If the sportsbook is busy with action, it must be football season. Whether it is the NFL or NCAA, football betting action is fast and furious in the season. For your newbie sports bettor, it can seem somewhat confusing, but football bets really depend upon two types-straight bets and parlay bets.
Football Betting - Straight Bets
Here's the workhorse for any winning football bettor. A straight bet simply means you're betting using one football game. In the event you bet on more than one game on a single ticket, it is a parlay, and we'll talk about that in a minute.