# Question: How Do Betting Odds Work 7-5 Basketball?

## What are 7 to 5 odds?

Standard Win Bets and Payouts

Odds \$ Payout \$2 Payout
4/5 \$3.60 \$9.00
1/1 \$4.00 \$10.00
6/5 \$4.40 \$11.00
7/5 \$4.80 \$12.00

## What does +7 mean in odds?

The +7 means that team is “getting” seven points from their opponent. For example if the New York Jets are +7 against the New England Patriots than a bet on the Jets means you think the Jets will not lose by seven points, or more.

## How do betting odds work in basketball?

Your payout is determined by the moneyline odds attached to the point spread. A negative number (such as -170) shows how much money you must wager to win \$100, while a positive number (like +150) shows how much money you will win if you place a \$100 wager.

## What does 7.5 mean in betting?

An underdog could be expressed, for example, as +7.5. That means that if the team wins the game, or loses by seven or fewer points, then those who bet on that team won. If they lose by eight or more points then the favorite has covered the spread, and those who bet on the underdog lose their money.

## What does 7 to 2 odds pay?

So odds of 72 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. Similarly, if a horse is at even money (ie 1-1), it’s \$2 profit for every \$2 invested, or a total return of \$4.

## What are 7 to 4 odds?

Those style of odds are called “Fractional odds.” The first number is how much you win relative to how much you bet (the second number) So 7/4 odds mean that if you bet \$4, and the outcome happens, you win \$7 (plus your original \$4.) 4/1 odds mean that if you bet \$1 and it happens, you win \$4 (plus your original \$1)

## What does 7 to 1 odds pay?

The odds and what they mean

Odds Payoff range
6-1 \$14.00-\$15.90
7-1 \$16.00-\$17.90
8-1 \$18.00-\$19.90
9-1 \$20.00-\$21.90

## What does it mean if a team is minus 3?

A spread of +3 means the team listed as the underdog must win the game or lose by fewer than three points to cash the bet. A three-point loss would be graded as a push by the sportsbook and the bet would be refunded.

## What is 5/2 odds mean?

The tote board does not show decimals, therefore, 5/2 odds means that the odds on a horse are 5 divided by 2, or 2.5-1. Win payoffs are calculated based on a \$2.00 wager because at most tracks this is the minimum bet. Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 will return \$5.00 for every \$1.00 wagered.

## 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.

## 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.

## How do you make money betting on NBA games?

Use Pace to Attack NBA Totals

Another popular way to bet on NBA games is to pick a side on game totals. The top NBA betting sites assign an overall total for points scored in the game, and bettors need to decide if it’s too high or too low.

## 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.

## 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.