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## What does negative 200 mean in betting?

A negative money line represents the **amount that you would have to bet to win $100 if you 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 +400 mean in betting?

The +400 for the Rams means that **a bet on the Rams would pay 4 to 1**. The -600 on the Vikings means that if you bet them, then you have to lay 6 to 1. Examples: A $100 on the Rams would win $400.

## What do odds of 200 mean?

Getting odds at +200 can be extremely **valuable if you are able to win the bet**. For example, if you were to place a bet of $100 on a team with odds at +200 you would win $200 for that play. You would also get your $100 bet back, meaning that $300 would go back into your account.

## What does minus mean on a bet?

A “minus” (-) **preceding the number indicates the team is a favorite**. A “plus” (+) preceding the number indicates the team is an underdog. Example: Pitcher listed is starting pitcher. Bet Num.

## 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 much do I win if I bet 100 on?

A winning $100 stake could **win up to $150 in profit**, for a total payout of $250 payout. At +250 odds, a pick is a definite underdog. A $100 wager stands to win $250 in profits, for a total payout of $350.

## Can you lose money if you win a bet?

**Yes, you can lose money on a winning bet** – but there’s nothing underhand about this fact. … Multiple bets are a prime example of where you can lose money on a winning bet, while it’s also possible to lose money on an each-way bet. Dead-heat rules and Rule-4 deductions can also make a winning bet into a loser.

## What is against the spread in betting?

Betting “against the spread” (ATS) just means **you’re betting on the point spread in a particular matchup as opposed to the moneyline**, or some other type of wager. Bettors often use a team’s ATS record to gauge its performance against the spread.

## What does a negative spread mean?

The minus sign means that **the final score will have the spread number subtracted from it**. The plus sign means that the team’s final score will have the spread number added to it. In summary, the point spread is a calculated prediction of how much a team will win or lose by.

## What are 5 to 1 odds?

Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 **will return $5.00 for every $1.00 wagered**. If you had placed the minimum bet of $2 on that horse to win, your payoff will be: $10 (5 x 1 x $2) + your original bet of $2 – for a total of $12. Example #2: A horse that wins at 9-2 will return $4.50 for every $1.00 wagered.

## What are +1000 odds?

Odds Conversion Table

Fractional | Decimal | American |
---|---|---|

5/4 | 2.25 | 125 |

11/8 | 2.38 | 137.5 |

9/1 | 10.00 | 900 |

10/1 | 11.00 |
1000 |

## What is 2.5 point spread?

What is a 2.5-point spread? If New York is +2.5, that means they are **the underdog and have been spotted or given 2.5 points**. If New York loses by two or fewer points, then it is a winning bet. If New York pulls off an outright upset, then that is also a winning wager.

## How do you read a point spread?

A point spread is **a bet on the margin of victory in a game**. The stronger team or player will be favored by a certain number of points, depending on the perceived gap in ability between the two teams. A minus sign (-) means that team is the favorite. A plus sign (+) means that team is the underdog.