BetMGM Promos: World Series Tonight; Thursday Night Football

BetMGM Promos: World Series Tonight; Thursday Night Football
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With the World Series set to begin tonight, this makes for an exciting time for sports betting.

We also have the NFL, which is always a must-bet each week.

BetMGM Sportsbook is leveraging those events with a couple of promotions surrounding the World Series and Thursday Night Football.

The World Series will start with the Houston Astros hosting the Atlanta Braves in the best-of-seven series. Week 8 of the NFL season begins on Thursday with the undefeated Arizona Cardinals hosting the Aaron Rodgers-led and likely Davante Adams-less Green Bay Packers.

Now, let’s take a look at each of these promotions and analyze where to wager according to the promotions guidelines.


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MLB World Series Promotion

At BetMGM, players will receive a $2 free bet for every home run hit in a World Series game. Of course, this starts tonight in Game 1.

To get the $2 per home run hit, you must wager $25 on the moneyline. Again, this MLB betting promotion is available for each and every World Series game.

The $2 free bets can be used on any sport!

The maximum free bets you can acquire are up to $50 worth. You must also opt-in to this promotion on the Promotions page.

As far as where to put the $25 moneyline wager in Game 1, let’s first look at the odds.

At home with Framber Valdez on the hill, the Astros are -135, and the Braves with Charlie Morton set to start are +115.

Valdez is coming off an incredible game against the Boston Red Sox, pitching eight innings and giving up just three hits, amounting to one run.

On the other hand, Morton is a 14-year veteran with plenty of postseason experience. But, how will he perform in the World Series?

The value here lies with the Braves, but in terms of who will win, I’ll side with the Astros here and Valdez continuing his overall postseason success (2.77 ERA over 39 innings pitched).

Minute Maid Park can be slightly wonky with the odd center field layout that can give hitters trouble. That, combined with two phenomenal Game 1 starts, the Astros will win 3-2.


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Thursday Night Football Promotion

This Thursday night, BetMGM Sportsbook is giving you the opportunity to get your NFL betting money early for the full amount.

That’s right — you can cash out at halftime for the full wager amount.

The only catch here is that your team must be leading by 10 or more points at halftime and the wager you made must be on the moneyline.

So, with a maximum bet of $250, if your team is winning at halftime by 10 or more points, you will receive the total payout. For example, if you bet $250 on the Packers moneyline of +200, you will receive the total $750 at half-time after cashing out with the Packers up by 10.

This is an incredible offer and it makes it so you can avoid the second half. A lot can happen in a football game in a short time, so if you’re able to cash out early for the total amount, you take the money and run.

But who should you wager on?

We mentioned the Packers being +200. The Cardinals are -250.

The spread here is -6. This is important because it demonstrates how BetMGM thinks the overall game will go.

Of course, there is no guarantee that either team will lead by 10, but which has the better chance of being up by 10?

It should go without saying, but it’s the Cardinals.

Heading into this game, the Packers' best wide receiver by a massive margin, Davante Adams, is expected to miss the game after being placed on the COVID-19 list.

According to Pro Football Focus, the Cardinals are receiving 75% of the moneyline cash and account for 31% of the tickets.

PFF also has the Cardinals as the fifth-best overall defense, with the second-best coverage unit, and third-best pass-rushing unit.

The only weakness the Cardinals have is in the run game, so the Packers will have to look to Aaron Jones.

While Jones is an excellent player, the Cardinals are the second-best passing unit and will throw early and often with quarterback Kyler Murray.

While the Packers would love to rely heavily on Jones here, especially with Adams out, it may turn into Rodgers needing to also throw a lot, but more than likely in the second half.

With that, it wouldn’t be a shock at all to see the Cardinals leading by a couple of scores heading into the half. The Packers will change the game plan after half-time, but in the case of this promotion, that doesn’t matter — you can cash out at halftime and win $100.

Both of these promotions are nothing you’ll want to miss at BetMGM, so head over there now, opt-in, and take advantage. Both of these games are happening tonight and tomorrow evening, so if you miss out, you may not get a better opportunity!


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