Super Bowl 58 Gatorade Color Odds: Purple Cashes for Second-Straight Year

Add flavor to your Super Bowl props by betting the Gatorade bath color. Learn the popular colors, analysis of the props available, and more!

Feb 11, 2024 • 23:04 ET • 5 min read

UPDATE: The Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl 58 in Overtime on Sunday and soaked Andy Reid in Purple Gatorade during a commercial break! Purple was the Oddsmakers' favorite and was used for the second year in a row by the Chiefs.

Winning the Super Bowl is the goal of every NFL coach, and entrance into this elite club of champions is celebrated with the Gatorade bath – a surprise baptism of icy, colored sports drink. Not only has this tradition become a staple of Super Bowl Sunday, but betting on the Gatorade bath color is one of the most popular props available.

As the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs prepare for their Super Bowl rematch, the odds have hit the board.

Odds for the color of the Gatorade bath at the Super Bowl 58

Super Bowl Odds for the color of the Gatorade bath color are on the board, and purple is the oddsmakers' favorite for this Super Bowl prop. According to BetMGM on earlier this week, betting on the Gatorade color is a popular market, and Orange has remained the popular choice among bettors: 27% of all bets have been on Orange, which has moved from +550 down to +325.

Color Opening Odds BetMGM FanDuel DraftKings bet365
Purple +225 +275 +390 +225 +225
Blue +275 +375 +370 +350 +200
Yellow/Green/Lime +450 +375 +390 +300 +600
Orange +550 +325 +300 +300 +400
Red/Pink +450 +400 +550 +350 +700
Clear/Water +1000 +1100 +750 +1000 +1200
No Gatorade Bath +4000 +2000 N/A +1600 +1600

Gatorade Bath prop is only available in DC, IL, LA, NJ, ON, WV, and WY. Odds as of Feb. 11, 2024.

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Orange you glad I made a pick?

By Jason Logan

Pick Made: 1/31

Every Super Bowl, I throw a flyer on clear/water. My thinking is sound: teams could have multiple colors of Gatorade on the sideline, but they’ll always have water. It’s why we’ve seen the winning coach drenched with a “clear” shower four times since 2001.

However, water hasn’t been the weapon of choice in a while. The last time H20 was hurled on the head coach was Super Bowl XLII in 2008 when Tom Coughlin and the Giants stunned the Patriots as 12-point underdogs. That has this year’s Gatorade Bath prop pricing water/clear as high as +1,200.

If you don’t want to wager on water, orange is promising. It’s been the most popular color for the Big Game tradition since 2001 and was last seen in 2020 when the Chiefs beat none other than the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. You can find Orange as high as +500.

BetMGM says orange Gatorade is the most popular pick among novelty prop bettors, drawing 29% of the ticket count and 35% of the handle. Will bookies take a bath on Orange? We can only hope.

Pick: Orange (+500 BetMGM

Color Opening Odds Coolbet logo Canada Sports Interaction Canada
Purple +200 +400 +275
Blue +250 +500 +375
Yellow/Green/Lime +300 +300 +375
Orange +375 +450 +325
Red/Pink +700 +425 +400
Clear/Water +1800 +275 +1100
No Gatorade Bath +4000 N/A +2000

Odds as of Feb. 11, 2024.
Canada Denotes Canada or Ontario Only.

Where can I bet on the Super Bowl Gatorade bath?

Not all regulated jurisdictions offer markets for Super Bowl novelty props. Here's where you can legally bet on the Gatorade bath:

Other Gatorade bath prop markets

Beyond the color of the liquid, bettors can bet on other markets surrounding the Gatorade bath.

Player(s) position to pour liquid on coach

Result Opening odds Coolbet logo Canada
Offensive -110 -110
Defensive +150 +150
Both +450 +450
Odds as of Feb. 11, 2024.

Which sportsbooks offer Gatorade bath props?

Most Super Bowl betting sites will offer Gatorade bath props for the Super Bowl, as well as other exotics around the national anthem or halftime show.

What color was the Gatorade in the last Super Bowl?

Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LVII and dumped purple Gatorade on head coach Andy Reid.

Super Bowl Gatorade bath betting explained

The Super Bowl Gatorade bath is a fun Big Game tradition that’s decades old and has sparked one of the most unique exotic prop bets in all of sports, allowing you to bet on the color of the Gatorade bath.

What is the Super Bowl Gatorade bath?

The Gatorade bath – or Gatorade shower as it’s also known – usually comes towards the end of the game when the result is all but official or after the final whistle blows and a Super Bowl winner is crowned.

Players grab a cooler full of Gatorade (or water) and ambush their coach on the sideline with a freezing shower of ice cubes and colorful sports drink. This fun moment contrasts the stressfulness and seriousness head coaches carry into the Super Bowl and kicks off the postgame celebrations.

Super Bowl Gatorade bath prop bets

Gatorade bath bets are among the number of exotic Super Bowl props set for the annual NFL championship game. Unlike most Super Bowl odds, this prop isn’t directly tied to the results on the field and is graded outside of the box score, much like the coin toss, the length of the national anthem, or halftime show props. The Gatorade bath is often captured by the TV broadcast and graded based on that image.

