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Here’s Where to Bet on the Super Bowl Online in PA

Kyle Scott - January 19, 2020

Super Bowl 54 is right around the corner, and this year well mark the first time you can legally bet on the Super Bowl online in Pennsylvania since PA online sports betting launched last June. For many football fans, bettors, and even the general public, the Super Bowl marks the one day each year they will wager on a sporting event.

We’ve put together a full guide about how to bet on the Super Bowl, but here we will take a look at online Super Bowl betting in PA and the best sports betting apps to use for betting on the big game.

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Online Sportsbooks For Betting on The Super Bowl in Pennsylvania

There are no shortage of options for Pennsylvania bettors now that there are nearly double-digit online sportsbooks available in the state. There are the more popular and well-known ones, such as DraftKings Sportsbook and Fanduel Sportsbook PA, along with lesser-known options like FOX Bet PA and Unibet. Each sportsbook will allow you to bet on the spread, winner and total points scored, along with assorted Super Bowl 54 prop bets, but there are differences between them. Here are your options in order of what we would recommend.

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DraftKings Sportsbook

DraftKings is arguably the most popular betting brand, and for good reason– it is one of only two sportsbooks that is available in all legal US sports betting states.

They offer all of the standard betting options, a deep list of prop bets, and the best live in-game betting experience available.

Live in-game betting allows you to bet not only before the game, but also on halves, quarters and plays throughout the course of the game. The lines constantly update, and DraftKings is faster than anybody at offering this action. T

hey also have something called Flash Bet, which allows you to bet on an upcoming play or series. It is very engaging and fun. DraftKings has an app available on iOS and Android, and you can also play through the mobile web.

New users who sign up for DraftKings here can get up to $1,000 free. Your first real bet will be up to $500 risk-free, meaning you’ll get your money back if you lose, and your deposit will be matched up to $500 (keep in mind only 20% of this amount is matched).



FOX Bet is backed, of course, by FOX Sports, and allows you not only to bet traditional spread and prop bets on the Super Bowl in Pennsylvania, but it also allows you to bet against challenges offered by FOX Sports personalities. These options include boosted odds for selections made by the likes of Colin Cowherd and Charissa Thompson, and custom bets with long odds. FOX Bet is very inventive with what they will allow you to bet on and there will be no shortage of options for the Super Bowl.

New users to FOX Bet can get $20 free with no deposit and their first deposit matched up to $100.



The official sponsor of the Eagles has to be sour a bit that Philly’s team won’t be in the Super Bowl this year, but that won’t stop them from taking action in Pennsylvania on the Super Bowl.

Their site is no frills, but it is clean, easy to read, and works lightning fast.

New users who sign up for Unibet can get $10 free without making a deposit and then have their first deposit matched up to $100. It is a very simple and straightforward offer and worth checking out.


Other good options in Pennsylvania include:

Fanduel Sportsbook (bet now )

SugarHouse Sportsbook (bet now )

BetRivers (bet now )


How To Bet in PA

To bet on the Super Bowl in Pennsylvania online, you must be physically located in the state at the time of your bet.

Each of these sportsbooks will check the location on your phone or computer to ensure that you are located in the state. There is no fooling them as they ping a GPS and cannot be tricked by VPNs or other methods that could mask your location.

Once you download an app or sign up for a site, you’ll be asked to enter your name and other personal details, sometimes including even your Social Security or driver’s license numbers. Don’t be alarmed. These sites are fully secure and this information is encrypted, but it allows them to verify your identity.

Since betting is for people who are only over 21, sportsbooks has to ensure that you are indeed who you say you are. These checks and balances are put in place by the state to prevent fraud and gambling addiction.

Be sure to check out 2020 Super Bowl odds and our list of ridiculous Super Bowl 54 prop bets.

Your Guide To Super Bowl 54 Prop Bets

Bob Wankel - January 19, 2020

This year’s Super Bowl matchup is almost set and that means plenty of breakdowns and analysis is soon to follow. It also means Super Bowl 54 prop bets, and plenty of them.

