Donald Trump always seems to find a way to thrust himself into the middle of a situation. The reality-TV President is a news and media goldmine, and everything he says and does is discussed to death around the clock, both online and on the small screen. It should come as no surprise that online sportsbook BetDSI has released odds on a number of things Trump-related to tie with the Super Bowl. Let’s look at some of the prop bets.
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Will Donald Trump attend the Super Bowl?
No -1429 Yes +800
The ‘No’ is a no-brainer here. Although Trump loves sports, and certainly loves football, even he knows what a security nightmare it would be for him to attend the Super Bowl. No sitting president has ever attended the Big Game in its 52-year history, and it’s hard to imagine him being tone-deaf enough to attend given all the fallout from the longest government shutdown in United States history.
Not only that, Trump is not a fan of Atlanta. He called the city “crime-infested” and said it was in “horrible shape” in 2017, making it even more unlikely for him to show up. However, there is a small chance he does make an appearance. After all, he did go to the Georgia-Alabama national championship game in Atlanta last year.
Total times Donald Trump tweets during the Super Bowl?
Over 1 -141 Under 1 +100
We all know how much Trump loves to express himself on Twitter, but he has been largely silent on the social media platform during the Super Bowl. He was silent throughout the Big Game last year, and he didn’t say anything that I could find during Super Bowl LI when the Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback ever against the Atlanta Falcons. Unless the game is a snoozer, Trump might just stay off social media during the entire broadcast.
Will Trump congratulate winning team via Twitter by midnight on February 3, 2019?
Yes -169 No +130
The ‘Yes’ Should be a bigger favorite in this one. While Trump is not active during the Big Game, he has taken to Twitter to congratulate both the Patriots and the Eagles shortly after the game went final in each of the past two years. It seems very likely that he will continue that tradition after Super Bowl LIII too.
Which will be higher?
Yardage of longest made field goal -141 Trump’s approval rating on February 4 +110
BetDSI is using Trump’s daily Rasmussen Reports rating for this prop, so keep that in mind when capping this one. While Trump is very unpopular throughout the country and has negative approval ratings in every poll, Rasmussen has been much kinder to him than other polling sites. He has been polling in the low-to-mid 40 percent in recent weeks, and the average long field goal in a game is around 44 to 45 yards. Given all this information, and with the shutdown now ended at least temporarily, I’ll take my chances with Trump’s approval rating.
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