If you’re a Philly sports fan, and you’re into self-loathing, man, does PointsBet have the prop bet for you this weekend.
The stellar New Jersey online sportsbook has a “Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia” prop bet that rolls two of your most recent Philadelphia sports nightmares into one brutal bet.
As you may have heard, Jimmy Butler is currently starring for the Heat in the NBA Finals as the Sixers are hoping the hiring of Doc Rivers will help turn things around following a first-round sweep by the Celtics. Meanwhile, the Eagles are 0-2-1 and their franchise quarterback is off to a, uh, concerning start in which he’s putting up some of the worst numbers in the sport.
The “Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia” Prop at PointsBet
Those developments led to the unveiling of this sadistic Sunday prop bet, which you can wager on at PointsBet in NJ by clicking here .
Jimmy Butler to Have More Points Scored Than Carson Wentz Has Made Completions Yes (-110)/No (-110)
So, how did this diabolical betting opportunity come about? The guys over at “The Wooderboys” podcast (you can check out the show here) teamed up with PointsBet to make it happen.
So, which side is the right side?
Wentz is completing less than 60% of his passes and has been bad in almost every major statistical passing category this season, but he is still averaging over 26 completions per game.
Butler, meanwhile, dropped 23 points in the Heat’s Game 1 loss to the Lakers. He is averaging 20.8 points per game and has eclipsed 26 points points just four times in 16 games this postseason.
The Eagles will be without Dallas Goedert and could potentially be without DeSean Jackson. Not good.
But…despite probably being one of the last people who wants to back Wentz with my money right now, I think I have to go with him on this one.
Getting Started With PointsBet
To get started with PointsBet and grab a $250 first deposit match, you can click here .
Once you complete the registration process, make your first deposit by using one of PointsBet’s several convenient funding methods. PointsBet will match the deposit amount, and you can immediately begin to jump in on all of the available promos and odds boosts ahead of the action this weekend.
PointsBet, which is available in New Jersey, Illinois, and Indiana, has experienced market success thanks to its first-rate customer service and headline-grabbing “Good Karma” promo on notable bad beats.
To play this specific prop, just head over to the “Name A Bet” menu in the app and lock in your pick.
Also, “The Wooderboys” show is giving away a free t-shirt. You can enter for a chance to win by shooting them a picture of your bet slip on Twitter over here.