How to bet on Michigan and Michigan State Risk-Free up to $1,000!

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Jake Apperley

NCAAB · 1 year ago

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Co-founder of Pickswise. A fan of all sports with a passion for the NFL and Premier League soccer. An avid sports bettor who loves fading the public, taking ugly dogs, and the under. Go Pack Go!

In this article, we will show you how to bet on Michigan and Michigan State risk-free up to $1,000 in the Men’s college basketball championship 2021 by taking advantage of the risk-free first bet from FanDuel sportsbook!

What is the offer?

  • $1,000 risk-free first bet
  • New FanDuel Sportsbook web and mobile app users

How do I claim?

How to use your $1,000 risk-free first bet

After you’ve made your deposit for your first real-money wager of up to $1,000. It’s time to place your wager.

Select Michigan from the futures market by navigating to College Basketball > Futures > NCAA Outrights > ‘2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship’.

I select Michigan, add it to my bet slip at +800* and place my first real-money wager of up to $1,000 on Michigan.

*odds correct at the time of writing at 04:14 EST on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021.

If Michigan wins then you get paid $9,000 ($1,000 free bet value + $8,000 winnings).

This is where FanDuel Sportsbook is different from other sportsbooks. Their offer pays cash value on the free bet value if your free bet cashes.

You don’t have to place $1,000. If you only want to bet $10, $100, or even $500 then payouts will be adjusted. $1,000 is used as an example stake for customers wanting to take full advantage of the maximum risk-free first bet available.

The other way to use the $1,000 is on an individual game. I can bet $1,000 on Michigan State to cover the point spread at -110 which will pay me $909.09 in winnings.

If I want to play it safe. I could bet Michigan State just to win the game (moneyline) and it would pay me $735.29 in winnings.

There are multiple ways you can use your $1,000 risk-free first bet. Sign up to FanDuel today to get started!

Please remember to gamble responsibly.

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New FanDuel Sportsbook web and mobile app users who are 21+ and located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Virginia, or Tennessee.

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