March 8, 2013 in 360 News
When you make a futures bet on the top NFL teams what you are doing is placing a bet on an outcome that will not be apparent for several months. For instance, it could be which team will make it to the Superbowl, which team will score the most points, make the most touchdowns and so forth; in fact the most popular NFL futures bet is the first one of these examples. The odds on this ad on many other futures bets are usually posted during spring training after the NFL draft, and they will change as the season progresses.
Future betting is more complicated than betting on the outcome of individual games. There are many things that can happen to a team during the season which can change the direction in which they are heading entirely, for instance an injury to a top player, a change to the coaching staff and so forth. Before you make a future bet you should ensure yourself that you are happy with the odds that are offered and the true chances of your wager being successful. Sometimes the odds are very short and are simply not worth the risk or the outlay that you would need to make in order to get any kind of decent return. Read the rest of this entry →