Super Bowl 2011: Proposition Bets

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Super Bowl 2011: Proposition Bets
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Super Bowl Sunday is fast aproaching, as is the need for a lengthy list of mindless, albeit important, betting propositions for the big game.

Jeffrey Boswell has the list, banned by Roger Goodell and guaranteed to break any reformed gambler.

1. Winner: Green Bay/Pittsburgh
2. Versus spread: Green Bay  (-2½)/Pittsburgh (+2½)
3. Total points (game): over/under 45½
4. Total points (1st quarter): over/under 12½
5. Total points (2nd quarter): over/under 10½
6. Total points (3rd quarter): over/under 13½
7. Total points (4th quarter): over/under 10½
8. Number of FOX NFL studio pre-game analysts (including Frank Caliendo) picking Green Bay to win: over/under 2 1/2
9. Number of team captains (both teams) at midfield for coin toss: over/under 7½
10. Winner of coin toss: Packers/Steelers
11. Coin toss called: heads/tails
12. Coin toss result: heads/tails
13. Packers to: kick/receive
14. First possession begins at yard line: over/under 25½
15. First play from scrimmage: run/pass
16. Yards gained on first play from scrimmage: over/under 6½
17. First Packer pass: complete/incomplete
18. First penalty called on: offense/defense
19. Length of first accepted penalty: over/under 5½
20. Jersey number of side judge: over/under 89½
21. National anthem: a cappella/accompanied by music
22. Aaron Rodgers passing yards: over/under 271½
23. Rodgers turnovers: over/under 1½
24. Mike Wallace receptions: over/under 2½
25. Rashard Mendenhall rushing attempts: over/under 22½
26. Greg Jennings receptions: over/under 5½
27. Ben Roethlisberger interceptions: over/under 1½
28. Turnovers (both teams-game): over/under 4½
29. James Harrison sacks: over/under ½
30. Clay Matthews sacks: over/under 1½
31. Roethlisberger passing yards: over/under 259½
32. James Starks rushing touchdowns: over/under ½
33. Charles Woodson tackles: over/under 5½
34. Hines Ward touchdowns: over/under ½
35. Rodgers completions: over/under 25½
36. James Farrior tackles: over/under 10½
37. Sean Suisham point-after-touchdown conversions: over/under 2½
38. Tramon Williams tackles + interceptions + sacks – interference penalties: over/under 3½
39. Heath Miller receptions: over/under 2½
40. LaMarr Woodley tackles + sacks + passes defended + tackles for losses – quarterback hits: over/under 5½
41. First team to score: Packers/Steelers
42. Points of first score: over/under 3½
43. Yardage length of first Green Bay touchdown: over/under 8½
44. Yardage length of first Pittsburgh touchdown: over/under 7½
45. Jersey number of first Packer to score a touchdown: over/under 44½
46. Jersey number of first Steeler to score a touchdown: over/under 34½
47. First touchdown: pass/rush
48. Coaches challenges: over/under 1½
49. Punts (both teams): over/under 9½
50. Two-point conversion attempts: over/under ½
51. James Harrison personal foul penalties: over/under½
52. Halftime versus spread: Green Bay (-1½)/Pittsburgh (+ 1½)
53. Total points (halftime): over/under 22½
54. Add total points at halftime; sum is: odd/even
55. Time remaining on clock at 2:00 warning (1st half): over/under 1: 56½
56. Mason Crosby field goals: over/under 2½
57. Green Bay first downs: over/under 24½
58. Pittsburgh first downs: over/under 23½
59. Total yards (both teams): over/under 703½
60. Green Bay red zone efficiency: over/under 58.66%
61. Pittsburgh red zone efficiency: over/under 56.12%
62. Green Bay penalties: over/under 5½
63. Pittsburgh penalties: over/under 5½
64. Tie score at any point in fourth quarter: yes/no
65. Time remaining on clock at 2:00 warning (2nd half): over/under 1:58½
66. Points scored in final two minutes of game: over/under 7½
67. Time outs called in last two minutes of game: over/under 2½
68. Jersey number of Super Bowl MVP: over/under 11½
69. Letters in last name of Super Bowl MVP: over/under 8½
70. "Hair vs. Hair" graphics featuring vital statistics of Troy Polamalu and Clay Matthews: over/under ½
71. Duration of game: over/under 3:18½
72. Attendance: 93,087½

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