Super Bowl XLVII Prop Bets

We’re less than a week away from kickoff in New Orleans and Super Bowl prop bets have already hit the internet! This is the reason that America is the best country in the world.

In what other land could you bet on the color Gatorade dumped on the winning head coach? Where else can you bet on whether Beyonce’s hair will be curly or straight? What other country gambles on the length of their national anthem?

These little nuggets of beauty only happen in AMERICA.

RJ Bell of Pregame.com released the following prop bets for Super Bowl XLVII:

    • Length of postgame handshake/hug between Harbaugh brothers: o/u 7.5 seconds
    • Times Jack Harbaugh shown during game: o/u 2.5 times
    • Times “Harbaugh” will be said during game: o/u 21.5 times
    • How long will it take Alicia Keys to sing National Anthem: o/u 2 minutes and 15 seconds
    • Will Alicia Keys be booed? If yes, $100 wins $500
    • 32% chance Alicia Keys will mess up the lyrics ($100 wins $170)
    • 43% chance Jay Z will join Beyonce on stage during halftime show ($100 wins $110)
    • 43% chance Beyonce’s hair will be straight, not curly ($100 wins $110)
    • 64% chance President Obama will pick Ravens to win game.
    • $100 pays $500 if any player on either team is arrested before the game.
    • How many times will Ray Lewis mention “God/Lord” in post-game interview: o/u 3 times

Color of Gatorade dumped on winning coach ($100 wins . . . )

  • Clear: +$200
  • Orange: +$250
  • Yellow: +$250
  • Blue: +$700
  • Green: +$700
  • Red: +$700

Game Odds

  • 73% – 49ers will score a rushing touchdown ($300 wins $100)
  • 69% – there will be a 4th down conversation ($250 wins $100)
  • 61% – Ray Lewis will have 11 or more total tackles ($165 wins $100)
  • 56% – Game’s total points will be an odd number ($140 wins $100)
  • 50% – a team will lead by 2 TDs or more at some stage of game ($100 wins $100)
  • 50% – game will be tied at some point after 0-0 ($100 wins $100)
  • 50% – Opening coin flip will be Heads ($100 wins $100)
  • 42% – Ravens will score a rushing touchdown ($100 wins $130)
  • 38% – Someone will throw for 300 or more yards ($100 wins $150)
  • 38% – Either team will score 3 unanswered times ($100 wins $150)
  • 37% – there will be a lead change in the 2nd half ($100 wins $155)
  • 36% – there will be a defensive or special teams TD ($100 wins $160)
  • 32% – there will be a successful 2-point conversation ($100 wins $200)
  • 28% – At least one quarter will be scoreless ($100 wins $240)
  • 27% – Ravens will score in every quarter ($100 wins $250)
  • 23% – At least 3 players will have a passing attempt ($100 wins $300)
  • 18% – Ed Reed will have an INT ($100 wins $400)
  • 14% – Alex Smith will take a snap from center ($100 wins $500)
  • 11% – Game will go into overtime ($100 wins $700)
  • 10% – Zero Field Goals in game ($100 wins $800)
  • 8% – There will be a safety ($100 wins $900)
  • 7% – There will be a blocked punt ($100 wins $1000)
  • 4% – There will be a score in the first minute of game ($100 wins $1500)

Game Props

  • Total yards for both teams combined: o/u 745.5 yards
  • Total 49ers rushing yards: o/u 155.5
  • Total Ravens rushing yards: o/u 101.5
  • 49ers favored by 5.5 NET YARDS over Ravens
  • Longest touchdown: o/u 46 yards
  • Longest Field Goal: o/u 44.5 yards
  • Jersey Number of player to score first TD: o/u 27.5
  • Kobe Bryant points favored by 4 over 49ers points
  • Super Bowl’s total points favored by 5.5 over LeBron James points + rebounds + assists

Kaepernick’s rushing yards
even money versus
Steve Young’s 49 rushing yards (Super Bowl XXIX)

Extreme Scoring?

  • 49ers win by 31 or more points: $100 wins $2000
  • Ravens win by 31 or more points: $100 wins $4000
  • 78 or more total points in game: $100 wins $1800
  • Either team shutout: $100 wins $5000

MVP Odds ($100 wins . . . )

  • Kaepernick: $180
  • Flacco: $300
  • Ray Lewis: $700
  • Gore: $800
  • Ray Rice: $1200
  • Crabtree: $1400
  • Boldin: $1600
  • Vernon Davis: $1800
  • Torrey Smith: $2000
  • Ed Reed: $3300
  • Alex Smith: $4000
  • Randy Moss: $5000

Colin Kaepernick

  • Attempts: o/u 28
  • Completions: o/u 18
  • Passing yards: o/u 235.5
  • TD passes: o/u 1.5
  • Rushing yards: o/u 49
  • Longest completion: o/u 38 yards
  • Longest rush: o/u 19 yards
  • Rushing touchdown: 37% chance ($100 wins $160)
  • 300 passing yards AND 100 rushing yards: 7% chance ($100 wins $1100)
  • Throw 6 or more touchdowns: 1.7% chance ($100 wins $6000)

Joe Flacco

  • Attempts: o/u 34
  • Completions: o/u 20
  • Passing yards: o/u 250
  • TD passes: o/u 1.5
  • Rushing yards: o/u 2.5
  • Longest completion: o/u 40
  • Throw an INT? 59% chance ($155 wins $100)
  • Throw 5 or more touchdowns: 5% chance ($100 wins $1800)
  • Throw for 500 or more yards: 1% chance ($100 wins $10,000)

Ray Rice

  • Attempts: o/u 17.5
  • Rushing Yards: o/u 68
  • Longest rush: o/u 16.5 yards
  • Receptions: o/u 2.5
  • Receiving Yards: o/u 27
  • Score a TD: 42% chance ($100 wins $130)
  • Over 200 yards: 3% chance ($100 wins $2,800)

Frank Gore

  • Attempts: o/u 20
  • Rushing Yards: o/u 83.5
  • Longest rush: o/u 20.5
  • Receptions: o/u 1.5
  • Receiving Yards: o/u 17
  • Score a TD: 50% chance ($100 wins $100)

Receiving Yards

  • Michael Crabtree: o/u 84.5
  • Anquan Boldin: o/u 70.5
  • Torrey Smith: o/u 64.5
  • Vernon Davis: o/u 50.5
  • Dennis Pitta: o/u 44.5
  • Randy Moss: o/u 36.5
  • Jacoby Jones: o/u 21.5
  • Delainie Walker: o/u 22.5
  • Ed Dickson: o/u 18.5
Zach Wilt is the Founding Editor of BaltimoreSportsReport.com and host of the BSR Podcast. He's a loyal Orioles, Ravens and Capitals fan who is obsessed with baseball, loves traveling, In-N-Out Burger and Walt Disney World.

2 Comments

  1. FriendofaFan

    January 28, 2013 at 3:19 pm

  2. JimmyDundalk

    January 29, 2013 at 9:11 am

    The question is , how many times will the Ravens defenders say , ‘there colin goes again’ , no way do they keep up with him , the Ravens are too slow as a team to beat him……………………..