Welcome to the Predictem NFL football betting strategies page. Here you will find articles and discussion on strategies to help you beat the point spread and collect from your bookie!
NFL football betting looks easy, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, many bettors including professionals claim that beating the NFL spread is the hardest thing to do in any sport! Sponge all the information you can get and educate yourself to the hilt, because oddsmakers are no joke and are out to clean your wallet. It can be beaten though! Enjoy!
How to Prepare for the Upcoming Football Season - My Son works out with an ex-MLB player. He's constantly preaching to him that a player is made in the offseason through hard work and preparation. The same can be said for a winning handicapper. Information + Preparation = $$$$ when it comes to betting. In this article, Mike Quinn lays out a great plan for you to execute prior to the start of football season.
Handicapping Football Turnovers - Great article about how QB's who throw INT's and Backs/Receivers who fumble put their teams in a tough spot to cover the point spread.
Value Betting - The NFL bookie is forced to put out a line on every game. You however are not forced to bet on every game. Here we talk about only making a move when value rears it's head.2009 NFL Sandwich Games - Rich Crew investigates 2009 NFL "sandwich game" opportunities which are sure to provide nice profits!
Betting NFL Road Favorites - Great article on betting NFL road faves.
NFL Records ATS After the Bye - Some teams do real well ATS off a bye. Others it does absolutely nothing for them betting-wise. We've posted records through the 2006 season
How to Handicap the NFL Successfully - Professional Sports Handicapper Vernon Croy divulges strategy to help you handicap NFL football games.
How Teams Fare Off Bye Weeks - Professional football handicapper Vernon Croy talks about some of the variables that determine whether a team does good or bad after it's bye week.
Early Season NFL Betting Strategy - Betting on week 1 and week 2 games is tough! Vernon Croy offers some tips to help increase your chances of winning.
Bounce Back Theory - Charles uses a 2012 example (week 15) where the ice cold Arizona Cardinals absolutely smoked the Detroit Lions after having a 50 spot put up on them by Seattle the previous week. The idea here is to educate you about a team having the psychological advantage of motivation after being stomped so badly. Great article!
Preseason Picks - Many don't realize that there's good value in NFL preseason picks! They claim "how can you bet on a game when you don't know who is going to play?" Truth be told, many head coaches tell you how much playing time key players will receive prior to the game!
Editor's Picks - Each week our in house pro's tackle the week's card and make predictions on the week's games ATS! Best bets, top plays, premium selections, etc. FREE!
Expert NFL Picks - Free premium plays from the "real" expert football handicappers from around the web. Don't fall for second rate picks from ESPN, the NFL Network, Hank Goldberg or the screaming touts on TV.
Underdog of the Week Pick - We forecast the loudest barking dog of the week. Expect a 60% winning percentage with these plays.
Favorite of the Week Play - We examine "the chalk" and determine the safest bet in which who you should lay the points with. Forecasting winning favorites long term isn't easy, but we've had some pretty good luck with it over the years.
Line Movement Plays - We report all the major line moves from the gridiron and forecast whether it's public money or sharp action causing the move. Who will cover the spread this week? Our line move plays!
NFL Consensus Picks - See what the general public is betting on. We use this info to fade the public to the tune of big profits over the course of the season.
Bookies Picks - Each week, we'll post which side the bookies are on. Please note: These are not OUR picks. We're simply reporting the teams the bookies need to cover the spread in order for them to win. Games receiving equal action on both sides will not be factored into these records.
Office Pool Picks - You asked for it and you got it! Each week, we'll post our predictions to win each game straight up so that you can RULE your pick'em league!
NFL Trends - Don't ever let anybody tell you that the trend is your friend. These picks make great fades which is exactly what we do with them.
NFL Computer Picks - We enter the statistics into the database and the computer crunches the numbers and gives final score predictions. These should be used for entertainment only!
Monday Night Football Picks - The ultimate bailout play. Our MNF picks are golden and have hit 62% or better 3 out of the past 4 years. (Last season was a disaster!) Did we mention that their FREE?
2016 NFL Predictions - Badger breaks down each division and gives his picks on which teams he thinks will win the AFC and NFC Conferneces (plus Super Bowl winner prediction).
Super Bowl Picks - Everybody here in the Predictem office takes their best preseason shot at predicting the winner Superbowl 50. Pride is on the line here! Oh, and LOOT too!
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Super Bowl Betting - We explain all the different types of wagers you can making including point spread bets, totals, moneylines and prop bets. No need to go to Vegas! You can bet the big game online!
Weekly Fantasy Football - If you drafted a crappy team or the injury bug has bit you and wrecked your season, we've got something really cool to turn you on to that will change the way you play fantasy sports forever!
Famous Football Quotes - From the inspirational to the greatest touchdown calls of all time. We've got them!
Pro Football Hall of Fame - A full list of NFL players who have been inducted into the NFL HOF.
The Spread - Offers free NFL football predictions, matchups, stats including both offensive and defensive and more!
Fantasy Football Sites - Get recommendations on where to find weekly updated player news, depth charts and legit websites that offer the best stat and record tracking for your fantasy football league.