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Panthers popular with punters ahead of Super Bowl 50

| 04.02.2016

The Carolina Panthers have been very popular this week with leading bookmaker Coral in the lead up to Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco in which the NFC Champions are 2-5 favourites to win their first ever league championship. After coming into the 2015/16 campaign on the back of a losing record, the Panthers were as big as 66-1 before the regular season got underway and could be backed ahead of the play-offs at 9-2.

AFC Champions Denver go into the game at the Levi’s Stadium as the 19-10 underdogs and can be backed on the point spread at 10-11 with a five point start.

In the Super Bowl MVP market, Cam Newton is the 8-11 favourite to win the award, while Peyton Manning, who could be set for his final appearance in the NFL, is 4-1 to receive the trophy.

“It’s one way traffic for Carolina in the money line market as the majority of punters feel Cam is going to lead his side to their first ever Super Bowl success,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“You really do have to applaud those punters who took the 66-1 on the Panthers before the regular season as they have a nice voucher in their pocket going into Sunday’s game,” added Hill.

**Super Bowl 50 winner

2-5 Carolina Panthers, 19-10 Denver Broncos

**Point Spread

10-11 Carolina Panthers (-5), 10-11 Denver Broncos (+5)

**Super Bowl MVP

8-11 Cam Newton, 4 Peyton Manning, 20 Jonathan Stewart, Luke Kuechly, Von Miller, 25 Greg Olsen, 28 C J Anderson, Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, 40 Bar.


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.