What are the best and worst squares to get?

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## What is the best square to pick in a football pool?

What are the best and worst squares to get?

- 92.5% of the time, the score at the end of a quarter involved a 0, 3, 4, or 7.
- Any square with 2, 5, 8 or 9 has accounted for just 13.8% of the winning quarters in history. In all, 44 boxes hold one of those numbers.

### How do you layout football 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.

**What are best numbers for football squares?**

Historically, the Washington Post says combinations of 7, 0 and 3 have been the best to have, with 0-0 after the first quarter easily making the most money over time. In last season’s matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, the winning combinations were 7-3, 1-6, 1-9 and 1-9.

**How do you play 5×5 Football Squares?**

How To Play Football Squares With A 5×5 Grid

- Step 1: Print off your Football Squares.
- Step 2: Fill in the teams, cost per square, and winnings.
- Step 3: Sell all the squares and collect the money.
- Step 4: Pick column and row numbers.
- Step 5: Fill in scores as you’re watching the game!
- Step 6: Pay out the winners.

## How do squares work for football?

Who wins. In most Super Bowl squares, a winner will be determined at the end of the first quarter, second quarter, third quarter, plus the final game score. The winner is decided by looking at the last number in each teams’ score and then matching those digits on the grid to see where the squares intersect.

### What are the worst numbers in a football pool?

The worst boxes to have at the end of the first include 1,7; 8,0; 9,0; 0,6 and 6,4. All have hit less than 1 percent of the time.

**Is 5 a good football square number?**

A few more notes we can glean from the data: Any score involving a 2, 5, 8 or 9 is a rough position to be in: those 44 boxes combine to make up only 13.8% of quarters. 92.5% of the time, the score at the end of the quarter involved a 0, 3, 4, or 7.

**What are the best numbers to get on a football pool?**

A box containing 3,0 — the most frequent final score for a playoff game — gives you a high probability of snaring the grand prize. Setting aside order and timing, the absolute best numbers to have are no surprise: zero and seven. The worst is two.

## What are the worst numbers in a Super Bowl pool?

Two, five, eight, and nine are still the four worst numbers — they’re just not as bad as they were before. And zero now edges out seven as the best digit on the board.

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

The concept is the same as the regular Football Squares, but each square will now have two numbers in the left hand column….50 Square Grid for The Big Game.

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**How do you play 5×5 football Squares?**

**Can a football score end in 6?**

6 to 1 is possible since an offensive team can score a touchdown and then the defense can score a 1-point safety. 7 to 1 is impossible because a team can only get to 7 after scoring a touchdown by successfully kicking a PAT.