#### How To Read Football Odds?

Odds are presented as a **positive or negative number next to the team’s name**. A negative number means the team is favored to win, while a positive number indicates that they are the underdog. Ex: Dallas Cowboys, -135; Seattle Seahawks, +135.

Contents

- 1 What does +3 mean in football odds?
- 2 How do you read odds?
- 3 What does +7 mean odds?
- 4 What do odds +200 mean?
- 5 What does 3.5 Spread mean?
- 6 How do you read fraction odds?
- 7 How do you predict a game?
- 8 What are the easiest football bets to win?
- 9 What does a +1 bet mean?
- 10 What do odds of 5 to 1 mean?
- 11 What does it mean 4 to 1 odds?
- 12 What does +450 mean in gambling?
- 13 What does plus 900 odds mean?
- 14 What does +1200 mean in gambling?

## What does +3 mean in football odds?

Team A is a three-point favorite over Team B. Therefore, the betting spread for Team A is -3, and the point spread for Team B is +3. If you place a bet on Team A at -3, they must win by four points for you to receive a payout. If they win by three, this is a push, which means that you will receive your risk back.

## How do you read odds?

How to Read American Odds

- If You’re Betting a Favorite: The odds for favorites will have a minus (-) sign in front, and indicate the money you need to risk to win $100.
- If You’re Betting an Underdog: The odds for underdogs will have a plus (+) sign in front, and indicate the money you’ll win for every $100 risked.

## What does +7 mean odds?

Plus and Minus Odds If you bet the Cowboys -7 and they win by more than seven points, you win your bet. Similarly, if you bet the Packers +7 and they lose by less than seven points or win outright, you win your bet.

## What do odds +200 mean?

Moneyline odds that are listed at +200 mean that a team is a clear underdog in the bet. The favorite will usually be listed at -110 or lower, and the underdog will have a (+) in front of their odds. If this is a futures bet, you need to consider the complete list to determine where this team or player falls.

## What does 3.5 Spread mean?

Since the point spread is 3.5 points, a bet on the Buccaneers would be placed if you believe they can win by at least 4 points or more. For example, if the final score is 20-17 they win by 3 points but lose the point spread of at least 3.5 points. The New Orleans Saints have remained within the 3.5-point spread.

## How do you read fraction odds?

Fractional odds are displayed as 10/1 or 7/2. There are several ways to try and understand them but the easiest way is “how much you will win”/”how much you stake”. So for example if you stake £1 at 10/1 you will win £10 (remember that’s your profit, you will receive your pound back too!).

## How do you predict a game?

10 USEFUL TIPS ON HOW TO PREDICT FOOTBALL MATCHES CORRECTLY

- PATIENCE. Many times, people often make the mistake of being in a hurry to predict matches.
- DON’T BET WITH YOUR HEART.
- QUALITY OVER QUANTITY.
- CHANGE BOOKMAKERS.
- RESEARCH ON MATCH STATISTICS.
- BE UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST TEAM NEWS.

## What are the easiest football bets to win?

The 5 Easiest Football Bets to Win

- First Half Over/Under. A variation on the Over/Under bet is First (or Second) Half Over/Under.
- Double Chance. Another easy football bet is Double Chance, which allows you to bet on two of three possible outcomes for the match.
- Draw No Bet.
- Both Teams to Score.

## What does a +1 bet mean?

When the odds for two teams are even, meaning 1 to 1, it means that each team is equally as likely to win the game.

## What do odds of 5 to 1 mean?

It reflects the amount of money bet on a horse; the more money that is invested, the shorter the odds. When horse racing odds are shown in the form of 7-2, 5-1, etc, it expresses the amount of profit to the amount invested. Or, if a horse is 1-2, it’s $1 profit for every $2 invested, or a total return of $3.

## What does it mean 4 to 1 odds?

Fractional odds: To illustrate some examples, let’s call each number a unit. So: 4/1: For every 1 unit you stake, you will receive 4 units if you win (plus your stake). This is the equivalent of a 1/1 fraction. Again it means the horse in question is expected to win the race.

## What does +450 mean in gambling?

So, a -450 number would mean that you would have to bet $450 in order to win $100 in profit back. On the other hand, an odds number with a “plus” in front of it means that the team or player is an underdog.

## What does plus 900 odds mean?

This means that you would need to wager $145 on this team in order to have a chance of winning $100 in PROFIT back. So, if a team is -900 to win, this would mean that you would need to bet $900 on them in order to have a chance of winning $100 in profit back.

## What does +1200 mean in gambling?

Examples: A listed odd with a + sign in front of it, such as the +120 in our example above, shows us how much money you would win on a $100 bet. Using the +120 odds, it shows us that a $100 bet on that outcome would pay out $120 in profits.