Thanksgiving Day Betting Action 2022, Preview, Props and a $20K Contest

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Don Shapiro
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of you celebrating today! Hope you have a great one.  Today's NFL games kick off at 12:30 pm ET starting with the Bills in Detroit to face off against the Lions.  There was quite the betting frenzy at BetOnline.


Below is the current action for today’s NFL tripleheader. Giants’ moneyline and spread will likely be the biggest liabilities of the day.

Bills at Lions (+9.5, 54.5)

51.8% of $ on Lions +9.5

81.5% of $ on Bills ML (-460)

54.1% of $ on UNDER 54.5

Giants at Cowboys (-10, 45.5)

61.1% of $ on Giants +10

74.3% of $ on Cowboys ML (-470)

52.3% of $ on OVER 45.5


Patriots at Vikings (-3, 42.5)

54.5% of $ on Vikings -3

53.0% of $ on Vikings ML (-145)

50.6% of $ on OVER 42.5


Thanksgiving Day Prop Bets


Thanksgiving Records Broken               

Most Receiving Yards - A.Johnson 188                +500

Most Passing Yards - T.Aikman 455                    +700

Most Sacks - C.Jordan 4                                     +1600

Most Receiving TDs - S.Sharpe 4                        +2000

Most Passing TDs - P.Manning 6                         +2500

Most Rushing Yards - OJ.Simpson 273                +3300


Thanksgiving Passing Yards Leader                   

J.Allen                          +250

K.Cousins                      +300

D.Prescott                    +400

J.Goff                           +425

M.Jones                        +625

D.Jones                         +1000


Thanksgiving Receiving Yards Leader               

J.Jefferson                    +200

S.Diggs                         +350

A.St.Brown                   +500

C.Lamb                         +600

G.Davis                         +1000

J.Meyers                       +1400

A.Thielen                      +2000

D.Slayton                      +2000

M.Gallup                      +2000

TJ Hockenson                +2500


Thanksgiving Rushing Yards Leader                  

S.Barkley                      +350

D.Cook                         +375

T.Pollard                       +500

R.Stevenson                  +650

D.Singletary                  +750

J.Williams                     +750

Josh Allen                     +1200

E.Elliott                         +1400

Daniel Jones                 +2000

Damien Harris               +2500


Will there be a special teams/defensive TD on Thanksgiving?               

Yes                   -200

No                    +150


Will any Thanksgiving game go to overtime?                

No                    -900

Yes                   +500

Thanksgiving Day Contest

$20,000 Thanksgiving Parlay Contest

  1. The $20,000 Thanksgiving Parlay opens on Monday, November 21st and closes on Thursday, November 24th, 2022 at 12:30 pm ET.
  2. To register for the contest you must be logged into your account and enter your predictions (ATS & O/U) for all three Thanksgiving Day games.
  3. Once selections are submitted, you may change your answers at any time until the registration deadline at 12:30 pm ET on Thursday, November 24th, 2022.
  4. The contest is free to enter, however to qualify for the prize you must wager $25 or more in real-money wagers on NFL games that take place on Thursday, November 24th, 2022. Straight wagers only, parlays do not qualify.
  5. Qualifying wagers are spread, money line and total wagers placed in the sportsbook before kick off or in the Live Betting platform during the games.
  6. The $20,000 grand prize will be awarded to the BetOnline player who correctly predicts all six selections on the parlay card.
  7. If no one correctly picks all 6 spreads/totals, the $20,000 will not be awarded.
  8. If numerous contestants qualify for the $20,000, the prize will be split evenly amongst all winning contestants.
  9. A push is graded as a loss. If a game is cancelled, it is graded as a loss.
  10. Prize will be paid as cash with a one-time (1x) rollover requirement.
  11. The $20,000 will be paid into the winner(s) account(s) on Friday, November 25th, 2022.
  12. Only one entry per account is permitted. Additionally, placing entries from multiple BetOnline accounts is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
  13. BetOnline has the right to change, amend and/or cancel this promotion at any time without notice.  Learn More Here

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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