Cross-Sport Prop Bets for Super Bowl 2021

Updated: February 3, 2021

Andrew Caley
Clock Icon Feb 2, 2021 – 9:30 PM ET

There are literally thousands of options when it comes to Super Bowl prop bets, so it should be no surprise that sportsbooks have gotten creative with their Big Game offerings over the years. One of the best new Super Bowl props to wager on is cross-sport props.

You are no longer limited to betting who will have more passing yards between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. Now, you can diversify your Super Bowl prop betting card with your knowledge of the NBA, NHL, or even the PGA. We’ve dug through the massive menu of odds to bring you our best bets when it comes to cross-sport props.

Tyreek Hill Longest Reception -1.5 vs Rudy Gobert Points + Rebounds (vs Pacers): -110

Selection Odds
Tyreek Hill Longest Reception -1.5 -110
Rudy Gobert Points + Rebounds -110

This bet immediately jumped out to me for a few reasons. First and foremost, potential. Tyreek Hill can burn the Buccaneers secondary from any spot on the field. Would anyone be surprised if Hill got behind the Tampa Bay defense to break off a huge gain in this game? He did it multiple times in their Week 12 meeting, including touchdowns of 75 and 44 yards.

In fact, since Mahomes became the Chiefs’ starting quarterback in 2018, Hill has catches of 30 yards or more in 30 games (including playoffs). 30! If we increase the yardage of longest reception to at least 40 yards, he has done that 20 times.

Getting 40 points + rebounds out of Gobert is pretty close to the best-case scenario. The Jazz center went off for 29 points and 20 boards against the Mavericks on Jan. 27, but that was the only time he topped 40 points + rebounds this season. 

He averages 13.5 points and 13.8 rebounds per game and advanced analytics tell me those numbers combine to equal 27.3. On top of that, the Jazz play a solid defensive team in the Pacers who ranks seventh in opponent 2-point field goal percentage and have some big bodies who can match up with Gobert inside.

If Hill hauls in a catch for 40 yards or more this is a done deal. But even something in the 25-30 yard could make this a winner.

Pick made February 2, 2021

Patrick Mahomes TD Passes vs Mikal Bridges 3-Point FGs Made (vs Celtics): -110

Selection Odds
Patrick Mahomes Passing Touchdowns -110
Mikal Bridges Made 3s -110

You might think this one is a tough call, but in true cross-sport fashion, we’re calling this one a slam dunk. Mikal Bridges is having a breakout year for the up-and-coming Phoenix Suns, averaging 14.6 points per game on 48.5 percent shooting, including 41.6 percent from 3-point range. 

Bridges attempts 5.3 threes per game hitting 2.2 of them. So, by that measure, you would think you need Patrick Mahomes to throw at least three touchdown passes to win this bet. But, hold up. Bridges is actually ice-cold from beyond the arc after a hot start to the season. 

The Suns’ wing hasn’t hit more than one 3-pointer in each of his last five games, shooting just 19 percent from deep over that stretch. Sunday’s opponent will not make things any easier on Bridges, as the Celtics rank ninth in opponent 3-point shooting percentage.

With Mahomes throwing 2.5 touchdown passes per game and throwing multiple scores in 14 of his 17 games this season, including three against the Bucs back in Week 12, we’re riding with Mahomes.

Pick made February 2, 2021

Leonard Fournette Receptions (+0.5) vs John Rahm Fourth Round Birdies: EVEN

Selection Odds
Leonard Fournette receptions +0.5 EVEN
Jon Rahm Fourth Round birdies -120

It looks like Leonard Fournette is getting more and more comfortable in the Buccaneers offense with every game he plays, and it has been clear getting the ball in his hands more in the passing game has certainly been a part of the game plan.

During the Bucs’ three playoff games, Fournette has been targeted 17 times, hauling in 14 of those targets for catches. He also has no fewer than four catches in each of those games. The Bucs’ big back also gets a juicy matchup against the Chiefs’ defense. Kansas City allowed the third-most receptions to running backs during the regular season. 

Meanwhile, Rahm will be playing at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He is in pretty decent form, finishing tied for seventh in each of his last three tournaments, including last week’s Farmers Insurance Open.

Rahm averages 4.5 birdies per round, but he still isn’t the greatest putter, ranking 118th in strokes gained: putting, and is coming off a Sunday at Torrey Pines where he managed just three birdies. Additionally, while Rahm has had success at TPC Scottsdale, he has averaged just 3.3 birdies in the final round in Phoenix over the last three tournaments there. Getting the +0.5 with Fournette is the cherry on top.

Pick made February 2, 2021

Instant Replay: Best Bets for Super Bowl Cross Sport Props

Here’s a summary of our favorite cross-sport prop bets for Super Bowl LV:

  • Tyreek Hill longest reception -1.5 vs  Rudy Gobert Points + Rebounds (vs Pacers): -110
  • Patrick Mahomes TD Passes vs Mikal Bridges 3-Point FGs Made (vs Celtics): -110
  • Leonard Fournette Receptions (+0.5) vs John Rahm Fourth Round Birdies: EVEN

Check back daily for more cross-sport prop picks! 

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