Super Bowl LVI: Sunday Bettors Split

Super Bowl LVI saw heavy betting and was split between sportsbooks on Sunday.

The Los Angeles RamsThere are still consensus 4-point favorites but there is plenty of support for those who aren't. Cincinnati Bengals.

DraftKings reported it had placed more spread wagers on the Bengals that on the Rams in 16 out of 17 states in which it serves. Michigan was the only state that the sportsbook had received more Rams-related bets.

“At the point, Rams are and under [48.5]It would be the best outcome,” Johnny Avello said Saturday night to ESPN.

Jason Scott, BetMGM's vice president of trading, stated that his book would require the Rams to start the game on Sunday morning. However, he noted that things could quickly change as most of the action takes place prior to 6:30 p.m. ET kickoff.

“I am expecting the major players to come,” [Sunday]Scott stated that he would be happy to play for the Rams in a text message to ESPN on Saturday. He also said that he expected his book to need the Bengals by kickoff.

One big player already did. BetMGM reported that a Las Vegas gambler placed three $1 million wagers with BetMGM Saturday.

• Rams -0.5 (+105) in the first quarter

• Rams -2.5 (-120) in the first half

• Rams over 13.5 (-115) in the first half.

Caesars Sportsbook bet the most on the Bengals winning the game. Jim McIngvale of Houston's furniture store, “Mattress Mack”, placed the largest wager on the Bengals to win. placed two money-line bets on Cincinnati totaling $9.5 millionCaesars Louisiana. McIngvale, a man who uses the betting market to reduce the risk of promotional giveaways, would be able to win $16.2 million if McIngvale wins the Super Bowl.

Caesars was able to lower the price for the Rams with McIngvale's large bets on Bengals. Caesars also attracted heavy activity on Los Angeles, which helped the sportsbook to enter Sunday in a comfortable spot.

“We'll be hoping to the middle, with Rams winning but not covering.” [the spread]”Yes,” Adam Pullen (assistant director of trading at Caesars Sportsbook), said Saturday night. We believe we are in a good overall position. We have a long way to go and there are many big bets coming in.

The total over/under was at 48.5 on Sunday morning.

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