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Broncos-Titans betting guide and offers

The Broncos 2020 season finally begins tonight as Denver welcomes in Tennessee to Empower Field in the second game of ESPN’s Monday Night Football doubleheader with kickoff scheduled for 8:20 p.m.

Tennessee favored

At DraftKings Sportsbook Denver is listed at +3, in what was a pick ’em game before news of Von Miller’s injury broke. For whatever it’s worth the Broncos are 18-2 in their past 20 home openers, but all those games had fans in the stands and came after a full-slate of preseason games.

The odds makers also are expecting a low-scoring game with the over/under listed at 41. Looking at the first 14 games of the NFL season the overs have hit nine times, it’s obviously a small sample size, but it just feels like 41 is a little too low, even in what could be a defensive contest.

Props worth considering

Over at FanDuel Sportsbook you’re able to place single-game parlays on the Broncos-Titans game, while some sportsbooks don’t allow similar wagers to be combined. Here’s a look at a couple options I think are worth the gamble tonight.

A $10 parlay on Titans running back Derrick Henry and Broncos running back Philip Lindsay along with receiver Jerry Jeudy to all score touchdowns in the game will win you $304. Lindsay and Jeudy are longer shots to get in the end zone, but at odds of +3045 it’s a risk worth taking.

The other bet I really like at FanDuel simply because of the odds is picking Tennessee to win, the Broncos to cover and the over to hit. At odds of +4228 a $10 bet will win you $422. For what it’s worth all it would take is a final score in the low 20s for both teams with the Titans winning by one or two points.

Special offers

There’s a slew of special offers out there on tonight’s game. We’ve already mentioned FanDuel’s single-game parlays bets that are available, here’s a couple more that are worth a look.

DraftKings is offering First TD Insurance, meaning if you bet on who will score the game’s first touchdown you’ll get your money back as long as your pick scores a TD at any point in the game. Your money will be refunded in the form of a free bet up to $20.

If you want to take a Bronco here I would suggest Lindsay, Jeudy or tight end Noah Fant. All three are +1200, so it’s a great payoff if they score first, but you also have a decent chance to get your money back with a TD later in the game.

The final two offers are for new customers at BetMGM and William Hill sportsbooks.

At BetMGM all you need to do is signup, make a deposit and place a moneyline bet on the Broncos-Titans game, if either team scores a TD you’ll receive $100 in free bets.

At William Hill just sign up, make a deposit and place at least a $5 moneyline or point spread bet on the game. If the team you picked wins or loses by less than 50 points you’ll win a $101 free bet.

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DraftKings, BetMGM offering incredible odds, free bets ahead of NFL opener

With the NFL season set to begin Thursday night when the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the Houston Texans a pair of Colorado sportsbooks have great offers to take advantage of.

Pair of offers at DraftKings

At DraftKings Sportsbook there are two offers to take advantage of ahead of Thursday’s opener.

The first is a sure thing with the sportsbook offering the Chiefs as +101 point underdogs at odds of -110. The max you’re allowed to bet on the game is $50, but that still nets you a profit of over $45.

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The sportsbook app is available on both iOS and Android devices and can be downloaded for free via the App Store and Google Play Store respectively.

Sign-up offer

William Hill currently is offering customers a $10 cash credit just for creating an account either online or via the app.

They also are offering a 100% match offer on initial deposits up to $150 for new customers. In order to take advantage of the match offer you must use the promo code WH150 when signing up.

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CU Buffs-PointsBet enter into historic deal

On Tuesday it was announced that the University of Colorado and PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, had signed a five-year corporate sponsorship agreement.

The exclusive partnership is the first ever between a sports betting operator and a major NCAA Division-I athletics program located outside the state of Nevada. It also is believed to be the first with a Power-5 conference school.

The deal couldn’t come at a better time for a CU athletics department that is dealing with financial loses due to the COVID-19 pandemic which has at least temporarily shutdown the PAC-12 football season.

“We’re thrilled to have PointsBet as a partner and for the benefits this sponsorship will provide for our student-athletes for years to come. We are impressed with their commitment to raising awareness around responsible gaming.  And we’re particularly excited whenever we can partner with sponsors who call Colorado home.”

CU Athletic Director Rick George said.

Who is PointsBet?

PointsBet was originally founded in Australia and is a sportsbook operator that prides itself on having the quickest and most user-friendly app in the industry.

Not only are they growing rapidly within the U.S., but in the Colorado market specifically. Earlier this year PointsBet entered into an agreement with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment making them the exclusive betting partner of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Mammoth, along with Pepsi Center as a whole.

On top of that PointsBet’s U.S.-based headquarters is located in downtown Denver.

“As a tech company at heart that is proud to call the state of Colorado home, we are thrilled to announce this partnership as part of our ongoing quest to become synonymous with Colorado sports betting. Since announcing our plans for a new headquarters in Denver, we’ve consistently stated our desire to work closely with the state’s first-class university system and rich pool of tech talent.  It is an honor to become a partner of the Colorado Buffaloes, where we look forward to bolstering general sports betting knowledge and responsible gaming awareness while recruiting some of the best and brightest minds to help install a foundation for prolonged success.”

PointsBet USA CEO Johnny Aitken said of the agreement.

PointsBet does not currently have a sportsbook app available to the public in Colorado, but does plan on releasing it before the end of this year.

Terms of deal not disclosed

While George did not disclose the terms of the partnership the funds from the deal have been earmarked for the CU athletic department’s Scripps Leadership and Career Development Program.

“This is going to benefit our student-athletes in the areas of leadership and career development. And that’s an important part of what we’re doing. To be able to provide the support, internship opportunities…they’re a technology company, and we’re a school that has a tremendous amount of students, and student-athletes, in those areas. We think there’s a real positive in that regard relative to this partnership. We’re pretty excited about what that will do for us.”

George said.

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Avs, Nuggets official partners with PointsBet

On Friday PointsBet, a worldwide sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) announced a new, multi-year partnership making PointsBet the official and exclusive partner of the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets and Colorado Mammoth, and the Pepsi Center as a whole.

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“Sports fans are hungry for the added dimension that fantasy sports and gaming add to their experience. We know that Nuggets, Avs, and Mammoth fans will be excited to have the opportunity to engage more deeply with their favorite teams via PointsBet.”

KSE executive vice president and CEO Matt Hutchings said.

One upgrade that should excite fans is significantly enhanced WiFi inside Pepsi Center. Part of the reason for the upgrade will be so fans can better utilize PointsBet’s sports betting app as well as KSE’s upcoming app that is designed to make planning and attending events at Pepsi Center better.

Another detail fans likely will notice about the partnership will be PointsBet becoming a parter with Altitude TV and Altitude sports radio. The plan is for PointsBets data, presumedly betting lines and the like, to be integrated in both pregame and in-game features during Nuggets and Avalanche games.

While PointsBet’s sportsbook app is not currently available in Colorado, it is expected to be released in the near future.

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