The favorite in a game is listed as being minus (-) the point spread. The worse of the teams playing in the game is called the underdog. The bettor wins if this team wins the game outright or loses by an amount smaller than the point spread. The underdog in a game is listed as being plus (+) the point spread.

## What does a +200 line mean?

For example, a money line of +200 would mean that you **would make a profit of $200 if you bet $100 and were correct**. … For example, a -200 money line means you would win $100 if you bet $200 and won. It is also equivalent to fractional odds of 1/2 and decimal odds of 1.5.

## What does +1.5 mean in bets?

Craig Gonzalez. Answered June 9, 2021. In order to help you understand betting odds, we will use +1.5 as an example. When you see a +1.5 in front of a team’s name, that means that they are 1.5-**point underdogs** in that matchup.

## How do you read money line in NFL?

The underdog team or player on the moneyline is the team that’s expected to lose. This side of the moneyline is usually listed with a plus (+) sign. These signs signify how either side of the wager will pay. The minus side will pay less than original wager while the plus side will pay more than the original wager.

## What happens if you bet $100 on a +140 money line?

An underdog at +140 moneyline odds means a $100 winner **nets you $140 in profit**.

## How do plus and minus odds work?

The Money Line: Odds for a game based on $1. A “minus” (-) **preceding the number indicates the team is a favorite**. A “plus” (+) preceding the number indicates the team is an underdog. … The Dodgers’ odds are +110, meaning a $10 bet would win $11, for a return of $21.

## What does a 5’2 odds mean?

The tote board does not show decimals, therefore, 5/2 odds means that **the odds on a horse are 5 divided by 2, or 2.5-1**. Win payoffs are calculated based on a $2.00 wager because at most tracks this is the minimum bet. Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 will return $5.00 for every $1.00 wagered.

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## How do you read betting odds?

Fractional odds are the ratio of the amount (profit) won to the stake; decimal odds represent the amount one wins for every $1 wagered. American odds, depending on the negative or positive sign, either indicate the amount one needs to wager to win $100 or the amount one would win for every $100 staked.

## Does 1.5 Spread mean?

Setting the line at just 1.5 does mean that **these two teams are extremely close**. This is what is called a “spread” bet, or “betting against the spread.” This is a very common bet in basketball and football games, but it is seen in other sports as well.

## Is over 1.5 goals a good bet?

Over 1.5 goals bets **may not be the most profitable**, but they can be very safe and extremely fun. With these bets, you will be placing a stake on whether both teams will make a total score of 2 goals or more. You only lose if the games end in a score of 0-0, 1-0, or 0-1.

## What’s the difference between over 1 and over 1.5 goals?

Over 1.5 means **the total goals more than one point five**.

The bet is made on the total number of goals scored in a match before the final whistle. By the condition of the total, there should be more than 1.5 goals.