What A Ride: Winning And Losing Bets From Super Bowl LIV

The NFL betting season ended as NJ sports betting customers wanted, with nothing tainted or controversial marking the Super Bowl outcome.

The NFL season ended as the purists wanted, with nothing tainted or controversial marking the Super Bowl outcome.

Bettors experienced numerous highs and lows, from the game outcome and field-goal props to the first punt versus the longest touchdown.

What a ride.

The San Francisco 49ers were a couple of plays shy of putting this game in its pocket. They were ahead 20-10 and were forcing Kansas City into third and 15, deep in its territory with only half of the fourth quarter left.

That’s when the Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who had been playing poorly, lofted the game-changing bomb to Tyreek Hill that set up the first of three game-ending touchdowns.

A look around NJ sportsbooks

PointsBet Sportsbook reported that some of its major action came from the kickers.

About 90% of NJ sports betting customers wagered “Yes” for a missed extra point but lost. The 10% who said “No” gained a +210 return.

The public loved the over in the field goal prop of 3.5, but the final total was three.

The sharpies took the under, and they benefitted by three different things going their way when this prop was one play away from becoming an over.

A pass interception, pass interference call, and then a touchdown pass all occurred at different times, one play before another field goal would have been attempted.

FanDuel Sportsbook: A game of inches

So, the Travis Kelce touchdown making the game 20-17 late in the fourth quarter rewarded bettors at FanDuel Sportsbook on a promo that not only paid for the score but awarded money for every point the Chiefs got. That’s a multiplier of 31.

Why a game of inches? One play earlier, Mahomes threw an incomplete pass, and a field goal was likely. But out came the flag for pass interference, and the Kelce TD occurred on the next play.

Sometimes, you’re just living right.

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Some of those crazy plays impacted a neat William Hill prop that each team would connect on a field goal of more than 35 yards.

Robbie Gould did it for San Francisco in the first quarter. Kansas City’s Harrison Butker was twice ready to kick one in the 40-yard range but was denied because of the interception and pass-interference calls.

The longest touchdown of the game was 38 yards, losing to the first punt, which was 50, in a yardage prop.

A costly offensive pass interference penalty on George Kittle wiped out the probable field goal that would have provided the split of San Francisco winning the first half, Kansas City the second.

You knew Mahomes had to throw an interception sometime, right? His streak of 163 straight passes without a pick ended, and then he threw a second. Turnover props of over 1.5 were rewarded.

One bet had an over/under of 9.5 players running the ball, and the total was nine.

Under players cringed when Kelce was supposed to get a first down on a completion, but tried to spin away for more yardage and came up short. On the next play, there was a direct snap to him. He was the ninth player to run the ball.

And then it ended right there.

SugarHouse: Chiefs come through as the chalk

SugarHouse Sportsbook rewarded bettors who predicted a halftime tie. It seldom happens, and that’s why it paid +950 here.

The book reported Kansas City surging from 49% to 60% moneyline handle in the last two days before the game. Kansas City also held 70% of the spread volume at -1.5.

SugarHouse moved the over/under line to 53, down from 54.5 over the weekend. But the savvy bettors understood the defenses would play well enough to keep the total below that. Under bettors accounted for just 24% of the tickets.

Kansas City: By the numbers

The Chiefs covered their last nine games they played, including the playoffs.

Kansas City also became the first team ever to overcome double-digit deficits to win all of its championship games.

The Chiefs rallied from 24-0 down to beat the Houston Texans 51-31, from 17-7 down to topple the Tennessee Titans 35-24, and they dug out of this 20-10 hole.

It was Kansas City’s first Super Bowl victory in 50 years and head coach Andy Reid’s first-ever.

DraftKings: Where’s Brady?

Bettors have some speculation to bring into the off-season.

DraftKings Sportsbook has a novelty prop about who New England quarterback Tom Brady’s next team will be. Rumor mills have incorporated everything from Brady retiring or resigning with the Patriots, provided they put some talented players around him.

The Patriots reached the post-season on fumes but bowed out against the Tennessee Titans in the first round. Brady looked ordinary all year.

The board has him as -305 to return to New England. The Patriots are the only favorite on the list. The Las Vegas Raiders are next +350.

