But, the Super Bowl is a game that bettors usually like to get a little creative. Some may look for the best Super Bowl prop bets that BetMGM has to offer.
One of the prop bets worth looking at is most receiving yards. Who has the best chance of hitting this? Let’s take a look at some of the top candidates.
Rams (-4.5) at Bengals (Neutral)
Before we dive into the receiving yards odds, here is what you need to know about this year’s Super Bowl.
- Date: Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022
- Time: 6:30 PM EST
- Venue: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Cooper Kupp (-120)
Cooper Kupp is the league’s first “triple crown” receiver since the 2005 season, leading in receptions (145), receiving yards (1,947), and touchdowns (16).
He’s put up 95 or more receiving yards in all but three games this season, and his stellar play has continued through the playoffs, where he’s remained Rams QB Matthew Stafford’s favorite target. Over three rounds, Kupp’s caught 25 passes for 386 yards and four touchdowns.
I think Kupp is the most consistent name of any wide receiver available, and if he is his usual self in this game, he will be very tough to beat with this bet.
Ja’Marr Chase (+450)
If you are looking for a wide receiver with more rewarding odds for this bet, I think your best option would be to back Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase.
Chase has been a rookie sensation, breaking out with Cincinnati this year with 1,455 receiving yards on the season along with 13 touchdown receptions.
He trails Kupp by a few hundred receiving yards total, but I would argue that he has a little more upside. While Kupp is very consistent, Chase has the explosive ability that leads to gaudy single-game statistics.
The most receiving yards that Chase has had in one game this year was 266 back in Week 17. He also had over 200 receiving yards in Week 7 and 159 back in Week 5. Considering that the Rams only had the 22nd ranked passing defense this season, it is not out of the question that Chase puts up big numbers once again.
Find Your Super Bowl 56 Prop Bet
Super Bowl LVI features two of the elite offenses of the NFL. With QBs Matthew Stafford and Joe Burrow dueling, both the Rams’ and the Bengals’ receivers should have big days.
But which receiver will put up the largest total? Cooper Kupp and Ja’Marr Chase are two of my best options to pick for this Super Bowl 56 prop bet. However, there are many more receivers worth your money, considering the potency of these offenses.
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