Best Super Bowl 2013 Prop Bets: All The Top Entertaining Gambling Options From New Orleans on Sunday

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Feb 03, 2013 05:25 PM EST
A Super Bowl flag hangs from a balcony in the French Quarter of New Orleans
A Super Bowl flag hangs from a balcony in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday."

The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year as well as the biggest gambling event of the year.

All around the world, gamblers, wiseguys and regular joe's will be betting on the game, including with the points spread, winners and whole host of other prop bets. Some companies in Las Vegas as well as in other countries give people a seemingly infinite amount of things to bet on for the big game, including what the coin toss will be, what the first score will be, and yes, if Beyonce will be lip syncing.

There are so many entertaining prop bets that it's hard to count. Gatorade, Alicia Keys, the coin toss, first scores, strange plays and turnovers are only some of the options both hardcore gamblers and new comers have on Super Bowl Sunday.

Here are some of the best, funniest and most entertaining prop bets out there for the Super Bowl.

-Will there be an overtime period? It would be the first time in Super Bowl history if the game did go to overtime.

-Total number of players to score in the game.

-How many rushing yards will either team get?

-Will thre be a safety? Last season the first points of the game were unlikely, as a safety was called on Tom Brady, giving the Giants a 2-0 lead and the ball.

-Who will win the most challenges? Who will get the most penalties?

-How many times will Colin Kaepernick run?

-How many times will they show Alex Smith on the sidelines?

--Some social media ones are in the fold this year, including guesses on what will be the highest rate of Tweets per second on the internet.

-The number of times Ray Lewis says "God" in his post-game interview. Over/unders are going around 100.

-President Obama's game pick.

-How many times Jack and Jackie Harbaugh will be appeared on television.

-Which team will score first and what that score will be is always a popular item for bettors.

-Margin of victory for either side as well as what the TV ratings will be. has a list of "Super Bowl Exotics" prop bets, including "Frank Gore - outscore his Wonderlic score - 6pts?" and if Beyonce will have cleavage. There are some other interesting prop bets, including the number of round the eventual Super Bowl MVP was drafted in.

The strangest bets sometimes can make for the biggest winners come Super Bowl Sunday

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