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How Does Over/Under NFL Betting Work?

How Does Over/Under NFL Betting Work?

Last updated on August 3rd, 2022


As one of the most popular types of betting along with Moneyline bets, Over/Under betting is an easy-to-understand and accessible market for sports betting.

 

Learn the meaning of NFL bets in the Over/Under market and how to place one. This is great for beginners who want to familiarize themselves with the world of sports betting. 

 

Over/Under Betting Explained

 

Over/Under or Total betting is an extremely popular market for bettors. That’s because instead of predicting which team will win the match, you only need to determine whether the combined final score will go over or under the benchmark.

 

This number is determined by online bookmakers and sports betting sites. This market is available to a wide variety of sports, including the NFL games and the Super Bowl. 

 

 

How to bet on Over/Under?

 

So prior to deciding if you’ll go on the over or under for cumulative points in an NFL game, here are some of the factors that should be considered.

 

OverUnder NFL Betting

 

Courtesy of Ben Hershey

 

To start with, you can do your own analysis of the teams that are playing and look back at their recent history to get a good idea of their previous scores. Let’s look at the head-to-head history between the Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions.

 

For 2020 to 2021, Chicago Bears have an average points score of 24.25, while it’s 21.25 for Detroit Lions. In total, you can expect an average of 45.5 combined scores the next time they face each other.

 

Another method you should use is to not solely look at averages for a certain team scoring a game, but also at the number of times an actual event occurred for a particular team in a specific period.

 

From here, you can then look into down conversions, field goal percentages, rushing yards, completions, points allowed per game, and interceptions. In doing so, you should be able to extract some good information and see if any patterns appear.

 

Is it better to be over or under in betting?

 

It still depends on the benchmark stated by your betting site and the number of points you expect the teams playing will score.

 

Before placing any amount of money for over/under betting, though, another crucial thing is to check if your total bet represents value, as you want your bet to be profitable as much as possible.

 

One way is to search around for the best betting odds, as you’ll want to maximize your profits from your selection. You can also secure a certain amount of earnings by determining the amount before you place your bets.

 

Once you found the highest odds for your chosen selection, you can use the fixed profit strategy to compute how much you should bet to get your desired profit once you win.

 

Over/under betting is a fun, straightforward, and popular method of betting on the NFL that is great for both beginners and seasoned gamblers. Just make sure to check the data before betting.

 

Do you want to try out over/under betting? Register on VOdds today. Already registered? Log in to your account now.

 

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