Intriguing Super Bowl Odds

December 1, 2010 NFL Football

Super Bowl odds get a lot of attention from gamblers around the world.

Let’s take a look at what makes Super Bowl betting odds so intriguing and some interesting facts surrounding the big game.

Super Bowl odds have had some big favorites in history. The biggest favorite in Super Bowl odds history was the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXVIIII. They beat the San Diego Chargers 49-26 as 18 point favorites in Super Bowl betting. The second highest Super Bowl odds ever were in Super Bowl III as the Baltimore Colts were favored by 17 over the New York Jets.  The Jets won that game in the biggest upset in Super Bowl betting history. There have been 13 other double-digit favorites in Super Bowl betting history. Just a couple of years ago it was the New England Patriots losing as 12-point favorites to the New York Giants.  There was a time when big favorites in Super Bowl odds were excellent bets.  The last four times though when a team was favored by a big margin in the Super Bowl they lost.

Super Bowl odds get a lot of attention because the Super Bowl is the most watched sporting event in the world.  Gamblers love to have action on TV games and when it is the Super Bowl they totally get carried away. Normally in Super Bowl odds the favorite will get a lot of attention because gamblers don’t want to wager on the underdog.  These gamblers will also take the over because they want to see points scored.

When you bet Super Bowl odds remember that you can also bet the money line, the halftime, quarters and even the numerous proposition choices.  Those prop bets in Super Bowl odds start right from the coin toss where you can bet heads or tails.  The props continue all throughout the game and even include the last score of the game.  There is always something to keep you in action when it comes to props in Super Bowl odds.

The Super Bowl holds a lot of intrigue every season no matter who is playing. The game is hyped up for two weeks and every part of the game is dissected by the media.  By the time the game begins the public has usually made the favorite their pick and sometimes that team wins and sometimes they do not, but the game is always intriguing.

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