NFL Football Betting Online

The Basics of Betting on NFL Football

National Football League (NFL) betting includes the moneyline, spread and total. Exotic bets such as parlays and round robins are also available. The spread in football is known as the “betting line.” Futures wagering and prop bets are also extremely popular among football enthusiasts. With 16 games played by every team during a 17-week period, for a total of 256 nfl games, there are plenty of opportunities for action.

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NFL Moneyline Betting

Betting on an NFL moneyline is pretty straightforward as you’re simply picking the winning team. In most cases, there will be a favorite and an underdog listed for each game. Placing a bet on the favorite will offer a lower payout while placing a bet on an underdog will offer a premium payout. The NFL moneyline is typically listed based on the bet required to win $100 if betting on the favorite vs. the potential win for a bet of $100 placed on the underdog.

In addition to current records and which team is at home, the starting quarter back typically has a big impact on NFL moneylines. If the team leader of the team is on the field for the underdog, that might even up the odds a bit between two teams that might seem otherwise a bit mismatched.

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Betting NFL Against the Spread

In addition to moneylines, NFL matches will also feature a spread or “betting line” between two teams. Rather than simply picking a winner, this form of betting features a 1.5 spread on the final score of any game.

Betting the NFL spread can be a great option in certain scenarios. For example, if you expect a favored team to win by several touchdowns or field goals, betting the spread will get you better odds than going with the traditional moneyline.

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NFL Over/Under Bets

Let’s say two teams seem evenly-matched, but the starting quarter back is not very good, and you expect a high number of touchdowns to be scored. In this instance, you may want to consider betting on the “over/under” total for a NFL game, rather than picking a winner.

An NFL over/under bet involves simply choosing whether you think there will be more total points scored by both teams, or less total scores, than what is listed on the published line.

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NFL Futures and NFL Prop Betting

The futures market for the NFL will feature heavily on the Super Bowl, division titles, conference championships and other milestones like MVP and Coach of the Year. These are long term investments. The Super Bowl favorite usually begins around +500 and ends around +300 by the time the playoffs begin. A longshot would be any team that has +2000 odds to win the Super Bowl or higher.

More Info on NFL Futures and Prop Bets

Prop betting is one of the best parts about football betting. You can generate action on player props and team props. You can bet on almost anything these days from total rushing yards by a particular player, to total number of first down in an over/under fashion. This has added a certain level of extra joy to betting on American football.

By far the most popular futures market is the Regular Season Win Totals presented in preseason. These measure how many wins a team will have at the end of Week 17 and give odds for OVER and UNDER that total.

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NFL Weekly Game Calendar and Schedule

Game ET TV
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears 8:20p NBC
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Los Angeles Rams at Carolina Panthers 1:00p FOX
Tennessee Titans at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Kansas City Chiefs at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p CBS
Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
Buffalo Bills at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00p FOX
Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Chargers 4:05p CBS
Cincinnati Bengals at Seattle Seahawks 4:05p CBS
Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals 4:25p FOX
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys 4:25p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 4:25p FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots 8:20p NBC
Monday, September 9, 2018
Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints 7:10p ESPN
Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders 10:20p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers 8:20p NFLN
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Arizona Cardinals at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p FOX
Los Angeles Chargers at Detroit Lions 1:00p CBS
Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Buffalo Bills at New York Giants 1:00p CBS
Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers 1:00p FOX
Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans 1:00p CBS
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins 1:00p FOX
Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders 4:05p CBS
Chicago Bears at Denver Broncos 4:25p FOX
New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Rams 4:25p FOX
Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons 8:20p NBC
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Cleveland Browns at New York Jets 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars 8:20p NFLN
Sunday, September 22 2018
Cincinnati Bengals at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Atlanta Falcons at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p CBS
Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p CBS
Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
New York Jets at New England Patriots 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00p FOX
Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals 4:05p FOX
New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 4:05p FOX
Houston Texans at Los Angeles Chargers 4:25p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks 4:25p CBS
Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers 4:25p CBS
Los Angeles Rams at Cleveland Browns 8:20p NBC
Monday, September 23, 2019
Chicago Bears at Washington Redskins 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Tennessee Titans at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p CBS
Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p CBS
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Kansas City Chiefs at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at New York Giants 1:00p FOX
Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals 4:05p FOX
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Rams 4:05p FOX
Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears 4:25p CBS
Jacksonville Jaguars at Denver Broncos 4:25p CBS
Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints 8:20p NBC
Monday, September 30, 2019
Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
Minnesota Vikings at New York Giants 1:00p FOX
Chicago Bears at Oakland Raiders (London) 1:00p FOX
New York Jets at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00p CBS
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers 1:00p CBS
Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans 1:00p CBS
New England Patriots at Washington Redskins 1:00p CBS
Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers 4:05p CBS
Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys 4:25p FOX
Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs 8:20p NBC
Monday, October 7, 2019
Cleveland Browns at San Francisco 49ers 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, October 10, 2019
New York Giants at New England Patriots 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (London) 9:30a NFLN
Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p CBS
Seattle Seahawks at Cleveland Browns 1:00p FOX
New Orleans Saints at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p CBS
Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Miami Dolphins 1:00p FOX
Philadelphia Eagles at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
Atlanta Falcons at Arizona Cardinals 4:05p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams 4:05p FOX
Tennessee Titans at Denver Broncos 4:25p CBS
Dallas Cowboys at New York Jets 4:25p CBS
Pittsburgh Steelers at Los Angeles Chargers 8:20p NBC
Monday, October 14, 2019
Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Los Angeles Rams at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at Green Bay Packers 1:00p CBS
Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p CBS
Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants 1:00p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins 1:00p FOX
Los Angeles Chargers at Tennessee Titans 4:05p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears 4:25p FOX
Baltimore Ravens at Seattle Seahawks 4:25p FOX
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys 8:20p NBC
Monday, October 21, 2019
New England Patriots at New York Jets 8:15p ESPN

