Football betting odds are determined by calculating how many points a favorite team needs to win a game. The favorite team must win by more than 6.5 points, while the underdog must win by a point margin less than that number. If the favorite team wins, it wins by more than five points. A touchdown plus an extra point will give the favorite the win. It is also possible to win a game with fewer points than the favored team.
NFL football odds include the date and time of the game, as well as the name of the teams. The number on the right of the team name is referred to as the rotation number. In addition to the point spread and moneyline, the game’s over/under can also be bet on. While these odds are often listed in the same order, they can differ from sportsbook to sportsbook.
Among all types of bets, NFL football games are the most popular. NFL moneyline betting lines are determined after sportsbooks analyze the teams and publish the moneyline odds. A team could be a 6.5-point favorite in the NFL spread betting line, or it could be an underdog in the case of the Atlanta Falcons. In either case, the odds on winning would be -110 or -105, which is the equivalent of a 3.5-point favorite in a straight wager.
In the United States, football betting is most popular through the point spread. In this scenario, you would bet on a favorite team to win the game against a certain underdog. If you bet on the underdog team, you would have to bet more than 22.5 points for your bet to be successful. You would win if the underdog team wins by a margin greater than the favorite team’s.