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HOUSTON ,TX - Carolina's Rodney Peete (9) and Brentson Buckner (99) along with New England's Richard Seymour (93), Larry Izzo (53) look up as NFL hall-of-famer Y.A. Tittle conducts the coin toss at the start of Super Bowl XXXVIII, Sunday, February 1, 2004, at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. (smd) 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII at Reliant Stadium, Sunday, February 1, 2004 in Houston, Texas.
HOUSTON ,TX - Carolina's Rodney Peete (9) and Brentson Buckner (99) along with New England's Richard Seymour (93), Larry Izzo (53) look up as NFL hall-of-famer Y.A. Tittle conducts the coin toss at the start of Super Bowl XXXVIII, Sunday, February 1, 2004, at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. (smd) 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII at Reliant Stadium, Sunday, February 1, 2004 in Houston, Texas. KRT

If you think a straight up bet on whether Carolina or Denver wins Super Bowl 50 sounds a bit boring, don’t worry: You can bet on virtually anything in or around the game.

Who will win the coin toss? Will either team score a safety in the game? Will the Broncos convert a fourth down? Will the game go to overtime? How many interceptions will there be? Will a special teams or defensive touchdown be scored?

The array of potential bets offered online is dizzying. You can find a full list at online gambling site Bovada. Here are some more of the bets people are wagering on:

▪ Will quarterback Cam Newton throw a touchdown pass or an interception first?

▪ Will linebacker Luke Kuechly have more than 8 1/2 or fewer than 8 1/2 total tackles and assists?

▪ Will there be a missed extra point after a touchdown?

▪ Will the Super Bowl be decided by exactly 10 points? 7? 14?

▪ Will the Panthers score in every quarter?

Ely Portillo: 704-358-5041, @ESPortillo

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