No one has a magic eight-ball that can help them predict what will happen in the Super Bowl, but it’s a good assumption that Cooper Kupp will play a large role in the final outcome.
The Rams star wide receiver is part of a celebrated passing attack that originates from the arm of quarterback Matthew Stafford. On Sunday, in Super Bowl LVI between the Rams and Cincinnati Bengals, Kupp and Stafford will undoubtedly connect.
Why We Love Cooper Kupp: The Passing Game
There was a time when the Super Bowl was a low-scoring battle between two teams from two leagues that hated each other. A game that was far more likely to see a 15-play drive ending in a field goal than it was to produce a 50+ yard pass play. These are a few of the actual final scores from the early days of the Super Bowl:
- 16-7 (Super Bowl III)
- 16-13 (Super Bowl V)
- 14-7 (Super Bowl VII)
- 16-6 (Super Bowl IX)
Let’s face it: The Super Bowl was once mind-numbingly boring.
In those days, when “All In The Family” was a TV ratings champion and when a new Volkswagon cost about $4,200, the NFL’s big game was frequently a snoozer — a grind-it-out battle of attrition between teams trying to control the line of scrimmage.
But modern football is designed for the air. Passers are the Kings of the Gridiron, and receivers are often the most colorful, dynamic (and craziest) athletes on the field. Downfield air attacks are the norm, not the exception.
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Best Cooper Kupp Super Bowl Prop Bets
Here are the most intriguing prop bets for Kupp in the Super Bowl
Kupp To Score The First TD (+420 at Caesars Tennessee)
This season, Kupp hauled in 16 touchdown passes, and he’s on a tear: snaring at least one TD in each of his last five games. Kupp has nine TD catches in his last nine games.
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Kupp Receiving Yards Over/Under 104.5 (-125/-110 at DraftKings Tennessee)
Sportsbooks assume Kupp will be Stafford’s favorite target, and rightly so. The pair combined for the most attempts by any QB/WR duo in the NFL this season. So, the prop bets on yards for Kupp are not great bets. At DraftKings, it’s listed at OVER 104.5 yards at -125, and UNDER 104.5 at -110. that’s a lot of juice on the over, but Kupp has done a great job cashing the over on his receiving yards prop throughout the season. He averaged 114.5 receiving yards per game during the regular season and is averaging 128.7 receiving yards per game during the playoffs.
Kupp Over 119.5 Receiving Yards And Matt Stafford Over 304.5 Passing Yards And Rams To Win (+425 at BetMGM Tennessee)
Technically this is a parlay, but come on, the odds here payoff nicely should the favored Rams in their home stadium go big on offense. This isn’t even a huge stretch: Kupp topped 119 yards in receiving nine times this season, including the playoffs, and Stafford has hit the 305-mark in passing yards eight times.
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Any Player To Have Over 149.5 Receiving Yards or Over 149.5 Rushing Yards (+175 at FanDuel Tennessee)
Think the Cupp will runneth over? Get +175 from FanDuel on any receiver to get 150 yards or more through the air. While you’re at it, you also get the same odds on a running back going for 150+ on the ground. Not likely for the latter scenario, but who knows? This is a good prop bet for a game that I have a feeling will see lots of downfield action and lots of scores.