Super Bowl Gatorade Betting Odds

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A Gatorade shower is traditionally involved when it’s time to celebrate on the Super Bowl sidelines. Bettors can get in on the fun by wagering on what’s always a popular option at online betting sites: which color of liquid the winning team will use to douse its coach. For Super Bowl 57, purple was the correct call while the Chiefs were celebrating their victory over the Eagles. Here’s what you need to know about Super Bowl Gatorade betting.

Super Bowl 58 Gatorade color odds

In advance of the next big game, legal online sportsbooks will release the lines for hundreds of props. We’ll take a look at the Gatorade color betting odds for Super Bowl 58 once they’re available.

What’s the Super Bowl Gatorade bet?

Bettors wager on what color Gatorade the winning team will use in its celebration. In advance of the game, there will be odds available for various choices. Here’s what the lines looked like in advance of Super Bowl 57:

After the game, purple was the color of choice for the Kansas City Chiefs. If you had bet on that color prior to kickoff at odds of +750, a $20 bet would have won you $150 in profit, while a $50 wager would have gotten you $375 in winnings.

Super Bowl Gatorade color odds

Online sportsbooks will have odds for an array of color choices, but books may combine some of the similar options. For Super Bowl 57, here were the options at DraftKings Sportsbook:

Over at FanDuel Sportsbook, there were similar choices:

Recent Super Bowl Gatorade colors

Los Angeles Rams defensive end A’Shawn Robinson pours Gatorade over head coach Sean McVay after the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl 56. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The history of betting on the Gatorade color at legal US sportsbooks is brief. The wager was first available at FanDuel Sportsbook in 2019 and has since appeared at other books, as well. Here are the winning colors and their odds for the last five years:

The color blue has been on somewhat of a hot streak, as it has been the choice at three of the last five Super Bowls. As you’ll see when we look back at the results from a longer time frame, the color choices have been pretty streaky overall.

History of Super Bowl Gatorade betting

While the bet has only been legal in the US for the past few years, data on the Gatorade color goes back to the turn of the century. Here’s the complete Gatorade history over that span:

YearWinning TeamColorOdds
2023Kansas City ChiefsPurple+750
2022Los Angeles RamsBlue+300
2021Tampa Bay BuccaneersBlue+650
2020Kansas City ChiefsOrange+400
2019New England PatriotsBlue+150
2018Philadelphia EaglesYellowN/A
2017New England PatriotsNoneN/A
2016Denver BroncosOrangeN/A
2015New England PatriotsBlueN/A
2014Seattle SeahawksOrangeN/A
2013Baltimore RavensNoneN/A
2012New York GiantsPurpleN/A
2011Green Bay PackersOrangeN/A
2010New Orleans SaintsOrangeN/A
2009Pittsburgh SteelersYellowN/A
2008New York GiantsClearN/A
2007Indianapolis ColtsClearN/A
2006Pittsburgh SteelersClearN/A
2005New England PatriotsClearN/A
2004New England PatriotsNoneN/A
2003Tampa Bay BuccaneersPurpleN/A
2002New England PatriotsNoneN/A
2001Baltimore RavensYellowN/A

How did the Gatorade tradition start?

The New York Giants of the 1980s often receive credit for starting the tradition. Then-head coach Bill Parcells regularly received a Gatorade bath when the team won. The Gatorade tradition became even more prominent when the team won Super Bowl XXI over the Denver Broncos, and Parcells was drenched in front of a worldwide audience.

In the years that have followed, the shower has been part of celebrations in a number of other sports at various times. However, the Gatorade bath gets the most attention when it’s time for Super Bowl betting. Looking back to the results since 2001, here’s the complete color breakdown.


Is Super Bowl Gatorade betting allowed at US sportsbooks?  

The Super Bowl Gatorade bet was first available at legal US sportsbooks in 2019. However, the regulators in individual states retain final say on where the bet is actually legal.

When was the first Gatorade shower at a Super Bowl?  

At Super Bowl XXI in 1987, the New York Giants defeated the Denver Broncos by a score of 39-20 and then drenched head coach Bill Parcells with Gatorade after the win.

Where is this year’s Super Bowl taking place?  

Super Bowl 58 will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Feb. 11, 2024. The game will air on CBS, with kickoff taking place around 6:30 p.m. ET.