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Place your bets, Super Bowl style

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by TheSportsPredictor, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    NEW YORK, NY - The NFL’s biggest game will feature the Colts and the Saints in what is sure to be an epic battle. As usual game speculation is reaching a fever pitch from analysts and fans alike – such a fever a pitch in fact questions are being raised regarding how players will behave, before after and during the game! This being the case, the largest most successful sportsbook on the web, BetUS.com posted odds on everything from end zone celebrations to player arrests.


    Analysts at BetUS.com posted the following odds onSuper Bowl XLIII Fan and Player Behavior:

    Players likely to be arrested following the super bowl (first month after)
    Reggie Bush 12/1
    Roman Harper 8/1
    Jerraud Powers 10/1
    Vincent Jackson 8/1
    Steven Jackson 8/1
    Rey Maualuga 5/1
    Jermaine Phillips 8/1
    Chad Ocho Cinco 15/1
    Tajiddin Smith 5/1
    Anthony Spencer 8/1
    Jonathan Vilma 5/1
    Leroy Hill 6/1
    Jamal Williams 7/1


    Player likely to be fined by NFL for on-field gesture
    Reggie Bush 10/1
    Reggie Wayne 8/1
    Robert Meachem 5/1
    Mike Bell 10/1
    Jeremy Shockey 3/1
    Lynell Hamilton 5/1
    Jonathan Vilma 4/1
    Roman Harper 5/1
    Scott Fujita 8/1
    Tracy Porter 5/1
    Joseph Addai 12/1
    Donald Brown 10/1
    Mike Hart 10/1
    Jerraud Powers 8/1
    Jacob Lacey 8/1


    Will a player give the middle finger to the crowd?
    Yes 8/1


    Will a player moon the crowd?
    Yes 10/1

    Who will the Super Bowl MVP of the Game thank first?
    God 2/1
    Family 3/2
    Teammates 6/5
    Coach 2/1
    Does not Thank anyone 3/1


    Who will the Winning Coach thank 1st?
    God 2/1
    Coaching Staff 4/1
    Family 5/2
    Team 9/5
    Does not Thank Anyone 2/1

    Will the MVP of Super Bowl XLIII be a Quarterback?
    Yes 1/2
    No 3/2

    First End Zone Celebration:
    Spike the Ball 2/1
    Ickey Shuffle 3/1
    The Fun Bunch 10/1
    Heisman Trophy pose 10/1
    Lambeau Leap 5/1
    Dirty Bird 10/1
    Cell phone call 20/1
    Sharpie 12/1
    Pom-poms 20/1
    Show biceps 3/1
    Riverdance 10/1
    CPR on the football 20/1
    Imitation of Tiger Woods 20/1
    Chicken Dance or Funky Chicken Dance 4/1
    Change the football's diaper 10/1
    Snow angel 15/1
    The Squirrel 9/1
    The Worm 7/1
    Slam dunk the football 4/1
    Swing and hit a HR 15/1
    Makes an 'X' out of his forearms 7/1
    The Roosevelt 9/1
    Mimic being pregnant 20/1
    Pretended the football was a chainsaw 12/1
    Roundoff or backflip 5/1
    Synchronized high five 15/1
    Blows to the goalpost 12/1
    Mile High Salute 9/1
    Retrieved a sign 12/1



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    I like the show biceps for the TD celebration at 3/1. I am not sure what blows to the goalpost means. I hope it is supposed to be bows! How come Peyton Manning isn't getting odds to be arrested??
     
  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    The squirrel? Pretty sure Baltimore's not in the Super Bowl. :)
     
  3. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Spike the ball at 2:1 seems like good money, so does QB MVP at 1:2.
     
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    An analysis of Super Bowl squares. Yea, the numbers you thought were good are good, and the numbers you though sucked do suck.

    http://caseyshead.com/2010-super-bowl-squares-breakdown/
     
  5. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    3/1 for the Ickey Shuffle? Don't tell me the 2010s are the new 1980s.

    I'm not sure if I'd bet on any Saints to be the first player arrested following the Super Bowl. If they win, they'll probably have the run of the place for at least a few months.
     
  6. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    I'd take this one!

    Rey Maualuga 5/1
     
  7. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Awesome. Of course, the only way to run a squares board is blind draw.
     
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    No doubt.

    But maybe I can find a sucker for my three squares that have a 1.01% COMBINED chance of winning and sell them at 60% off! I just hope they didn't read this article.
     
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