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LV Raiders
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LA Rams
Tomorrow 1:15AM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • LV Raiders / Over 42.5
    +160
  • LV Raiders / Under 42.5
    +155
  • LA Rams / Over 42.5
    +475
  • LA Rams / Under 42.5
    +450
PHI Eagles
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NY Giants
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • PHI Eagles / Over 44.5
    +145
  • PHI Eagles / Under 44.5
    +150
  • NY Giants / Over 44.5
    +550
  • NY Giants / Under 44.5
    +550
NY Jets
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BUF Bills
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • NY Jets / Over 42.5
    +700
  • NY Jets / Under 42.5
    +750
  • BUF Bills / Over 42.5
    +125
  • BUF Bills / Under 42.5
    +135
MIN Vikings
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DET Lions
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • MIN Vikings / Over 51.5
    +285
  • MIN Vikings / Under 51.5
    +285
  • DET Lions / Over 51.5
    +225
  • DET Lions / Under 51.5
    +230
CLE Browns
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CIN Bengals
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • CLE Browns / Over 46.5
    +425
  • CLE Browns / Under 46.5
    +425
  • CIN Bengals / Over 46.5
    +165
  • CIN Bengals / Under 46.5
    +175
HOU Texans
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DAL Cowboys
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • HOU Texans / Over 43.5
    +1500
  • HOU Texans / Under 43.5
    +1400
  • DAL Cowboys / Over 43.5
    −105
  • DAL Cowboys / Under 43.5
    +115
BAL Ravens
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PIT Steelers
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • BAL Ravens / Over 36.5
    +290
  • BAL Ravens / Under 36.5
    +270
  • PIT Steelers / Over 36.5
    +235
  • PIT Steelers / Under 36.5
    +240
JAX Jaguars
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TEN Titans
SUN 11th DEC 6:00PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • JAX Jaguars / Over 41.5
    +390
  • JAX Jaguars / Under 41.5
    +350
  • TEN Titans / Over 41.5
    +190
  • TEN Titans / Under 41.5
    +190
KC Chiefs
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DEN Broncos
SUN 11th DEC 9:05PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • KC Chiefs / Over 44.5
    +140
  • KC Chiefs / Under 44.5
    +130
  • DEN Broncos / Over 44.5
    +700
  • DEN Broncos / Under 44.5
    +650
CAR Panthers
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SEA Seahawks
SUN 11th DEC 9:25PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • CAR Panthers / Over 44.5
    +425
  • CAR Panthers / Under 44.5
    +380
  • SEA Seahawks / Over 44.5
    +180
  • SEA Seahawks / Under 44.5
    +170
TB Buccaneers
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SF 49ers
SUN 11th DEC 9:25PM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • TB Buccaneers / Over 36.5
    +310
  • TB Buccaneers / Under 36.5
    +340
  • SF 49ers / Over 36.5
    +190
  • SF 49ers / Under 36.5
    +215
MIA Dolphins
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LA Chargers
MON 12th DEC 1:20AM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • MIA Dolphins / Over 51.5
    +205
  • MIA Dolphins / Under 51.5
    +200
  • LA Chargers / Over 51.5
    +320
  • LA Chargers / Under 51.5
    +330
NE Patriots
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ARI Cardinals
TUE 13th DEC 1:15AM

Moneyline / Total Points

  • NE Patriots / Over 43.5
    +220
  • NE Patriots / Under 43.5
    +240
  • ARI Cardinals / Over 43.5
    +290
  • ARI Cardinals / Under 43.5
    +275

NFL Betting News

2022 NFL Week 14 Best Bets
5:27 PM · Dec 08, 2022
2022 NFL Week 14 Best Bets
Pat Mayo, Rob Pizzola and Cam Stewart give their 2022 NFL Week 14 best bets on DraftKings Sportsbook with their Gold, Silver and Bronze Selections of the Week.
Author(s): Pat Mayo. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
TNF Week 14 Best Bets: Picks, Predictions, Odds to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for Raiders vs. Rams
4:52 PM · Dec 08, 2022
TNF Week 14 Best Bets: Picks, Predictions, Odds to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for Raiders vs. Rams
When the schedule was being made for the season, I don’t think the league imagined the state of both of these teams. We have a very legitimate possibility that we’ll see Baker Mayfield, who was claimed off waivers earlier this week, get into this game. Not exactly what Rams fans envisioned this late into the season, right? Nonetheless, bets will be made for this game and I’m here to give three that I like.
Author(s): steve-buchanan. Photo by Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
NFL Week 13 MNF Picks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Best Bets, Predictions, Odds on DraftKings Sportsbook
3:52 PM · Dec 05, 2022
NFL Week 13 MNF Picks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Best Bets, Predictions, Odds on DraftKings Sportsbook
Here are my DraftKings Sportsbook picks for Saints-Buccaneers.
Author(s): Nick Friar. Photo by Jeff Lange / USA TODAY NETWORK

NFL Odds, Lines, Spreads, Moneylines, and the Growth of NFL Betting

With the introduction of online betting, wagering on NFL games has only grown in popularity. Football betting with apps or on the web makes putting down stakes easier than ever, adding to the anticipation of watching your favorite team play.


