Contents

- 1 Do you get your original bet back?
- 2 How does the money line work in basketball?
- 3 What happens if you bet $100 on a +140 money line?
- 4 How does a moneyline payout?
- 5 What happens if you lose a moneyline bet?
- 6 Can you lose money on a winning bet?
- 7 Why would you bet on negative odds?
- 8 How do you bet moneyline parlay?
- 9 What does a +200 money line mean?
- 10 Is the moneyline a good bet?
- 11 What pays more moneyline or spread?
- 12 How do you calculate odds for money?
- 13 Can you bet moneyline spread?
- 14 How much money would you win if you bet $100?
- 15 What happens if you bet the moneyline and they tie?

## Do you get your original bet back?

In most cases, if **you** win, **you** will **get back your original** $25 stake plus **your** winnings, which won’t amount exactly to another $25 because of This is the vigorish, also known commonly as the “vig” or the “juice” — the bookmaker’s cut of the action.

## How does the money line work in basketball?

**Moneyline** wagers in **basketball** are bets on who you think is going to win the game. If you place a **moneyline** bet on the Orlando Magic and they win the game by 1 or 100 points, it doesn’t matter. You win your bet either way. If they lose the game by any amount of points, you lose your bet.

## 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.

## How does a moneyline payout?

**How does a moneyline pay** out? **Moneyline** odds posted are based on a $100 bet, with favorites getting a negative number and underdogs a positive number. A favorite at -150 **moneyline** odds means a $150 winning bet wins $100 in profit. An underdog at +150 means a $100 winner brings in $150 in profit.

## 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.

## 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**.

## 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 do you bet moneyline parlay?

To put it in simple terms, **money line parlays** take the amount of your **bet** and place all of the money on one team and if that team wins, recalculates your **bet** amount on the next team, again placing your entire **wager** on that team. For example, say a bettor likes the Los Angeles Dodgers +160 and the Chicago Cubs -130.

## 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.

## 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.

## 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.

## How do you calculate odds for money?

To **calculate** “-” **odds**, divide 100 by the **odds**, then multiply that quotient by the amount you bet. For example, suppose you want to **calculate** how much profit a $50 bet on the Dodgers would yield. First divide 100 by 165 (without the “-”), which yields 60.6.

## Can you bet moneyline spread?

However, **you can**‘t parlay a **bet** against the **spread** and a **moneyline bet** from the same game. That game will just be removed from the parlay. So, a three-team **bet would** become a two-team **bet**. But carefully read the terms at your sportsbook to be sure a push won’t derail your parlay.

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

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

## What happens if you bet the moneyline and they tie?

**Moneyline bets push** in the case of an actual **tie**. **If** the Patriots are -250 against Jets while New York is +240, should the teams play to a 20-20 draw, both **bets** are refunded.