Some intriguing longshots include the Washington Redskins at 66-1 and the New York Giants at 50-1. The Seattle Seahawks lead the oh-no brigade as a 250-1 longshot.

It is doubtful Brady would move anywhere he would not be able to call the shots but, interestingly, a prop emerged anyway.

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Wait till next year

You may be counting down the days until next year, but NFL betting begins now.

Odds are up for betting on the Super Bowl 55 champion.

The Chiefs are listed at +650 to repeat as Super Bowl winners. But that’s a rare feat. It hasn’t been accomplished since 2004 and 2005 with the Patriots.

The Baltimore Ravens are an attractive choice at 7-1. Teams that underachieve in the playoffs tend to bounce back. The Chiefs looked ready to make the Super Bowl last year, but an offsides call negated the interception that would have sealed the game for them.

This year, they came on like gangbusters and won it all.

The board includes 49ers at +900, good teams like the Los Angeles Rams at 20-1, several choices in the 50-1 range and the Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals at 150-1.

It’s Almost Game Time: The Latest Super Bowl Betting Trends At NJ Sportsbooks

Super Bowl 54 betting options escalate as the Big Game nears. Here are the latest betting trends at New Jersey sportsbooks.

Here comes betting’s version of all you can eat. Super Bowl 54 betting options escalate, luring professional bettors and novices for Sunday’s showdown.

The serious wagering indicates the Kansas City Chiefs are starting to edge away from the San Francisco 49ers on the moneyline, if not the spread.

The Chiefs had edged up to a high of -128 Thursday morning at FanDuel Sportsbook and -127 at SugarHouse Sportsbook.

Other major books like DraftKings, William Hill and PointsBet sportsbooks had Kansas City in the -120 range. This was the first crack, albeit subtle, in the betting-line logjam, which has remained solitary for nearly two weeks.

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The latest Super Bowl betting trends

Kansas City remains a 1.5 point-spread favorite at most books and 1.0 at William Hill Sportsbook, as the calm begins to give way to the betting storm. The over-under remains lodged in the 54-55 range across the books.

The moneyline and spread payout have gained center stage because of a line that’s near pick-em.

DraftKings Sportsbook lists San Francisco at +1.5 with a spread payout of -110 and a moneyline of + 108.

Why would a Niners’ backer take the spread? San Francisco presumably will either win outright or lose by more than one point, creating a big percentage change for a payout. The difference between -110 and +108 is nearly $20 on every $100 bet, an important matter to a big gambler.

Bettors figure the game won’t be decided by exactly one point. Only one Super Bowl ever has ended that way, when the New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills 20-19 in 1991.

A Chiefs’ backer may be more inclined to take the spread because it’s generally -110 Kansas City on the spread and now up to -128 on the moneyline.

FanDuel Sportsbook has the 1.5 point spread at -105 and +112 on the moneyline for San Francisco. Kansas City is -115 on the spread and -128 on the moneyline, suggesting the book is looking for more San Francisco wagers.

William Hill remained consistent at Kansas City giving one point, with San Francisco becoming even money and Kansas City -120 with a victory on the moneyline. It was also the first establishment to push the over-under to 55. That number had been stuck on 53.5 and 54 for much of the past two weeks.

Super Bowl novelty bets

Over the last 10 seasons, the winner has also covered the spread. The last dog to cover without winning was the Arizona Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009 at +5.5. Arizona lost the game 27-23.

Favorites and dogs have gone 3-3 in the last six Super Bowls.

Kansas City ends a 50-year drought to appear in the game, having won Super Bowl IV.

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan would complete the first-ever father-son duo to capture a Super Bowl. His father, Mike Shanahan won with the Denver Broncos in 1997 and 1998.

The Niners would join the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers with the most Super Bowl championships, six, by winning.

Prop Bet Potpourri at NJ sportsbooks

Super Bowl prop betting has become its own entity, just like the halftime commercials. The menu becomes more fun, off the wall and diverse each year.

PointsBet Sportsbook sports one the most unique prop wagers. Who will the game MVP thank first:

  • Teammates (+150)
  • God (+275)
  • Family (+350)
  • Fans (+400)

Gambling has now entered an age where a bet is hanging on every word. All three will probably be mentioned immediately, but only one can be first.

PointsBet reported some prop market waves throughout the week. They included the under 12.5 penalties and no team going wire to wire.

