While the significant amount of teams and games in NFL football betting can be a trap they can also be the key to opportunity at finding value on the board.
Wagering online football value in NFL football means looking at over three times the amount of teams and games compared to pro football. You will notice in wagering online football that NFL football will have weaker football betting lines more often and better chances to find hidden gems that go undetected by the masses.
In pro football betting there are few if any secrets. Each team is in a major media market and with just 32 teams in pro football it is easy for national media outlets such as ESPN to cover all of the teams with thoroughness. When looking at NFL wagering online football action you have 120 teams, many of whom play in small towns. That means there are better chances for finding value. You must also know where not to find wagering online football value. You won’t find wagering online football value with the traditional power/name brand teams such as Miami, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas, etc. Those teams, when playing at home against lesser opponents, are nearly always overlays because the masses of wagering online football gamblers gravitate towards the familiar teams as they see annihilation and massacre written all over those big wagering online football pointspreads while failing to take into account that the oddsmakers' big numbers posted on the boards are overlays set in anticipation of the mass consumer demand.
Now you might be asking if this means that you can never get good wagering online football value on the best teams. Actually you can do just that, but you have to know when and where to strike. These same programs that are horrible values as home favorites are often dangerous and live underdogs, particularly on the road. Finding value is a must if you want to win money but it can be done as you look at NFL football.