The Super Bowl 50 betting props on Carolina quarterback Cam Newton run the gamut. Newton is the likely NFL MVP this season, making him the most watched player during Super Bowl 50. Any prop you can think of as a football handicapper that regards the QB position, can be found on Cam Newton in the sports book. I’ve listed my favorite Cam Newton Super Bowl 50 props to bet on.
What: Super Bowl 50
Who: Carolina Panthers (15-1) vs Denver Broncos (12-4)
When: Sunday, February 7, 2015
Kickoff: 6:30 PM ET
Where: Santa Clara, CA
Stadium: Levi’s Stadium
Spread: Panthers -6
Moneyline: Carolina -250 vs Denver +200
Game Total: 45
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: Carolina vs Denver
Cam Newton Super Bowl 50 Betting Props
- Cam Newton Total Completions
Over 19.5 -115
Under 19.5 -115
I truly believe that the Broncos are going to force Cam Newton to throw the football. What that means is that they will have to contain his rushing, especially on the edges. Cam only completes 59% of his passes, which means the Broncos best chance on shutting down the best offense in the NFL is to force the MVP to throw the pigskin. Cam should easily eclipse 19.5 completions in this game. Big Ben threw 24 completions against Denver while Tom Brady completed 27 passes. Cam should at least get 20.
Pick: Over 19.5
- Cam Newton Total Passing Yards
Over 235.5 -115
Under 235.5 -115
Big Ben had 339 passing yards. Tom Brady had 313 passing yards. By shutting down the run, Denver was able to force both the Steelers and Patriots into field goals. It’s not like they totally shut down the passing game. Again, this is where Cam could excel. He might eclipse the 300 passing yards mark, like Roethlisberger and Brady did, if the Broncos are as determined to shut down Carolina’s rushing attack as they were to shut down Pittsburgh’s and New England’s.
Pick: Over 235.5
- Cam Newton Will He Throw an Interception?
When a QB that completes less than 60% of his passes on average throws the football close to 30 times in a game, which Cam might have to do in order to soften up Denver’s excellent defense, that QB is likely throw an interception. Cam is going to force the football more than a couple of times to Greg Olsen. The big tight-end, Cam’s security blanket, is likely to find the going much tougher against Denver’s coverage than he did against Arizona’s coverage. Forcing the football is the way that most QBs throw picks.
- Cam Newton Longest Completion
Over 38.5 Longest Completion -120
Under 38.5 Longest Completion -110
It’s likely that Denver commits to stopping the run while playing a bend but don’t break defense in the secondary. The Panthers have the wide receivers to stretch the field, but both T.J. Ward and Darian Stewart are probable for this game. Stewart didn’t play against the Patriots and Brady still had trouble getting the ball down the field. Unless Greg Olsen can shake Ward or one of Denver’s linebackers for a huge gain, the longest pass that Cam is likely to complete will probably be 25 to 30 yards.
Pick: Under 38.5 Longest Completion