Football games have several different types of wagers. NFL games offer several types of prop bets, which are based on the player or team’s performance in the game. In general, NFL games offer wagers on the number of first downs scored, the final score, and the number of sacks. Players can also be backed by the Over/Under totals. For example, if the Vikings are favored to win the Super Bowl, a good bet is the Over.
Football games also feature many props, or side bets. Prop bets on players tend to have positive or negative odds based on certain player milestones. These include total passing yards, rushing yards, and touchdowns. Oftentimes, they also offer big payouts. The odds on these props are typically higher compared to other types of bets. However, they are not for beginners. Sportsbook members should know how to pick winners and losers to maximize their profit.
The over/under line is the other common type of wager. It is a line that tells the amount of points that a certain team can score during a game. This line is also called a point spread. While point spreads are only one component of this type of bet, they are very important for sports betting. Over/under bets can help you avoid losing bets by making the favorite team have a better chance of winning the game than the underdog.