NFL Schedule – Week 8

Game ET TV
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Philadelphia Eagles at Buffalo Bills 1:00p FOX
Los Angeles Chargers at Chicago Bears 1:00p FOX
New York Giants at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
New York Jets at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p CBS
Cincinnati Bengals at Los Angeles Rams (London) 1:00p CBS
Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans Saints 1:00p CBS
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tennessee Titans 1:00p FOX
Carolina Panthers at San Francisco 49ers 4:05p FOX
Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts 4:25p CBS
Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots 4:25p CBS
Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs 8:20p NBC
Monday, October 28, 2019
Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, October 31, 2019
San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars (London) 9:30a NFLN
Washington Redskins at Buffalo Bills 1:00p FOX
Tennessee Titans at Carolina Panthers 1:00p CBS
Minnesota Vikings at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p FOX
New York Jets at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00p FOX
Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders 4:05p FOX
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Seattle Seahawks 4:05p FOX
Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos 4:25p CBS
Green Bay Packers at Los Angeles Chargers 4:25p CBS
New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens 8:20p NBC
Monday, November 4, 2019
Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland Raiders 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears 1:00p CBS
Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Carolina Panthers at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
New York Giants at New York Jets 1:00p FOX
Arizona Cardinals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p FOX
Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans 1:00p CBS
Miami Dolphins at Indianapolis Colts 4:05p CBS
Los Angeles Rams at Pittsburgh Steelers 4:25p FOX
Minnesota Vikings at Dallas Cowboys 8:20p NBC
Monday, November 11, 2019
Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p CBS
Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers 1:00p FOX
Dallas Cowboys at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p CBS
Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Denver Broncos at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p FOX
New York Jets at Washington Redskins 1:00p CBS
Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers 4:05p FOX
Cincinnati Bengals at Oakland Raiders 4:25p CBS
New England Patriots at Philadelphia Eagles 4:25p CBS
Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams 8:20p NBC
Monday, November 18, 2019
Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers (Mexico) 8:15p ESPN

