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2011 Super Bowl XLV Commercials And Prop Bets: Predicting Volkswagen Dominance

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While the Super Bowl is a great event for football fans everywhere, two of the reasons it draws spectacular ratings are the commercials and gambling. 2011 Super Bowl XLV will be no different as there will be some entertaining commercials and some interesting prop bets on which to wager. One of Bodog's many prop bets is which Super Bowl commercial will have a higher rating on USA Today's annual Ad Meter.

The odds on favorite right now is Other at 2/1. This is due in part to the number of companies that will have commercials, but more because Volkswagen has already put together what likely will be the best commercial of the night. While the traditional regulars like Bud Light, Budweiser, Doritos, and GoDaddy.com will get some buzz, this Volkswagen commercial (posted after the jump) is pretty awesome. It leaked out earlier this week and the buzz is through the roof. The only thing that could hurt it is the fact that a lot of people have already seen it and may not be as excited the second (or third or fourth) time around. Personally, [SPOILER ALERT] when the car lights turn on and the kid jumps, it gets me every time.