There are so many different ways you can bet online. The simplest betting style is picking what team you think will win a game. There is no line, so as long as you pick the winner of the game, you win some money. These bets do not pay very well without the game is between 2 teams that are about even.
Another popular betting style is picking the team you think will win or lose but also incorporating the spread. If one team is favored to win by 3 points and you make that bet, you are winning that they win by more than 3 points. If they do, you win the bet. If you choose the other team, you are hoping they either win the game or lose by less than 3 points. If either one of these two happen, you win the bet. These bets pay more than picking the winner without incorporating the line.
No matter the betting style, you need to do some research in order to win bets. No one is smart enough to know everything and win bets consistently without doing a little homework. One of the first things you should look up is the injury report. This will tell you what players will be sitting out with injuries. This is vital information that will have a major impact on the outcome of the game.
The Internet is also the place to get betting advice. There are hundreds of websites built to help people win bets and make money. You need to read through the entire website to find out if it is legitimate. Be on the lookout for misspelled words and other grammatical errors, as they are signs of a faulty service.