The National Football League dominates America’s sporting landscape, attracting fervent attention from fans, media and the business world alike. This year’s Super Bowl, the NFL’s annual showpiece, alone saw over 110 million TV viewers in the United States watch the New England Patriots complete a stunning comeback over the Atlanta Falcons, with tens of millions more tuning in from across the globe. American football is also popular among bettors, who are increasingly reliant on NFL mobile betting apps to collect information relevant to their wagers. Among the many NFL apps on the market, here are details of five of the best.
NFL Fantasy Football
The NFL’s official fantasy football app, which is available for free on iOS, Android and Windows Phone, contains an in-app live draft system and allows users to easily create and join customised leagues. The game day experience is unparalleled, featuring video highlights of all the key plays and a live scoring module that makes it easy to follow specific team and player stats. Notifications can be set for roster and chat alerts, while the smart design makes it easy to rotate your line-up, trade players and manage multiple teams simultaneously. For those looking for a helping hand to finalise their teams, NFL Fantasy Football also provides expert analysis and advice from a wide selection of fantasy pundits.
Drafts Kings (iOS, Android) is often the go-to app for NFL bettors looking for the largest payouts in daily fantasy sports. This United States betting app contains a rich assortment of gaming contests for NFL fantasy aficionados, including head-to-heads, private leagues and guaranteed prize pools. Entry can be free or cost as little as 25 cents, while there are also buy-ins exceeding $1000. Following live contests or joining new ones through the app is simple, with a slick interface making for smooth navigation. Draft Kings also rewards cash game players with frequent player points, which can be used to enter money contests or buy VIP experiences such as a box at an NFL game.
Complete with live streams of Sunday and Thursday night football, the NBC Sports app is essential viewing for NFL bettors who like to bet and watch. Users can receive notifications about upcoming matches, full replays of which can also be watched via the app. Complementing the live NFL action is a video on demand service that includes previews of upcoming matches, along with neatly packaged game summaries that feature all the highlights. Additional content such as team news, statistics and alternate camera angles for certain streams is also included. Available in over 30 languages, the NBC Sports app is free for iOS and Android users, who can sign in with their credentials from an affiliated TV provider.
The official NFL app is a must-have cheat sheet for shrewd bettors who place a premium on research. It contains a through collection of team news, stats, player updates and injury reports, while a recently enhanced video section supplements the data-driven features with highlights, trending videos and full game replays for NFL Game Pass subscribers. An eye-catching live scoring module is another strong point thanks to some nifty features such as play markers and drive charts. The app is compatible with anything from an iPhone and iPad to a Samsung Galaxy and Windows Phone, while Verizon smartphone customers are also treated to live game streams.
OLBG Sports Betting Tips
Offering expert opinions across a range of sports including NFL, OLBG is a vital resource for bettors who like their wagers cross-checked by expert tipsters. A Hot Tips service produces the most popular daily predictions, delivered for free as notifications to iOS and Android devices. Tips are also broken down by each sport and accompanied by detailed opinions explaining the rationale behind each suggested play. If you happen to be at a live NFL match, the OLBG Sports Betting Tips app can even detect your location and offer the best odds for that event. An odds comparison service for NFL fixtures is also included, allowing users to spot the most value and access those odds directly through the app.