Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets

Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets
There are plenty of obscure bets for XLVIII as Met Life Stadium gets ready to host the first cold weather Superbowl.

Squares have been a part of the Superbowl for as long as the game has been around. How many points the Broncos and Seahawks score or have their point total end in will keep even the most casual fan into Big Game until the end.

Some fans might want way more than that though. Are you interested in more than squares, the point spread, the over/under and the obvious statistics that the players will achieve.

Will Knowshon Moreno Cry During the National Anthem

+170 Yes, -250 No

Moreno had become notable for crying this season. It seemingly began on December 1 in the Broncos win at Kansas City. These were not just any tears though, Moreno was more like a faucet.

Who Will Be Seen on TV First, Erin Andrews or Pam Oliver

Andrews and Oliver will be working the sidelines Sunday at Metlife. Andrews will be on the Broncos sideline and Oliver on the Seahawks. One of the prop bets is if Andrew will interview Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman again. Their volatile exchange after the NFC Championship game was the talk around the NFL for at least a week.

Per Bovada, Erin Andrews is -140 and Pam Oliver is even money.

Bovada has quite a lengthy disclaimer regarding the wager. "From kick off until final whistle. Live pictures only, any taped pictures or past video does not count towards wager. Half time does not count towards wager. Must clearly say name. Book Manager's decision is final. NO OVERLIMITS"

How Many Times Will Payton Manning Say Omaha During the Game?

It seems as if NFL fans have become obsessed with Manning and the meaning of Omaha. Manning had a hilarious explanation about what Omaha means. The over under for the Superbowl is 27.5 times, he said it 31 times in the AFC Championship game against New England.

Will Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman Receive A Taunting Penalty

After his now famous interception and infamous rant with Erin Andrews after Seattle's NFC Championship, Bovada has Sherman +400 for him receiving a taunting penalty and -700 that he wont. Sherman was fined$7,875 for giving 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick the choking sign after his game clinching interception.

Who Will the Superbowl MVP Mention First in His Speech?

Teammates 1-1

God 3-1

Fans 11-2

Other team or a Player on the other team 10-1

Family 12-1

Coach 14-1

Owner 25-1

None of the Above 9-2

The disclaimer listed on Bovada is: Wager is on interview with the Superbowl MVP on field during the Trophy Presentation Only. If Co-MVP wager is on first to speak. Book Manager's decision is final. NO OVERLIMITS

What Will Bruno Mars be Wearing on His Head During the Halftime Show.

- Fedora- Even
- Fur hat- +700
- Tuque  +500
- No hat +150

Will Any Member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers be Shirtless During their Performance

Yes +175 No -135

If you google the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the majority of the pictures have at least one member shirtless. The NFL has tried to portray a family friendly product since Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction in Superbow XXXVII.

I would not be surprised the NFL issues the Peppers an edict to have shirts on during their performance.

What Color Will the Gatorade be That is Dumped on the Head Coach of the Winning Team?

Orange 1-1, Clear 5-2, Yellow 15-4, Red 15-2, Blue 10-2, Green 15-1.

I'd have to go with blue on this. The Broncos primary color is orange and Seattle's is blue, but the secondary colors are Blue and Green for this year's superbowl teams.

What will be Higher USA Gold Medals in Sochi or Broncos First Half Point Totals

What will be Higher Canada Gold Medals in Sochi or Seahawks First Half Point Totals

These are two separate bets, but I am lumping them together. The payoff wouldn't be for three weeks, but this one requires dedication to both the Superbowl and Olympics. The fact this bet can only be made once every four years makes it even better.

USA Gold Medals +120 Broncos First Half Points -150

Canada Golds +145 Seahawks First Half Points -175

If Renee Fleming Wears Gloves While Signing the National Anthem

The forecast for Sunday in East Rutherford New Jersey is for 37 degrees and cloudy during Superbowl XVLIII. Based on that you would have to figure Fleming would wear gloves. However when searching on Google for Fleming and gloves no pictures can be found.

If she does where gloves what color will she wear? The minds at Bovada have the odds which color the Opera Star will choose.

White +275, Black Even, Red +500, Anything other color +300.

I'd like to see her wear a multi colored glove, I guess that would fall under the other category.

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