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The football betting pointspread is the way that the sportsbook tries to even out the betting action towards both sides. As an example, in the February 2008 Super Bowl, the NFL betting pointspread was New England -12.5 points.

Since New England was undefeated the football betting public was naturally gravitating their way so the pointspread was made rather large to entice an even amount of football bets the Giants way. New England would have had to have won the game by 13 or more points to cover the football betting spread.

The Giants won 17-14 to 'cover' the spread. Even if the Giants lost, they would have had to have lost by 13 points or MORE to lose the wager. For those who like to choose sides but don't like pointspread football bets there is the alternative of the money line.

Money line football betting is where you chose the straight up winner by laying or taking odds rather than points. Another highly popular form of football betting would be 'totals' also known as 'over/unders'.

In that aforementioned Super Bowl, the total posted on the board was 54.5, which meant that the combined score would have to exceed that number to go 'over'. The Giants 17-14 win combined for a total of 31, which went 'under' the total.

Types Of NFL Football Bets

A form of football betting that is exploding in popularity is 'halves'. This is where you can wager on the first or the second half of a game. Many gamblers love half time wagering as they can often get a bargain on the team that they originally wanted in comparison to the regular full game line.

'Futures' football betting is where you can wager on a team's odds to win the Super Bowl, their conference or even their division. You can also wager on the over/under for their total amount of wins for a season!

Proposition football betting, known as 'props' is highly popular for the Super Bowl but other big games as well. You can wager on a player's total yards, scores, sacks, and countless other items.

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Ravens at Steelers Week 9 Betting Odds Preview

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Cardinals Sneak By Eagles to Cover Underdog Spread

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Bengals Beat Ravens in Close Betting Odds NFL Game

The game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens was expected to be rather close as the Bengals were listed at +3 for the game with a +135 payout for a straight up win. The Bengals actually got a push out of the game with a 27-24 win. This brought the Bengals to a 4-2-1 record with a lead in the AFC North while the Ravens fell to 5-3 and in a three-way tie for a wild card.

Jets Slight Home Favorites Over Bills in Week 8

The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are two teams that are going in very different directions. The Bills are 4-3 and are only .012 behind Cincinnati for the second wild card spot in the AFC based on their winning percentages. Meanwhile, the New York Jets are 1-6 and are in the middle of an extensive losing streak that could cost head coach Rex Ryan his job at the end of the year or even sooner.

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The Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals are very close to one another in the AFC North division. The surging Ravens are 5-2 while the slumping Bengals are 3-2-1. The two will meet this Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Whoever wins this game will end up having full control over the division lead based on the winning percentage totals between the teams.

Browns Big Road Favorites Over Winless Jaguars

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Steelers Favored at Home Over Texans in Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football features two 3-3 teams that have met only four times before in NFL history, as the Houston Texans take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8:30 PM ET in Heinz Field.

Cowboys Big Favorites Over Giants - Can New York Score In This One?

The Dallas Cowboys are the hottest team in the NFL right now, and they host a New York Giants team coming off of an embarrassing shutout loss. The game starts at 4:25 PM ET at AT&T Stadium.

Seahawks Big Favorites at Home, Can Cowboys Cover?

One of the more interesting matchups of the week features the Dallas Cowboys taking on the Seattle Seahawks. The game at CenturyLink Field starts at 4:25 PM ET, when one of these two teams will earn their second loss of the season.

Falcons Listed as Home Favorites Against Bears in Week 6

Two teams with identical records overall, but entirely different ways of achieving their records meet in the late afternoon on Sunday. The Chicago Bears travel south to Atlanta to take on the Falcons in the Georgia Dome. Gametime is 4:25 PM ET.

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