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Super Bowl TV Audience In Canada

Super Bowl TV Audience In Canada
The Super Bowl is not just a big deal in the United States, but all across North American - with millions of Canadians tuning in every year. From viewers each year to the global proportion here are some Super Bowl tv audience analytics.

While the Super Bowl continues to expand its present across the world, one place outside of the United States where it has been steadily popular for decades now in Canada. With millions of Canadians turning in every year for the big game, the Super Bowl has become one of the biggest annual events in Canada for football and non-footballs alike.

Super Bowl TV Ratings In Canada

Where reliable data is available, the audience for the Super Bowl shows just how massively popular the game is in Canada. The chart below shows just how many Canadians tuned in between 2012 to 2016. The highest Canadian in the last five years audience was the Seattle Seahawks-New England Patriots game in Super Bowl XLIX. 

Super Bowl Ratings In Canada

The most watch program each year from 2013 to 2016 in Canada has been the Super Bowl beating the likes of the Academy Awards, NHL Playoffs and the Grey Cup. 

Global Proportion Of Canadian Watching The Super Bowl

Reliable global television ratings for the Super Bowl are not entirely available for every year, but solid numbers are for 2013 and 2016. Of the total global audience in those two iterations of the game – Canadians represented 4.50% (2013) and 4.97% (2016).

Many of the other countries around the World where the NFL is popular (England, Germany, and Australia) are in very different time zones than North America which impacts the ratings for a game which starts anywhere from midnight to noon on a Monday. The place outside of Canada where the game draws a large audience is Mexico – which has averaged close to 20 million viewers or the last few years (or just under 12% of the global audience). 

Future Considerations And Super Bowl Betting

Patriots +200 +220 +200 +200
Cowboys +400 +500 +400 +400
Seahawks +650 +550 +550 +550
Steelers +900 +1000 +1000 +1000
Raiders +1200 +1200 +1200 +1400
Chiefs +1600 +1600 +1600 +1600
Packers +1600 +1200 +1600 +1400
Falcons +1800 +1600 +1800 +1600
Giants +2000 +1600 +2200 +1800
Lions +2500 +2500 +2500 +2800

With the advent of streaming, ratings for sporting events are becoming a little trickier to decipher. While television remains the most popular and reliable option for sports fans, streaming is quickly becoming catching up and may one down supplant TV as the number one option for sports fans.

Over time, numbers will begin to reflect people who are streaming games but for now, data only includes TV ratings. The other thing to consider which may also be key for drawing in more viewers is the inclusion of American commercials in the Canadian broadcast.

A continually argument for the great and humorous commercials that Americans are treated to be shown in Canada. A recent poll showed 23% of people considered commercials to be the most important part of the game (second to only the game itself at 46%). If the commercials were to be shown in Canada, one could speculate (or even wager on) higher ratings.

Speaking of wagering on, betting on the Super Bowl is massive. Unlike any other game of football throughout the season, the Super Bowl offers a massive array of betting options from player and game props to the color of the winning teams Gatorade, to over/under betting on chicken wings consumed on that day and even total viewers in the United States.

For many Super Bowl betting begins with NFL Futures earlier in the season, but for though looking to wager on more than just a winner – these NFL betting options help turn the Super Bowl into arguably the biggest betting event of the year.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Thursday 07 September
Kansas City Chiefs 20:30 Patriots +315 -345 Odds
Sunday 10 September
Philadelphia Eagles 13:00 Washington Redskins +115 -128 Odds
New York Jets 13:00 Buffalo Bills +235 -278 Odds
Arizona Cardinals 13:00 Detroit Lions +109 -128 Odds
Jaguars 13:00 Houston Texans +170 -196 Odds
Buccaneers 13:00 Miami Dolphins -105 -112 Odds
Oakland Raiders 13:00 Tennessee Titans -111 -106 Odds
Pittsburgh Steelers 13:00 Cleveland Browns -556 +465 Odds
Baltimore Ravens 13:00 Cincinnati Bengals +108 -122 Odds
Atlanta Falcons 13:00 Chicago Bears -286 +250 Odds
Indianapolis Colts 16:05 Los Angeles Rams -164 +155 Odds
Seattle Seahawks 16:25 Green Bay Packers Odds
Carolina Panthers 16:25 San Francisco 49ers -222 +190 Odds
New York Giants 20:30 Dallas Cowboys Odds

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