Super Bowl National Anthem Prop Bet Trends 2006-Present

The Super Bowl National Anthem prop is ready. Will the performer sing over or under the sportsbook’s line? This prop is one of the most popular bets on Super Bowl Sunday. We’ve got National Anthem prop bet results from 2006-present and discovered some interesting trends. Use this data to make a profitable selection on Super Bowl Sunday!

Super Bowl 2020 National Anthem Odds

Odds courtesy of Bovada
Performer/
Line
Over Under
Demi Lovato
02:00
-230 +160
Demi Lovato
02:04
-130 +Even

Super Bowl National Anthem Discussion

SportsBetting3.com 2020 Pick: Demi Lovato’s National Anthem goes over the sportsbook’s line.

We analyzed this prop bet’s results from 2006 to present. The overall trend is as predictable as the coin toss, see tables below. However, a deeper dive into the data yields some interesting nuggets.

The majority of National Anthem renditions from female singers have gone over the sportsbook’s line. Alicia Keys sang the longest anthem in 2013, clocking in at 2:35. Males have taken much less time. Billy Joel’s 2007 anthem took just 1:30.

Other Findings

  • Odd or Even years do not correlate to an over or under result.
  • Not enough data exists to conclude performer genre affects result.
  • Monitor performer’s health before the anthem. Sick vocalists routinely decrease performance length.

In 2019, Gladys Knight’s anthem was a close call. Some sportsbooks graded her performance over after they included her second utterance of “the brave”. This addition edged her over the 1 minute, 47 second line. Others called it under because Knight’s initial “brave” note – the official conclusion of the words – sneaked below her estimated performance time.

P!nk went under the prop line in 2018 due to the flu. Otherwise, it’s likely her performance would have continued the strong trend of females going over the sportsbook’s estimated length.

Super Bowl National Anthem Prop Research

Important Disclaimers

  1. Lines vary between sportsbooks. Always review your sportsbook’s prop bets carefully.
  2. National Anthem prop rules also vary. Some sportsbooks consider the anthem finished at the end of the first “brave” note. Others after the vocalist has ceased singing completely. Review this prop’s rules carefully.

A small controversy ensued after Lady Gaga’s 2016 National Anthem, in which she repeated the “brave” note after the anthem had technically finished. This repetition pushed her performance over some lines. Bodog notoriously graded the performance under. They decided the anthem officially ended on the first “brave” note. Other sportsbooks graded it over, marking the end of the anthem after Lady Gaga stopped singing altogether.

Super Bowl National Anthem Performance Data

National Anthem Trends

National Anthem Prop Bet Trends 2006-Present
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StatOverUnderCount
Overall8
53.33%
7
46.67%
15
Males0
0.00%
2
100.00%
2
Females7
58.33%
5
41.67%
12
Other/Duet1
100.00%
0
0.00%
1
Odd Years4
57.14%
3
42.86%
7
Even Years4
50.00%
4
50.00%
8

National Anthem Extremes

National Anthem Extremes 2006-Present
StatYearPerformer/
Result
Youtube
Shortest2007Billy Joel
01:30 - Under
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Longest2013Alicia Keys
02:35 - Over
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All National Anthem Prop Results

National Anthem Prop Bet Results 2006-Present
YearPerformer/
Result
YoutubeComment
2020Demi Lovato
01:50 - Under
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2019Gladys Knight
02:01 - Over*
WatchGladys Knight added "the brave" after final "brave" note. Some sportsbooks graded prop as "under" after first note.
2018P!nk
01:52 - Under
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2017Luke Bryan
02:04 - Under
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2016Lady Gaga
02:09 - Over*
WatchLady Gaga repeated "brave" note. Some sportsbooks graded prop as "under" after first note.
2015Idina Menzel
02:04 - Over
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2014Renee Fleming
01:54 - Under
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2013Alicia Keys
02:35 - Over
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2012Kelly Clarkson
01:34 - Under
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2011Christina Aguilera
01:54 - Under
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2010Carrie Underwood
01:47 - Over
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2009Jennifer Hudson
02:10 - Over
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2008Jordin Sparks
01:54 - Over
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2007Billy Joel
01:30 - Under
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2006Aretha Franklin & Aaron Neville
02:08 - Over
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Super Bowl Coin Toss Prop

Coin Toss Stats

Super Bowl Coin Toss Stats
TossesHeadsTails
157
46.67%
8
53.33%

Coin Toss Results

Super Bowl Coin Toss Results
YearResultTeam
2020TailsSan Francisco
2019TailsL.A. Rams
2018HeadsNew England
2017TailsAtlanta
2016TailsCarolina
2015TailsSeattle
2014TailsSeattle
2013HeadsBaltimore
2012HeadsNew England
2011HeadsGreen Bay
2010HeadsNew Orleans
2009HeadsArizona
2008TailsN.Y. Giants
2007HeadsChicago
2006TailsSeattle

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