Puppy Bowl 2021 Betting Odds & Lines
While the Super Bowl might get top billing as the biggest betting event on the US sports wagering calendar, Sunday’s competitive docket also includes the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl, which has surged in popularity over the last several years. And now, for the first time ever, offshore sportsbooks are offering betting lines on the “American Furball” title game!
If you want to take your Super Bowl prop betting fun to the next level, the Puppy Bowl gives new meaning to the term “underdog.” Of course, you can also bet on the “litteral” top dog if you think you know which lucky pup (or team) is going to win this year.
To learn how to legally wager on the cutest contest in sports, we’ve got all the kibbles and tidbits on Puppy Bowl XVII betting. Down, set, bark!
Is It Legal To Bet On The Puppy Bowl?
Yes, it is legal and safe to wager on Puppy Bowl 17 if you use a legitimate and reputable offshore betting site to do so. In fact, because Vegas and other state-regulated betting markets don’t offer Puppy Bowl lines, using offshore sportsbooks is currently your only option to put real money on all the Team Ruff and Team Fluff shenanigans in store for Puppy Bowl Sunday.
Please be advised that offshore sportsbooks do not currently accept bettors from New Jersey. However, there is a chance that NJ will have lines on the little game, as the state gambling commission has authorized other entertainment betting lines in the past.
Current Puppy Bowl Betting Odds
Given the popularity of the event, the betting lines on the Puppy Bowl are fairly in-depth. At the best legal betting sites, you can find spreads, straights, and totals, but you can also choose from a selection of Puppy Bowl prop bets and Puppy Bowl MVP odds, among others. The following PB odds are from Bovada:
Puppy Bowl Lineup
The 2021 Puppy Bowl will feature 90+ puppies from over 50 shelters throughout the US and abroad. You can check out the official starting lineup once it has been announced at their website.
How To Bet On The Puppy Bowl
Betting on the Puppy Bowl is easy: Just sign up at Bovada or another top sportsbook with odds on the canine cavalcade, and place your wagers as usual. That said, how you should bet is less easy. Despite nearly two decades of history, the Puppy Bowl is still played by puppies, many of which are barely aware of their surroundings. Let’s be clear: The Puppy Bowl is a crapshoot. It’s the cutest lottery ever, but it’s still a lottery.
In the world of random sports outcomes, it doesn’t get any more random than a bunch of young doggos running around on a small field trying to score points in a game they don’t even understand. Half of them will probably take a nap in the endzone, and the other half will go to the bathroom right on the field of play (which is, incidentally, an effective tactic employed and endorsed by any number of old-school NFL greats). Still, if there’s a betting edge to be found, you can probably find it by looking at previous Puppy Bowl winners.
2019 Puppy Bowl Recap
In Puppy Bowl XV (2019), Team Ruff defeated Team Fluff 59-51. The MVP of the game was Bumble, a Lab/Chow Chow mix. Bumble was the first special needs dog to win the award, and the game let Team Ruff even its all-time record against Team Fluff at two games apiece. (The team format was introduced in 2015.)
- What is the Puppy Bowl – The Puppy Bowl is a game based on American football, played by young dogs on the Saturday before the Super Bowl. The event is broadcast by Animal Planet, and the format involves two teams of dogs playing inside a model stadium. All the puppies who participate in the festivities are from shelters, and the Puppy Bowl is contested over a two-hour time period.
- When is the Puppy Bowl – The Puppy Bowl is scheduled to be contested on Sunday, February 7, 2021. Kickoff is slated for 3:00 p.m. EST.
- Where is the Puppy Bowl – The Puppy Bowl is filmed at a different location each year. The site of the 2021 game has not been disclosed yet, though this information should be provided in the near future.
- How to watch the Puppy Bowl – You can watch the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet, which is part of the Discovery Network. If you don’t have access to Animal Planet, various streaming options exist over the Internet – and likely at your local dog-friendly sports bar!
- Puppy Bowl Live Stream – Animal Planet GO is available for iPhone, Android, and other platforms. You can also watch the Puppy Bowl via the Animal Planet channel on YouTube TV, Hulu TV, Apple TV, and more.
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