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What Does “Money Line” Mean in Sports Betting?

A money line is the most common type of sports betting odds. It is a bet placed on whether a specific event will happen, such as losing or winning, and specifies the margin in which you are expecting to lose or gain. In the money line, you are betting that the specified outcome will occur and are risking $100 to win $100, which is a 100% return on your original wager.

Understanding the Money Line

To calculate the money line, you subtract the amount you want to risk (the “Underdog”) from 100. The sum of these two numbers determines whether you are 검증사이트 betting on a team that is favored (has a positive number) or an underdog (has a negative number). For example, if a team was -150, it means that you would have to risk $150 to win $100. On the other hand, if a team was +130, then you would risk $100 and win $130.

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Examples of Money Lines

Money lines in sports betting are determined by the point spread, which is the number of points you would bet on a game to either win or lose. Since there are typically more teams than games, the money line determines how many points you will win (or lose) on any given game.

The number of points you win or lose on a money line is determined by multiplying the number of points in a regular wager by the money line. For example, if you have to bet on seven different games and choose to bet one game at -145, you would make the following 7 x -145 = $1,957 in sports betting. The process of determining the money line is more complex than this simple example shows, but it illustrates how important it is to understand this concept before placing your wager(s).

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