($100 wins $200 if YES)

46% chance a Red Hot Chili Peppers member will be shirtless during the performance

Over/Under

Over/Under for longest touchdown of the game: 43.5 yards

Over/Under for largest lead of the game by any team: 13 points

Over/Under for temperature at kickoff: 32 degrees

Over/Under for Renee Fleming to sing the National Anthem: 2 minutes and 23 seconds

Over/Under for number of times Peyton Manning says “Omaha” during the game: 27.5 times

Longshots:

$100 wins $2500 if the power goes out during the game

$100 wins $3300 if Seattle wins the game by greater than 36 points

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Super Bowl Game odds:


Denver favored by 2.5 points over Seattle

Over/Under: 47 total points (lowest total of any Denver game this season)

75% of bets so far backing Denver.

Preseason Odds:

Denver was the Super Bowl favorite before the season: 6/1 odds
Seattle was the FOURTH Super Bowl favorite before the season: 11/1 odds

Notes:

Super Bowl would be the 30th straight game Broncos have been favored (25-4 straight-up and 20-9 ATS in the prior 29)

Only 4 prior Super Bowls have been so close that the line has been LESS THAN a field goal.

First time since 2003 that the Super Bowl Champion will have the best regular season record (Denver & Seattle tied with 13 wins)

Super Bowl Action:

An estimated $10 BILLION is projected to be bet on Super Bowl XLVIII worldwide!
Over half of adult Americans are expected to have some money at risk on the game.
Less than 1% of the total amount bet is expected to be wagered legally in Nevada.
A majority of experts are projecting SB48 will be the biggest bet Super Bowl EVER!

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Handicapping Tips: Super Bowl Prop Betting: Steve Fezzik, from Pregame.com, gives some handicapping tips when it comes to betting Super Bowl Props.



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