NFL PICKEM Pool
The traditional football pick'em pool
A fan favorite for decades. Our features and options give you pick’em football at its finest. Create a pickem football league or join an existing league today.
How Pickem Pools Work
- Each week you pick a winner for every game. You get one point for each win.
player with the most points during the week wins the weekly prizes (if
- The player with the most cumulative points after the Super Bowl
wins the league.
What Players Get
- Easy pick sheet to select teams, including quick pick option to select all home teams or favorites.
- Standings page that inlcudes win/loss pct, total points, strength of victory, and players picks for the week.
- Display of Weekly payouts (if configured).
- Comprehensive, life-long stats on your pick'em league and your individual performance.
- Trophy case for all past 1st through 3rd place finishes across all leagues.
- Possible inclusion in the Pickem Hall of Fame and Hall of Lame.
Pool Manager Configuration Options
- Setting the pickem pool to be straight up or against the spread. If against the spread, the line can be set to variable (updates as it moves), or fixed (all players get the same line).
- Specifying your own point values for post-season games (for example, you can set playoff games to be worth twice as much as regular season games).
- Specifying an exact number of weekly pickem games to pick (default is all games). Run a Pick 5 football pool, Pick 10 football pool, etc.
- Optional "Key Games" feature where players are awarded extra points for games they
pick correctly that they had check-marked as a key game.
- Configuring your league to be a weekly football pool. The Standings page will default to the week's standings instead of the season standings.
- Specifying weekly pickem prize payouts from 1st to 3rd place.
- Specifying final season prize payouts for 1st through 4th place, best total tie-breakers,
and best overall Strength of Victory.
- One custom payout, where you name the payout, and set the winner when
appropriate (for example, "highest weekly pick em total").
- "Bye" week feature that allows a player to forget a week in the pick'em pool and not be
hopelessly out of contention. If enabled, the worst regular season week for each player is subtracted from
their total points (only total points are affected, other stats such as win-loss
record remain intact). The football pool's Standings page will indicate the bye week determined for each player.
- Optional AutoPick feature that generates picks for players who missed the
- Tracking of player league fees paid in and prizes paid out, per-player note annotation (e.g. "this player gave me a check on Tuesday"), and optional notification to the player when they log in to the site if they have a balance due. You can also configure your pickem pool to be weekly, where weekly cost for a player is updated only for those weeks they submit picks.
- Set up your league to accept credit card payments for your league fee. This requires you to set up a PayPal free business account that you can link to your bank.
- Office football pool branding - add your own logo and background color to your league.