The Big Game is on Sunday, as the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs face off in Super Bowl 54. This will be a close battle as the current Super Bowl odds have a close spread of KC -1. As you all know, the Super Bowl is the most-bet single event in sports every year, and that does not mean it is just the spread, total, and moneyline. There are millions and millions of dollars wagered on Super Bowl prop bets as well. William Hill US provides us with public betting information that shows just how popular each bet has been. Let’s take a look at the most popular Super Bowl 54 prop bets.
Below are the top 10 most popular Super Bowl prop bets in terms of total number of tickets. That means the most popular Super Bowl prop is Nick Bosa to win SB MVP. He is a long shot, which allows for a big return on investment if that hits. You may be thinking, “Has a defender or defensive lineman ever won SB MVP?” It has happened more often than you think.
In Super Bowl 50, Von Miller won MVP with 2.5 sacks and six tackles. In Super Bowl 48, Malcolm Smith won with 10 tackles, a pick-six, and a fumble recovery. Smith was an off-ball linebacker, but that is twice in the last six years that a defender has won Super Bowl MVP.
The next two most popular prop bets are Patrick Mahomes to rush for more than 33.5 yards, then for him to score a rushing TD. QB rushing props have been very popular all playoffs long, and bettors are expecting Mahomes to take off quite often against this 49ers front.
|Popularity Rank (by # of Tickets)||Prop Bet||Prop|
|1||To Win SB MVP||Nick Bosa|
|2||Patrick Mahomes Rushing Yards||Over 33.5 Yards|
|3||Patrick Mahomes Rushing TD||Yes|
|4||Will Game go to OT?||Yes|
|5||Coin Toss Result||Heads|
|6||Will there be a safety?||Yes|
|7||Will Travis Kelce Score a TD||Yes|
|8||Will there be a pick six?||Yes|
|9||Will there be a successful 2PC?||Yes|
|10||Will George Kittle score a TD?||Yes|
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This chart shows the top 10 most popular bets in terms of money wagered on Super Bowl props, which means the most money of all the props have come in on the 10 above props. The most popular prop for Super Bowl 54 is the alternate points spread proposition if 49ers +10.5 for a whopping price of -360.
Bettors are willing to take a big risk with -360 in exchange for the 49ers getting +10.5 points. 10.5 points is a huge number, but one that the 49ers are 18-0 against so far this season. In only three losses, the 49ers lost by three twice, and seven once. Bettors are hoping they become 19-0 when given 10.5 points, but William Hill Sportsbook is certainly pulling for a Chiefs blowout for this particular prop.
|Popularity Rank (by Total $ Bet)||Prop Bet||Prop|
|1||Points Spread Prop||49ers +10.5 (-360)|
|2||Rushing Yards: Patrick Mahomes||Over 33.5|
|3||Alternate Total||Over 40.5 points (-600)|
|4||Will there be a safety in game?||No|
|5||Will the game go to OT?||No|
|6||Points Spread Prop||49ers +7.5 (-280)|
|7||Rushing Yards: Raheem Mostert||Over 73.5 Yards|
|8||Game Decided by Exactly 3 Pts||No|
|9||More Points Scored In:||Second Half -1 (-145)|
|10||Points Spread Prop||49ers +4.5 (-180)|
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