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Here are some of the seemingly millions of things to bet on for Super Bowl LV

Stock image. Photo by Ethan Miller.
Stock image. Photo by Ethan Miller. (Getty Images)

When it comes to the Super Bowl, it’s not just “What can you bet on?”

It’s more like, “What CAN’T you bet on?”

Whether it’s the coin toss beforehand, what is being worn by performers at halftime or what players will say on the podium after the game, wagers can seemingly be made on anything.

Here are some examples of bets you can make before, during and after the game.

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Pregame bets:

  • Coin toss
  • Length of the national anthem (under/over 2 minutes)

Game bets:

  • First score method
  • First score method for each team
  • Odd/even number of total points
  • Highest-scoring quarter
  • Highest-scoring half
  • Odd/even total point number for each team
  • Will the team that scores first win the game?
  • Team to score last in the game
  • Team to call the first timeout in the game
  • Team to get the first penalty in the game
  • Will any player be ejected for throwing a punch or fighting?
  • Will either kicker hit an upright or crossbar during a missed field goal or extra-point attempt?
  • Will Patrick Mahomes or Tom Brady throw more touchdown passes?
  • What will be the first special teams or defensive TD scored in the game?
  • Will a sack or a touchdown happen first?

Bets during the game that have nothing to do with the game:

  • Will the price of Bitcoin go up or down during the game?
  • Will a fan run onto the field during the game?
  • How many times will President Joe Biden be mentioned?

Halftime show bets:

  • How many songs will be played (over/under eight)?
  • How many wardrobe changes will be made by The Weeknd?
  • What will be the first song played?
  • What will be the last song played?
  • Will Ariana Grande be on stage during the show?
  • Will Kenny G be on stage during the show?
  • Will Drake be on stage during the show?
  • Will The Weeknd mention his native Canada during the show?

Postgame bets:

  • Color of Gatorade as it’s poured on the winning coach
  • Who will the MVP mention first in his postgame speech?
  • Will any player propose to his girlfriend after the game?

These are pretty fun. Anyone placing a wager?


About the Author:

Keith is a member of Graham Media Group's Digital Content Team, which produces content for all the company's news websites.