Sports Betting Glossary A-C
Means to have a bet.
Refer to trends regarding teams and how often they cover the point spread in particular situation
Is a handicapping term that stands for average opponent power rating, which is a number, that gauges how difficult the opposition of a particular team has been.
Means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared against the point spread.
Means a gambling loss that is difficult to swallow
Means somebody who places bets for another person to conceal the actual bettor’s identity.
Means to risk money, or anything of value, on the outcome of a sporting event.
Means the amount of money a bookmaker will accept on a particular wager.
“Bookie” refers to a person who accepts wagers on sporting events
Means somebody who accepts wagers on sporting events
“Buck” means $100.
Means the team, or individual, that is predicted to win a particular event.
Means a game that has reduced betting limits, usually due to injuries, suspensions, or poor weather.
Refers to the team that wins against the point spread.
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