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Betting on Super Bowl ads. Honest.

Betting on the Super Bowl game? That's strictly for punks. Real fans are betting on the commercials. Yes, those helpful folks at Betonline.com are actually laying odds on which Super Bowl ads will be the Budcrabs most popular with television viewers. (As measured by the USA Today Ad Meter, which runs electrodes into the brains of a bunch of people who really truly are in need of a buck, then ties them down in front the tube.) The favorite is Anheuser-Busch at 5-1, which seems unnecessarily high to me since either an ad for either Budweiser or Bud Lite has finished first on the ad meter for the last 10 Super Bowls in a row.) Second, at 6-1, is Go Daddy, the Internet company that's run ads the past couple of years overflowing with big half-covered boobs and smutty double-entendres (and I mean that in the nicest possible way). The list extends through Denny's and Pedigree Dog Food -- and no, smart guy, that's two ads, not one -- at 25-1, and ends at 2,850-1 for rabid weasels pouring out of the stands to eat Ben Roethlisberger's face and being mistaken by viewers for a commercial for a new NBC reality show. Okay, I made the last one up, but I'm pretty sure Betonline.com will lay odds on it if anybody asks. 


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