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The NFL provides arguably the most betting excitement of any sport on the planet. BET.CA is here to provide you with the best odds available from the best sportsbooks available in Canada.

The most popular odds focus on game results. These include the moneyline, which is a bet on which team will win the match. There is also the point spread, which lets you bet on the margin of victory or defeat in a specific game.

Totals betting allows you to bet on whether the total number of combined points scored in a game will be over or under the number indicated on the betting line – often referred to as the over/under.

Other markets, such as futures odds, are available to bet on both before and during the season and focus on how teams and players will perform over the course of it.

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Popular NFL bets

You can learn more about the popular NFL betting markets below. In addition to game line odds like the moneyline, point spread, and totals, sports bettors can also wager prop bets that cover all aspects of individual team and player performances, as well as futures betting and live betting.

NFL moneyline odds

With moneyline betting, a sports bettor can wager on which team emerges as the outright winner in a game. Reading the odds is simple; if a team has negative odds they are the favorite, and if a team has positive odds they are the underdog. 

Here is an example of moneyline odds for an NFL match: 



Los Angeles Rams


Cincinnati Bengals


In the example here, the Los Angeles Rams are listed as -180 favorites. This means a successful wager of $180 will earn $100 in profit, equaling a total payout of $280.

The Cincinnati Bengals are listed as +150 underdogs. That means if the Bengals win, a successful $100 bet will produce a profit of $150, for a total payout of $250.

NFL point spread odds

The point spread enables you to bet on how many points a team will win or lose a match by, with the payout determined by moneyline odds. The point spread acts as an equalizer, particularly in games featuring an obvious favorite and underdog. It lets sports bettors make bets on good teams and still earn respectable payouts, while also enticing wagers on bad teams that may not have much chance of winning outright. 

Here is an example of point spread odds for an NFL match: 

Team and spread


Los Angeles Rams, -4.5


Cincinnati Bengals, +4.5


In the example here, the Los Angeles Rams are favored to win the game by at least 4.5 points. That means if they win the game by a score of 30-25, they will have “covered the spread” and produced a winning bet. However, if they only win the game by four points or fewer, or lose outright, any point spread wagers backing them are considered losers. In this case, a bet on the Rams at -4.5 is accompanied by short -115 moneyline odds, which means you must wager $115 to win $100

The opposite is true for the Bengals, who are listed as +4.5 underdogs. They must avoid losing by more than four points in order to reward bettors with a winning bet. In this case, the Bengals face -105 odds of covering the spread, with a successful $105 bet winning $100

Oddsmakers use half-points in order to avoid “pushes” where the score can exactly match the spread. Setting the spread with half-point values ensures a definitive bet result, with the bettor either winning or losing their bet.

NFL total or over/under odds

Totals betting, also known as over/under betting, enables you to bet on whether the total combined points scored by both teams will be over or under the number set by the sportsbook prior to the game. 

Here is an example of total or over/under odds for an NFL match: 

Total points


Over 51.5


Under 51.5


In the example, the total has been set at 51.5. This means if the total number of points scored in the game is 52 or higher, bets on the over will cash in. If the total finishes at 51 or fewer, the under will come out as the winner, with the payout determined by moneyline odds.  

In this example, both the over and under selections are available at moneyline odds of -110, which means you must bet $110 to win $100, for a total payout of $210

NFL parlay odds

An NFL parlay wager enables you to combine multiple game line bets on a single ticket, with winning wagers paying out on enhanced odds. Parlays can combine moneyline, point spread, and totals bets from the same game or different games, and even combine bets from different sports. However, it is important to note that all selections included in a parlay must win in order for the parlay to pay out.

Here is an example of an NFL parlay bet on three different games:



New England Patriots, +4.5


Bengals @ Packers: Over 51.5 points


Dallas Cowboys to beat San Francisco 49ers


Three-way parlay odds


None of these wagers would provide massive payouts if bet on individually. Indeed, in the case of the Cowboys, you would have to wager $335 just to win $100 on a single bet. However, when combined as a three-play parlay, you have the chance to more than triple your money if all three selections win, with a $100 bet producing winnings of $365 for a total payout of $465.

Betting on NFL futures

With NFL futures betting, you can bet on how a specific team or player will perform over the course of a season. Are you convinced at the beginning of the season that the Buffalo Bills will win the AFC East title? You can bet on that. Will Aaron Rodgers win the NFL MVP award? You can bet on that too. Will the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl? There are odds available on that as well. 

Among the most popular NFL futures markets are Super Bowl betting and divisional championship betting, as well as odds to win individual player awards like NFL MVP (Most Valuable Player), NFL Rookie of the Year, NFL Coach of the Year, and NFL Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year. You can learn more about NFL futures betting with BET.CA.

NFL prop bets

NFL prop bets allow you to wager on the performances of individual players and teams, both in game situations and over the course of a season. Here are a couple of examples: 

Denver Broncos: Russell Wilson


Over 30 touchdown passes in 2022-23


Under 30 touchdown passes in 2022-23


In the example here, Russell Wilson is listed as a +150 long shot to throw over 30 touchdown passes in a season. A successful $100 bet returns winnings of $150, while bettors taking the under on Wilson must bet $180 to win $100

Deebo Samuel: Pass receptions


Over 4.5


Under 4.5


In this example, odds are available on whether San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel will catch more or fewer than 4.5 passes in an upcoming game. A bet on Samuel making five or more catches is favored with -120 odds, while the odds of him catching four or fewer passes sit at +100.

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