2021 NFL Complete Betting Guide

by Earl Campbell | October 7, 2021 |

LA Rams vs Seattle

NY Jets vs Atlanta

New England vs Houston

Detroit vs Minnesota

New Orleans vs Washington

Miami vs Tampa Bay

Green Bay vs Cincinnati

Denver vs Pittsburgh

Philadelphia vs Carolina

Cleveland vs LA Chargers

Chicago vs Las Vegas

Tennessee vs Jacksonville

San Francisco vs Arizona

NY Giants vs Dallas

Buffalo vs Kansas City

Indianapolis vs Baltimore


When it comes to gambling on sports, no sport has more popularity here at the Spooky Express as the NFL.

The Spooky Express provides our readers with daily NFL matchup, free picks on nearly every game played during the week and various betting tips on a weekly basis.

For the past few years, we have had some of the top handicappers in the industry, breaking down the NFL action and giving our readers completely free NFL football picks. This year will be no different! We have the best of the best on hand to break down games and give you quality free plays for each game.

The Spooky Express makes it very easy to get your free picks in the NFL and also keep our readers updated with bonuses offered from our recommended online sportsbooks. There are various different sportsbooks that we recommend to our clients and readers and each one has their own unique features.

When it comes to betting on NFL, sportsbooks offer more options than mostly any other sport. Most of the Spooky Express recommended online sportsbooks will offer NFL wagering with the following types bets:

  • Point Spread Betting
  • Moneyline Wagers
  • Total Over/Under Betting
  • Super Bowl Futures
  • NFC/AFC Conference Futures
  • Parlay Wagers
  • Teasers
  • Prop Wagers

Each of these wagers has its benefits to the bettor and can be advantageous to play through different sportsbooks. Each sportsbook will have their own unique odds and we strongly recommend you having at least several options from which you can play. The most successful gamblers in the world will utilize several different online sportsbooks and use the lines to their benefit.

NFL Conferences

There are a total of eight conferences in the NFL, split between the NFC and the AFC. In each conference, there are four teams split between their regional location. In this section, we will post each team, with a clickable preview of the 2021 NFL Season.

AFC East

Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New York Jets

AFC North

Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC South

Houston Texans
Indianapolis Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee Titans

AFC West

Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles Chargers
Oakland Raiders

NFC East

Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins

NFC North

Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings

NFC South

Atlanta Falcons
Carolina Panthers
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFC West

Arizona Cardinals
Los Angeles Rams
San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks

2021 NFL Futures Wagers

Best Value for Super Bowl 56 Future Wagers – In this article, we look at who are the top futures plays for 2021 for the Super Bowl 56. We give you a quick breakdown and tell you who we think is worth playing at their current odds.

Best Bets to win NFL Coach of the Year – Who will win this year's NFL Coach of the Year. There are plenty of new coaches that can make an instant impact and earn the award for Coach of the Year.

Top 5 Bets for NFL Regular Season Win Totals – Take a look at our first look into regular season win totals.

Best Bets for Winning The AFC Conference – The AFC is a wide open conference in the NFL this year! In this article, we give you some options on those AFC Conference Winners with value!

Who Will Win The NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year – All eyes this year are on Trevor Lawrence but without the Jacksonville Jaguars showing success, is he really the best option for Rookie of the Year? Get our thoughts on this subject in this article!

Who Will Win The NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year – In this article, we take a look at who we think are the best options for the 2021 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and who holds the best value!

NFL Betting Strategies

There literally are hundreds upon thousands of handicapping advice that you will receive on a simple google search for NFL Handicapping. Some of it is good advice and some of it is a waste of time. We have many articles right here at the Spooky Express that our long-time handicappers have developed that have a proven track record and that we feel are some of the strongest betting strategies that you can utilize during the NFL Season.

Teasers? Smart Bet or Sucker Bet? – Are you a fan of teasers? Do you see those big points and your eyes light up a little brighter? Well, in this article, we share with you what we think of these teaser bets.

Benefits of Betting Parlays in the NFL? – Are you a flat wager player only or do you enjoy playing a nice parlay? In this article, we break downs the benefits of playing those parlays.

What are the positives and negatives of buying points? Are you one of those guys that believes in buying points and shaving off those half points? Is it worth it in the long run? Let us explain one theory on the positives and negatives of buying points.

Betting on the Team Totals – In this article, we will show you the benefits of betting on the Team Totals. Team totals can be very profitable because some teams will get better odds than others. If you can pick out a team that has decent numbers, you can legitimately be a winner half way through the season.

What are NFL let down spots? – Are you familiar with what to look for in those NFL let down spots. In this article, we explain what are NFL let down spots and help you prevent being suckered into one of these plays.

Home Spread vs. Away Spread? – Back in the old days, it was a given for the home team to have a 3 point advantage but those days are long gone. Now, we see home teams getting points and away teams showing up as large favorites. Let's read more about these home spreads vs. away spreads.

How do injuries affect NFL Betting? – Lines go up and down pertaining to players being injured. How much is one player really worth in the NFL and is it a grave mistake to fade those teams with injuries?

Is it smart to bet on NFL Prop Plays – Many of the online sportsbooks that we utilize will offer a plethora of NFL Prop Plays. They want you to play these because even though they look easy, they are anything BUT easy! In this article, we explain our opinion on NFL Prop Plays.

Follow or Fade the Public Money – We hear it each week and we still seem to get trapped…. do we follow or fade the public money? In this article, we break down the benefits and negatives of the following or fading public money in the NFL.

What are NFL Look Ahead Bets? – Do you know what look ahead bets are? In this article, we will educate you on what to look for with profitable look ahead bets.

Win Streaks in the NFL? Bet with them or against them? – We have all seen those early season streaks start out and people jump on board without looking at any other information. But is that a smart idea? When is the right time to jump off the streak?

How does weather play a factor in the spread? – We've all seen it. The point spread on a NFL game will come out on a Monday or Tuesday at one number and then a snow storm will be forecaster and the line drops like a brick from a airplane! Normal right….but how much is too much?

Betting with Rookie Quarterbacks: Good Idea or Bad Idea – Each year, we have rookie quarterbacks that get drafted and are expected to become instant sensations. Sure, that is nice in theory but is it a reality? In this article, we break down the thought on betting those rookie quarterbacks.

Play Against Teams That Covered 3 Consecutive ATS – One of the biggest trends that we follow is playing against teams that cover three consecutive times in the NFL. This is a very good article that has rung true countless times for us here at the Spooky Express.

Pay Attention To ATS Records, More Than SU Records – This article will explain the importance of following the ATS record over the SU record in the NFL.

Successfully Betting Totals In NFL – This article will go over the best ways to bet on the totals in the NFL. Totals are one of the most popular ways of betting the NFL and this article will give you some tips on playing at our various online sportsbooks.

West Coast Teams On East Coast Early Games – This article is probably one of the favorite articles for betting in the NFL. It breaks down a trend of betting West Coast Teams playing games on the East Coast at 1:00 PM.

Gambling Strategy: Line Shopping – This article will explain to you some great reasons on why you should always have a minimum of three to five online sportsbooks and break down how having the ability to use the most beneficial line in your favor, to beat the sportsbooks!

Profitable Sports Betting Tips – This article will break down some random aspects of money management and using your bankroll to your advantage while playing in the NFL Regular Season.

Mistakes Gamblers Often Make – This article runs through some very strong tips to use during the NFL season. We strongly suggest you read over these few tips prior to the preseason and then again throughout the season as a refresher.

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