In addition to standard Super Bowl odds, sportsbooks offer a range of ridiculous and crazy prop bets on items such as the length of the National Anthem, color of the Gatorade to be dumped on the winning coach, and, of course, my personal favorite, the coin toss.

While not all of these props may be available in states such as Pennsylvania and New JerseyIndiana has moved to allow betting on these frivolous events. So let’s take a look at some of most popular (and ridiculous) Super Bowl props we can likely expect.

Super Bowl 54 Crazy Prop Bets

While the official list of prop bets isn’t available just yet, a quick look at last year’s offerings provides prospective bettors with plenty of insight into what to expect ahead of Super Bowl 54.

Anthem Length

Demi Lovato will perform the “The Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of Super Bowl LIV, marking her first public performance since 2018. Lovato has performed the national anthem prior to big sporting events a number of times, most recently prior to the much-hyped 2018 Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

Typically, we can expect the over/under for anthem length to be set around the two-minute mark.

For what it’s worth, Lovato’s last anthem performance checked in at 2:11, and last year’s performer, Gladys Knight, hit the over with her rendition which lasted 2:01.

First Jennifer Lopez Song Performed

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will share the stage during this year’s halftime show, creating several possibilities for prop bettors. Which J-Lo song will we hear first? Here’s a list of the top contenders.

  • Let’s Get Loud
  • On The Floor
  • Live It Up
  • Dinero
  • El Anillo
  • Get Right
  • Waiting For Tonight

From this perspective, it’s a total crime if she doesn’t come out firing with Let’s Get Loud.

First Shakira Song Performed

There are quite a few up-tempo Shakira hits that could set the tone. Here are some of the top contenders.

  • Whenever, Wherever
  • Dare (La La La)
  • La Tortura
  • Waka Waka
  • Loca
  • Hips Don’t Lie

My vote is for Hips Don’t Lie, but I imagine that the official favorite will be Whenever, Wherever. Whatever–both songs are total jams.

How Many Songs Will Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Perform Together?

  • Over 1.5
  • Under 1.5

The co-headliner halftime show creates some uncertainty about the structure of the performance. It’s almost certain that the pair will perform together at some point, but wagers can be placed on the total number of songs.

Will the Winner of Super Bowl 54 Visit the White House?

  • Yes
  • No

It was widely assumed following the Patriots’ Super Bowl 53 win that they would head to the White House for the customary celebration just as they did after their previous championships.

It never happened.

In fact, more and more teams have skipped the Presidential pleasantries in recent years, with teams like the Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia Eagles never making it to Washington.

Jersey Number of the First/Last Touchdown Scorer

This is one of the more interesting Super Bowl prop bets out there. We don’t know what the number will be set at this time around, but it was 27 last year. Bettors had to wait three-plus quarters for a winner, but the under finally hit when No. 26 Sony Michel scored the game’s first and only touchdown.

Using No. 27 as a baseline, here’s what we can tell you. The first touchdown scorer of the Super Bowl has been No. 27 or higher 39 times and No. 26 or lower a total of 14 times. This includes the last three Super Bowls in which Alshon Jeffery (No. 17), Devonta Freeman (No. 24), and Michel (No. 26) each found the end zone first.  Meanwhile, the last touchdown of the Super Bowl also has been scored by a player wearing No. 27 or higher 39 times and 26 or lower 13 times.

The more you know.

Super Bowl Coin Toss

Head or tails. That is the question.

If you have absolutely no patience and want to get in on some quick action prior to kickoff, this is your go-to prop bet. Historically speaking, tails, which has hit in five of the past six Super Bowls, has a 28-25 all-time lead, coming out on top at a rate of roughly 53 percent overall.

Color of Gatorade Dumped on Winning Coach

The color of the ceremonial Gatorade dump has become one of the more popular prop bets to play in recent Super Bowls years. There has been some extreme variance in the Gatorade color dumped on the victorious coach.

