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The National Football League is America’s game. One of the most prevalent mainstream American sports leagues that draws fans in the millions from around the world. American football is not only the most viewed American sport, but it is also one of the most bet on sports leagues the world over. Not for nothing is football betting a big deal. The demand for NFL expert picks is high and the start to any given season is the most anticipated of any other sport on the annual sporting calendar.

Looking for a rundown of picks for NFL week 11 or just individual game tips, you’ve come to the right source. Looking for primetime football previews – be it Thursday, Sunday or Monday Night Football games – we’ve got you covered. Looking for insightful preseason forecasts, introspective examinations of football futures or early Super Bowl expert picks, to help you select the best Super Bowl odds, you’ve come to the right source.

Basically, if it’s related to betting on football, we’ve got it covered.

Best Expert NFL Picks Live Here!

Although no daily NFL picks (free or otherwise) are a guaranteed winner, NFL bettors have everything they need to start winning here. Through every week of the regular season with up to a maximum of 16 games per week, our handicappers serve up fully researched and freely available NFL betting picks. After which, four rounds of the playoffs that culminate with the highly sought-after Super Bowl picks are readily on tap.

But that’s not all. As the initiated gridiron fan knows, betting on football is a year-round event, and, so, too, are our exceptional cappers on the job for 365 days of the year. No matter if they’re looking ahead to futures picks or looking to the postseason/preseason, NFL draft, free agency trades, etc, they’ve got it covered.

NFL Regular Season Betting

The NFL season may be limited in terms of weeks and number of games annually but our tipsters provide unlimited betting tips. Here at SBR the focus isn’t just on marquee games, the ‘game of the week’ or primetime football matchups. On the contrary, we provide a robust stream of the NFL football picks for each and every single game of the week.

Football Betting Explained

How to wager on the NFL? A wide range of bet types are available: moneyline (straight up), point spread or against the spread, totals, parlays, teasers, futures, props, etc. football bettors are spoiled for choice. Literally, there is something for everyone, novice and sharps alike.

If betting types and picks to bet on the NFL can vary, well, the approach to betting on football also varies greatly. Some sports gamblers like to specialize in a particular type of bet while others prefer to run the gamut, placing wagers with different types of bets. Some simply turn to NFL consensus picks only.

As a rule, whatever the choice wager type or approach taken, success and profitability in football betting is enhanced when discipline, consistency and sound betting strategy is followed.

Best NFL Picks Against the Spread

Arguably, NFL picks ATS are the most in-demand of all the types of football wagers. What makes spread betting ideal for American football is its ability to level the playing field, particularly when looking at lopsided matchups. In a nutshell, the emphasis isn’t on picking the winning team but rather betting on the amount of points by which a team wins or loses a game.

In almost every major sporting league around the world the level of talent, skill and quality from team to team differs greatly. The gap between the best and the worst can be vast. However, NFL picks vs. spread are the game’s great leveller, allowing bettors to place a bet on either a favorite or underdog with a measure of confidence and optimism.

NFL Picks Straight Up

The simplest and most straightforward type of bet is the moneyline bet. For the uninitiated sports bettor, it’s a great place to start. Let’s face it, as far as concepts go, there’s nothing simpler than trying to predict the outright winner.

That said, betting moneyline odds is popular with all bettors — and never more so when a cheeky flutter on an underdog pays out handsomely. In fact, it’s not uncommon to find the best NFL picks of the week to feature a straight up bet from time to time.

NFL Betting Over/Under the Total

Over and above bets on straight up and point spread betting, bettors can also bet on scores (totals). Betting game totals (the sum total of a game’s score) or team totals (individual total team score) involves making NFL over under predictions, where a bettor decides to bet OVER or UNDER a total on offer. When a game winner is in doubt, NFL score predictions offer a great wagering alternative for football fans to sink their teeth into.

NFL 2021 Season

In a season like no other due to the global coronavirus pandemic, Tom Brady, at the age of 43, emerged triumphant against the odds to win a record seventh Super Bowl title, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in SBLV at Raymond James Stadium Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

The NFL’s experience in the face of an unprecedented pandemic, navigating a path to destination Super Bowl LV without so much of a hiccup, should act as an invaluable blueprint for NFL Teams in the next season should the public health crises continue in some way, shape or form next. Several key changes are expected in 2021 though, including a shortened preseason and an expanded regular season that’ll include 17 NFL games. These changes are subject to new television contracts with major networks being agreed to in the offseason.

NFL Schedule 2020-21

The anticipated release of the 2021 NFL schedule is mid-April (based on previous trends), but NFL futures are already in full swing across multiple betting sites. Preseason is slated to begin on Thursday, August 5, 2021 with the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. The regular season is slated to kick off on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium, the home stadium of the Super Bowl LV Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Key NFL Dates in 2021

  • February 23 – March 9, 2021: franchises to designate Franchise or Transition Players
  • March 8, 2021: The four-day NFL Draft Combine begins, and for the first time it will be a virtual event.
  • March 15-17, 2021: Teams are permitted to enter into contract negotiations with players that could become Unrestricted Free Agents (deadline 4:00 pm ET, on March 17)
  • March 17, 2021: The 2021 league year and free agency period begin at 4:00 pm ET
  • April 5, 2021: Teams with new head coaches begin offseason workout programs
  • April 19,2021: Offseason workouts for teams with incumbent coaches begin
  • April 23, 2021: Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to agree to terms
  • April 29-May 1, 2021: The 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland, Ohio
  • August 5, 2021: Preseason kicks off with the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio
  • September 9, 2021: Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season kicks off in Tampa, Florida