Definition of 7 Point Teaser

What is a "7 point teaser" in the world of sports betting? What is meant by a "7 point teaser"?

The "7 point teaser" is used frequently when it comes to NFL betting.

With a 7 point teaser, you are adding 7 points to either the spread or the total in order to make it easier for you to win a bet.

The meaning of the American Football term - 7 Point TeaserThe drawback to the "7 point teaser" is that the payout is considerably lower than the traditional spread bet.

Let's take a look at an example of a 7 point teaser:

The Arizona Cardinals are playing the Tennessee Titans on the road.

The traditional spread for the Cardinals is +3.5, but you decide to include the Cardinals at +10.5 as part of a "teaser card".

So, in exchange for a payout that is considerably lower, you have the Cardinals +10.5 instead of +3.5, which will obviously considerably increase the chances that you win this bet.


"Teaser bets" are often included in "teaser cards", which require three successfully selected teaser bets in order to pay out.