Blue was the winner that splashed down on Bill Belichick following Super Bowl 53, while Doug Pederson saw yellow the year prior. Belichick actually escaped the bath after Super Bowl 51, while orange was appropriately doused atop Broncos coach Gary Kubiak in Super Bowl 50.

Super Bowl 54 Player Props

We can absolutely expect to see all of the traditional player props offered for Super Bowl 54. These player props include popular bets such as player to score the first touchdown, over/under quarterback completions, over/under quarterback passing yardage, and over/under rushing and receiving yards.

Once the Super Bowl 54 matchup is finalized, be sure to check back for the complete list of offerings, along with the latest odds.

FanDuel Sportsbook is Offering 400 to 1 Odds on the Titans to Win Today

Bob Wankel - January 19, 2020

With wins in both New England and Baltimore, the Titans have already proven this postseason that they are more than capable of pulling off big upsets on the road. It doesn’t seem, however, that the fine folks over FanDuel Sportsbook think they can deliver another stunner this afternoon against the Chiefs. Why not? Check this out.

FanDuel Sportsbook is offering new users in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Indiana insane 400 to 1 odds on the Titans to go into Arrowhead Stadium and upset the Chiefs today. Seriously. 400 to 1 odds.

New users can sign up using our links via this page and enter promo code “McAfee” (for former Colts punter and rising media star Pat McAfee) to take advantage of this deal.

Update: We just checked in with FanDuel with the procedure for taking advantage of this deal. Their response:

As long as he (the new user) uses the code, that will show on his account. Then as long as he places that wager, he will be credited within 72 hours from the time that wager settles.

There is, however, a $1 maximum bet on this boost. Still, it returns a $400 payout, so while there is a very modest cap, the return on investment remains strong.

This AFC Championship Game deal is currently being offered in addition to several excellent odds boosts for the Titans-Chiefs matchup and the NFC Championship Game between the Packers and 49ers that kicks off from Santa Clara later in the day.

As always, FanDuel Sportsbook also has a terrific introductory $500 risk-free first bet for new users.

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FanDuel Sporstbook Promo Code: Championship Round Offers

Typically, no promo code is necessary to get in on the action and take advantage of FanDuel Sportsbook’s excellent promotional offers, but you will need to use the promo code “McAfee” in order to score 400 to 1 odds on the Titans today.

New users in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Indiana can click here , or click the buttons available on this page to sign up for FanDuel Sportsbook. Once the app is downloaded and registration is completed, new users can make their first deposits ,take advantage of FanDuel’s $500 risk-free first bet offer.

The rest of the available promotions, of which there are many, are available via the promos tab on the homepage of the app and/or across the top of the homepage. Be sure to click “opt-in” to ensure you’re getting the promo offers.

FanDuel Sportsbook’s Championship Weekend Offers

The championship action kicks off in Kansas City between the Titans and Chiefs, and FanDuel Sportsbook has a strong boost options on player props and outcomes for this contest as well as the NFC Championship Game.

FanDuel Sportsbook is also offering some insurance promos for both championship round games. If recent NFL playoff history has taught us anything, it’s that it is never a bad idea to take out an insurance policy with the likelihood of some more wild finishes in store this weekend.

FanDuel’s NFL Blown Lead Insurance, you can place a pregame moneyline wager on either game and get up to $50 in site credit if the team you back is leading at the end of any quarter but ultimately goes on to lose the game. There’s also $25 NFL Same Game Parlay Insurance. Place a same game parlay on either game, and if one leg doesn’t win, FanDuel refunds your account up to $25 in site credit.

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FOX Bet is Offering a Crazy Patrick Mahomes Odds Boost, Up to $100 of Free Bets

Bob Wankel - January 19, 2020

The NFL’s conference championship weekend is here and FOX Bet, a legal online sportsbook leader in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey is absolutely bringing with awesome Super Boosts and up to $100 of free bet cash.

