With only a few weeks to go before Super Bowl 2013, tensions are high, egos are strong, odds are considered and bets are placed. In the world of the sports fan, betting on their favorite team is all about sending the players their good juju.
For the sports fan that hasn’t placed a bet on Super Bowl before, the best place to start is reading a guide that explains Super Bowl betting terms. Get friends and family to explain it to you, but if you’re betting against them, your money is safer if you make your research by yourself before requesting any advice from other “competitors”.
The annual NFL championship game is not only the moment world champs are announced. It is also the time of a tradition enthusiast sports fans have been following with almost religiosity. The Super Bowl bet among friends, via an online sportsbook, through Las Vegas casino sports and so on, is like the Christmas eggnog or the Thanksgiving Day turkey.
Nobody will predict the future for you, but if you’re really interested in winning actual money over your bet on Super Bowl, research the teams, check out sport analysts’ views and make sure you look at the line. This is the term for the listed odds on a game, and that should be a good start when you’re trying to figure out how much money you can safely bet on your Super Bowl favorite. Make sure you get the line from Las Vegas casinos and not the one circulated by the media.
A bet on Super Bowl isn’t illegal if you’re placing it through Las Vegas casino sports book, online such sports book and betting pools. Placing a bet on Super Bowl also isn’t illegal if it’s among friends. But let’s get back to the matter at hand, learning the ins-and-outs of placing a bet on Super Bowl. A Favorite is the team that will likely win the game, the longshot on the other hand is the team that will mostly likely lose, but if by some miracle the team wins the game, your bet is going to deliver significant revenue.
The actual bet on the Super Bowl game has several different versions. For instance, you can prop bet on something that could happen during the game, such as how long will the National Anthem moment be, or who will be the first player to score, not to mention the whacky bets on the color of Gatorade the coach of the winning team will be soaked in. A lot of Super Bowl veterans will prefer betting against the public, trusting their bookies and not the average or beginner Super Bowl gambler.
If you want to bet on Super Bowl online, make sure you find a website that delivers all betting types and maybe a little something on the side. For instance, Bovada has a Super Bowl 2013 promotion that gives betters a 50% free bet welcome bonus up to $250.