Where & How to Bet on the XFL: Your Guide to Betting on the New League
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The XFL is finally here!
The 10-week regular season kicks off on Feb. 8, and if you’re wondering where and how to bet on the new league, we’ve got you covered.
Where to Bet on the XFL
We’ve compiled a list of the nine states with legal online sports betting, most of which allow you to deposit money straight from your phone into an account.
If you’re in any of the following states, click on any of the sportsbooks listed below to bet on XFL games right now.
- New Jersey: BetMGM, bet365, DraftKings, FanDuel, PointsBet, SugarHouse,William Hill, more books
- Pennsylvania: DraftKings, FanDuel, SugarHouse, more books
- Indiana: BetRivers, DraftKings, FanDuel
- West Virginia: DraftKings, FanDuel
- Iowa: PointsBet
- Oregon: Oregon Lottery
- New Hampshire: DraftKings
- Rhode Island: Sportsbook RI
- Nevada: Check out our full list
If you’re not in one of the nine states with legal online sports betting, you can still bet on the XFL in-person at authorized casinos in the following states:
- New York
Unfortunately, if you’re in one of the 37 states not listed above, you cannot legally bet on the XFL.
A handful of states like Tennessee, Illinois and Colorado have legal sports betting on the way, but won’t have it up and running yet, while others are nowhere near legalization.
How to Bet on the XFL
There’s absolutely no in-game data on any of the eight teams heading into the season, but fortunately, our staff is here to guide you through the brave new world of XFL betting.
Here are their betting guides to all four Week 1 games:
- Seattle Dragons at DC Defenders: 2 p.m. ET on Saturday
- Los Angeles Wildcats at Houston Roughnecks: 5 p.m. ET on Saturday
- Tampa Bay Vipers at New York Guardians: 2 p.m. ET on Sunday
- St. Louis BattleHawks at Dallas Renegades: 5 p.m. ET on Sunday
And finally, they made their favorite championship and Week 1 picks.
5 XFL Rules Bettors Should Know
The XFL has five gameplay innovations that all bettors will probably like and certainly should know.
Matthew Freedman runs through all five and identifies what’s important about…
- The Kickoff: More Returns, More Yards, More Player Safety
- Point-After Touchdowns: Key Numbers Matter Less
- Punts: Fewer Punts, More Returns, More Yards
- The Double-Forward Pass: More Possibilities for Offensive Inventiveness
- Overtime: Finally, a Fair Format