Contents

- 1 What are the key numbers in sports betting?
- 2 What does 2.5 mean in betting basketball?
- 3 What does key game mean in betting?
- 4 What does +1.5 mean in basketball?
- 5 What are the key numbers?
- 6 How do you bet numbers?
- 7 What does +1 mean in betting basketball?
- 8 How do you read a point spread?
- 9 How do you read betting odds?
- 10 What is a 5% play?
- 11 What does FT mean in sports betting?
- 12 What is a parlay mean?
- 13 What is 2.5 point spread?
- 14 How do you bet the money line?
- 15 What is point spread basketball?

## What are the key numbers in sports betting?

In the NFL, **key numbers** in point total **betting** are also determined by the value of the scores and their various combinations. The most common total points scored, and therefore **key numbers** for point total **betting**, in order of importance are: 41, 43, 37, 44, 51, 33, 47.

## What does 2.5 mean in betting basketball?

Philadelphia +**2.5 means** that Philadelphia **is the** underdog and has been “spotted” or “given” **2.5** points; if Philadelphia loses by 2 or fewer points, it is a winning **bet** (if Philadelphia pulls an outright upset, it is also a winning **bet**). Usually, a point spread is listed with a corresponding money line.

## What does key game mean in betting?

**Key** Numbers – This represents the most common margins of defeat, and **is** used frequently in football where many **games** end with one team winning by a multiple of three or seven. For example if you **bet** on Team A +10.5 and Team B -7.5, you win both bets if Team B wins by 8-10 points.

## What does +1.5 mean in basketball?

When you see a +**1.5** in front of a team’s name, that **means** that they **are 1.5**-point underdogs in that matchup. Here is what this might look like from a sportsbook: Chicago Bulls –**1.5**.

## What are the key numbers?

**Key Numbers**®

Each topic and subtopic is given a **key number** which consists of one or more digits preceded by the symbol of a **key** assigned to each individual classification. A particular point of law can be traced through different law books by following the cases listed under a **Key Number** in each series.

## How do you bet numbers?

**Here’s how you play:**

- Choose your favorite
**numbers**between 1-49. Choose how many**numbers**you want to**bet**on. You have the option of 1, 2, 3 or 4**numbers**. - 1
**number**= 5 x stake. - 2
**numbers**= 52 x stake. - 3
**numbers**= 400 x stake. - 4
**numbers**= 3000 x stake. So if you**bet**R10 on 2**numbers**. Your payout is:

## What does +1 mean in betting basketball?

Ann wants to **bet** on North Carolina to win the March Madness tournament. For every $1 she bets, she’ll win $1. So if he bets $100 on North Carolina at **1**/**1** odds and they win, she’ll win $100. If she bets $100 on Michigan at 1000/**1** odds and they win the March Madness tournament, she’ll win $ 100,000.

## How do you read a point spread?

The favorite in a game is listed as being minus (-) the **point spread**. The worse of the teams playing in the game is called the underdog. The bettor wins if this team wins the game outright or loses by an amount smaller than the **point spread**. The underdog in a game is listed as being plus (+) the **point spread**.

## How do you read betting odds?

When you **bet** for the underdog, it is called **betting** “against the **odds**.” For example, if **odds** are +300 for the Bears this Sunday, then it is three times more likely that they will lose than win. **Odds** of +300 indicate that if you **bet** $100, you will win $400, the original amount of your **bet** plus the profit.

## What is a 5% play?

Because everyone has different sized bankrolls for sports betting, using the term unit is a way for us to show your profit or loss in universal terms. If a handicapper released a **5** unit **play** and you had a $1,000 sports betting bankroll you would be risking **5**% (**5** units) or $50 on the **play**.

## What does FT mean in sports betting?

HT/**FT** means results of half time and full time. There are many scenarios which happen in a **football** match, one of them is when teams draw in half time and one of them win in full time.

## What is a parlay mean?

**Definition** of **parlay** (Entry 2 of 2): a series of two or more bets so set up in advance that the original stake plus its winnings are risked on the successive wagers broadly: the fresh risking of an original stake together with its winnings.

## What is 2.5 point spread?

With the **spread** set at **2.5 points**, a bet on the Cowboys would mean that they would have to win by more than **2.5 points** (3 or more) in order for you to win that bet. If you were to bet on Dallas you would need the Cowboys to win by 4 or more **points**.

## How do you bet the money line?

Compare **moneyline** odds at sportsbooks

Even non-gamblers make **moneyline bets**. **Betting the moneyline** for a game is possibly the most simple way to **wager** on sports. Bettors just choose a player or team to win. If the bettor chooses the winning side, the sportsbook will pay the amount due.

## What is point spread basketball?

The **Point Spread**: When betting on **basketball**, the team you bet on must “cover the **spread**.” This **means** the team must win or not lose by a predetermined margin of **points**. Example: In this example, if you bet the Bulls, the Bulls must win by 4 **points** for you to win your bet.