This might annoy Tim Tebow and other devout Christian players but the Almighty is an underdog in Super Bowl betting odds.
Last year, God was the favorite in prop bets focused on who the MVP would thank first in his acceptance interview. This year, He’s the third pick at 7/2 odds.
For the enjoyment of atheists and other people annoyed by Bible thumpers, ‘nobody’ is the second choice, just slightly ahead of God at 11/4.
The lines are posted at and before you call your pastor or complain to the evangelical society about the god odds, they are among 750 sometimes interesting, sometimes downright silly things you can bet on for Super Bowl XLVI.
In case you were wondering, the MVP is expected to thank his teammates first, which is a 2/1 bet.
Things like the color of Gatorade poured over the winning coach’s head (yellow is favored at 2/1 and blue is the longshot at 10/1), the length of Kelly Clarkson’s rendition of the national anthem (and whether her star-spangled belly button is in view while she sings; the Over-Under is 1 minute 34 Seconds) and whether Madonna wears fishnet stockings during the halftime show are some of the sillier Super Bowl props.
For those who are interested in the basics, the Patriots are favored by 2.5 points to avenge their Super Bowl loss four years ago to these New York Giants. The total is 55 with nearly 70% of the betting votes on the OVER here at OddsShark.com.
And Tom Brady is the favorite to win Super Bowl MVP (for the third time).
There are also cool Super Bowl contests and plenty more on the go in the lead-up to the biggest of games.
Who will the Super Bowl MVP of the Game thank first?
Does Not Thank Anyone 11/4