Last Updated May 13, 2022, 8:15 PM
NFL PLAYOFF AND SUPER BOWL 56 PROPS
Check out our Super Bowl 56 Betting Central page for all of the latest betting resources for the big game.
Also, be sure to check out our Super Bowl 56 Props for the NFL postseason finale that is scheduled to take place on Feb. 13, 2022 from Los Angeles, California.
BETTING GUIDE TO NFL PROPS
NFL Props, short for proposition, are bets that are essentially on anything and everything not specifically related to overall result of who wins and loses in an NFL game. That's not entirely true on specifics, but that's also part of a discussion for another day.
TYPES OF NFL PROPS
We all know that the NFL is the largest betting sports in the United States and a growing market is the NFL Props, which include:
- NFL Player Props
- NFL Team Props
- NFL Game Props
NFL PLAYER PROPS
In the below example, this shows how to wager on NFL player props:
An example for an NFL player prop could be an Over/Under total on Aaron Rodgers’ passing yards in a game. Similar to standard bets, you’ll often find these with a betting line for both sides of the wager.
Rodgers Over 310.5 passing yards (-130)
Rodgers Under 310.5 passing yards (+110)
Using this example, a $100 wager on the over would win a bettor $76.92 for a total payout of $176.92 should Rodgers throw for more than 310.5 passing yards. A $100 wager on the under would return $110 for a total payout of $210 should Rodgers throw for less than 310.5 yards.
Another example of an NFL player prop is a Yes/No proposition. Such as, will Derrick Henry score a touchdown?
Henry to score a touchdown (-300)
Henry not to score a touchdown (+250)
Yes/No player props can also be displayed as Over/Under 0.5.
NFL TEAM PROPS
Instead of worrying about individual players, this type of prop depends on the entire team.
For example, "Which team scores first?" is a type of team prop. Easily put, if San Francisco is facing Seattle, there are odds placed on which team scores the first points of the game. The positive with this prop is no matter what happens the rest of the game, all that matters is who scores the first points.
NFL GAME PROPS
The market opens up wide for game props, which can be an extension of the point-spread. There are game props that include alternate spreads and totals, which is basically a variation of the game line but for potential heavier odds.
If Chicago is a 3.5-point favorite against Detroit, the lines can be shifted in the alternate market meaning Chicago can be a 7.5-point favorite, but the payout would increase significantly if it wins. Also, if you bet Detroit at +7.5 in this scenario instead of the game line of +3.5, the odds you would have to pay would be higher since you're receiving an advantage in this situation.