Futures bets are bets on events that are just about to happen. For example, such bets can be held on the final game of the NBA, or on the winner of the Super Bowl. Bets may be placed on the number of victories won by a particular team on the results of MLB, NBA conferences. Futures odds become known to players about a month before the start of the game. Long-term football bets are more popular among other types of bets.