NFL Betting

Betting 101: How to bet in Derivative Markets

by NBC Sports EDGE Staff
Updated On: August 9, 2021, 4:38 pm ET

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In the final episode of Betting 101, Sara Perlman and Warren Sharp discuss betting in derivative markets.

In this week's video, Warren Sharp answers these questions:

What are derivative markets?

Why derivative wagers tend to offer more value

How to identify weaknesses in the numbers

When to attack props rather than Totals

All Betting 101 clips are on our YouTube channel.

A different Betting 101 video will be rolled out each week over the course of eight weeks. These videos are great for novice bettors as well as seasoned veterans because viewers receive betting strategies, tips and advice from Warren Sharp on top of learning the basics for beginners.

The topics that will be covered in these videos include: futures, market timing, getting the best number, betting in derivative markets, teasers, totals, player value to spread, parlays, line moves and buying points.

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