Thursday Night Football in Connecticut: Promos and Predictions

Thursday Night Football in Connecticut: Promos and Predictions
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Connecticut online sports betting officially launched on Oct. 19. That was when all the soft launches ceased and online sports betting was available to everyone in the state. Since then, we saw Gov. Ned Lamont placing a $20 moneyline wager on the New York Giants for NFL Week 8 vs. the Kansas City Chiefs

Want to get in on the action? In the state, online sportsbooks are revving up, but FanDuel and SugarHouse are two of the main options for bettors to choose from.

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Both of these sportsbooks offer excellent welcome bonuses that you can take advantage of right now and use for Thursday Night Football between the Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers.

Let’s look at both of these offers. Remember — you can use both of these if you want to!

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FanDuel oddsmakers currently have the Packers as 6.5-point road underdogs against the undefeated Arizona Cardinals. Both spreads are set at -110 odds. For the moneyline, FanDuel has the Packers at +235 and the Cardinals at -290. Finally, the total is set at 50.5, with both the over and under set at -110 odds.

The Packers will be without wide receivers Davante Adams and Allen Lazard, who were both placed on the COVID-19 list. This will impact Green Bay negatively.

However, FanDuel’s $1,000 risk-free welcome bonus makes betting on this game interesting. Yes, at FanDuel, new players will be able to make their first bet up to $1,000 without worrying about losing any money. If your wager loses, you will receive the full wager back as site credit. With that, we can have some fun.

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Giants-Chiefs Predictions

The Packers are longshots to win this game, as seen by their moneyline total. Pro Football Focus has them projected as even longer shots with a +260 moneyline. Again, though, this is risk-free. Without this promotion in the back pocket, I’d never recommend betting on the moneyline.

With Rodgers under center, that gives the Packers a glimmer of hope, even without Adams and Lazard. The team will need to rely more heavily on running back Aaron Jones in the run and pass game.

So hey, why not? If you win, you will get a massive return. If you lose, you’ll get the funds back as a site credit anyway!

Separate from this offer, though, FanDuel also offers a cash out option on other wagers, live betting, odds boosts, several other promotions, and player props! Surprisingly enough, player props are not as widely available, so this is a feature that you’ll want to utilize in the future!

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SugarHouse Offering $250 in Free Bets for Cardinals-Packers

SugarHouse sportsbook CT also has a fantastic welcome offer — 100% deposit match up to $250 which you get as site credit for free bets. What sets it apart is the wagering requirements. With most wagering requirements, it’s typically in the 10x-20x range of the deposit and bonus funds combined.

However, at SugarHouse the wagering requirement is just 1x the bonus. Meaning, in order to access the bonus funds to withdraw them, you need to wager whatever the bonus you receive just one time over in cash. Now that you have double the money you anticipated, where should it be wagered?

Here are the odds at SugarHouse:

  • Cardinals spread: -6.5 (-109)
  • Packers spread: +6.5 (-112)
  • Cardinals moneyline: -286
  • Packers moneyline: +240
  • Over: 50.5 (-114)
  • Under: 50.5 (-107)

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PFF projects the Cardinals to cover the spread by 7. This indicates even more value on the 6.5 line. The Packers are without Adams and Lazard and the offense is going to be heavily reliant on Rodgers’ ability (which is never a bad thing) and Jones.

The Cardinals may be weak in run defense, but their passing attack will make Rodgers have to throw early and often. Again, not a bad thing, but the lack of weapons could limit even a player of Rodgers’ caliber.

Take the Cardinals here -6.5 with your matched deposit before the spread moves out even further. SugarHouse also offers similar features as FanDuel, including player props!

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Stay Tuned for More NFL Offers

If you enjoy promotions like this, make sure to check back to Gambling.com each week. We have all the latest information regarding all NFL-related promotional offers that you can use to your advantage to pad your wallet even more.

Head over to SugarHouse and/or FanDuel now to take advantage of these offers, brought to you by Gambling.com.

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