Contents

- 1 How much does a $2 bet pay?
- 2 What does a +200 money line mean?
- 3 How much do you win if you bet the spread?
- 4 How are bet payments calculated?
- 5 What are 7 to 2 odds?
- 6 What does 1 to 5 odds pay?
- 7 What happens if you bet $100 on a +140 money line?
- 8 Is the moneyline a good bet?
- 9 Can you lose money on a winning bet?
- 10 What pays more moneyline or spread?
- 11 What happens if you lose a moneyline bet?
- 12 Is it better to bet spread or moneyline?
- 13 How much does 30 to 1 odds pay?
- 14 Why would you bet on negative odds?
- 15 How much money would you win if you bet $100?

## How much does a $2 bet pay?

Reading the Win Odds

In the latter example, a **bet** of **$2** means you **would** get $42 back for a winning **wager**. Payoffs use the actual odds and are rounded down to the nearest nickel or dime, depending on the rules at that track.

## What does a +200 money line mean?

For example, a **money line** of +**200 would mean** that you **would** make a profit of $200 if you bet $100 and 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.

## How much do you win if you bet the spread?

Point spread betting odds

When the odds are set at -110, the bettor must wager **$110** to win **$100** (or $11 to win $10). The odds on a point spread are most commonly known as the vigorish or “vig” for the sportsbook. You might hear this small profit margin for the sportsbook called the “juice” by some sports bettors.

## How are bet payments calculated?

To **calculate** winnings on fractional odds, multiply your **bet** by the top number (numerator), then divide the result by the bottom (denominator). So a $10 **bet** at 5/2 odds is (10 * 5) / 2, which equals $25. A $10 **bet** at 2/5 odds is (10 * 2) / 5, which is $4.

## What are 7 to 2 odds?

It reflects the amount of money bet on a horse; the more money that is invested, the shorter the **odds**. So **odds** of **7**–**2** mean that for every $2 invested, the punter gets $7 profit in return. This means when you bet $2, the total return if the bet is successful is $9.

## What does 1 to 5 odds pay?

Standard Win Bets and Payouts

Odds | $ Payout | Odds |
---|---|---|

1/9 | $2.20 | 7/1 |

1/5 | $2.40 |
8/1 |

2/5 | $2.80 |
9/1 |

1/2 | $3.00 | 10/1 |

## 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.

## Is the moneyline a good bet?

Many bettors think that unless you only **bet** favorites, **moneylines** aren’t worth the risk. While you might only win the same amount you **bet**, meaning $100 to win $100, it’s not necessarily too big of a risk.

## Can you lose money on a winning bet?

Yes, **you can lose money on a winning bet** – but there’s nothing underhand about this fact. There are several scenarios where **you** will get a return off a **bet** that won’t be as much as the stake **you** placed, meaning **you** have lost on a **winning bet**.

## What pays more moneyline or spread?

Simply put, it means betting on a specific team to win a game. While betting on a point **spread** is about who wins and by how **much**, a **moneyline** bet is solely about who wins. **Moneyline** bets might seem confusing until you understand the essentials.

## What happens if you lose a moneyline bet?

**If you** place a **moneyline bet** on the Cowboys, **you** will win **your bet if** the Cowboys win by one point or **if they** win by 100 points. **If** the Packers win by any amount of points, **you lose your bet**. This is the same for sports where **you** have individuals instead of teams competing.

## Is it better to bet spread or moneyline?

Many people find it more appealing to **bet** on a winner of a game instead of **betting** on the end score of the game. **Spread betting** does offer some nice benefits. However, **moneyline bets** typically offer the chance to win more than is **bet**, so these are often the choice for many bettors online.

## How much does 30 to 1 odds pay?

The odds and what they mean

Odds | Payoff range |
---|---|

10-1 | $22.00-$23.90 |

15-1 | $32.00-$33.90 |

20-1 | $42.00-$43.90 |

30-1 | $62.00-$63.90 |

## Why would you bet on negative odds?

**Negative** numbers signify the favorite on the **betting** line. The **negative** number indicates how much **you**‘d need to **bet** to win $100. If the number is positive, **you**‘re looking at the underdog, and the number refers to the amount of money **you**‘ll win if **you bet** $100.

## How much money would you win if you bet $100?

This means for every **$100 you bet**, **you win** $200.