The bad news is the Super Bowl is the last football game you’ll be able to bet on for 8 months. The good news is there are at least 1,000 different bets available on this single game. From the coin toss to the length of the national anthem to who receives the opening kickoff to how the long the first punt will be, Super Bowl prop bets are a dreamland for degenerates.
We’ve taken the time to identify the 21 strangest prop bets available for Super Bowl 46 along with the lines offered on each. And before you send us hate mail telling us that the number of aircraft prop bet isn’t stranger than the prop bet on Kelly Clarkson’s belly button, keep in mind that this list is not in rank order.
1. Number of aircraft that fly over at end of national anthem (5 Dimes)
2.¬†¬†Will Kelly Clarkson’s bare belly be showing when she sings the National Anthem? (Bovada)
3. ¬†How long will it take Kelly Clarkson to sing the National Anthem? (Bovada)
4. Kelly Clarkson omits or forgets a word during the National Anthem (5 Dimes)
5. Al Michaels says the word ‘miracle’ during the first quarter (5 Dimes)
6. Will Al Michaels or Chris Collinsworth say “Tebow” during the first quarter? (5Dimes)
7. How many times will Giselle Bundchen be shown on TV during the game? (Bovada)
8.¬†If Tom Brady’s son is shown on TV during the game will he be wearing a Tom Brady Jersey? ¬†(Bovada)
9. Who will Barack Obama pick to win the game? (Bovada)
10.¬†What color will Madonna’s hair be when she begins the Super Bowl Halftime show? (Bovada)
11. Madonna will have visible fishnet stockings? (5 Dimes)
12.¬†What will Madonna be using to start the Super Bowl Halftime show? (Bovada)
13. Will Madonna wear a hat at any point during the Super Bowl halftime show? (Bovada)
14.¬†What Color will the Gatorade (or liquid) be that is dumped on the Head Coach of the Winning Super Bowl Team? ¬†(Bovada)
15.¬†Who will the Super Bowl MVP of the Game thank first? ¬†(Bovada)
16. How many viewers will stream the Super Bowl online? (Bovada)
17. Will the last play of the game be a QB rush (ie kneel-down)? (5 Dimes)
18. Which Manning will be shown first after kickoff, Archie or Peyton? (5 Dimes)
19. How many times will Peyton Manning be shown on TV during the game? ¬†(Bovada)
20. How many times will Jim Irsay be mentioned on TV during the game?
21. How many times will Andrew Luck be mentioned on TV during the game?
Believe it or not, there can be real value in these prop bets. Of course, you should do your homework first and, before you make any play, always shop for the best line as many sports books offer the same prop bets with slightly different lines. And if you make any crazy prop bet wins, send us a screen shot and we’ll document the most remarkable wins (and losses).
Looking for some action? ¬†Head over to either 5Dimes or Bovada.