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The 10 weirdest Super Bowl prop bets

Jan 23, 2014, 2:20 PM PST


The Super Bowl is a spectacle and the sideshows can be more entertaining than the game itself.

With that in mind, recently released their list of Super Bowl prop bets, and they’re downright ridiculous. Fans can wager on whether or not they think the game announcers will mention “Marijuana” or if Peyton Manning will say “Omaha” more than 27 times.

Nothing is considered out of bounds. You can bet on Michael Crabtree’s tweets — or lack thereof — during the game, the weather, and even Knowshon Moreno’s tears.

If you’re still reeling from your team’s tough loss in the NFC Championship, or disgusted that your favorite franchise won’t be anywhere near MetLife Stadium during the Super Bowl, there might be another way to find a rooting interest in the big game.

The 10 most ridiculous Super Bowl XLVIII prop bets:

1) Will the announcers say the word “Marijuana” during the game?   

Yes                  +550     (11/2)

No                    -900     (1/9)

2) How many times will Peyton Manning say “Omaha” during the game?      

Over/Under                   27½


Manning is single-handedly boosting Omaha, Nebraska’s economy. (Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

3) Will Michael Crabtree mention Richard Sherman in a tweet during the Super Bowl from kickoff until final whistle?  

Yes                  +150     (3/2)

No                    -200     (1/2)

4) Will it snow during the game?       

Yes                  +300     (3/1)

No                    -500     (1/5)


Weather could be a big issue during the Super Bowl. (Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

5) Will the power go out in the stadium during the game?     

Yes                              25/1

6) Will Knowshon Moreno cry during the singing of the National Anthem?

Yes                  +400     (4/1)

No                    -700     (1/7)

7) If the Broncos win will Peyton Manning retire before game 1 of the 2014 Regular Season?          

Yes                  +700     (7/1)

No                    -1500    (1/15)

8) Will Richard Sherman be interviewed on field after the game on the live FOX broadcast?      

Yes        -110

No         -110

9) What will be higher?   

Gold Medals by the USA in the 2014 Sochi Olympics      +120     (6/5)

First Half Total Points by the Broncos                            -150     (2/3)

10) Historical Matchups – What will be higher?     

Peyton Manning Passing Attempts Super Bowl XLVIII   -200     (1/2)

John Elway Completions & Attempts Super Bowl XXXII (34 Total)    +160     (5/8)


Will Manning surpass Elway? (Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

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