When betting on the NFL, you have to know how to read the NFL odds. They are usually represented by a number with either a positive or negative sign before it. In general, these odds are for the team to win the game. But if you’re looking for a more precise bet, you can also look for the spread.
You can find NFL odds on any sports book that has a U.S. license. You can also filter the list of sports books by setting the parameters to display only those with which you have an account. This will help you reduce the noise in your selections and help you make a good betting decision.
Besides point spreads and OVER/UNDER, you can also find NFL football wagers on the money line and futures markets. In addition, you can make fun fantasy bets on the NFL with prop bets and live NFL betting. The NFL odds can change during the game, so be sure to check them before you place your bet.
One of the most popular wagers on the NFL is the over/under bet. This bet is a logical one, as it focuses on the total points scored in a game. The sports book sets the number, so the over/under odds will fluctuate based on betting activity. If the over bet predicts more points than the under bet, you will be rewarded with a payout.
If you’re a new bettor, it’s a good idea to make money line bets. These bets are easy to understand, and can be great starter bets. Just make sure that you’re betting on the winner of the game. In the case of a money line bet, the favorite team must win by more than seven points to win. If the Dolphins win, the money line bet pays off.
In addition to betting on teams, you can also place a bet on individual games. For instance, a game in Week 5 is likely to feature several quarterbacks that will be capable of rushing for over 100 yards. The winner of this game will face either a team with a winning record or a team that has lost two games in a row.
You can also make a parlay by combining multiple NFL odds and betting on a single outcome. NFL parlays are a low-risk, high-reward bet. With just a $50 bet, you can win about $300. But be sure to check the odds before betting on a parlay.