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Super Bowl Halftime Show 2015: Katy Perry Odds, Info for Patriots vs. Seahawks

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistJanuary 30, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05:  Singer Katy Perry celebrates on the field after the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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It's not often football gets overshadowed at a football game, but that is exactly what happens every year at the Super Bowl, with parties, highly anticipated commercials and a halftime concert sure to make headlines.

This year's halftime entertainment during the showdown between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks features singer Katy Perry.

This being the Super Bowl, there are plenty of opportunities to gamble on Perry's performance. Here is a look at some of those odds as well as information for the game itself. 

All odds and point spreads are courtesy of Odds Shark (game and Perry props) as of Thursday morning at 11 a.m. ET.

Katy Perry Halftime Show Odds 

How many times will Katy Perry be mentioned in the first half?

Over/Under 1.5

Which song will Katy Perry perform first at halftime?

"Firework" 3-2

"Roar" 3-2

"This Is How We Do" 5-1

"Dark Horse" 12-1

"E.T." 12-1

"Wide Awake" 12-1

"Waking Up in Vegas" 20-1

What will Katy Perry be wearing when she begins the halftime show?

Skirt or Dress 4-5

Pants (below knees) 2-1

Shorts (above knees) 2-1

What color will Katy Perry's hair be when she begins the halftime show?

Black/Brown 2-1

Pink/Red 3-1

Blue/Green 3-1

Blond 4-1

Purple 5-1

Super Bowl 2015 Info

Matchup: New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks

Date: Sunday, Feb. 1

Time: 6:30 p.m. ET

TV: NBC

Spread: Patriots -1

Prediction

TEMPE, AZ - JANUARY 28:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots talks with recievers coach Chad O'Shea during the New England Patriots Super Bowl XLIX Practice on January 28, 2015 at the Arizona Cardinals Practice Facility in Tempe, Arizona.  (Photo by
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You would be hard-pressed to script a better matchup in the Super Bowl than a showdown between Tom Brady and the Seattle Seahawks defense.

After all, Brady is playing in a quarterback-record sixth Super Bowl and will go down as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, while the Seattle defense is an absolute force that controls almost every contest it plays. The Seahawks were first in total defense, first in scoring defense, first against the pass and third against the run this season and are looking for a second straight title.

Seattle physically overwhelms its opponents on a consistent basis and will try to do the same Sunday by pressuring Brady with the front four and shutting down the wide receivers and tight end Rob Gronkowski with the league’s best secondary.

Seattle also understands that it has to be prepared for a number of different offensive looks from New England, as defensive end Michael Bennett said, via Tom Layman of the Boston Herald:

I think it’s up to the defense. If you let him throw the ball, he’s going to throw the ball. If you let him run the ball, they are going to run the ball. That’s how you play great football. Some coaches believe that you want to hit a certain amount or number of a certain this or that, but I believe the Patriots believe that whatever is working, that’s what they are going to do.

Seattle doesn't play a physical brand of football on just the defensive side, though.

CHANDLER, AZ - JANUARY 28:  Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks during a Super Bowl XLIX media availability at the Arizona Grand Hotel on January 28, 2015 in Chandler, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Christian Petersen/Getty Images

It was tops in the league in rushing yards this season behind the combination of Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch. The Seahawks are capable of running through the tackles with the powerful Lynch or around the edge with the fleet-footed Wilson and will give New England’s front seven trouble throughout the game. 

ESPN Stats & Info noted just how effective Lynch has been in the playoffs while also pointing out that Seattle is simply the most physical team in the league on both sides of the ball:

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Marshawn Lynch is tied with Shaun Alexander for the most Rush TD in Seahawks postseason history with 8

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Seahawks led the NFL in most yards after contact gained and fewest yards after contact allowed

The Seahawks will control the clock with the rushing attack of Wilson and Lynch, which will keep the dangerous Brady on the sidelines. The lockdown defense will take care of the rest after the offense spots Seattle an early lead.

Get ready for talk about a new dynasty, because the Seahawks are going to win their second Lombardi Trophy in a row. 

Prediction: Seahawks win

 

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