The Sammy Watkins prop for under 53.5 receiving yards has been popular, along with Raheem Mostert rushing for under 82.5. yards.

PointsBet says it has reached 513 markets and has over 3,000 outcomes on the event.

Sports betting options are being added around the clock

SugarHouse Sportsbook has more than 600 wagers, reflecting a steady climb for the last two weeks.

It reports that Kansas City has 68% of the tickets to cover at -1.5, while the 49ers obtain 60% of moneyline support, preferring to take the better payout of the moneyline than a little less with the short spread.

Early signs show bettors favoring a high scoring affair, as the over-under at 54 has 70% of tickets on the over.

Patrick Mahomes has the most ‘MVP Winner’ tickets of any player, with just over 30% of total ‘MVP Winner’ bets. Mostert and Travis Kelce are the next most popular options, each receiving around 12.5% of total tickets.

Some player props are simply a nice stab. Will:

  • Tyreek Hill record the game’s longest reception from scrimmage?
  • The last play of the game be a quarterback kneel?
  • Either team down a punt inside the 2-yard line?
  • The ball ever be spotted exactly on the 50-yard line?

William Hill has props including whether more than 2.5 players will throw a pass, 9.5 players will run the ball and whether the score will ever be tied after 0-0.

Draft Kings has an interesting score-first prop. San Francisco tight end George Kittle is +900. New England tight end Travis Kelce is +700.

Will the 2-minute warning in the first half come exactly at 2:00? The no is +330.

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What about the actual matchup?

Kansas City led the league with 24 touchdowns of 20 or more yards and Mahomes delivered a league-high 13 deep touchdown passes, despite missing part of the year because of injury.

The reigning MVP has recaptured last year’s form and has thrived on several factors. Offensive line protection is excellent, which he supplements by scrambling and throwing on the run.

Hill is a constant deep threat and Mecole Hardman may be even faster than Hill. Tight end Travis Kelce is in sync with Mahomes and drifts into open territory once Mahomes extends the play, which is often.

The Niners are a ball-control team, rushing the ball three-quarters of the time. They have exceptional blocking up the middle and speedster Mostert was a late-season find, exploding through holes faster than his predecessor Matt Breida.

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Land Of 1,000 Bets: William Hill Sportsbook All In On Super Bowl Wagering

Are you still sorting through your Super Bowl betting options? William Hill shares a breakdown of the betting trends and popular wagers.

Super Bowl betting is big at the 100-plus William Hill sportsbooks across the country.
Including at Tropicana Atlantic City, where NJ sports betting customers can grab a 14-page packet.
There are so many ways to wager on the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers that there are special instructions:
Please help keep the line moving. Have the betting number(s) ready when you get to the counter.
Unless you are wagering by using the William Hill NJ app.
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We offer a closer look at the big game betting trends and popular wagers.

Super Bowl betting trends

Besides the app and the Trop, William Hill operates the NJ sportsbooks at Monmouth Park and Ocean Casino Resort.

When you factor in legal betting states NevadaIowaIndiana and West Virginia on Feb. 2, it is going to be an extremely active day.

So, where is the money going?

William Hill sent out a press release earlier this week that provides an early breakdown of the national figures.

Point spread (Chiefs +1)

  • 58% of total tickets on the Chiefs.
  • 68% of the total money wagered on the Chiefs.

Moneyline 

  • 77% of the total number of tickets on the 49ers.
  • 77% of the total money wagered on the 49ers.

Total points (55) 

  • 84% of the total number of tickets on the over.
  • 86% of the total money wagered on the over.

49ers and Chiefs futures tracker

The 49ers are the NFC’s No. 1 seed. The Chiefs finished the regular season as the AFC’s No. 2 team.

The Niners are an even bet to win the Super Bowl. If we go back to Jan. 21, 2019, the Niners opened at 30-1. The odds shifted to 40-1 in mid-August.

The Chiefs head into Sunday’s game at -120.  The line opened at 7-1 and jumped to 15-1 in late October.

And, on Sunday,  it all comes down to the final score.

William Hill + popular big game props

A significant amount of money is bet on props.

William Hill is tracking the most popular props based on total dollars and number of tickets.

