NFL Betting Guide

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How To Bet On NFL Games At Bovada

Football has been the undisputed King of Sports Betting for decades. On a per-game basis, betting on the NFL is more popular than any other sport, and there’s no single game that can touch the annual Super Bowl in terms of handle. If this is your first time betting on football, or if you just need a bit of a refresher, here’s a step-by-step guide for how to bet on NFL games, props, futures and more at Bovada. After this, you will be ready to bet on the NFL action and begin winning real money in no time.

1. Sign Up for Your Free Account

It takes only a moment to fill out our simple registration form and create your free Bovada Sportsbook account. Make sure before joining that you meet the qualifications (age, location, etc.) for betting on sports in your area.

2. Browse the Bovada Website

Once you’ve been verified and your Bovada account has been created, take a tour of our website using your mobile device or desktop before you start your NFL betting journey. This will help you familiarize yourself with all of the different sports we have on tap, and all of the different ways you can bet on football.

3. Make Your First Deposit

In order to bet on the NFL, you’ll need to put some money in your Bovada account. This could be as little as $10 if you use Bitcoin (including Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV) or Litecoin to make your first deposit. Other methods are available with minimums as low as $20. Check out our Financial FAQ to see the full list of deposit and withdrawal options we have for you at Bovada.

4. Claim Your Welcome Bonus

Bovada is proud to offer some of the best welcome bonuses in the business – including a $250 sports welcome bonus. Our Promotions page will tell you more about all these bonuses; if you use Bitcoin to make your first deposit, we’ll even super-size your bonus for you with our $750 Bitcoin sports welcome bonus!

5. Visit Bovada’s NFL Betting Page

Now that you’ve got some betting money in your account, it’s time to put it to good use. Our NFL betting page will show you all the latest NFL odds and bets you can make. Depending on the time of year, you’ll find NFL game lines for “single” bets (point spreads, moneylines and totals). You’ll also find NFL futures odds, props, parlays, teasers, and specials on events like the annual NFL Draft. No matter what type of bet you are looking for, you will be sure to find odds for it at Bovda. To find out more about all types of NFL bets available, click here.  

You can also enjoy betting using the Bovada Player-Props Prop Builder. For more information regarding the player-props prop builder, and to find out exactly how to use it, check out our props builder guide

6. Fill Out Your Bet Slip

As you select the NFL bets you want to make, they will appear on your Bet Slip, which is displayed on the right side of your screen if you’re using a desktop. Enter the amount of money you want to wager in the Risk field; your potential winnings for that bet will appear in the Win field. You can delete or modify your selections as much as you like before hitting the “Place Bets” button. Placing a bet on your favorite NFL team and cheering them on – at the stadium, at home, at a sports bar, or on the go while you watch on your mobile – is one of the great American pastimes. You can even bet during the game on things like whether the next play will be a pass or a run. Betting on other teams is allowed, of course, and you don’t have to watch the game to win your wager. However, throwing down a bet and supporting your favorite team is best way to enjoy football.

7. Enjoy The Games

Once your bet is placed, all you need to do now is sit back and enjoy the NFL games. You might want to keep an eye on your bets as the games progress, or maybe you just want to wait until the games are over and see if any of your bets have won. Either way, good luck with your NFL bets and enjoy the game.

That’s how easy it is to bet on NFL at Bovada Sportsbook. There’s always more to learn, so make sure to browse our NFL articles for betting previews, the latest odds and helpful tips and strategies for getting the most value out of your NFL betting experience. Football is not the only sport that you can enjoy betting on at Bovada. We have a huge variety of sports you can bet on, including: basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer and more. It doesn't end there... Bovada is also home to the best online real money casino available. So, whilst you are watching the NFL games waiting for your bets to land, you can enjoy playing some blackjack, roulette, online slots and much more! If you are interested in in playing at our online casino, then check out the bovada casino blog for tons of articles explaining how you can win big!

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