Super Bowl XLIX marks the end of the betting season for football, but it is one game that brings about a lot of them. While the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots are battling it out on the field, there will be a lot of people paying more attention to what is happening with the betting odds, Vegas picks, and prop bets.
There is still time to get your bets in, but you’ve got to know everything and anything that goes into the game. Here is the basic information for Super Bowl XLIX that you certainly need to know, per Bleacher Report.
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona
When: Sunday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. ET
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra
Betting Info (via Odds Shark):
- Over/Under: 47.5
- Spread: Patriots -1
When placing your bets, it pays to know a bit of Super Bowl history, and Vegas Insider has provided plenty of that. According to the betting odds, the underdog has won the last five Super Bowls. In the last seven Super Bowls, the spread has been totally covered by the underdog team, as well.
Seattle did originally open the betting line two weeks ago as 2.5 point favorites, but that has since changed. If you’re still torn on who you may think will win, you could always check out the NFL experts picks.
For those that are looking to get in on a few more bets, you can always look to the prop bets, and there are plenty strange ones this year. Here are just some of those that are available for Super Bowl XLIX.
Who will win the MVP? (bet $100 to win)
Tom Brady +175
Russell Wilson +350
Marshawn Lynch +450
Rob Gronkowski +900
LeGarrette Blount +1800
Julian Edelman +3000
Richard Sherman +3300
Darrelle Revis +3800
Earl Thomas +4000
What color will Bill Belichick’s hoodie be?
What color Gatorade will be dumped on the winning coach?
How many times will “deflated footballs” be said during the game?
Over/Under 3 times
How many times will Gisele Bundchen be shown during game?
Over/Under 1.5 times
How long will it take Idina Menzel to sing National Anthem?
Over/Under 2 minutes and 2.5 seconds
There are plenty of other prop bets for Super Bowl XLIX, and it’s a long list. They include things such as combined sacks by both teams, how long LeGarrette Blount’s first rushing attempt will be, and even what the first penalty will be. You can get a full look by checking them all out at Las Vegas Sun.
Super Bowl XLIX will see the Patriots and Seahawks battle it out in the final game of the season to determine the champion. There’s a lot of money to be won, so know your betting odds, the Vegas picks, and prop bets so you can get it on the line before kickoff.
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