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Where To Bet NFL Quarters


The NFL is a constantly evolving game within a game. The comparisons to a chess match between coaches are not that far off as it is a constantly evolving game by posession to posession.

Thanks to that, each quarter is like a mini-game unto itself. Each quarter having it’s own unique identity and set of strategies for the coaches.

While betting on a game as a whole is the most popular betting option, many people like to bet on the individual quarters. That’s what this article is going to be all about. How to bet NFL Quarters, where to bet them and our strategy for betting.

Where To Bet NFL Quarters:

America: A great place to bet all sorts of football bets is Bovada who have all the quarters covered.

Canada: Sports Interaction offers a ton of options for NFL betting including quarters.

Everywhere Else: While the games may come on at weird times in their home base, 888 has a great selection of NFL options for every game of the season.

What are NFL Quarters bets?

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NFL Quarters bets work just like regular bets, but are only for that quarter and what happens in that quarter. The score before the quarter does not matter, only the score that happens within the quarter.

You can bet the following with NFL Quarters.

Moneylines: Who will have the better quarter? A moneyline is set for the quarter and you pick a winner.

Point Spreads: A point spread set on a single quarter. So while a team might be a -10 favorite, for that quarter they might only be a -2.5 favorite.

Over/Unders: A total set on the quarter that you can bet over/under on. Just like a point spread, if the total is 48 that means the quarter’s over/under might be 12.

Common NFL Quarters Questions:

What is the highest scoring NFL quarter?

Studies have shown that the second quarter is typically the highest scoring quarter of the game. There could be a lot of reasons for this: teams seeing something in the first quarter that they get a chance to exploit or the first quarter ending with a team in scoring position.

The fourth quarter is the second highest scoring quarter and it is easy to figure out why that is. Teams typically open up the offenses as they know they are running out of time to win the game.

How To Bet NFL Quarters:

Since football is such a popular sport, it’s often easy to find on a sportsbook. Bovada and 888 (they call it American Football) link it right from the top menu while Sports Interaction links it right from the left sidebar.

Once you get to the list of games, simply find the game you are looking for and click the “+” with a number and it will take you to the full list of betting options for that game including the quarters.

NFL Quarters Betting Strategy:

One thing that is good to monitor is the home team. The biggest advantage in scoring for the home team is the first quarter. Considering that the home team may not even start with the ball in the first quarter, that was surprisingly to learn and a first quarter bet on the home team can be a profitable play.

Variants To NFL Quarters Bets: