Sportsbooks have more than fuel to fuel this Thanksgiving weekend in 2022 with the NFL, the World Cup, college football and more. We’ve got the latest odds and free tips for the biggest games, from Turkey Day to SNF.
Sports fans have much to be thankful for this weekend with a plethora of games and tournaments to enjoy.
The celebration kicks off Thursday with two tantalizing World Cup showdowns and a tasty NFL triple header featuring multiple teams with real Super Bowl ambitions. You’d be a turkey if you missed the action!
Do you have room for more? Friday is all about grudge games as longtime rivals go head-to-head on the gridiron as England and USA look to settle old scores on the pitch.
“The Game” will take center stage on Saturday as the No. 3 Michigan travels to Columbus to take on the No. 2 Ohio State in a big match of undefeated programs.
The celebration wraps up on Sunday with some NFL games, a pinch of NBA action, some cool NHL games, and plenty of World Cup games.
It’s a lot to consume, and we won’t judge if you need a nap when you’re done. Check out more highlights and insights from the ultimate sports betting weekend below.
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The best odds and tips for Thanksgiving Day 2022
It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the Lions, who have played on the last Thursday of November every year since 1945. This season is no exception as Detroit hosts Super Bowl odds favorite Buffalo Bills in the early game. Josh Allen & Co. opened as a 9.5-point favorite after beating Cleveland in a rare neutral game at the Motor City.
The best bets for Thanksgiving
New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: Dak Prescott Over 1.5 Pass Touchdowns (-150 at Unibet)
No love is lost when the Giants and Cowboys meet. These two proud franchises have met 120 times since 1960, with Dallas holding a sizable 72-47-2 advantage in the series. Oddsmakers clearly expect the lads to top up that total on Thursday as they opened as 8-point favorites at home.
Covers Senior Industry Analyst Jason Logan also expects a big play from Dak Prescott, who will face against the pass a weak Giants defense, which is ranked 24th in the DVOA and could potentially be missing several key contributors in the secondary.
The two-time Pro Bowler had his best performance of the season in Week 11, throwing for 276 yards and completing 88% of his passes. Better yet, Prescott did most of the damage in just three quarters as the Cowboys drove to a 40-3 win over the Vikings.
Read more of Jason’s analysis in his Giants vs. Cowboys tips and predictions.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Mississippi Rebels: Mississippi State Money Line (-110 at DraftKings)
The Golden Egg is up for grabs when the Bulldogs and Rebels meet for their annual slugfest. Cover’s Senior Betting Analyst Andrew Caley has compiled the numbers and sided with the state of Mississippi and its prolific air raid crimes.
The Rebels are ranked 111th nationally in opposing completion percentage and 95th in opposing QB passer rating, and Andrew believes they can’t contain junior QB Will Rogers, who is having another solid year at the passed the Pass Happy system.
Read more of Andrew’s analysis in his Mississippi State vs. Mississippi Predictions.
The best odds and tips for Black Friday 2022
With a truly epic selection of games, there’s no shortage of reasons to skip the mall on Black Friday. Baylor and Texas bring the party into a bragging rights battle in the Lonestar State, but the real headliner of the day is England vs. USA. America hasn’t beaten the Three Lions in a World Cup game since 1950, although Saudi Arabia proved anything is possible with their recent victory over Argentina.
College hoops fans have something to look forward to at the Phil Knight Invitational, too and the Phil Knight Legacy tournaments in Portland and the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
The best bets for Black Friday
England vs. USA: England lead at halftime and fulltime (+140 at bet365)
All eyes will be on Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium at 2pm ET on Friday as Team England take on Team USA in a rivalry dating back to the American Revolution.
England are 8-2-1 against USA in all competitions and made a big statement by beating Iran 6-2 in the opening game. America, on the other hand, drew 1-1 with Wales in a hard-fought game that was interrupted by six yellow cards.
Covers football expert Jason Ence was impressed with England’s switch to a 4-3-3 formation against Iran as it allowed Gareth Southgate’s young strikers to attack rather than sit back and counterattack. The result was a huge 716-142 lead on completed passes and seven shots on target.
Jason expects a similar approach against USA and predicts another wire-by-wire win for the Three Lions in Friday’s USA vs England Tips and Predictions.
Check out our World Cup picks and visit our World Cup 2022 odds page to follow each team’s development throughout the tournament.
Florida Gators vs. Florida State Seminoles
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The best odds and tips for Saturday, November 26th
Futbol gives way to soccer with two marquee college games on Saturday. The action begins at noon when the Buckeyes host the Wolverines at Ohio Stadium. Both teams have identical 11-0 records and legitimate claims of being the best team in the nation.
The no. 13 Fighting Irish and No. 5 Trojans end the day in a highly anticipated clash on the west coast. Notre Dame is coming off a dominant 44-point drubbing from Boston College while the highly respected USC picked up their first win of the season against a ranked team.
|NCAAF||Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes||Midday|
|NHL||Edmonton Oilers versus New York Rangers||1:00 pm|
|World Championship||Argentina vs Mexico||14:00 clock|
|NBA||Dallas Mavericks vs. Toronto Raptors||5.00|
|NCAAF||Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs USC Trojans||19:30 o’clock|
The best bets for Saturday
Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio state horse chestnuts
There are 47 college football games played on Saturday, but only one is generally recognized as “The Game.” This heavily hyped showdown, which has been held annually since 1900, is expected to draw more than 15 million viewers across the country.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans
Most college football rivalries are based on proximity, but that’s not the case for Notre Dame and USC, who have maintained a mutual dislike despite being more than 2,000 miles apart. This year’s game between the two schools has even more significance than usual as the 10-1 Trojans aim for an elusive place in the college football playoffs.
The best odds and tips for Sunday 27th November
Sunday usually belongs to the NFL, but the league has to play sharesies this weekend thanks to two intriguing World Cup tilts and a star-studded NBA showdown between NBA MVP odds favorites Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
|World Championship||Croatia vs Canada||11:00 o’clock|
|World Championship||Spain versus Germany||14:00 clock|
|NCAAB||Phil Knight Legacy Finale||3:30 p.m|
|NBA||Dallas Mavericks vs. Milwaukee Bucks||8:00 pm|
|NFL||Green Bay Packers vs Philadelphia Eagles||8:20 p.m|
The best bets for Sunday
Croatia vs. Canada
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Green Bay Packers vs. Philly Eagles
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