An Overview of NFL Betting

Whether you are a professional who makes a living out of sports betting or just a football fan who enjoys his football, there is no denying the fact that a small wager on the NFL increases your enjoyment of the game while making it more exciting to watch. To add to your enjoyment, there are different ways in which you can place your bets, some of which carry a low risk with a low reward, while others carry a high risk with a high reward. Here is a description of some of the more popular bets that you can make on the NFL:

Point Spread
This is an extremely common and popular method of betting which is also known as sides or straight betting. In essence, the odds are generally -110 which means that you have to bet $110 to win $100 unless your sports book is offering better odds. The point spread is a number that is fixed by the makers of the odds that is supposed to make the two teams equal so that the public can bet equally on either side. Here is an example of how spreads are quoted สมัคร SaGame:

Green Bay Packers +6 -110
Washington Redskins -6 -110

The number 6 is the point spread (sometimes called a line) and the plus indicates the underdog while the minus indicates the favorite. In this case, if you pick the Packers, you add six points to their actual score in the game. If this exceeds what the Redskins score. you win the point spread regardless of the result of the game. If you pick the Redskins, you subtract six points from their score and win if they come out ahead. As already explained, the -110 indicates that you need to wager $110 to win $100. Remember that on many online betting sites, your minimum bet is as low as $1.

Moneylines
This is the other very popular form of betting that does not depend on point spreads but depends on the odds. This means that the outcome of the betting depends on the win/loss result of the game. Here is an example of how the odds are quoted for a money line bet:

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