Betting in the NFL Regular Season

The DraftKings Sportsbook app makes placing a bet on a football game super easy. The platform provides you with a virtual bet slip; you just add the games you want to place a wager on. Once you make a betting pick, the platform shows you all the types of bets you can make for your selections, the odds, and betting spreads for NFL games. Once you've made your picks and put down an amount to stake, a handy "Place Bets" button lets you finalize your wager.

With sports betting on NFL games, people typically bet on the results of upcoming games—namely, who will win and who will lose. But you can make wagers on outcomes beyond the winner and the loser, such as the number of total rushing yards or which team will get the most sacks. While we share the basics here, check out our guide on how to bet on football for a more in-depth explanation.


Types of Bets

When betting on NFL games, moneylines, totals (over/under), and spreads are the most popular methods for laying a wager on a football game.

Spread betting

A spread looks similar to this:

Team Spread Moneyline
New England -14.5 -120
Kansas City +14.5 +150

The negative number in the spread column shows the number of points the indicated team has to win for a wager to pay out. In this example, New England has to win by 15 points to win a bet placed on them. For the opposing team—in this case Kansas City—a bet on them pays out if they lose by fewer than 15 points or win the game. The decimal is there to ensure no push occurs on a bet. If the spread were to read -15/+15, a win by New England by fifteen points would force a betting tie, and the bookmaker would have to refund all bets.

The moneyline indicates the bet payout. In the case of New England, the negative number indicates how much you'd need to stake in order to win $100. The positive amount shows how much you'd win after placing a $100 bet on that team to win. If you were to bet on New England, you'd have to bet $120 to win $100. You'd also win back your initial $120 stake for a total of $220.

If you want to bet on Kansas City, you'd need to put up a bet of $100. If they're victorious—or lose by fewer points than the spread—you'd win $150. You'd also get back your initial $100 stake, for a total of $250, back into your pocket.

For smaller bets, the moneyline scales easily. You'd stake $12 on New England to win $10 and place $10 on KC to win $15.


NFL betting lines

NFL line betting—also called moneyline betting—simply takes the spread out of the picture. In this case, the bookmakers adjust the payout to account for the lack of point spread. A moneyline sheet might look similar to this:


Team Spread Moneyline
New England @ Kansas City New England -200/+200

The moneyline column works the same as with spread betting. In this case, you'd have to bet $200 to win $100 when betting on New England. The stake would be $100 to win $200 if you choose Kansas City to win.


Totals betting

Totals—or over/under—betting is probably the simplest way to place a wager. The oddsmaker puts up a total score, and you lay down the stakes as to whether the total number of points scored by both sides during the game will be more or less than the posted score.


Prop wagers

You aren't just limited to betting on the outcome of a game. There are numerous results you can lay down a wager on. NFL betting trends include prop wagers—also known as side bets. These side bets include who'll be the MVP of a particular matchup, how many points a specific player will score, which team will rush for the most yards, and a slew of other incidental wagers you can place to make the game even more exciting.


Live betting

Once the game has kicked off, you can place several bets in real time. Many bookmakers will allow you to bet on specific quarters, halves, or individual drives while the game progresses. Many side bets you can place before the game are available during game play, but the odds will shift continuously as the game progresses.

Keep in mind that once you lay down a live bet, you're locked into the odds as they were at the time of your wager. Increasing or decreasing odds won't affect the payout of a bet that you've already made.


Futures betting

Futures betting looks beyond the outcome of the most current game. Common futures bets include which two teams will make it to the Superbowl, the season's scoring stats for a player or a team, and even which team will win the championship game that year.

Once you place a futures wager, you're locked into the odds applicable when you made the bet. Percentages for betting on NFL games shift from week-to-week, as teams win or lose—increasing or reducing their odds throughout the season. The fluctuating numbers make futures betting interesting for anyone who's placed a bet, especially when you bet on a long shot at the beginning of the season and their performance throughout the year improves their chances of winning your bet.


History of the NFL

The NFL was established in Canton, Ohio in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association (AFPA). The organization changed its name to the National Football League in 1922. Today, we simply refer to it as the NFL. As a new organization—with only 18 teams at the time—the league underwent a period of adjustment and selected the annual champion based on the team that performed the best that year. It continued this way until the league adopted formal rules establishing annual championship games in 1933.

In 1950, the NFL absorbed its competitor league, the All-America Football Conference. They expanded further in 1960 when the NFL merged with the American Football League and expanded to 32 teams that year.

In 1960, the NFL dubbed the championship game "The Superbowl," and it became the most anticipated sporting event in the United States and the most watched annual event on television.

With football's rise in popularity, it stood to reason that betting would also become more prevalent. Sports betting outside of horseracing was illegal all across the U.S. until Nevada legalized gambling in 1931—with the strictest of regulations and a substantial gaming tax. In 1970, Congress reduced the gaming tax from 10% to 2%, and more states began to legalize sports betting. Congress passed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in 1992 to prevent betting on sports, except in select states. The Supreme Court overturned the act in 2018, which allowed any state to legalize the practice that wished to do so.


Several vetted, legitimate online betting venues, such as DraftKings, operate within American legal guidelines and only offer the ability to wager within states where sports betting is legal.

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