The five most popular wagers by total dollars:

  1. Alternate game total: Over 40.5 (-600)
  2. Will there be a safety in the game? No
  3. Point spread proposition: 49ers +10.5 (-350)
  4. Will the game go to overtime? No
  5. Rushing yards by Patrick Mahomes: Over 30.5 (-110)

Five most popular by total tickets:

  1. To win the pro football championship 54 MVP: Nick Bosa 
  2. Rushing yards: Mahomes over 30.5
  3. Will the game go to overtime? Yes
  4. Will an interception be returned for a touchdown? Yes 
  5. Result of the opening coin toss: Heads 

NJ Bettors Can Watch, Bet On The Super Bowl At Meadowlands, Monmouth This Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is days away. Whether you like the Chiefs or 49ers, the NJ sports betting crowd can wager and watch at two racetracks.

New Jersey horse racing is on hiatus until spring. At the same time, two NJ racetracks are not exactly ghost towns.

Thanks to NJ sports betting, customers are still visiting Monmouth Park and the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Super Bowl LIV (6:30 p.m. EST Sunday on Fox) will likely attract large crowds to both properties.

And for a good reason. The industry-leading FanDuel Sportsbook calls the Meadowlands home. William Hill NJ operates the retail book at Monmouth.

The latter has the Kansas City Chiefs as a 1-point favorite over the San Francisco 49ers.

The line is 1.5 with FanDuel.

Besides picking a side, sports bettors are looking forward to sitting back and watching the big game. Some may prefer the Atlantic City scene, but it’s not the only option.

Here is a Sunday viewing planner for the Garden State’s other sportsbooks.

New Jersey (and New York City) residents are invited

East Rutherford, home to the Meadowlands Racetrack, is less than a 20-minute drive from Manhattan. It’s been no secret that New Yorkers visit New Jersey regularly to place legal mobile wagers.

So, there are ways for Big Apple residents to bet the Super Bowl online from NYC; however, it just can’t be done from the Empire State.

It’s highly likely that out-of-state bettors will be wagering on the moneyline, point spread or props at FanDuel Sportsbook this weekend.

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Meadowlands Racetrack

Sports Betting Scene: The Meadowlands is No. 1 when it comes to NJ sports betting. FanDuel produces the bulk of the revenue.

The retail location consists of three separate areas, the biggest of which doubles as a sports bar and restaurant. The property has 30 betting windows along with 30-plus kiosks.

Seating and viewing options vary depending on which space the customers choose.

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Where to Hang: The Meadowlands is offering three different viewing options.

Victory Sports Bar is the main spot with 50-plus HD TVs (some of which fall under the “massive” category).

Victory opens at 11 a.m. Sunday; seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

There is a $35 minimum purchase per person, with breakfast, lunch or dinner items available.

Also, reservations are available in the lounge area. It features a large central bar with great views of Victory’s 20-foot screens. The same minimum purchase amount applies, and the menu is à la carte.

The gallery, which opens at 4 p.m., will show Super Bowl 54 on a large roll-down projector.

Patrons can take advantage of the $25 tailgate buffet.

Gameday favorites such as wings, mac ‘n’ cheese, mini hot dogs, fries, chili and brownies are all on the menu. Seating is available for those with buffet reservations only.

Monmouth Park

Sports Betting Scene: Monmouth Park is where the first legal sports bet in New Jersey history was placed.

As far as the sportsbook goes, there are two locations (both located on the grandstand level). One is an enclosed sports bar with seating for 100-plus guests along with a food and drink menu. There are more than 50 screens to watch the big game.

The other area is an open space featuring a giant 75-foot LED video wall.

There are 22 live tellers.

Mobile Apps:

Where to Hang: Monmouth Park is not hosting a public viewing party. Bettors will be able to watch on the video wall, as well as the sports bar.

Food will be available for purchase.

DraftKings Sportsbook Director Talks Super Bowl LIV Betting

DraftKings Sportsbook director Johnny Avello talks about the Big Game. Don’t be surprised if there are 1,000 ways to bet on the Super Bowl.

The DraftKings Sportsbook app features a banner ad with the words “Over 400 betting options for SB54.”

By the time Super Bowl LIV kickoff arrives at 6:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, that number likely will no longer be accurate.

Johnny Avello, director of DraftKings Sportsbook, explains to NJGamblingSites.com just how insane Super Bowl betting gets.