Color Number of times it's been used
Orange 5
Blue 4
Clear 4
Yellow 3
Purple 3
None 4

Most Super Bowl betting sites will offer Gatorade bath props for the Super Bowl, as well as other exotics around the national anthem or halftime show.

However, most state-regulated sportsbooks are not authorized to offer odds on the color of the Gatorade bath, including operators in Nevada, due to the unofficial grading of this prop bet.

That said, New Jersey and Indiana sportsbooks received permission to offer prop betting on the color of the Gatorade bath for the first time for Super Bowl LIV.

How to bet on the Gatorade bath

Along with other Super Bowl 2024 odds, it's important to learn how to bet on Super Bowl prop markets. For Gatorade props, sportsbooks set odds on the color of the Super Bowl Gatorade bath, basing those potential returns on trends from past Super Bowls, team colorways, and popular colors of Gatorade. The list includes all available colors of Gatorade as well as Water/Clear.  

These odds are most often set in moneyline formats, such as Orange +200. This means for every $10 you wager you could win $20 if Orange is the color of the Gatorade bath (a $100 bet would win $200).

The favored team to win the Super Bowl often sees its team colors higher up on the Gatorade bath odds board, due to the fact that it has a higher probability of winning the game and delivering the ceremonial soaking.

Gatorade color prop

Oddsmakers will often set colors associated with the competing Super Bowl teams among the favorite colors for the bath as well as place Water/Clear near the top of the board since they know that every team will always have coolers filled with water on the sideline.

Popular color flavors like Orange, Blue, and Yellow/Green are also often among the shorter odds available. Colors and odds will vary from sportsbook to sportsbook based on the oddsmakers’ opinion and betting handle.

Warning: Don’t slip on fake news

Let us revisit the grape, err great, purple Gatorade prop betting fiasco of 2020. Betting on which color of Gatorade will shower the winning coach is one of the most popular Super Bowl prop bets out there. It is a slippery, yet entertaining slope for bettors to ride. The wager — and color purple — garnered added attention last year, with heavy steam pouring in as a tribute to Kobe Bryant following his tragic death. Orange turned out to be the color of choice, resulting in many bettors taking a proverbial bath due to the outcome.

Super Bowl Gatorade color history

The Gatorade bath began in the 1980s and quickly became one of the most lighthearted moments of Super Bowl Sunday. But it wasn’t until the boom in online sports betting during the late 90s that betting on the color of the Gatorade bath became popular.

Going back to 2001, Orange is the weapon of choice for Super Bowl-winning teams, being used five times as the Gatorade bath, followed by Clear (4), Yellow (4), Blue (3), and Purple (2). Four head coaches have come out bone dry without a Gatorade bath in that time frame.

Super Bowl Gatorade Color Winning Team Winning Coach
57 Purple Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid
56 Blue  Los Angeles Rams Sean McVay
55 Blue Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bruce Arians
54 Orange Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid
53 Blue New England Patriots Bill Belichick
52 Yellow Philadelphia Eagles Doug Pederson
51 None New England Patriots Bill Belichick
50 Orange Denver Broncos Gary Kubiak
49 Blue New England Patriots Bill Belichick
48 Orange Seattle Seahawks Pete Carroll
47 None Baltimore Ravens John Harbaugh
46 Purple New York Giants Tom Coughlin
45 Orange Green Bay Packers Mike McCarthy
44 Orange New Orleans Saints Sean Payton
43 Yellow Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Tomlin
42 Clear New York Giants Tom Coughlin
41 Clear Indianapolis Colts Tony Dungy
40 Clear Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Cowher
39 Clear New England Patriots Bill Belichick
38 None New England Patriots Bill Belichick
37 Purple Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jon Gruden
36 None New England Patriots Bill Belichick
35 Yellow Baltimore Ravens Brian Billick

Can you legally bet on the Gatorade bath?

Since betting on the color of the Gatorade bath isn't strictly a bet on on-field action, not all states allow sportsbooks to offer odds on it.

You can legally bet on the Super Bowl Gatorade bath in the following states: 

  • Arizona
  • Indiana
  • Louisiana
  • New Jersey
  • Washington D.C.
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Gatorade bath betting rules

The Gatorade bath betting rules will depend on the individual book and how it's grading this exotic prop. As some winning coaches are subjected to multiple baths, sportsbooks may stipulate or grade the correct color on the first bath or they may pay out both colors used.

There have been instances in which no bath was given, and some books offer this as a betting option. However, if no Gatorade bath takes place and it wasn’t an option on the odds board, it is up to the book to either grade this prop no action and refund all bets or grade all bets as losers. 

As this is a Super Bowl bet that isn’t defined in the box score, the grading and ruling on this prop is subject to whatever the TV broadcast shows or what is captured by photographers. 

Instant replay: Super Bowl Gatorade color props

The Gatorade bath is a fun betting market that is quite popular at every Super Bowl.

  • Orange has been the historic favorite color for the Gatorade bath and has been used 5 times in the last 20 years.
  • Blue was dumped in 2021 and has now been the color of choice in two of the last three seasons.
  • The odds for various colors are often related to the teams playing, so watch for line movement once the Super Bowl teams are known.

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