Super Betting Statistics
February 2, 2023

With the Super Bowl 10 days away, we look at the some of the crazy statistics of the most wagered on event every year.

$3.02 billion: The amount wagered on the Super Bowl with Nevada sportsbooks since the state’s gaming control began tracking betting on the NFL championship in 1991. Last year, a record $179.8 million was bet on the Super Bowl with Nevada sportsbooks.

$233.2 million: The net win on the Super Bowl for Nevada sportsbooks since 1991.

2: The number of Super Bowls that Nevada sportsbooks have suffered a net loss. The books lost a record $2.6 million when the underdog New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XII. There was also a small loss of about $400,000 in 1995 when the heavily favored San Francisco 49ers won and covered in a 49-26 win over the San Diego Chargers.

20: The number of outright upsets by betting underdogs in the Super Bowl.

27-27-2: The betting favorite’s record against the spread in the Super Bowl.

64%: The average percentage of people who bet on the Super Bowl favorite every year to cover the spread.

27-28-1: The number of Super Bowl Overs and Unders in Super Bowl history.

27-29: The amount of time the coin toss has landed on Heads vs Tails.

54%: The amount of time the Super Bowl winning quarterback wins the Super Bowl MVP.

25%: The amount of time the most popular color Gatorade (orange) was dumped on the winning coach.

3.5: The largest amount of points a Super Bowl spread has moved prior to kickoff.

15: The number of consecutive playoff games that the Chiefs have been the betting favorite, the longest such streak in the Super Bowl era.

8: The number of seven-figure bets on last year’s Super Bowl that were reported by sportsbooks.