In Super Bowl 56, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20. Under crew chief Ron Torbert, there was six total penalties (four against the Bengals, two against the Rams) for a total of 41 penalty yards.
Below, find the Super Bowl 56 referee betting stat breakdown, and check back for updates ahead of 2023’s Super Bowl 57 in Glendale, Arizona.
Before you place your bets on the Super Bowl 56 matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams, you should look into every potential factor that could influence the final score.
Like it or not, one of those factors will be the refereeing of crew chief Ron Torbert and the entire Super Bowl 56 crew. Below we break down this year’s Super Bowl referees and the crucial Super Bowl referee betting stats you need to know.
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Super Bowl 56 Refereeing Crew
Referee: Ron Torbert
Umpire: Bryan Neale
Down Judge: Derick Bowers
Line Judge: Carl Johnson
Field Judge: Rick Patterson
Side Judge: Keith Washington
Back Judge: Scott Helverson
Replay Official: Roddy Ames
Replay Assistant: Sean McKee
Super Bowl Referee Betting Stats & Trends
Check out this year’s Super Bowl referee betting stats and trends, compiled in Odds Shark’s database. We have two charts showing the betting trends for regular-season and playoff games officiated by Ron Torbert, as well as some key takeaways for you to use when betting on Super Bowl Sunday.
Bet The Favorites With Torbert In Charge
The one key takeaway from the Super Bowl referee betting stats (outline below) is that betting on the favorites is the play in Super Bowl 56. With the favored team covering the spread at a profitable 55.9 percent of the time and winning straight up 77 percent of the time under Torbert’s supervision, look to the Rams this weekend.
The Rams are 4-point favorites over the Bengals in Super Bowl 56, with -195 moneyline odds to win the big game.
Super Bowl Referee Betting Stats
Ron Torbert (Regular Season)
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Favorites Trend Continues In The Playoffs
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Bet The Penalties OVER In Super Bowl 56
Another stat to note is that Torbert’s crew averages 12.5 penalties per game according to Odds Shark’s database, including 12.6 per game in the regular season and 11.3 in the playoffs.
The current Super Bowl 56 accepted penalties OVER/UNDER at Bovada is 10.5, meaning you should be betting the OVER given Torbert’s history.
Super Bowl 56 Result: UNDER 10.5 penalties
How Do I Use These Super Bowl Referee Betting Stats?
The easiest way to utilize these Super Bowl 56 referee betting stats is to bet on the favorite for Super Bowl 56, the Los Angeles Rams. The easiest way to do that is a moneyline bet, where you simply pick which team you think will win. If you’re convinced the Los Angeles Rams will win Super Bowl 56, a moneyline bet on the Rams would be simply picking them to win the big game.
Here is an example of what moneyline Super Bowl odds could look like:
Using the example above, we see the Rams are the favorites and Joe Burrow’s Bengals are the underdogs. The favorite is shown by the minus sign (-) and dogs will always be shown with the plus sign (+).
If you were to wager $100 on the Rams at -115 odds and they won, you’d get a payout of $186.96 – your original $100 is returned along with your winnings of $86.96.
To see how much you’d win based on any odds and the amount wagered, check out our Odds Calculator.
Super Bowl Referee Betting Stats FAQ
Who is the referee for Super Bowl 56?
Ron Torbert has officially been named the referee for Super Bowl 56 in Los Angeles, California. Torbert is a veteran NFL official who has coached in the NFL since 2010. Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals will be Torbert’s seventh postseason assignment as head referee.
Who is the officiating crew for Super Bowl 56?
In addition to Ron Torbert as referee of Super Bowl 56, Bryan Neale is the umpire, Derick Bowers is the down judge, Carl Johnson is the line judge, Rick Patterson is the field judge, Keith Washington is the side judge, Scott Helverson is the back judge, and Roddy Ames is the replay official.
What are some Super Bowl referee betting stats?
An interesting Super Bowl betting stat is that Ron Torbert has been one of the top favorites referee in the National Football League this year. Favorites posted a 66-52-4 ATS record in regular season games Torbert refereed (55.9 percent cover rate), and have been even more successful in the NFL playoffs.
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