# Prop Bets - Guess The Odds

## A 'prop bet' is a bet made during a game of an event that doesn't directly affect the game's outcome. Traditionally these bets are placed on the performances of individual players, such as the number of goals a player will score.These types of bets can also be used as dares where the 'dared' person has to make the event happen. This is very common in the poker scene.This quiz lists some real prop bets scenarios. It's your job guess what the odds were of achieving it. How many can you get correct?

### Quiz Questions

• 1.
Safety as the first score of Super Bowl XLVI
• A.
25/1
• B.
50/1
• C.
100/1
• 2.
Louis Cardinals to win the 2011 World Series (with 15 games remaining)
• A.
499/1
• B.
999/1
• C.
1999/1
• 3.
Xabi Alonso to score from his own half (during the 2005/06 season)
• A.
75/1
• B.
100/1
• C.
125/1
• 4.
Eating \$1000 of McDonalds food in 36 hours
• A.
2/1
• B.
4/1
• C.
5/1
• 5.
Poker player Ted Forrest to lose 48 pounds in two months
• A.
10/1
• B.
20/1
• C.
30/1
• 6.
Power outage during the Superbowl
• A.
45/1
• B.
50/1
• C.
55/1
• 7.
Predicting the correct winners of all 15 football matches
• A.
666,666/1
• B.
1,000,000/1
• C.
1,666,666/1
• 8.
Running 70 miles in 24 hours
• A.
5/1
• B.
25/1
• C.
50/1
• 9.
Johnny Moss to fight unbeaten Bar Fight Champion
• A.
15/1
• B.
25/1
• C.
35/1
• 10.
All 7 races to be won by famous jockey Frankie Dettori
• A.
25,000/1
• B.
50,000/1
• C.
75,000/1

### Quiz Outcomes

• 1.
Amateur
Oh dear! You certainly need to do some more research in betting odds to achieve a higher score.
• 2.
Casual
Your score shows you've got some good knowledge, but will need to improve it a bit more to achieve a higher one.
• 3.
Pro
A very impressive display! You certain know a lot about prop bets and what odds give the biggest rewards