Chris Boswell’s Field Goal Crowns Another King of the Weekend

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Andrew Doughty Oct 21, 2021, 7:05 PM

Kyler Murray’s 14-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green extended the Arizona Cardinals’ lead to 23 points, 37-14, over the Cleveland Browns and cashed over tickets (48.5) for some BetMGM customers. It also set the stage for one King of the Weekend entrant to win $51,000.

Manny of Lafayette, Colo., entered BetMGM’s King of the Weekend for Week 5 by predicting the six highest-scoring teams, in order, from a pool of five games:

  • Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Ravens
  • Cleveland Browns at Arizona Cardinals
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Denver Broncos
  • Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers

Manny submitted the following predictions prior to the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs for the Bengals-Lions and Chargers-Ravens:

  1. Cardinals
  2. Bengals
  3. Ravens
  4. Raiders
  5. Broncos
  6. Steelers

Entrants win $50,000 in cash if they correctly predict the six teams in order and are eligible for Free Bets (up to $250) if they miss one or multiple teams. The highest score each week, regardless if there’s a winner, is also awarded $1,000 in cash.

The Murray-to-Green touchdown gave the Cardinals 37 points, the highest team total of the early- and late-afternoon games. The Bengals, Ravens, and Raiders were tied for the second-most points (34 points apiece), followed by the Broncos for fifth-most (24). If the Steelers defeated or tied the Seahawks on Sunday Night Football while scoring between 14 – the total of the current sixth-place team, the Browns – and 24 points, Manny would win $51,000.

The Steelers won, 23-20, in overtime after T.J. Watt’s forced fumble led to Chris Boswell’s game-winning 37-yard field goal. Three days later, Manny stood on the field at Empower Field in disbelief and accepted the grand prize as the third King of the Weekend this season.

To enter King of the Weekend:

Log in to your BetMGM sportsbook account from a web browser or the BetMGM Sportsbook app on your mobile device.

Click the Promotions tab.

Click King of the Weekend.

Follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit your contest entry (starting Tuesday of each week).

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Andrew Doughty is a writer for BetMGM and host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Apple Podcasts and everywhere else.

Andrew Doughty is a writer for BetMGM and host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Apple Podcasts and everywhere else.