Grading the BCS championship game prop bets

Jan 7, 2013 |
The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas released the most extensive list of prop odds for Monday's BCS Championship game won by Alabama 42-14 as a 9.5-point favorite. Here's a look at how some of those props fared along with the odds for each one:

BCS Championship game prop results:

Notre Dame won coin toss -115

Bama received opening kickoff - -140

Notre Dame first penalty (-140) - personal foul, face mask defense #48 Dan Fox, just 1:21 into the first quarter.

First pass complete by Bama - Yes -240

Eddie Lacy scores first TD as 5/2 favorite on a 20-yd rush

First score of game - Alabama rushing touchdown (+250)

Will there be a score in first seven mins of game? Yes at -110

First score in the game - Bama at -170

First score of the game - 'Touchdown' at -200

What will happen first: Alabama scores or Alabama punt? - TD at +110

What will happen first: Notre Dame scores or Notre Dame punt? - Punt at -240

Jersey number of first TD scorer - Over 16.5 +110

Jersey number of first TD scorer - Even (not odd) -450

Will either team have three consecutive scores? - Yes -180

Who will have more points in the game? Bama first half (+3) or Notre Game (total game -3) - Bama +3 (-110)

Who will score 10 points first - Bama -200

Largest lead over the game - over 14.5 -140

Will the game ever be tied after 0-0? - No -160

Total Alabama players to have a reception - over 6.5 (even)

Total completions by A.J. McCarron - Over 16 (-115)

Total rushing by Eddie Lacy - Over 73.5 yards (-110)

Total rushing by T.J. Yeldon - Over 60.5 yards (-105)

What will Everett Golson throw first: TD or INT? INT +140

Will Alabama successfully complete a 4th down conversion? Yes (even)

Total points scored by Alabama - over 25 (was 28-0 at half)

Double result: Alabama wins first half and game - -120

Total third down conversions - over 10.5? -110

Shortest touchdown of the game - under 1.5 yards -130

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