The day’s action gets underway this afternoon with the AFC Conference Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Tennessee will try to pull off another road shocker for the right to play in Miami next month, while Kansas City is looking to avoid falling just a game short of the Super Bowl for the second straight season.

While FOX Bet offers tons of standard wagering options, including spreads, totals, alternate lines and player props, their +100 odds boost on Patrick Mahomes to throw at least two touchdowns is hands down their best offer of the day.


Two reasons. This prop is boosted to +100 odds from the previous price of -250. Not only does that mean there is insane value on this play, but Mahomes is coming off of a five-touchdown effort against the Texans last week and already threw for three touchdowns against the Titans earlier this season. In fact, Mahomes has thrown for multiple touchdowns in three of his last four starts.

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FOX Bet is also offering a terrific Super Boost for the NFC Conference Championship Game between the Packers and 49ers. You can grab quarterbacks Jimmy Garoppolo and Aaron Rodgers to both go over 250 passing yards at a boosted +350 payout. That’s up from the initial odds of +250.

Both Super Boosts come in addition to FOX Bet’s staggering 35 other different bet boosts on the pair of games, their  $20 bet with no deposit offer and up to a $100 deposit match for new users. To top things off, you can grab up to $100 more in free bets by simply wagering today. For every $20 bet on the NFL, FOX Bet will give you a $1 free bet to roll over for the Super Bowl.

How to Get FOX Bet’s NFL Conference Championship Game Boosts

It’s quick and easy to get FOX Bet and take advantage of all it has to offer ahead of today’s high-stakes championship game action. New users in Pennsylvania can cash in on the app’s $20 sign up bonus and up to $100 deposit match to wager with FOX Bet’s huge super boosts by hitting it right here . Those of you in the state of New Jersey can get started with FOX Bet by clicking here .

Once you have the app and sign up, you will notice that you immediately have a $20 to work with before even making your first deposit. To score the first deposit match offer, simply select one of FOX Bet’s convenient deposit options and then head to the home page. FOX Bet’s top daily offers are typically displayed across the main scroll of the home page–that’s where you will see both of today’s Super Boosts. Click that banner and place your wager. It’s that simple.

These latest bet boosts and bonus cash offers are the latest examples of the outstanding promos FOX Bet runs on a daily basis. Their excellent welcome offer and consistently fun and creative betting promos makes FOX Bet one our favoring legal sports betting apps. It’s the distinguishing feature that sets it apart from much of the competition.

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DraftKings Sportsbook is Offering Awesome UFC 246 Odds on Conor McGregor

Bob Wankel - January 18, 2020

If you are thinking about taking the heavily-favored Conor McGregor in his return to the octagon during UFC 246 tonight, then DraftKings Sportsbook is offering up some crazy odds that are absolutely worth checking out.

Bettors in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Indiana can grab McGregor, who is currently a -335 favorite over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on the standard betting market, at ridiculous +100 odds with DraftKings.

McGregor’s big-value odds boost is just one of several deals DraftKings is offering ahead of UFC 246. All of this comes in addition to DraftKings Sportsbook’s latest sign-up bonus of to $1,000 in free bets.

DraftKings Sportsbook’s UFC 246 Odds Boosts

DraftKings Sportsbook’s offer of McGregor at +100 odds is definitely the headline offer here. There is one caveat, however, which is that bets on McGregor at the enhanced +100 price are capped at $20. Any other action on McGregor to win the fight would need to be placed at the current market odds (which were -335 at the time of this post) either straight-up or as part of a parlay.

McGregor enters his fight with Cerrone with a 21-4 record but has not fought since falling to the still undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October of 2018, while Cerrone sports a 36-13 mark.

Bettors looking to score a potentially more aggressive payout should be sure to take a look at McGregor, Holly Holm, and Anthony Pettis all to win at a boosted +615 payout (previously +563). While McGregor is a substantial favorite and Holm is also currently favored at a more modest -143 to defeat Raquel Pennington, Pettis is a +180 underdog to favorite Diego Ferreira.

