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NFL Betting

Betting 101: How to get the best number

by NBC Sports EDGE Staff
Updated On: June 30, 2021, 5:53 pm ET

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In the second episode of our brand new series, Betting 101, Sara Perlman and Warren Sharp explain everything you need to know about how to get the best number.

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

How should you prepare for line movement?

What do professional bettors grade themselves on?

Why is it important to study or track typical betting patterns?

Is there something more important to professional bettors than winning their bets? (Hint: Yes) 

All Betting 101 clips are on our YouTube channel.

You can check out the first episode of this series -- How to bet futures -- right here: WATCH NOW

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.

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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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