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Prop bets for Super Bowl: MVP odds, Marshawn Lynch fine, Katy Perry’s hair color and much more

Orange Gatorade dumped on a coach? Yep you can bet on that.
Orange Gatorade dumped on a coach? Yep you can bet on that. The Associated Press

I’m not sure when prop bets for the Super Bowl become such a huge deal, but they are these days. posted the following odds regarding the Super Bowl (on and off the field), and there is a little bit of everything.

Super Bowl MVP odds

Tom Brady: 2/1

Russell Wilson: 4/1

Marshawn Lynch: 5/1

LeGarrette Blount: 6/1

Rob Gronkowski: 10/1

Darrelle Revis: 20/1

Richard Sherman: 22/1

Julian Edelman: 25/1

Kam Chancellor: 25/1

Doug Baldwin: 33/1

Earl Thomas: 42/1

Brandon LaFell: 50/1

Jermaine Kearse: 50/1

Over/Under on the amount of money Marshawn Lynch will get fined during media day: $22,500

Game props

Odds to win:

New England Patriots: 10/11

Seattle Seahawks: 10/11

Over/under (O/U) on the final score: 48.5

O/U on the score after the 1st quarter: 12.5

O/U on the score at halftime: 24.5

Odds on the Super Bowl going to overtime: 8/1

Odds the Super Bowl winner returns to the Super Bowl next season: 5/1

Peripheral Game Props

Coin toss odds

Heads: 10/11

Tails: 10/11

Odds on what color Gatorade will be poured on the winning coach

clear/water: 3/1

red: 3/1

orange: 3/1

green: 5/1

purple: 8/1

blue: 8/1

Broadcast Props

O/U on the mentions of “greatest of all time” during the broadcast: 4.5

O/U on the mentions of “spy-gate” during the broadcast: 1.5

O/U on the mentions of “deflation-gate” during the broadcast: 2.5

O/U on the number of Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman comparisons during the broadcast: 4.5

Calamity Props

Odds the power goes out in the stadium: 44/1

Odds that pyrotechnics start a fire in the stadium: 88/1

Odds that the goal posts fall down: 33/1

Odds that the game gets delayed: 10/1

Odds on there being a brawl on the field: 18/1

Odds on there being a brawl in the stands amongst the fans: 33/1

Odds on a fan streaking the field: 50/1

Odds a bird gets inside the stadium: 1/1

Entertainment Props

Odds on a halftime show wardrobe malfunction: 22/1

O/U on number of Katy Perry wardrobe changes: 2.5

Odds on Katy Perry’s hair color

brunette: 1/2

purple/blue: 5/1

redhead: 10/1

blonde: 12/1

Odds on Katy Perry wearing a whipped cream bikini: 18/1

O/U on the number of halftime guest stars: 2.5

Odds the PA announcer mispronounces “Idina Menzel”: 33/1

Odds that Idina Menzel forgets the words to the national anthem: 50/1

O/U on the length of the national anthem: 122.5 seconds

Odds on which company will air the first commercial

Anheuser-Busch: 4/1

Doritos: 5/1

BMW: 6/1

Coke: 6/1

GoDaddy: 8/1

Lexus: 8/1

Chevy: 10/1

American Express: 20/1

McDonalds: 33/1

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