It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl with out the meals or the betting.
Proposition bets have turn out to be a staple of the Super Bowl tradition through the years.
“We have so many prop bets, over a thousand unique prop bets, and we’ll be adding more all the way up to Super Bowl Sunday,” stated Caesars Sportsbook Assistant Director of Trading Adam Pullen.
Prop bets are facet wagers on elements of the sport that is probably not tied to who wins or loses.
“Four thousand ways to bet. The prop betting has taken up a life of its own. Sometimes, it’s almost more important than the game itself, who wins or loses. So many options, so many ways to bet,” stated Pullen.
And betting doesn’t cease when the sport kicks off.
“We can bet all the way through the game. The next play, the next drive. How many yards they’re going to get on the drive. There is so much. Technology has made it a lot better for what we can offer on an everyday basis,” stated Pullen.
Over at Westgate, the sportsbook launched a menu of over 500 prop bets.
“We like to call it the game within the game, so how many yards the quarterback is gonna have. How many rushing yards a running back will have, who’s gonna score the first touchdown? Will this team make a 43-yard or longer field goal? You name it, we have it covered. But those are the prop bets, and they’re very, very popular,” stated Westgate Superbook Executive Vice President Jay Kornegay.
So widespread that persons are generally extra excited by them than the sport.
“They represent about 68% of our wagers, meaning they actually get more action than the game itself….they’ve become popular over the years because people have had a lot of success with them. They’ve done very well. We’ve won our share, the players have won theirs, but it’s a big part of the Super Bowl weekend now,” stated Kornegay.
Westgate Superbook additionally advises all bettors: Remember to keep inside your means, and don’t guess on issues you don’t perceive.