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Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets:

(Sources: SI MMQB, USA Today FTW, ESPN)

How many times will announcers say dab/dabbing: Over/under 1.5.

Color of the liquid poured on the winning coach?

Orange 5/4
Blue 3/1
Clear 4/1
Yellow 4/1
Red 6/1
Green 10/1
Purple 10/1.

Number of times Archie Manning is shown during broadcast. Over/under 1.5.Over/under total

Number of television viewers: 117 million.

Will Ted Ginn drop a pass? Yes/no.

Will Peyton Manning announce his retirement in the postgame interview?

Yes 5/1
No 1/10

If Steph Curry is shown on TV during the broadcast what will he be wearing?

Personalized Carolina Steph Curry Jersey 1/1
No Jersey 2/1
Cam Newton Jersey 3/1
Any other Carolina Jersey 5/1

Will the Panthers player who scores their first TD give the the football to a boy or girl?

Boy 1/2
Girl 3/2

How many times will the Golden State Bridge be shown during the broadcast?

Over 0.5 1/3
Under 0.5 2/1

Who will the Super Bowl MVP mention first?

God 2/1
Team 2/1
City/Fans 6/1
Coach 15/2
Family 15/1
Does not Mention Anyone above 9/4

Which song will Coldplay play first during the Halftime Show?

Adventure of a Lifetime 2/1
Fix You 7/2
A Sky Full of Stars 9/2
Viva la Vida 5/1
Clocks 15/2
Speed of Sound 9/1
Head Full of Dreams 10/1
Paradise 10/1

What color will Beyonce's footwear be when she comes on stage for the Halftime Show?

Black 3/2
Gold/Brown 5/2
White 11/4
Silver/Grey 19/4
Any Other Color 7/1

Will there be a penalty for excessive celebration?

Yes 5/2
No 1/4

Will Denver win Super Bowl, Peyton Manning Retires, San Antonio Wins NBA Championship, Tim Duncan retires? (Yes 20/1.)

What will be higher: Tiger Woods 1st Round score at 2016 Masters or Emmanuel Sanders Receiving Yards?

What will be higher: Arsenal Total Goals on Feb. 7th or Peyton Manning TD Passes?

MVP of Super Bowl 50?

Cam Newton 5/7
Peyton Manning 7/2
Jonathan Stewart 15/1
Greg Olsen 18/1
C.J. Anderson 20/1
Demaryius Thomas 25/1
Luke Kuechly 25/1
Von Miller 25/1
Emmanuel Sanders 25/1
Ted Ginn Jr. 25/1
Josh Norman 40/1
Corey Brown 40/1
Ronnie Hillman 50/1
Owen Daniels 50/1
Devin Funchess 100/1
Graham Gano 100/1
Brandon McManus 100/1
Aqib Talib 100/1
Demarcus Ware 100/1
Kurt Coleman 100/1
Danny Trevathan 200/1
Field of all others 10/1

Player to Score First TD
Jonathan Stewart 8/1
Cam Newton 8/1
Greg Olsen 8/1
Ted Ginn Jr. 10/1
Corey Brown 12/1
Devin Funchess 15/1
Jerricho Cotchery 15/1
Mike Tolbert 15/1
Ed Dickson 40/1
Demaryius Thomas 10/1
Emmanuel Sanders 10/1
C.J. Anderson 12/1
Ronnie Hillman 12/1
Owen Daniels 12/1
Jordan Norwood 20/1
Andre Caldwell 30/1
Vernon Davis 30/1
Peyton Manning 50/1
Field of all others 6/1
No TD scored 200/1

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