Betting is one way to make the Super Bowl more interesting if your team isn't playingFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Super Bowl Sunday is upon us once again. Some viewers will be watching for the game... while others will be paying attention to the commercials and the halftime show.
By: Drew Trafton, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Super Bowl Sunday is upon us once again.
Some viewers will be watching for the game... while others will be paying attention to the commercials and the halftime show.
On Super Bowl Sunday, more than 100 million Americans are expected to tune in to the big game. But if your team isn't playing, Vikings fans. how do you stay interested? How about a nice Super Bowl prop bet?
"How long is it going to take for...”
"I forgot who it was... singing the national anthem."
Focus more on the spectacle of the game than the game itself...
"I'd say over 2 minutes."
Popular bets include...
The lights going out like last year's game placed at 20/1.
Notorious cryer and Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno tearing up during the anthem... at 3/2.
And this is sure to warm the hearts of Vikings fans... there's even a bet on whether consistently hobbled receiver Percy Harvin will leave the game due to injury... At 3/1.
"Uh, I think chances are pretty good."
But you can even make up your own.
"I'd probably do something about Bruno Mars...”
"...and his halftime show. Like which song will be his first one and which will be his last one?"
(Singing) "Just The Way You Are"
And the beauty of it...
"I've never been a big football fan. I was a Vikings fan, and that tends to lead toward disappointment."
...you don't even have to enjoy the game to get in on the fun.
Come on, give it a try.
"Bet that certain team's gonna show unsportsmanlike conduct on a touchdown on something.
I don't know."
Actually, that's one the odds makers have already jumped on...
The going rate on Richard Sherman's odds to earn a taunting flag... 4/1.
One of the biggest longshot prop bets is if a team will earn a Safety during the game.
Odds on that happening are placed at 2,500 to 1.