“It’s definitely going to go higher than that,” Avello said.

“There (are) some other things that need to go up yet. … There will probably be over a thousand ways to bet the game.”

DraftKings even brought back its free Big Game Squares for its customers that are seeking a risk-free option.

Avello and his team have dedicated countless hours preparing for one of the busiest days on the NJ sports betting calendar.

The matchup: 49ers vs. Chiefs

The San Francisco 49ers versus Kansas City Chiefs is what many would consider a pretty even match.

KC opened as a slight 1.5-point favorite with DraftKings. As of Sunday, one week before the big game, it remained the same.

Avello said the game itself is very easy, noting it takes probably less than two minutes to do.

“You’ve already formulated the line for the teams, regardless of who they are. (You) make a couple of adjustments,” said Avello.

He also likes the matchup that developed.

“I thought it was the best possible matchup for betting interest in, not only the game but all the props that we could make using all the offensive players that these two teams have.”

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Prop bets take days

With a sporting event as big as the Super Bowl, prop bets can get a little overwhelming. The ones available at retail sportsbooks this week resemble study guides.

At DraftKings, it’s a process that starts the day after the NFL Conference Championship games. Avello said that coming up with all of the props can take several days.

“You start on Monday, and you put up a bunch then. And then Tuesday, you work on another set. And then Wednesday and then Thursday,” said Avello.

“So, you never stop for the first week. You’re spending probably four hours each day on various props.”

Some of the bets fall under the novelty category:

  • Coin-toss outcome
  • Coin-toss winner
  • Retirement specials
  • Jersey number props

New Jersey is the land of opportunities

New Jersey is known for having more flexibility compared to other jurisdictions.

The wagers available in the Garden State could differ from those on the Pennsylvania side.

” … They’re much more wide open to letting us do some of the novelty. So novelty prop, so to speak,” Avello said.

“Some of those other jurisdictions are still trying to decide what they’re going to allow and what they’re not. Whereas Jersey looks like we’ll be able to do the color of the Gatorade shower.” 

There is a real possibility that there could be wagers tied to the national anthem, too.

Avello notes that customers will wager on the props. From a money standpoint, however, he said the bulk of it would be on the game itself.

“We’re going to probably be 80 (percent) game because we take such big bets,” said Avello.

“You know, six-figure bets are quite prominent. You’re going to see a lot of those. Seven-figure bets are certainly possibilities. So, I don’t think the props can overshadow the game itself.”

The Andy Reid factor

The novelty bets are the fun stuff.

Around South Jersey, rooting for the Chiefs will likely fall under the same category. It’s Philadelphia Eagles country, after all. 

Head coach Andy Reid spent 14 seasons coaching the Birds. However, he has yet to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

But from a betting standpoint, the coaching connection likely will not carry much weight. Avello said he thinks the loyalty goes out the window.

“I don’t know if there’s going to be a bigger attraction from the local markets for him, but I do believe that there (are) going to be people in the local markets rooting for him,” said Avello.

” … But, hey, you know as well as I do, if you like the other side of the game, you bet the other side.”

Super Bowl betting revenue

Next week, the big question will be, how did New Jersey sportsbooks do?

With Super Bowl 53, NJ sports betting customers enjoyed a better outcome than the sportsbooks. The latter took a $4.5 million loss for the night.

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3. It wasn’t exactly an exciting one, either.

But there are several factors that operators, such as DraftKings, consider when measuring success.

Avello said any time you book a game and lose, that’s not a disappointment.

Having happy customers who can get bets in and get paid is important. So is having a system that works correctly throughout Super Bowl weekend.

“The final results are not the success. I mean, if we win the game, we win it. If we lose the game, we lose it. We are not suiting up and playing,” Avello said.

“All we can do is book the game, make the customers happy and the results play out.”

New Bettor’s Guide: Quick and Easy Super Bowl Prop Betting At NJ Sportsbooks

Four Super Bowl prop bets at New Jersey online sportsbooks a new bettor looking for action should consider for the Big Game.

Betting on the Super Bowl is the most popular wagering event on the sports calendar.

The Super Bowl is the culmination and climax of year-round preparation from the NFL Draft in April, training camp in July, a 16-game regular season, and the playoff battles.

