It’s impossible to separate sports betting in America and the point spread. They will forever be linked. Point spreads are most commonly associated with higher-scoring sports like basketball
GeoComply is the software required by United States sportsbooks to verify you’re in a legal betting state. But it’s riddled with problems. And that’s
As you make your way into the sports betting world, chances are you’ll be faced with some terminology that makes not a lick of sense at first. Some
So you’ve bet the Lions at +6 in Green Bay, and Detroit is down 30-20. Matthew Stafford gets the ball back with two minutes left to play. Obviously,
The probabilities of two outcomes in sports betting never add up to 100%. That’s because sportsbooks take their cut — called the juice or vig. But to truly
Sports betting lines aren’t stuck in one place permanently. Oddsmakers can move lines however they’d like leading up to a game, and they do so for
Maybe you’ve seen a round robin as an option at your sportsbook, but have never dipped your toes into the forbidden waters. Well, you’re about to
While you don’t get to decide the point spreads for each game (how nice would that be?), you can adjust the spreads that oddsmakers set in order to
So you’ve made a bold sports bet. And it’s looking pretty good. You might win a whole bunch of money … Unless, of course, it loses.
Chalk in sports betting refers to the betting favorite, more often a heavy favorite. It can linguistically take many forms: “It was a chalky NFL Sunday” “You
A teaser is a type of sports bet that allows you to adjust the point spread on multiple games, but requires you to win every game to cash the bet.
To understand what a pick’em is, you should first be familiar with point spreads — the amount of points by which a team is projected to win. Spreads
So you’ve bet on the Chiefs as 10-point favorites over the Chargers, and as Patrick Mahomes takes one final kneel-down, the clock hits triple zeroes with a final
Decimal odds are the most popular type of odds around the world, and have two main advantages over American odds — they convert to probabilities much easier, and they’
The vast majority of sports bets revolve around individual games, which is probably not too surprising. Bettors want action, and what better way to get it than by betting on