#### Often asked: How To Do A Football Pool?

Just write your name down on a grid square, place your bet, and then watch the game to keep tabs on the final score. Start by setting up a grid on a sheet of paper. Divide it into 10 squares across, and 10 squares down, for a total of 100 squares. Gather your friends to fill in their names in the blank boxes.

Contents

- 1 How do you do a 10 square football pool?
- 2 How do football squares work?
- 3 How do you run football pool squares?
- 4 How do you run a football weekly pool?
- 5 How do you do a 50 square football pool?
- 6 How many boxes are in a football pool?
- 7 How do you play the game squares?
- 8 What are the best numbers to have in a football pool?
- 9 What is a Super Bowl box pool?
- 10 How do you win football squares?

## How do you do a 10 square football pool?

To run this pool, have the participants write their name on the line or lines of their choice. Once the 10 lines are filled up you will randomly draw the numbers 0-9 placing them in the boxes on the grid. To determine the winners you will add both team’s scores together and use the last digit of the total.

## How do football squares work?

At the end of every quarter, the person whose square corresponds with the intersection of the second digit of each team’s score wins a prize (for example, a 14–7 score at the end of the first quarter pays out the owner of the square at row 4, column 7).

## How do you run football pool squares?

Start with the top row, writing 0 above the first square. Write a new number above each square until you get to the last square, which should be number 9. Repeat with the left side of the grid. Each square will receive a number from the top and side rows, which represents the final digit of the score for each time.

## How do you run a football weekly pool?

10 Tips For Running Your Football Office Pool

- Pick a format that suits your participants.
- Track your pool using a website or spreadsheet.
- Give out the rules BEFORE the season.
- Make sure to have tiebreaker procedure set up.
- Have participants pay BEFORE the season starts.
- Use Paypal or League Safe.
- Create a message board.

## How do you do a 50 square football pool?

Sell each square for a set dollar amount until all squares are full, a player may buy as many squares as they wish. Once the player pays for the squares they are to write their name in the squares of their choice. If you feel 50 squares is too few or too many check out our 25 square grid and 100 square grid.

## How many boxes are in a football pool?

The game starts with a 10-by-10 grid, or 100 individual boxes — each of which is assigned a universal price tag, like $1 per square. Before the Super Bowl kicks off, participants purchase individual boxes — generally as many as they wish — until all 100 of them are accounted for.

## How do you play the game squares?

The object of the game is to form a square by joining four dots. When a player draws a line that closes a square, she writes her initials inside the square and gets a bonus turn. When all possible lines have been drawn, the player with the most initialed squares is the winner.

## What are the best numbers to have in a football pool?

While the 0-0 square is the best to have early on, the chances of winning in a particular slot change throughout the game. 19.1% of first quarters end with the 0-0 box winning, 20.9% end wither 7-0 or 0-7, and 16.4% end 3-0 or 0-3. If you have those values, your chances get worse every single quarter.

## What is a Super Bowl box pool?

For the unfamiliar, Super Bowl squares require participants to place their name or initials in one or more of 100 squares on a 10-by-10 grid. After every box is accounted for (or purchased, if you’re playing for money), the numbers 0-9 are randomly assigned along the vertical and horizontal headers.

## How do you win football squares?

To win, a person needs to own the box that corresponds to the last digit of the score for each team. For instance, if the Chiefs hold a 6-0 lead after one quarter, the person who owns the square with Kansas City 6 and Tampa Bay 0 wins. That person also wins if the first quarter ends with the Buccaneers leading 10-6.