Horse Racing Terms & Horse Betting Glossary

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For example, if you see -7.5 (-107), then you only need to wager $107 to win $100 (saving you $3). If you see -7.5 (-102), then you only need to wager $102 to win $100. If the Cowboys win 20-17, they win by three points and do NOT cover the 4.5 points, but the Giants have “covered the spread” by staying within 4.5 points. A form of sign language used by bookmakers to convey odds/prices on horses in an environment where vocal use alone is insufficient . A prize pool where payouts are made based on the correct predictions of six Saturday races.

Correct Score

For example, it can be the first team or the first player to score in a game. Moneyline bet – A bet made if a team will win or lose outright with no point spread. Reduced Juice – When a sportsbook lowers the vig on a game. For example, a sportsbook might offer -105 for a game instead of -110. This reduced juice will allow the potential for a bettor to take home more money if the wager wins.

Betting 101

Here you may have 3 or more selections and will need two of them to fill the first two places, in any given order. Slightly more challenging, a ‘Straight Forecast’ requires you to successfully pick out the horses which will finish first and second in a race, in that exact order. Punters could also choose a bet type which gives them the opportunity of a large pay out from a win bet and the security of a place bet.

Sportsbook General Term

Early market offered in advance informative post of the definitive list of participants.

Often employed as a betting strategy, hedging your bets refers to betting on the opposite side of the original wager to ensure the bettor wins. Wagers that are set at half points represent half-ball handicaps. An example of this could be in Champions League football and a bettor predicts Bayern Munich to win 3.5, meaning the over-under lands on 3 or 4, depending on which way the bet goes.

Void Bet

They are safe bets around which parlays are often built. Having a banker with a few other riskier bets is a common thing to see on a players’ bet slip. Added games are simply more games added to the schedule by popular demand. Often they replace events that have been canceled, but added games can occur for a variety of reasons.

About Cricket Odds

Right, so you’ve got yourself set up with a account and you’ve ALSO seen a new bookie you like the look of. However, after a quick scan of our odds comparison tool, which updates on a 24/7 basis, you’ve spotted that other bookies are offering more in the way of price. If you’re looking for the very best betting tips and betting odds, we’re pleased to confirm you have come to the right place. Yes, we have what you came for, but a quick look around will hopefully tell you that there’s a lot more to us than that. The outcome of the Super Bowl is one of the most wagered events in the world. So you could say that football is the most popular sport to bet on.

Before this point, odds may be adjusted according to the number of wagers being received on either side of a market. Asian handicap betting offers the possibility of split handicaps, allowing you to bet on selections that are handicapped by both whole numbers and half numbers. Union Jack – A special type of bet of eight trebles made on 9 selections, named the union jack due to the pattern matching the British flag. Trixie – A full over bet with 4 lines on 3 selections consisting of 3 doubles and a trebles. Special Bets – More unusual bets such as the Union Jack. Single – The simplest form of a bet, one line that can generally either win or lose.