Chiefs vs Eagles Super Bowl Prop: Expert Pick on Andy Reid Calling First Timeout
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Super Bowl 57 Odds
-115o / -105u
-115o / -105u
Chiefs to Call First Timeout
It seems like this market would be similar to the coin toss, where it’s more of a 50/50 type of prop that comes down to luck, but that’s not the case.
Some coaches are more likely to “waste” timeouts than others — those would be considered timeouts early in the half in order to stop play for either the offense or defense. This can be due to various reasons, like trying to prevent a delay of game penalty, not having the right personnel on the field, etc. Ideally, coaches would be able to save timeouts for the end of each half in order to stop the clock strategically.
On the season, the Chiefs have called the first timeout in 15-of-19 games (79%) — 12 of those first timeouts were of the “waste” variety by Andy Reid. Since he’s come into the league, Nick Sirianni has been one of the most efficient coaches when it comes to not wasting timeouts. This season, he’s only called the first timeout in 7-of-19 games (37%) — five of those have been of the “waste” variety.
Reid seems much more likely to waste a timeout before Sirianni and I would say there is a 60-65% chance Kansas City calls the first one. I like the value we are getting at -115 and I would bet this to -135 or so.
This prop can also be found on bet365 under “Team Props,” but it’s only available in Canada and Colorado.
Where to find this bet
- Book: BetMGM
- Go to the Chiefs vs. Eagles game page –> Novelty Props
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