Cross Sport Props (1/29/14)

By John Ewing
Super Bowl Cross Sport Props – last year all Player and Cross Sport Props went 11-7 (61% ATS). Cross Sport Props will be available later this week. All projected stats are averages from the 50,000 games played of Super Bowl XLVIII. All props courtesy of Bovada.LV.

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Historical Prop

What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Manning Passing Attempts Super Bowl XLVIII DEN QB -285
John Elway Completions & Attempts Super Bowl XXXII DEN QB 225
 
John Elway attempted 22 passes and completed 12 in Super Bowl XXXII. We project the Broncos to be trailing the Seahawks throughout Super Bowl XLVIII.
 
Projected Attempts: Manning 36.4

Pick: Elway Completions and Attempts

Olympic Games Prop
 
What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Gold Medals by the USA in 2014 Sochi Olympics USA Team 120
First Half total Points by the Broncos DEN Team -150

The United State will bring 230 athletes to the Sochi Olympics, the largest delegation ever for any country in the Winter Games. This breaks the previous record of 216 delegates set by the USA in 2010. In 2010, the USA received 37 medals, the most of any country. However, only nine were gold medals.
 
Projected Points: Denver 10.3

Pick: Broncos, we prefer a sport where there are not multiple judges deciding the outcome…wait, referees do the same thing in the NFL?!?!

NHL Prop
 
What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Alex Ovechkin Points vs. Detroit WAS C/RW 120
Seattle Seahawks Sacks vs. Denver SEA Team -150

Ovechkin has averaged 1.21 points (Goals + Assists) in 649 games over eight years. This year Ovechkin is averaging 1.06 point per game.
 
Projected Sacks: Seattle 1.8

Pick: Seattle Sacks

English Premier League Prop
 
What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Total goals scored by West Brom vs. Liverpool WB Team -115
Peyton Manning touchdown passes DEN QB -115

As of writing this article, West Brom is averaging 1.09 goals for and 1.32 goals against through 22 games. In the same number of games Liverpool is averaging 2.41 goals for and 1.27 goals against. West Brom is tied for the fewest number of wins and has the longest winless streak at nine games.
 
Projected Touchdowns: Manning 1.9

Pick: Manning TDs

NASCAR Prop

What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Jimmie Johnson finishing position in the Daytona 500 NASCAR Driver -115
Total yards on Peyton Manning 1st Completion DEN QB -115
 
Jimmy Johnson has the second best odds to win the Daytona 500 at 10/1. Johnson finished in the top-10 24 times and the top-5 16 times. We project Manning to throw for 241.3 yards and complete 22.7 passes for an average of 10.6 yards-per-completion.
 
Pick: Manning 1st Completion

NBA Prop
 
What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Victor Oladipo total rebounds vs. Boston ORL SG -130
Golden Tate receptions SEA WR EVEN

As a rookie, Oladipo has averaged 4.5 rebounds over 45 games played this season. There are only nine other guards in the NBA that average more rebounds per game.
 
Projected Receptions: Tate 3.5

Pick: Oladipo Rebounds

NBA Prop
 
What will be higher? Team Position Spread
Jeff Green Total Points vs. Orlando BOS SF -130
Russell Wilson Completions in the game SEA QB EVEN

Jeff Green has started 46 games this season and has averaged 16 points per game. However, in the last five games that Rajon Rondo has started, Green’s shot attempts (12.6) and points per game (14) are down.
 
Projected Completions: Wilson 16.5

Pick: Wilson Completions