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BetMGM Bonus Code TOPACTION Gets $1,000 for Bengals-Ravens Wild Card Game

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BetMGM Bengals-Ravens Joe Mixon, 1/15/2023

The stage is set for Sunday’s Wild Card duel between two AFC North foes in the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens — BetMGM’s bonus code TOPACTION makes things all the more interesting with a first bet up to $1,000 on the house.

Does this sound overwhelming? Well, all it means is you can make your first bet up to $1,000. If it loses, you’ll be refunded in bet credits equal to whatever amount you lost (as long as it’s $1,000 or less).

We’ll illustrate how to bet with TOPACTION using Ravens-Bengals at 8:15 p.m. ET using expert picks plus talk BetMGM bet credits and how you can take advantage.

How BetMGM’s Bonus Code Works

BetMGM is a key sportsbook for the NFL playoffs because of the strong first touchdown pricing, first TD promo, prop offerings and other benefits. And before signing up anywhere, check out our guide to each sportsbook promotion type.

Making Your First Bet: Ravens-Bengals

BetMGM has the Bengals favored by 8.5 points and the total set at 40.5, which the market seems to be in agreement on. These two split the pair of regular season meetings as the Bengals took the season finale 27-17 with the Ravens having sat out a slew of important personnel. Our experts like the spread on the Ravens and the under combined together for a same game parlay. Here’s what Brandon Anderson had to suggest in his Wild Card Betting Primer:

John Harbaugh has a knack for keeping these games ugly and close. He’s 54-35-3 ATS (61%) as an underdog, including 8-4 in the playoffs and 8-1 as an underdog of eight or more. He’s also 6-1 ATS (86%) in the Wild Card Round. The Ravens are healthy outside of QB after resting key starters, and they’ve been far better on the road both offensively and defensively.

Historically, playoff division rematches tend to be close and unpredictable. Road division teams the first two rounds are 13-4-1 ATS (77%) and a shocking 11-6 straight up (65%) with a spread of nine or below. My gut says Harbaugh and this outstanding special teams and defense keep this close while the Ravens run the ball, kill the clock, and wait for a big play.

If you like the Ravens, you have to like the under 40.5 too. This team only hangs around if the defense keeps them in it. Baltimore went under 40.5 every game without Jackson before Week 18’s rest. I’m trusting my gut and playing the Ravens. One of these big favorites will be vulnerable this weekend, and I think it’s Cincinnati.

You deposit $100 and put it all on that SGP at +264. A win by Baltimore covering the spread and the game staying under 40.5 spells out a $364 payout, but a loss is where the promotion kicks in; you’d get the $100 you bet back in bet credits.

If the bet does hit, the promo is over, and the $364 in your account is now cash you can withdraw or continue betting. If it doesn’t hit, you’ll have to wager the bet credits and turn them into cash.

Bet Credits With BetMGM: Buccaneers-Cowboys

Depending how much you lost, you’ll get different increments (like if you lost $1,000 on your first bet, you’d get 10, $100 bets). In this case of $100, BetMGM will credit you with five, $20 free bets.

You’ll be getting much more expected value when you bet on plus money, so we want to keep that theme consistent with promo bets and using bet credits.  This is especially considering you don’t keep the bet stake BetMGM is giving you. There’s a sweet spot between +300 and +500.

Pretend the Ravens-Bengals bet falls through and we have $100. You pivot to Monday night’s Buccaneers-Cowboys to use the bet credits, which usually appear as soon as the promo bet settles.

The Bucs are marked as underdogs by two-and-a-half points at BetMGM. With Tom Brady bursting the flood gates open in his last performance for 436 yards and four total touchdowns, it could spell trouble for the NFC, as it has so many times in the playoffs. We’ll say you write up another same game parlay of Bucs moneyline and the under of 45.5 for +320 odds.

Let’s say you place the whole $100 on this; here’s how things would unfold:

  • If the Bucs win and the total is below 45.5 points, you profit $320 but don’t keep the $100 in free bets — those disappear.
  • If one or both of those things don’t hit, you’re at $0.

That’s why some sportsbooks have gotten away from calling this a “risk-free” bet, because you can lose your entire deposit.

How to Sign Up at BetMGM

Here’s how to sign up at BetMGM. It should take just a few minutes.

  1. Start by clicking here
  2. Use TOPACTION at checkout
  3. Enter all your info — name, address, phone number, last four digits of your SSN so they can verify your identity, etc.
  4. Deposit at least $10
  5. Make your first bet up to $1,000

New users must be located in a state where BetMGM is active. It should be noted that you don’t have to live in Ohio to wager, you just have to be in the state at the time of activation and making a bet.

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