FanDuel is offering boosted odds of +3000 on either the New England Patriots or the Buffalo Bills winning their Monday Night Football clash.
It will allow new customers to wager $5 at those boosted odds, making it a “Bet $5, Win $150” promotion. This is a very attractive offer for anyone in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Colorado, West Virginia, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Arizona, Connecticut, or Virginia.
How Does This Bonus Work?
To qualify for this bonus, you need to sign up for an account with FanDuel and make a deposit of $10. You must then wager that $10 on either the Pats or the Bills to win the game. This is a moneyline bet, so you do not need to figure out which team will cover the spread.
The first $5 of your bet will be placed at the boosted odds of +3000. The second $5 will be placed at the standard odds – currently +116 on the Patriots and -136 on the Bills.
If you are successful, you will be paid out in cash, according to the terms and conditions at FanDuel.
It states that you will “receive a cash payout equal to +3000 odds on the first five dollars ($5) of that outright wager”. FanDuel adds that “any winning eligible wagers over five dollars ($5) will be paid out in cash at market odds.”
It means you would get $155.80 profit from your $10 bet on the Pats if they won, or $153.68 profit from a $10 bet on the Bills if they won.
This short-term sign-up bonus is only available to new customers aged 21 and over, and you cannot use it in tandem with FanDuel’s flagship welcome bonus, a $1,000 risk-free bet offer.
Who Will Win the Game?
This is a tricky game to call. Buffalo is the clear moneyline favorite, so you might be inclined to bet on the Bills to prevail. It is taking place at Bills Stadium too.
However, Buffalo lost its last home game 41-15 to the Colts. It bounced back with an emphatic win against the Saints in Week 12, but it is no longer top of the AFC East.
That honor goes to the Patriots, who are on an impressive six-game winning streak. They are now 8-4 for the season, while the Bills are 7-4. It is also worth noting that Patriots are 5-0 on the road this season.
This game will be played in grim conditions, as it will be bitter and wintry in Buffalo on Monday night, with a chance of snow. There will also be 26 mph winds blowing through the stadium. Many fans now expect a tight, low-scoring game. The experts are divided as to who will win, so it makes sense for FanDuel to offer the promotion on such an unpredictable game.
Hedge Your Bets
There is always the opportunity to take the guesswork out of it by hedging your bets. You could bet your $10 on the Bills – the first $5 of the bet will be at +3000, and the second half will be at -136, resulting in odds of +1537 for the full $10 – and then head over to DraftKings to bet $65 on the Pats to win on the moneyline, thus locking in a profit of around $75 regardless of which team wins.