Wes Welker Super Bowl Props
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (The Spread) – Wes Welker was brought to Denver to help the team win a Super Bowl. Will he play his role on Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII?
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Welker has been given over/under odds of 57.5 receiving yards and 5.5 receptions for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Welker caught 73 passes this season for a total of 778 yards with 10 touchdowns. He appeared in 13 games during the regular season, which works out to an average of 5.6 receptions and 59.8 yards per game. He also averaged 8.4 targets per game.
In the playoffs, Welker played in both games, but had a limited impact. He caught six passes for 38 yards and one touchdown against the Chargers while catching four passes for 38 yards against the Patriots. In his 15 games, Welker has caught at least 6 passes in eight of those games and had at least 58 receiving yards in eight as well. Seattle comes into this game with the top passing defense in the NFL, allowing just 172 yards per game this season through the air.
Welker has appeared in two Super Bowls in his career and he has performed pretty well in both as a member of the New England Patriots. In 2008, he caught 11 passes for 103 yards in a 17-14 loss to the Giants. In 2012, he caught seven passes for 60 yards in a 21-17 loss to the Giants.
For a complete look at the Super Bowl XLVIII Prop Odds available for the Wes Welker, see below.
Super Bowl XLVIII Prop Odds – Wes Welker
Odds to win Super Bowl MVP: 25/1
Odds to score the first touchdown: 13/2
Odds to score the first Denver touchdown: 9/2
Total receiving yards: Over/Under 57.5
Total receptions: Over/Under 5.5
Total yards on first reception: Over/Under 8.5
Longest reception: Over/Under 19.5 yards
Will Welker score a touchdown in the game: Yes (+105) No (-135)
Wes Welker Total Receptions
9 or more 7/1