How To Place A DraftKings Same Game Parlay

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DraftKings Sportsbook offers an exciting feature for bettors: the ability to place a Same Game Parlay. If you’re looking to combine multiple bets within a single game for potentially higher payouts, this guide is for you. We’ll explain what a Same Game Parlay is and provide a real-life NBA example to help you understand how to place one. Don’t forget to check out the Betting Hero tutorial video and our exclusive DraftKings Sportsbook welcome promo for even more insights.

Understanding Same Game Parlays

A Same Game Parlay, often abbreviated as SGP, is a bet that combines multiple propositions (props) and straight bets within a single game. This betting option has gained popularity recently, offering a unique way to engage with your favorite sports.

Identifying SGP Eligible Games

To find games eligible for SGPs on DraftKings Sportsbook, look for the “SGP” icon. This icon indicates that the game line allows for same-game parlay betting.

NBA Example of a Same Game Parlay

Imagine you’re interested in an NBA game between the Miami Heat and the Phoenix Suns. You want to create an SGP that includes the following bets:

  • Jimmy Butler to score over 20 points
  • Kevin Durant to make at least 2 three-pointers
  • Miami Heat to win by more than 5 points

In this SGP, you’re betting on specific player performances and the game’s outcome. All these individual bets need to hit for your parlay to win.

Why Choose Same Game Parlays?

SGPs offer a creative way to bet on sports. They allow you to combine your knowledge of different aspects of a game into a single bet. While they can be riskier, the potential for higher payouts makes them an attractive option for many bettors.

Tips for Building Your SGP

  • Focus on Player and Game Insights: Use your knowledge of the teams and players to make informed choices for your parlay.
  • Balance Risk and Reward: While SGPs can offer higher payouts, remember to balance the potential risks.

Placing Your SGP Bet on DraftKings

Ready to try a Same Game Parlay on DraftKings Sportsbook? Follow these steps to get started and explore this dynamic betting option. And remember, for more detailed guidance, watch our tutorial video on how to place an SGP bet on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Step 1: Find an event

Once you have the DraftKings Sportsbook App opened and are logged in, the first step is finding the event you want to bet your Same Game Parlay on. You can search for the event by scrolling the home screen or using the All Sports Menu.

When you find the event you want to place the Same game parlay on, click on the team names to see all the available wagers on that event. In the video above, I am placing a same game parlay on the Celtics vs Heat game.

To access the same game parlay section, click the same game parlay tab at the top of the page. There you can build your parlay with all the available betting options. I selected the game over and the under in Gabe Vincent’s total points.

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Step 2: Enter your wager

After selecting the Same Game Parlay you would like to bet; the next step is to enter your wager amount. To do so, select the bet slip at the bottom of the screen and then enter the amount in the wager section.

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Step 3: Place your bet

The third and final step to placing a Same Game Parlay is pressing the “place bet” button at the bottom of the screen.

Congratulations, you have successfully placed a Same Game Parlay on the DraftKings Sportsbook App!

Same Game Parlay DraftKings FAQ

Does DraftKings Sportsbook have same game parlays?

Yes. You’ll find same-game parlay bets on DraftKings game lines that display the “SGP” icon at the bottom left of the line. Click on that icon to bring up the same-game parlay bets available for that game.

What is an SGPx bet at DraftKings?

SGPx stands for “same-game parlay extra” and allows you to combine an SGP with other bets. DraftKings same-game parlay rules allow bettors to combine SGPs with other single bets from multiple games, other parlays, or even other SGPs.

Is it good to place same game parlays at DraftKings?

SGPs are a fun and relatively new innovation at DraftKings Sportsbooks. Keep in mind, however, that when you bet parlay tickets, parlay odds don’t favor bettors as much as standard bets.

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Griffin Ulsh, a Journalism and Communications graduate from the University of Oregon, is the Customer Experience (CX) Manager at With a year at BH, Griffin transitioned from recruiting and sales in the book printing industry to customer experience with Betting Hero. He loves following college football and the NBA and enjoys digging into stats and insights for all sports to find stories to tell.