Online Sportsbooks Have You Covered for Thanksgiving Sports

Annual Thanksgiving sports are all about family tradition. If you happen to be in a family full of avid sports fans, betting the games is probably part of that tradition. This just happens to be one of the best four-day stretches for a variety of sports betting action.

Thanksgiving Sports – NCAA Rivalries

The annual Dallas and Detroit games in the NFL along with Thursday Night Football is a good start. A great way to close out the extended four-day weekend is all the betting action on Sunday’s NFL slate.

College football actually moves to the top of the list with a jam-packed slate of annual rivalry games. This starts on Thanksgiving football in the SEC with Ole Miss taking on Mississippi State.

Some of the biggest rivalries over the following two days include Auburn vs Alabama in the SEC.

Georgia vs Georgia Tech has some added interest this season with the SEC’s Bulldogs ranked No. 1 in the nation.

Florida vs. Florida State is another classic SEC/ACC rivalry. You can add South Carolina vs. Clemson to that list even with neither team ranked nationally this season.

Non-Stop Action All Weekend

The biggest battle in the Big 12 pits Oklahoma State against Oklahoma with both teams nationally ranked. For a lot of fans, Thanksgiving football means college rivalries.

A pair of Pac-12 classic rivalries feature Washington vs. Washington State and Oregon vs. Oregon State. Top online sportsbooks have the sharpest odds for every college football game.

When it comes to the Big Ten, bettors can focus their attention on the annual Ohio State vs. Michigan showdown with each team fighting for a spot in the conference championship game.

Not Just Football – Thanksgiving Sports

Adding to the betting excitement over the four days are some quality matchups in the NBA and NHL. While each of these popular pro-betting leagues has the actual Thanksgiving holiday off, they will be back in action over the weekend.

Milwaukee at Denver on Friday night and Phoenix at Brooklyn on Saturday are two nationally televised showdowns in the NBA.

The New York Rangers on the road against Boston get things started early Friday afternoon in the NHL. Saturday night’s slate features a Western Conference showdown between Edmonton and Vegas on NHL Network at 7 p.m. (ET).

These are just a few of the featured games in each league. The betting board at your favorite online book remains full of betting options for every NBA and NHL game over the holiday weekend.

Check out one of our latest articles. We outlined the depth of betting markets at offshore sportsbooks.


College basketball is back on the betting board with early-season non-conference play. The Big 12’s Kansas Jayhawks and the Big Ten’s Maryland Terrapins will be part of the Thanksgiving Day schedule. 

Friday’s NCAAB action is highlighted by a huge East Coast/West Coast showdown between the ACC’s Duke Blue Devils and the WCC’s Gonzaga Bulldogs. This outcome of this game will have serious ramifications for the top 10 in the national rankings.

There is a full slate of college basketball games on Saturday covering a number of Division I conferences.

Online Sportsbooks Feature Massive Betting Menu

If you are looking to bet on one of the most heated rivalries in sports this Thanksgiving holiday, you can tune into The Match V on Friday, Nov. 26.

Taking place at Wynn Golf Club in Las Vegas at 4 p.m., Bryson DeChambeau will be looking to settle the score in a head-to-head battle against Brooks Koepka.

DeChambeau has been opened as a -130 favorite over the 18 holes of match play golf. The betting odds on Koepka are set at +110.

This is only part of the Thanksgiving sports menu. Don’t miss out on one of the most exciting weeks in sports and sports betting.