Layoff: A type of wager made by one bookmaker with another, often larger, bookmaker in order to balance action or reduce risk. Lock: A bet that cannot lose; a term that is often misused and abused by disreputable touts. Match-up proposition: A betting option that pits two players against one another in a contest or event, often used in golf and auto racing wagering.
Middle: A situation in which you bet both sides in a game and win both bets, due to favorable line moves. If the favorite wins by exactly 3 points, both bets win. Money line: The odds on a team winning a game outright, regardless of the point spread. Money management: Any strategy used by a bettor for making the most of his bankroll. Offshore: Designation for the organized sports betting industry outside of the United States.
Out: A place to get bets down, whether it's a Nevada sports book, offshore book or illegal bookmaker. Parlay: A bet in which two or more events must happen in order to win; if any one of them does not happen, the wager loses. Pay by mail: How sports books usually pay off winning tickets to tourists who make a bet while visiting Nevada, then return to their home state before they have a chance to cash them.
Pleaser: A specialized form of a parlay that improves the point spread for the book but pays off at improved odds. Point spread: The number of points added to or subtracted from a team's actual score for betting purposes. Power rating: A numerical representation of a team's strength for betting purposes.
Public: Average, unsophisticated or casual bettors as a whole; or, used to describe money bet by the public "a lot of public money came in on the Cowboys" ; see "square. Rotation: The official list of all the games on the betting board, presented in a specific order. Round robin: A specialized form of a parlay that uses every combination of a set of teams in a wager.
For example, there would be six two-team parlays within a four-team round robin. Scalp: A form of a middle in which you bet both sides in a game, taking advantage of line movements to secure a profit. Sharp: Savvy, highly informed; or, used to describe the money bet by sharp players "a lot of sharp money came in on the Eagles". Side: A variation of a middle in which you win one bet and push the other; also, a particular team in a match-up. Square: An unsophisticated or casual bettor, the opposite of a wise guy; see "public.
Takeback: On a money line, the price of the underdog. In baseball, if the favorite is minus , the "takeback" on the underdog is often plus Teaser: A specialized form of a parlay that improves the point spread for the bettor but pays off at reduced odds.
Totals: A type of wager that involves whether a score or result will go over or under a posted number. Tourist: A typical visitor to Las Vegas, almost always used as another way to say "square. With a cent line, if the favorite is minus , the underdog is even money.
Underdog: A team or player that, according to the odds, is the weaker or among the weakest in a given match-up, or is regarded as such by the betting public, or is expected to lose. Wise guy: A sharp, successful, established professional sports bettor. Wood: The price of a heavy favorite.
If you bet the Red Sox as a minus favorite, you "lay the wood" with the Red Sox. The toolbar contains the following The AudioEye Help Desk to report accessibility and usability related issues. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Search Las Vegas Shows Start date. End date. Bankroll: Total capital available for betting sports.
Buck: See "dollar. Chalk: A favorite, usually a heavy favorite. Chalk eaters: Bettors who like to bet big favorites often a derogatory term. Dog: See "underdog. Freeroll: A bet you can win or push but not lose. Hook: A half-point in the betting spread. Estimates of just how often professional bettors place successful wagers fall within a very limited range, fifty-one or fifty-two percent usually. Pro gamblers earn their bread and butter in those slim percentages between breaking even and winning.
There is a jaded aspect of this strategy, as well, that should give bettors pause. This approach fails to take into account just how good oddsmakers are at their job. One reason why sportsbooks make as much cash as they do and believe me, many of them make boatloads of it is that they stay at least a step ahead of Joe Public, even when Joe Public decides to take a wrong turn at Albuquerque and bet against the herd.
In this world, the vast majority if not all of the money wagered on games would have to come from the kind of amateur bettors that follow the talking heads on ESPN or worse their own emotions. If we lived in that kind of world, it would make perfect sense to fade every bet. In our world, the sports betting market is almost totally controlled by sharp bettors and smart money. The changes in sports betting since the explosion of online gambling have actually reduced the likelihood of the success of public-fading.
After online sportsbooks started raising their limits to attract pro bettors and their fat wallets , the success of sportsbooks and the odds of the games involved became way more reasonable. Do you think this was an accident? It was these very arb opportunities that led to the creation of free-to-read odds papers Oddsportal and the like and the explosion of this kind of strategy around the world.
What happened? Even the small-money recreation-only books got smart, the arbitrage market died, and even small-time bettors started losing by fading the public. The fine print in any decently-written Terms of Service contract will give the book a way to ensure that your money is no longer good with their service, and shut you out entirely.
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