Super Bowl Coin Toss: Odds, History, Past Results, Trends

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Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles players gather at midfield for the coin toss prior to the NFL Super Bowl 57 football game, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Ryan Hannable @RyanHannable Feb 07, 2024, 10:59 AM
  • Tails has won the Super Bowl coin toss six of the last nine years.
  • Last year the Chiefs snapped an eight-year streak of the winner of the toss losing the game.

Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs won the coin toss for Super Bowl LVII, correctly picking tails as Carl Cheffers flipped the coin.

They defeated the Eagles 38-35, which snapped a streak of eight straight years where the winner of the coin toss lost the game.

The Chiefs are back this year, taking on the 49ers.

Super Bowl Coin Toss Odds

The odds for the Super Bowl coin toss are -105 for heads and -105 for tails.

The odds for the Chiefs to win the toss are -105, and the odds for the 49ers to win the coin toss are -105.

Super Bowl Coin Toss Public Betting Splits

As of Feb. 7, heads is the more popular play. It is drawing 55% of the handle on 54% of the tickets.

Meanwhile, the Chiefs are pulling in 52% of the handle on 45% of the tickets to win the toss.

Super Bowl Coin Toss History

Super BowlTeamsHeads/TailsToss WinnerChampion
LVIIChiefs vs. EaglesTailsChiefsChiefs
LVIRams vs. BengalsHeadsBengalsRams
LVChiefs vs. BuccaneersHeadsChiefsBuccaneers
LIVChiefs vs. 49ersTails49ersChiefs
LIIIPatriots vs. RamsHeadsLA RamsNew England
LIIPatriots vs. EaglesHeadsPatriotsEagles
LIFalcons vs. PatriotsTailsFalconsPatriots
LPanthers vs. BroncosTailsPanthersBroncos
XLIXSeahawks vs. PatriotsTailsSeahawksPatriots
XLVIIISeahawks vs. BroncosTailsSeahawksSeahawks
XLVIIRavens vs. 49ersHeadsRavensRavens
XLVIPatriots vs. GiantsHeadsPatriotsGiants
XLVPackers vs. SteelersHeadsPackersPackers
XLIVSaints vs. ColtsHeadsSaintsSaints
XLIIICardinals vs. SteelersHeadsCardinalsSteelers
XLIIGiants vs. PatriotsTailsGiantsGiants
XLIBears vs. ColtsHeadsBearsColts
XLSeahawks vs. SteelersTailsSeahawksSteelers
XXXIXEagles vs. PatriotsTailsEaglesPatriots
XXXVIIIPanthers vs. PatriotsTailsPanthersPatriots
XXXVIIBuccaneers vs. RaidersTailsBuccaneersBuccaneers
XXXVIRams vs. PatriotsHeadsRamsPatriots
XXXVGiants vs. RavensTailsGiantsRavens
XXXIVRams vs. TitansTailsRamsRams
XXXIIIFalcons vs. BroncosTailsFalconsBroncos
XXXIIPackers vs. BroncosTailsPackersBroncos
XXXIPatriots vs. PackersHeadsPatriotsPackers
XXXCowboys vs. SteelersTailsCowboysCowboys
XXIX49ers vs. ChargersHeads49ers49ers
XXVIIICowboys vs. BillsTailsCowboysCowboys
XXVIIBills vs. CowboysHeadsBillsCowboys
XXVIRedskins vs. BillsHeadsRedskinsRedskins
XXVBills vs. GiantsHeadsBillsGiants
XXIVBroncos vs. 49ersHeadsBroncos49ers
XXIII49ers vs. BengalsTails49ers49ers
XXIIRedskins vs. BroncosHeadsRedskinsRedskins
XXIBroncos vs. GiantsTailsBroncosGiants
XXBears vs. PatriotsTailsBearsBears
XIX49ers vs. DolphinsTails49ers49ers
XVIIIRaiders vs. RedskinsHeadsRaidersRaiders
XVIIDolphins vs. RedskinsTailsDolphinsRedskins
XVI49ers vs. BengalsTails49ers49ers
XVEagles vs. RaidersTailsEaglesRaiders
XIVRams vs. SteelersHeadsRamsSteelers
XIIICowboys vs. SteelersHeadsCowboysSteelers
XIICowboys vs. BroncosHeadsCowboysCowboys
XIRaiders vs. VikingsTailsRaidersRaiders
XCowboys vs. SteelersHeadsCowboysSteelers
IXSteelers vs. VikingsTailsSteelersSteelers
VIIIDolphins vs. VikingsHeadsDolphinsDolphins
VIIDolphins vs. RedskinsHeadsDolphinsDolphins
VIDolphins vs. CowboysHeadsDolphinsCowboys
VCowboys vs. RavensTailsCowboysRavens
IVVikings vs. ChiefsTailsVikingsChiefs
IIIJets vs. RavensHeadsJetsJets
IIPackers vs. RaidersTailsRaidersPackers
IPackers vs. ChiefsHeadsPackersPackers

Super Bowl Coin Toss Trends

Last year, tails hit for the first time in two years.

With the Chiefs winning the game, it snapped an eight-year streak of the winner of the coin toss losing the game.

Overall, tails has won the toss in approximately 55% of all Super Bowls.

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Ryan Hannable

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Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”

Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”