Super Bowl Betting: Plenty of props at sportsbooks
January 27, 2014
When it comes to wagering on this Sunday’s Super Bowl, the sportsbooks have you covered with a complete set of betting lines as well as hundreds of prop bets to add even more action to the biggest game of the NFL season.
If you are looking for Super Bowl props, you might want to start at Bodog with a few player performance props for the game’s biggest players from both teams. The moneyline odds on Denver quarterback Peyton Manning’s total passing yards are set at -115 on either the OVER or UNDER on 290.5 yards. When it comes to Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, the odds are set at -125 for OVER 209.5 total passing yards and at -105 for UNDER that total.
Many people expect the running game to be a huge factor for both teams. The odds for Denver’s lead back Knowshon Moreno in terms of total rushing yards on the day are set at -125 for OVER 62.5 yards and at -105 for UNDER that amount. The big back for Seattle is Marshawn Lynch. Lynch has already rushed for 249 yards in the team's first two playoff games and his moneyline odds for the Super Bowl at Bodog are set at -135 for OVER 90.5 total rushing yards and at +105 for the UNDER on that number.
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was Manning’s favorite target during the regular season and he caught 15 balls in his first two postseason games. The odds on his total receptions for this game have been set at -140 for OVER five and at +110 for UNDER five.
Seattle’s top receiver in the playoffs has been Doug Baldwin with eight catches. The odds for his total number of catches this Sunday have been set at even money on OVER 3.5 and at -130 on UNDER that number. Seahawks receiver Golden Tate should be another big target with +110 football betting odds on OVER four receptions and -140 odds on UNDER that total.
When it comes to betting team props, one of the more interesting choices is wagering on which side scores first. The odds that Denver puts up the first points of the game are set at -125, while the odds that Seattle draws first blood are -105. The odds are set at -115 that either of these teams put the final points of the game on the board.
To show just how important it is to score first, the moneyline odds at Bodog that the team that scores first goes on to win the game are set at -165 for YES and at +135 for NO.