If you’re looking for a solid payout without the long odds, you can also grab McGregor to win the fight in round one at +200 (previously +175). For context, McGregor carries a 9-2 UFC record. Of those nine victories, four have come via a first-round decision, though he has not earned an opening-round win since UFC 194 back in December of 2015 when he  scored a decision by TKO over Jose Aldo.

DraftKings is offering these odds boosts in addition to standard action on 11 different fights throughout the evening, along with a slew of other betting options. Among those options are winning method, winning round, most takedowns, and most significant strikes, creating wagering options for everybody from casual fight fans to more knowledgable followers of the sport.

How to Take Advantage of DraftKings Sportsbook’s UFC 246 Offers

Downloading DraftKings Sportsbook and creating a new account only takes a few minutes, so you’ll be able to quickly lock in your first bets. You can sign up clicking right here before making your initial deposit.

After you have made your first deposit, you will soon be ready to take advantage of DraftKings Sportsbook’s welcome offers that combine to create up to $1,000 in free bets. Once you have made a deposit, just head to the rewards button at the bottom of the app, select the promotions tab, and click “opt-in” under the McGregor Odds Boost banner art to get the offer.

And don’t forget–DraftKings Sportsbook is offering action and terrific odds boosts on the night’s other fights.

We recommend DraftKings Sportsbook not only because of their strong sign-up bonuses but also for their nightly odds boosts and terrific betting promotions. Throughout the NFL season, DraftKings was an industry leader in offering both terrific multi-game parlay boosts and player prop boosts, which will be on display Sunday afternoon during the NFL’s conference championship round and next month during the Super Bowl.

How to Bet UFC 246 Online

Bob Wankel - January 17, 2020

Highly-anticipated UFC 246, headlined by the return of Conor McGregor to the octagon following a year-plus absence, is upon us and there’s sure to be plenty of betting interest on it. A quick look at the UFC 246 odds show that McGregor is a heavy betting favorite in the main event over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. With plenty of wagering options available on both the main card and prelims, including total rounds and winning method, let’s take a look at how and where the bet on all of the UFC 246 action.

Which States Can You Bet on UFC 246?

You can currently bet on UFC 246 in states where online sports betting is legal.


Pennsylvania online sports betting has been available in Pennsylvania since last spring and has several excellent sportsbooks that offer solid sign-up bonuses and incentives.

New Jersey

New Jersey online sports betting has been live for over a year, with 16 different sites currently accepting bets across a wide range of sports.


Indiana online sports betting went live back October and is currently home to some of the industry’s top sportsbooks.

Which Sportsbooks Do We Recommended?

Best All-Around: DraftKings Sportsbook

DraftKings Sportsbook, available in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Indiana, is a legal online sports betting leader because of its comprehensive wagering offerings, sign-up bonuses, bet boosts, and live in-game betting options. Simply put, DraftKings Sportsbook offers a well-rounded and easy-to-use betting experience for both novice and experienced sports bettors.

New users to DraftKings can currently take advantage of up to $1,000 in free bets via a $500 risk-free first bet and a subsequent deposit bonus of up to $500, while all users can grab Conor McGregor, Holly Holm, and Anthony Pettis to win at boosted +615 odds. Think McGregor will make quick work of Cowboy? Grab him to win the fight in the first round at a boosted +200 payout. Grab it right here .

If You’re in Pennsylvania: FOX Bet

FOX Bet, available in both PA and NJ, is one of our favorite online sports betting apps. While FOX Bet doesn’t offer as many bet types as DraftKings, it’s outstanding $20 deposit-free sign up bonus and up to $100 first deposit match is outstanding. Moreover, FOX Bet excels at offering users outstanding odds boosts and promotional betting specials.

In addition to offering standard bet types on UFC 246, FOX Bet has 26 different bet boosts available on the main event, including boosts on several in-match and final result outcomes. Grab the FOX Bet offers right here .


