Sports Betting Glossary

 Sports Betting Glossary

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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.

Bad Beat

Means a gambling loss that is difficult to swallow


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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.

Bet Limit

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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