Pickswise, the fastest growing independent sports betting content provider in North America, announced the creation of the “Pickswise Top 10 Super Bowl Betting Moments and Controversies” ahead of Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles. The list takes a deep dive into some of the most notable betting events of the past 20 years, exploring everything from spectacular plays that drastically swung the balance of the game to wholly unique Super Bowl situations, including Gatorade confusion and national anthem controversies.
The Top 10 Super Bowl betting moments and controversies
10. Patrick Mahomes’ victory kneel down chaos (Super Bowl LIV)
9. Philly Special – Foles & Eagles trick Pats (Super Bowl LII)
8. Controversial Gatorade bath (Super Bowl XLVI)
7. Malcolm Butler goal line interception – Patriots vs Seahawks (Super Bowl XLIX)
6. Devin Hester opening kickoff touchdown return (Super Bowl XLI)
5. Christina Aguilera and Gladys Knight National Anthem controversies (Super Bowl XLV) & (Super Bowl LIII)
4. Steelers come back to beat Cardinals (Super Bowl XLIII)
3. Kurt Warner leads the longshot Rams (Super Bowl XXXIV)
2. Underdog Giants ruin Patriots perfection (Super Bowl XLII)
1. Patriots 28-3 comeback, win in OT vs Falcons (Super Bowl LI)
“The Super Bowl is the pinnacle of sports betting since almost every aspect of the event can be bet on, from the coin toss to the final score. All these moments are then amplified as an estimated 24 million Americans will bet nearly $5 billion on the game,” said Jared Smith, lead betting analyst at Pickswise. “It was important for us to develop an inclusive list showcasing how fortunes have swung on everything from the Patriots historic comeback in Super Bowl LI to Gladys Knight causing a stir by hitting some extra notes in Super Bowl LIII. Anything and everything can happen during the Super Bowl, which makes it so compelling and exciting.”
In addition to the list of memorable betting moments, Smith and Pickswise host Lauren Jbara have provided key analysis to this year’s most popular Super Bowl betting markets, found on Pickswise’s Super Bowl Hub.
“Our Super Bowl Hub serves as a one-stop destination for all those looking to make a more informed decision come Super Bowl Sunday,” said Jbara. “With breakdowns on everything from sides and totals to key props and betting trends, we have been able to put all a bettor needs ahead of the big game in one place.”
Pickswise is owned by Spotlight Sports Group, a world-leading technology, content and media company specializing in sports betting and fantasy sports.
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