American football fans are going online to make their wagers in greater numbers this year. The Super Bowl LV takes place on Sunday February 7 2021 pitting the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The event will take place in Florida this year at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 and won the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years. It ended up seeing $6.8 billion in worldwide wagers placed on the game.
The William Hill Sports book has made Kelce tied for third in the 2021 Super Bowl MVP odds with teammate Tyreek Hill, at +1100. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the -120 favourite, while Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is +200. Every year, the event is the most wagered on in the United States, and this year is no exception. Online gambling sports books are offering a of huge selection of wagers on almost every aspect of this National Football League championship match, some others are reportedly opting for more unique routes with proposition wagers on markets as varied as the length of the pre-game national anthem alongside an over/under on how many television advertisements broadcast during the match will feature a dog.
Less traditional betting such as whether anthem singer Eric Church will be wearing a leather jacket, the color of the headband being sported by star quarterback Patrick Mahomes and if the broadcast will have any commercials for a Star Wars film are also offered online. There are markets being formed by some online gambling operators that give odds on what color liquid will be poured on the winning coach and what is to be the first song performed by Canadian half-time entertainer The Weeknd.
The Chiefs remain slight favorites over Buccaneers even though the game is being played in the home stadium of the Buccaneers for the first time in the Super Bowl history.