NFL Schedule – Week 12

Game ET TV
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
New York Giants at Chicago Bears 1:00p FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Miami Dolphins at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Washington Redskins 1:00p FOX
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans 3:05p CBS
Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots 4:25p FOX
Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers 4:25p FOX
Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles 8:20p NBC
Monday, November 25, 2019
Baltimore Ravens at Los Angeles Rams 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions (Thanksgiving) 12:30p FOX
Buffalo Bills at Dallas Cowboys (Thanksgiving) 4:30p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons (Thanksgiving) 8:20p NBC
Sunday, December 1, 2019
San Francisco 49ers at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p FOX
Washington Redskins at Carolina Panthers 1:00p CBS
New York Jets at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p CBS
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p CBS
Philadelphia Eagles at Miami Dolphins 1:00p FOX
Green Bay Packers at New York Giants 1:00p FOX
Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals 4:05p FOX
Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos 4:25p CBS
Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers 4:25p CBS
New England Patriots at Houston Texans 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 2, 2019
Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Baltimore Ravens at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars 4:05p FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Arizona Cardinals 4:25p CBS
Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots 4:25p CBS
Tennessee Titans at Oakland Raiders 4:25p CBS
Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 9, 2019
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Baltimore Ravens at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars 4:05p FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Arizona Cardinals 4:25p CBS
Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots 4:25p CBS
Tennessee Titans at Oakland Raiders 4:25p CBS
Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 9, 2019
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Baltimore Ravens at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints 1:00p FOX
Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars 4:05p FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Arizona Cardinals 4:25p CBS
Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots 4:25p CBS
Tennessee Titans at Oakland Raiders 4:25p CBS
Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 9, 2019
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Thursday, December 12, 2019
New York Jets at Baltimore Ravens 8:20p FOX/NFLN
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers 1:00p FOX
New England Patriots at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers 1:00p FOX
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p CBS
Miami Dolphins at New York Giants 1:00p CBS
Buffalo Bills at Pittsburgh Steelers 1:00p CBS
Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans 1:00p CBS
Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins 1:00p FOX
Cleveland Browns at Arizona Cardinals 4:05p CBS
Jacksonville Jaguars at Oakland Raiders 4:05p CBS
Los Angeles Rams at Dallas Cowboys 4:25p FOX
Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers 4:25p FOX
Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Chargers 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 16, 2019
Indianapolis Colts at New Orleans Saints 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Saturday, December 21, 2019
FLEX 1:00p NFLN
FLEX 4:30p NFLN
FLEX 8:15p NFLN
Detroit Lions at Denver Broncos
Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers
Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers
Houston Texans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Jacksonville Jaguars at Atlanta Falcons 1:00p FOX
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns 1:00p CBS
Carolina Panthers at Indianapolis Colts 1:00p FOX
Cincinnati Bengals at Miami Dolphins 1:00p CBS
Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Jets 1:00p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Tennessee Titans 1:00p FOX
New York Giants at Washington Redskins 1:00p FOX
Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles 4:25p FOX
Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks 4:25p FOX
Kansas City Chiefs at Chicago Bears 8:20p NBC
Monday, December 23, 2019
Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings 8:15p ESPN
Game ET TV
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens 1:00p CBS
New York Jets at Buffalo Bills 1:00p CBS
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers 1:00p FOX
Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p CBS
Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys 1:00p FOX
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions 1:00p FOX
Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans 1:00p CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs 1:00p CBS
Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings 1:00p FOX
Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots 1:00p CBS
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants 1:00p FOX
Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00p FOX
Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos 4:25p CBS
Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams 4:25p FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks 4:25p FOX

NFL Information and History

When it comes to sports betting in the United States, nothing is bigger than NFL football and NCAAF football. Below you will find information on NFL and NCAAF betting at BetAmerica.

The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 and has survived many years of instability and competition from rival organizations to become the strongest American professional football league. The NFL completed a merger with the American Football League (AFL) in 1970 to create a 26-team circuit. Since then, the league has expanded four times and added six new franchises to create today’s modern NFL with 32 teams; all based in the United States.

The NFL is governed by a commissioner, and the schedule consists of a 17-game regular season with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. The regular season runs from September through December.

The NFL owners unanimously approved a realignment plan for the league starting in 2002. Seven clubs changed divisions, and the league consists of 32 teams in two conferences, the American (AFC) and National (NFC) with four divisions in each conference. A new scheduling format ensures that every team meets every other team in the league at least once every four years. All division teams meet twice during the regular season.

Following the regular season, six teams from each conference qualify for the playoffs with each division winner plus two wild cards. The winner of each conference plays in the championship game, the Super Bowl for the league’s top prize, the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

The NFL has the highest average attendance at their games of any professional sports league in the world. Attendance averaged more than 67,000 fans per game in 2017. The NFL is the undisputed leader as the most popular spectator sport in the United States.

The league headquarters are in New York City, and the official website is http://www.NFL.com.


Betting on NFL Football

The NFL Spread, NFL Moneyline and NFL TOTAL

Like all major sports, American football betting is built around the straight bets – the spread, moneyline and total. The spread is a point differential between the two teams that indicates a favorite being handicapped against an underdog. This is to account for the strengths of either team. If you were to wager on Team A at -6.5 against Team B, you would need Team A to win by at least seven points to clear the wager. Inversely, Team B could win outright or lose by up to six points in order for your bet to cover.

The moneyline is a bet on the outright winner, while the total is an over/under wager on the total number of points scored the game itself.

The natural home line for NFL and NCAAF betting is -3.0, while the total will begin at 44.5. From there, the odds are adjusted to account for the disparity between the two sides. Action generated from the betting public can also influence the odds in a game.

American football uses American odds, but you can also adjust the system at BetAmerica to view decimal or fractional odds if you prefer. Wagers with a minus-sign will indicate how much you have to bet in order to win $100. An example is a -135 favorite ($135 bet to win $100). Underdogs will have a plus-sign in front of their odds, indicating how much you would win if you bet $100. An example is +275 ($275 return on $100 wager).

Parlays and straight bets both apply to American football betting and gain extra traction because most of the games all happen on the same day. You can also enjoy teasers, if-bets and round robins. BetAmerica offers the full menu when it comes to football betting every weekend!

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