Super Bowl XLVII: Odds, Betting Lines And Bizarre Prop Bets For Super Bowl 47 Between 49ers and Ravens

Super Bowl XLVII odds and betting lines have been posted, and it goes well beyond the San Francisco 49ers being a 3.5 point favorite over the Baltimore Ravens. Sure, there are the usual betting lines and odds involved in any sort of sporting event, with an Over/Under currently set at 47.5 and the money line set at -165 for the 49ers and +145 for the Ravens, but if you are truly a degenerate, you can bet on almost every single aspect of the game.

Want to bet on which team wins the coin toss? Go ahead. Although don’t look for better odds on one or the other. Heads of Tails will net you the same amount.

You can also bet on which team scores first, who scores it, what type of score it will be and if it will be the game winner. But those are still standard. If you really feel like throwing your money away on February 3, take a look at some of these outstanding prop bets associated with Super Bowl XLVII. Many of them have little or nothing to do with anyone on the 49ers or Ravens.

How long will it take Alicia Keys to sing the national anthem?
Under 2 minutes 15 seconds 1/1
Over 2 minutes 15 seconds 1/1
Will Alicia Keys be booed during or after her rendition of the national anthem?
Yes 5/1
Will Alicia Keys forget or omit at least 1 word of the national anthem?
Yes 3/2
No 1/3
Will Beyonce be joined by Jay-Z on stage during the Super Bowl halftime show?
Yes 11/10
No 2/3
What predominant color will Beyonce’s top be at the beginning
of the Super Bowl halftime show?
Black 9/4
Gold (Yellow) 11/4
Silver (Gray) 7/2
White 5/1
Red 13/2
Pink 15/2
Orange 12/1
Blue 15/1
Green 15/1
Will either Jack or Jackie Harbaugh be shown on TV wearing any clothing
that has either a SF or BAL logo on it during the game?
Yes 2/1
No 1/3
How many times will the game be referred to as the Harbaugh Bowl or Har Bowl
or Super Baugh during the game?
Over 2.5 1/1
Under 2.5 1/1
Who will be shown first during the game?
Jim Harbaugh 1/1
John Harbaugh 1/1
Split screen shot of both 4/1
How many times will “Harbaugh” be said during the game?
Over 20.5 1/1
Under 20.5 1/1
Will any Baltimore or San Francisco player on the active roster
be arrested before Super Bowl XLVII?
Yes 5/1
Who will Barack Obama pick to win the game?
Baltimore Ravens 1/2
San Francisco 49ers 3/2
What will happen with the Dow Jones the day after the Super Bowl?
Market up 5/7
Market down 1/1
Will the team that wins the coin toss win the game?
Yes -115
No -115
What color will the Gatorade (or liquid) be that is dumped on the head coach
of the winning Super Bowl team?
Clear/Water 7/4
Orange 5/2
Yellow 5/2
Green 13/2
Red 13/2
Blue 13/2
If Ray Lewis is interviewed on TV after the game on the field or in the locker room,
how many times will he mention “God/Lord”
Over 3 1/1
Under 3 1/1
Who will be Super Bowl MVP? (Top 6 choices shown)
Colin Kaepernick (QB, SF) 7/4
Joe Flacco (QB, Bal) 11/4
Frank Gore (RB, SF) 7/1
Ray Lewis (LB, Bal) 7/1
Ray Rice (RB, Bal) 10/1
Michael Crabtree (WR, SF) 14/1
Player to score the first TD in the game? (Top 6 and final choices shown)
Frank Gore (RB, SF) 13/2
Ray Rice (RB, Bal) 15/2
Michael Crabtree (WR, SF) 15/2
Anquan Boldin (WR, Bal) 8/1
Colin Kaepernick (QB, SF) 8/1
Vernon Davis (TE, SF) 9/1
No TD scored in the game 75/1
Will the game go to overtime?
Yes +600
No -1000
Will Ed Reed intercept a pass?
Yes +300
No -500
Colin Kaepernick’s total passing yards
Over 232.5 1/1
Under 232.5 1/1
Colin Kaepernick’s total rushing yards
Over 50.5 1/1
Under 50.5 1/1
Will Colin Kaepernick score a rushing TD in the game?
Yes +110
No -140
Who will have more rushing yards in the game?
Steve Young in Super Bowl XXIX (49 Yards)
Colin Kaepernick Super Bowl XLVII
What will be higher?
Sidney Crosby shots on goal on Feb. 3
Torrey Smith receptions
What will be higher?
Alex Ovechkin minutes played on Feb. 3
Shortest field goal made in Super Bowl XLVII
What will be higher?
Totals goals in Manchester City vs. Liverpool match on Feb. 3
Randy Moss receptions in Super Bowl XLVII

Best of luck to all you betting enthusiasts.

Oh, and to the 49ers and Ravens as well, of course. This is still a football game, ultimately. Even if you wouldn’t know it by the prop bets that go along with this contest.



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Rob Kelley

Rob Kelley is a sports reporter for various newspapers in Florida, and is trying to break back into the sports writing game after a brief hiatus following the publishing of his first book, I'm Not a Quitter. He recently resigned as Editor-in-Chief and lead writer for The South Shore Magazine to pursue better opportunities. You can follow him on Twitter @RobKelley24.