General Information about Super Bowl 51 for new and veteran bettors looking to wager online or in Las Vegas sportsbooks on or against the Falcons and Patriots.
The first Sunday in February has traditionally been known as Super Bowl Sunday. In Super Bowl 51, the Atlanta Falcons will play the New England Patriots in Houston, TX at NRG Stadium. The game will take place on Sunday February 5th 2017 at 6:30PM EST.
Super Bowl LI will be broadcast on Fox but will be available worldwide on various affiliates around the world. The Super Bowl is the most watched sporting event in the world. In fact, the Super Bowl is also one of the most wagered upon events of the entire year.
Last year, it was estimated that $132M dollars wagered upon the Super Bowl in Las Vegas alone. When you accumulate all of the other bets from offshore sports books, the amount bet on the Super Bowl may easily surpass $1B dollars. Again, take this Super Bowl 51 betting guide as a helpful tool to show you how to place your bets not as a guide to tell you who to bet on for the Super Bowl.
Sportsbooks like Bovada, MyBookie, BetOnline, TopBet, Pinnacle and others will receive the lionshare of the offshore sports book action. Since Bitcoin is become a more popular deposit method, it will be interesting to see if sports book wagering total increase because of the extra money available to sports bettors who have been using this new deposit method.
The Patriots have elected to wear the white jerseys in Super Bowl LI while the Falcons have elected to wear the red jerseys. With the Patriots as 3 point favorites, it will be interesting to see if the Super Bowl lines move in the days leading up to the big game.