All the Insane $#!t You Can Bet On In the Super Bowl (Yes, Including T-Swift)

Super Bowl 2024 Betting

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At least 38 states have legalized some form of sports betting, and you better believe that people will be betting heavily on the biggest sporting event of the year. While you probably expect that people will wager on the outcome of the Super Bowl on February 11th, tons of esoteric and downright weird prop bets are also available for betting.

Prop bets are only tangentially related to the big game, and you don't have to know anything about sports to get in on the action. We combed through online sports books to find the funniest, most bizarre things you can bet on in this year's Super Bowl, from Gatorade colors to commercials — and yes, Taylor Swift, too.

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2. Length of the National Anthem

Reba McEntire is singing this year's National Anthem, and you better believe sports gamblers are going to wager on whether her rendition takes over or under 1 minute and 28 seconds. This one's less of a guess than you might think, though. Serious bettors study YouTube clips of her singing the anthem at other events to gauge her average time.

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3. Color of Reba McEntire's Hat

Oddsmakers have decided that Reba wears enough hats that she'll probably be sporting one, and you can bet on what color it'll be. There's 9 colors to pick from, and red is the favorite, followed by brown and black. 

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5. Taylor Swift Anthem Sighting

Taylor Swift fever has infected everyone, including gamblers. There's all kinds of wagers you can make related to Swift, the megastar pop singer who's dating Kansas City Chiefs player Travis Kelce. Will she be shown on camera during the National Anthem? Considering how many Swifties will be watching the game, all signs — and the favored bet — point to yes.

You can also wager on how many times she'll appear on camera during the game. If you think over 5.5 times, you're in the majority.

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6. First Word in Usher's Half Time Show

Usher is performing this year's halftime show, and you better believe you can bet on lots of weird stuff about it. Will the first word he utters during the show be "Yo"? Or maybe "Vegas", "Yeah", or even "Usher". (The key to this wager might be which song you believe he'll sing first, something you can also bet on, natch.)

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7. Usher Performs a Swift Song

Will Usher perform a Taylor Swift song during the halftime show to make all the Swifties swoon? According to the money coming in, most likely not. 

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8. Halftime Wardrobe Malfunction

Remember the 2004 Janet Jackson halftime show scandal that made "wardrobe malfunction" a common phrase? Book makers do, and you can still bet on whether something similar will happen to any performer during the halftime show. Needless to say, it's unlikely. 

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9. Halftime Special Guests

Super Bowl halftime shows are known for having lots of surprise performers. You can bet on just how many show up (the line is set at 2.5, if you're curious), and you can bet that specific people will appear on stage at some point during the show. Favorites include Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Lil John, while Madonna and Miley Cyrus are at the bottom of the list.

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10. Swift and Kelce Proposal

Swift and Kelce are the current celebrity "it" couple. Will they make it official with a (very) public proposal at the Super Bowl? All signs point to no, but you never know. 

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11. Swift and Kelce Pregnancy Announcement

Hoo boy, now we're starting to get a little crazy. Will Swift and Kelce announce their first pregnancy at the Super Bowl? That would probably break the internet, but crazier things have happened.

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12. Blackout

The power went out in the Superdome for 34 minutes during the 2013 Super Bowl, and odds makers won't forget it. You can bet on whether the power goes out during this year's game as well, with "it won't" being the heavy favorite, obviously. 

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13. Bitcoin Price

Cryptocurrency exploded in recent years, and the value of those digital currencies are very volatile. If you're into speculation, you can bet on whether the price of Bitcoin or Ethereum goes up or down over the course of the Super Bowl. If you think you've got insider knowledge on crypto commercials or celeb endorsements, maybe it's a good bet for you.

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14. Gatorade Color

Dousing the winning coach with a giant cooler of sports drink at the end of the game is a time honored tradition. One of the most fun bets you can make is what color that beverage is going to be. Purple, red, and blue are the favorites, but you can also wager on yellow, orange, clear, or the wildcard: no dousing will occur.

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15. TV Commercials

Changing the channel during the Super Bowl is a party foul, even during the commercials. That's especially true if you're a gambler who wagers on which commercials are shown first. Will the Nerds ad be shown before Oreo? Will BMW come before Popeyes? Will Swift and Kelce be shown in a Super Bowl ad together? Those are just some of the wagers you can make.

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16. "Unauthorized Person"

Will anyone run out onto the field who shouldn't be there during the broadcast? That's what sportsbooks call unauthorized persons. You can bet on their gender (men are the favorite), how long they're on the field, if they contact a player, whether they enter the endzone, or even touch the midfield logo — all before being tackled by security, presumably. Who doesn't root for a streaker?

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17. MVP Speech

Not only can you bet on who the Super Bowl MVP will be (boring), you can bet on who that player will mention first in their award ceremony speech after the game. Usually, that means who they'll thank first. Right now, teammates is the favorite, followed by God or Jesus, their city, coach, the team's owner, and their family.