FanDuel Offers Pennsylvania Promotion on Fury-Wilder Fight

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By Christopher Boan

Users of the FanDuel Sportsbook app in Pennsylvania can score a one-of-a-kind offer ahead of Saturday night’s WBC heavyweight championship bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.

The operator is allowing PA sports betting enthusiasts to cash in on the company’s “Bet $5, Win $150” promotion, where users that place their first real-money wager on the fight can score $150 in free bets on the site.

The promotion is open to users who make a $10 first deposit on the app and then place their first wager on either fighter to win the main event on Saturday night, with all winning bets being fulfilled within 72 hours.

The maximum bet allowed as part of the promotion is $5 and applies to all states where FanDuel Sportsbook operates.

Saturday’s promotion only applies on the operator’s mobile app, with those that opt into the deal replacing their risk-free bet of $1,000.

The promotion runs through the fight’s start at 9 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Pacific) on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The boxing match will be on pay-per-view and is available to stream on ESPN+ PPV or FOX PPV for $79.99.


Stacking Up the Odds

A handful of sportsbook operators have Fury as the betting odds favorite entering Saturday’s clash, with FanDuel Sportsbook listing Fury as the odds-on favorite, at -290. Wilder, on the other hand, is listed at +230 by the operator.

BetMGM Sportsbook lists the Englishman at -250 to score a victory, with Wilder at +200 to do the same. The Vegas-based operator gives +2000 odds of a draw.

Las Vegas stalwart Caesars Sportsbook gives Fury -270 odds to beat Wilder, while listing the American at +220.

DraftKings Sportsbook gives Fury -295 odds of leaving with the WBC belt on Saturday, while Wilder is listed at +235.

Fury has -278 odds of coming away victorious on Saturday at TwinSpires Sportsbook, while Wilder is listed at +230 and there are +3300 odds of a draw.

What to Know About Saturday’s Clash

The Fury-Wilder showdown is the third between the two heavyweights. The previous fights were in 2018 and 2020.

Fury (30-0-1) defeated Wilder (42-1-1) in 2020. Two years earlier, Wilder retained the WBC belt when the two fighters reached a split-decision draw.

Saturday’s clash was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but pits two of the sport’s biggest names mano y mano in the ring.

Who Else is on the Card?

Saturday’s fight card also features a trio of undercard bouts, with a quartet of undefeated boxers featured.

Included on the schedule are Efe Ajagba (15-0-0) squaring off against Frank Sanchez (18-0-0) and Robert Helenius (30-3-0) facing Adam Kownacki (20-1-0). A third undercard bout of note is between Jared Anderson (9-0-0) and Vladimir Tereshkin (22-0-1).

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Christopher Boan
Christopher Boan has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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Christopher Boan has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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