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There is a huge difference between betting preseason football and betting regular season football. Simply put, the methods used to handicap regular season NFL games do not necessarily work when used to handicap a preseason game.   Here are several betting advices.

You must firstly watch out for the coaches. Some coaches never worry whether their team wins or loses in the preseason. Their objective is simply to assess the skill all the way to the last roster spot. On the other side, there are coaches who emphasize on winning the preseason games. Clearly, you're in better place if you pick a coach who trying to win than a coach who is estimating the team prowess.

Another important aspect is that you should not pay too much attention to the starters. Starters usually don't decide a preseason game. Well before the outcome is decided starters will be out of the game in the preseason as they only play a quarter or two. The second-to-last preseason game s usually the "dress rehearsal" for the regular season. With this mindset of coaches, the starters are allowed to play up to three quarters. Pay instead utmost attention to what the coaches say in the preseason. Always read the team's local paper or website to figure out the coach's plan. It is crucial to identify who will be on the field when the game will likely be decided.

The next betting advice is to understand also the quarterback rotation for each team. You could find a beneficial position where a veteran quarterback is in the second half against third- and fourth-string defensive backs. On the other hand, rookie quarterbacks in the second half is a disadvantage. Countless times has rookie quarterbacks tries to learn the offense and not used against the speed of NFL defenders.

The key in betting is finding good situations. This is the betting advice that I like.  Look for teams that are playing their third preseason game at home, who have started 0-2 straight up. It is especially curious when the coach has publicly taken some criticism for the team's poor start. That is frequently an exceptional spot to back the home team in need of a win, especially when it is facing a team without the same motivation.

If you realize that you cannot handicap these games the same way you would handicap a regular season game, NFL preseason football betting would be a very profitable time. The above principle as a set of guidelines for your preseason football betting would be very useful. Try t and you should notice increase in your bankroll before regular season starts.