It all leads to two teams, the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers taking to the field on Super Bowl Sunday.

While the Super Bowl is indeed a huge gambling day for focused, serious sports bettors, there’s also plenty of ways for the less serious, more casual fan to participate. An incredible array of proposition or “prop” bets are available for every level of bettor.

While many serious players will be focused on the point spread and moneyline bets, a prop bet is related to the occurrence or non-occurrence of an event during the game, not directly affecting the game’s outcome.

The scale of the Super Bowl, combined with an extra week of game preparation (or hype), leads to the most extensive menu of betting props of any NFL game.

For example, PointsBet Sportsbook is offering over 300 bet types for the Super Bowl with the number of available bets increasing as we get closer to the game.

For those of you casual NFL fans, below you will find four prop bets at NJ mobile sports betting apps to consider for Sunday that will provide you with some “action” from the start to finish of Super Bowl LIV.

Before we get to the prop bets, here are the current betting odds for the Super Bowl.

1. Coin toss props at DraftKings

The coin toss is a regular occurrence at the beginning of every NFL game. The result is either “heads” or “tails.”

DraftKings Sportsbook offers wagering opportunities around the opening coin flip:

  • Heads -103
  • Tails -103

At -103, if you bet $103, you will win $100.

DraftKings also offers odds on which team will win the coin toss:

  • Chiefs -103
  • 49ers -103

Coin toss prop bet trends

Over the last 10 Super Bowls, the coin toss results have gone exactly as you might expect, evenly split between heads and tails.

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2. The safety prop at PointsBet

While a safety is the least common scoring play in NFL games, they do occur more than you think.

During the 2019 NFL regular season, there were a total of 17 safeties scored, but neither the Chiefs nor 49ers registered one. Perhaps they are “due” for one in the Super Bowl?

Since it’s the Big Game, safety prop bets are available. In fact, PointsBet Sportsbook offers several props that include safety.

  • Will there be a safety? Yes +900, No -2500.
  • Will the game’s first scoring play be a safety? Yes +5000
  • Will the game’s last scoring play be a safety? Yes +6600

Safety prop bet trends

In the previous 53 Super Bowls, there have been a total of nine safeties scored. This computes to an average of one safety every six Super Bowls.

The last safety occurred in Super Bowl 48…and this year is Super Bowl 54. Hmmm…might there be a safety this year?

3. William Hill goes into overtime

If the score is tied at the end of regulation, there will be an “overtime” in which the winner will be determined.

Unlike the regular season, where there is a 10-minute OT with the possibility of a tie, the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl will play in overtime until there’s a winner.

William Hill Sportsbook offers a prop bet on whether there will be overtime:

  • Yes +650
  • No -1000

Overtime prop bet trends

In the 53 previous Super Bowls, there has only been one game that has gone into overtime, but it did happen recently.

In Super Bowl 51, the Patriots roared back from a 28-3 deficit against the Falcons to tie the game 28-28 by the end of regulation, with the Patriots going on to win 34-28 in overtime.

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4. Guess the Most Valuable Player at FanDuel

Winning the Super Bowl is the goal of every player that puts on the pads or coach that straps on a sideline headset or clipboard.

One player will be selected as the game’s most outstanding player, the MVP, and he will be showered with cash, new cars, trips to Disney, and a gauntlet of TV talk show appearances.

FanDuel Sportsbook offers Super Bowl game MVP prop betting odds for an incredible total of 60 players combined between the Chiefs and 49ers.

Here are the current top betting favorites with their team and position noted:

  • Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs (QB) +110
  • Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers (QB) +250
  • Raheem Mostert, 49ers (RB) +800
  • George Kittle, 49ers (TE) +1600
  • Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (WR) +1700
  • Travis Kelce, Chiefs (TE) +2200

MVP prop bet trends

Noting above that two of the top six betting choices for MVP are at the tight end position, there has never been a tight end that has won the Super Bowl MVP award.

The quarterback position has dominated this award, winning in 29 of the 53 years and seven of the last 10 years. The last running back to win was Terrell Davis of the Denver Broncos in 1998. There has only been one winner from the losing team, Chuck Howley of the Dallas Cowboys way back in Super Bowl V.

Your strategy to approach this prop is straightforward, select the QB of the team that you think will win, and there’s your (more than) likely MVP!