The sports world has had many leagues and events either canceled or put on indefinite hiatus. The NHL and NBA seasons are suspended, while the MLB season will start later than expected. That puts a crimp in the New Jersey sports betting industry, but there are still a few online wagering options available in the Garden State.
Licensed New Jersey sportsbooks such as FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM, and William Hill are your best bets while the world is on lockdown due to COVID-19. has the most bets currently available and you can see by some of the wagering options below they are the only book that has odds on certain events.
NFL and NCAA football betting
As the American football season does not start until the fall, the NFL and NCAA competitions may be relatively unaffected by the coronavirus crisis. NJ sportsbooks have a number of futures bets and outright markets available for this year’s football action.
• 2021 Super Bowl champion
• 2020-21 NFL regular season MVP
• 2020-21 NCAAF champion
• 2020 Heisman Trophy winner
NBA and NCAA basketball betting
The 2020 NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled, but there are futures bets available for next year’s March Madness tournament. There are also a few NBA betting options on offer, along with regular markets for some of the pro basketball leagues that have resumed play overseas.
• Taiwan basketball
• 2020 NBA Draft futures
• 2020-21 NCAA basketball champion
• 2020 WNBA champion
Baseball betting at NJ sportsbooks
While we are not yet sure when Major League Baseball will begin, there are plenty of futures odds up for the 2020-21 MLB season. The baseball leagues in Taiwan and South Korea are back in play, and William Hill NJ has match betting options for both of those competitions.
• 2020-21 World Series champion
• 2020-21 Various MLB futures
• Taiwan baseball
• South Korean baseball
Soccer betting at New Jersey bookies
Two nations have professional soccer leagues in play: Belarus and Taiwan. Along with match bets on those competitions, New Jersey punters can also browse a range of futures markets for major international tournaments such as the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2021 UEFA European Championship.
• 2020 FIFA World Cup winner
• 2020 UEFA Euro winner
• Belarusian Premier League
• Taiwan Premier League
US Masters and more golf betting options
New Jersey bookmakers have futures markets for the three men’s majors that will go ahead this year: the PGA Championship, the US Open and the Masters Tournament. NJ gamblers can also take early odds on the 2020 Ryder Cup, while the Cactus League offers weekly wagering markets for fans of women’s golf.
• The Masters futures
• The Ryder Cup futures
• US Open futures
• Cactus League tournaments
Table tennis betting markets
Table tennis betting has seen a surge in popularity at New Jersey sportsbooks, simply because it is one of the few sports to offer regular action throughout the coronavirus crisis. NJ bookies have markets for matches played in Czech Republic, Ukraine, and Russia, many of which can be streamed online.
• Moscow Liga Pro matches
• Setka Cup matches
• Czech TT Star Series
• Ukraine Win Cup matches
More betting options at New Jersey sportsbooks
Here are some additional betting options at online sportsbooks in New Jersey:
• 2020 Premier League Darts
• Magnus Carlsen Invitational chess futures
• 2020 NASCAR Cup Series futures
• 2020 ICC Cricket World Cup futures