- The NFL has announced that The Weeknd will be performing at the Super Bowl LV halftime show.
- The Weeknd had +2000 odds to be the halftime performer.
TAMPA – Early on Thursday, the NFL has announced that multi-platinum recording artist, The Weeknd, will be performing at the Super Bowl LV halftime show in Tampa this year.
This comes as a bit of a surprise as The Weeknd was considered to have longshot NFL odds to perform at the halftime show at +2000.
Taylor Swift originally opened up as the favorite to perform.
Odds On Super Bowl 55 Halftime Performer
- Taylor Swift +150
- Adele +300
- Rihanna +600
- Ariana Grande +800
- Drake +1500
- Jay Z +1500
- Ed Sheeran +2000
- Elton John +2000
- Foo Fighters +2000
- Justin Bieber +2000
- The Weeknd +2000
- Billie Eilish +2500
- Imagine Dragons +3300
- Queen & Adam Lambert +3300
- Bon Jovi +4000
However, now with The Weeknd set to perform at halftime, NFL sportsbooks can get into different halftime show odds for NFL bettors to take advantage of.
In the past, different online sportsbooks have offered tons of different halftime show odds for the performances.
Just last year for Super Bowl LIV, the halftime performance was headlined by both Shakira and Jennifer Lopez and one of the prop bets was if both of them would sing in Spanish in which they were favored to do so. Another one was if there will be a special appearance by Pitbull as the Super Bowl was in Miami which is where Pitbull is from.
For the upcoming performance, however, different prop bets to look out for could include the total for the number of songs The Weeknd will perform, what the opening song performed will be and even what song he will finish off with.
All in all, betting on the halftime show will keep bettors entertained all throughout the performance while the game is on pause.
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