How to bet on the NFL
The NFL, American football’s leading franchise, is one of the biggest sporting divisions on the planet, attracting a global audience of millions year in, year out. Needless to say, the division is also incredibly popular with gamblers, especially during the sport’s grand finale- the Super Bowl.
In terms of the most common bets that are placed on the NFL, the usual suspects are all present and correct- singles betting, accumulator betting, over/under betting and try scorer betting markets are all very popular, while markets such as MVP, which are exclusive to the NFL are also very popular as well.
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Where to bet on the NFL
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While it really does come down to fine margins, William Hill and Betway tend to offer the best markets on the sport, while Paddy Power and Bet 365 tend to have the best offers or price boosts.
If you are unsure as to which bookmakers to sign up for, then feel free to check out our detailed bookmakers reviews using the link at the top of the page.
NFL Bonus codes
Bonus codes are special offers made by bookmakers to incentivise new customers to sign up to use their service.
These bonus offers often include things like free bets, matched stake bets or enhanced odds and can also provide seasoned gamblers with the opportunity to try out a new service if they so wish.
Given the immense popularity of the NFL, some bookmakers may have NFL specific bonus codes, especially during the start of the NFL season and in the build-up to the Super Bowl, when interest in the sport is at its highest.
For a more detailed breakdown on how to claim bonus codes, and where from, check out our bonus codes link at the top of the page.
Also, please be aware that every bookmaker will have their own set of terms and conditions when it comes to claiming bonus codes, and we advise that all of our readers make sure they understand those before taking part in the offer.
NFL Free bets
While bonus codes tend to be offers made to new customers, free bets are offered to existing customers by bookmakers.
Free bets are often used to promote an event or to reward customer loyalty, with some bookmakers having stipulations surrounding the free bets customers are entitled to.
Most bookmakers will offer a range of free bets throughout the week, with some being sports specific and others just being for general use on any sporting market.
The NFL sees an increase in special offers around the time of the Super-Bowl, as this is when more casual punters are likely to take an interest in the sport.
Here at Bonus Bets, we aim to keep all of our readers up to date with the latest and the best free bets being made available by all of our trusted bookmakers.
NFL Betting tips
Making money off the NFL can be tricky business, so making sure you do ample amounts of research before parting ways with your cash is an absolute must.
The sport, like a lot of American sports, is very heavy on statistics, and a good analytical eye of these will certainly give you an advantage over the bookmakers.
It is also worth noting that the bookmakers will often have very generous odds in pre-season for the upcoming campaign, so placing some future bets is often a great idea.
For a more detailed guide on betting tips for the NFL, make sure you check out our how to bet guides at the top of the page.
Throughout the NFL season, bookmakers will often compete with one another to offer their customers the best odds.
We at Bonus Bets aim to keep our readers one step ahead of the game by providing them with the latest odds updates from the sport.
NFL Bet of the day
If keeping up with the odds themselves isn’t difficult enough, then finding the best value bets certainly can be.
There are hundreds of great NFL bets available across a multitude of different bookmakers, and finding the perfect one for you can be quite a challenge.
Our bet of the day feature aims to make our reader’s life easier by telling them the best value bets to place each and every day across a variety of different sports.
Where and how to live stream the NFL
If you are aiming to live stream the NFL using a bookmaker’s website or app to keep up with your bets, then you’re going to be out of luck.
Due to the size of the NFL, almost all of the broadcasting rights are held by major television companies, meaning that if you want to keep up with your bet, you will probably need to have some sort of subscription at home.
That being said, some bookmakers do offer vidiprinters which will keep their audiences up to date with the events of the match.
Most bookmakers will have their own terms and conditions for live streaming sports, so if you do find one streaming the NFL, make sure you check those out before watching.
Here at Bonus Bets, we want to make our readers gambling experience as easy as possible, and one way we do that is by providing you with up to date sports news on a variety of different sports.
Our NFL coverage will feature match previews, tips, and a constant update of any injuries or suspensions in the build up to matches.
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