PointsBet , though perhaps lesser known than some of its competitors, is one of the top sports betting options available in New Jersey. PointsBet, which consistently offers its users terrific boosts, bonus payouts, and money-back insurance promotions, is offering up to $1,000 in risk-free bets at sign up. Grab that offer here .

PointsBet also figures to offer the best odds in New Jersey on McGregor to win the fight with its McGregor Madness promo. For every 200 bets users place on McGregor, PointsBet is decreasing his price in the bettor’s favor. At the time of this post, the market price is already down to -160—and that price figures to continue to get better as the main event nears. Max bets are $100.

NFL Conference Championship Odds and Picks

Bob Wankel - January 16, 2020

Just four teams remain in the fight to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in Miami next month, and while it’s no surprise that top seeds such as the 49ers, Chiefs, and Packers are still in the hunt, it’s safe to say that few saw the Titans pulling off a pair of shocking upset road wins at New England and Baltimore to crash the party. Can Tennessee score yet another upset in Kansas City this weekend, or will the Chiefs reach their first Super Bowl since the 1969 season? Over in the NFC, will it be the 49ers or Packers that emerges from a showdown between two of the NFL’s most storied franchises? We’ll try to answer those questions and more with our NFL conference championship picks and predictions.

Also, be sure to check out our 2020 Super Bowl odds if you’re looking to bet on which team will win it all right now.

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The Titans Super Bowl Odds Are a Roller Coaster of Improbability

Bob Wankel - January 13, 2020

It wouldn’t have been a surprise if I told you sometime last month that the Chiefs, 49ers, and Packers would be playing on conference championship weekend. I’m not sure the same could be said of the No. 6 seed Titans, who remain standing after a pair of stunning road victories to reach the doorstep of the Super Bowl. After the latter of those upset wins in Baltimore on Saturday, the Titans have shifted from Super Bowl longshot to legitimate title contender. A look at the evolution of their Super Bowl odds reflects just how improbable this magical run seemed not all that long ago.

The Titans entered the season with reasons for optimism following a 9-7 campaign in 2018, but even the most hopeful of outlooks didn’t forecast a potential championship run. Well, at least the most hopeful of outlooks from those outside of Nashville.

In the days leading up to the regular season, the Titans were a +5500 longshot to win it all. For the sake of comparison, AFC Championship Game opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs, were +850.

Those odds received an immediate jolt following a surprising Week 1 43-13 rout of the Browns, cutting the number to +4500. However, those odds would skyrocket to +13000 by mid-October in the wake of a miserable 16-0 loss to the Broncos that dropped the Titans to 2-4 and would get Marcus Mariota benched in favor of Ryan Tannehill.

The odds would reach a season peak at +17000 two weeks later after a 30-20 loss to the Panthers. Here’s a visual look the ride:

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As it turns out, that morning after that Week 9 loss at Carolina was the time to lock in a bet on Mike Vrabel’s squad to win it all.

The Titans would go on to rip off four straight wins in impressive fashion over the Chiefs, Jaguars, Colts and Raiders, subsequently improving their record to 8-6 and shrinking their Super Bowl odds to +4000 by Dec. 9–the morning after the Oakland win. Consecutive losses to the Texans and Saints followed that shot the price all the way back up to +6000.

Dizzy yet?

Of course, the Titans took care of business to reach the postseason, but their odds weren’t any better at ahead of their playoff opener in New England. Tennessee’s first postseason upset win dropped them to a reasonable +2900 prior to their matchup with the Ravens.  Following their convincing victory over No. 1 seed Baltimore last weekend, Tennessee still has the worst odds but finds now finds itself at +750 to win it all.

In terms of their current Super Bowl odds, the Titans’ at +750 odds seems like a reasonable price given they are once again a sizable underdog this week—the Chiefs opened as a 7.5-point favorite at home over the Titans in the AFC Championship Game—and would likely find themselves underdogs against either the 49ers or Packers in Miami next month.

Though they remain the longest shot of the final four teams left standing, if this Titans team has taught us anything over the past few months, odds are that there could be at least one or more twists and turns on this roller coaster of a season.