Line

A line refers to the odds that sportsbooks sets for games/matches. We focus on 3 types of lines: moneyline, spread, and total.

Line

Moneyline

Who will win? If the team you bet on wins, you win your bet.

Moneyline

Spread

Referred to as a “handicap”. The number of points taken from the favourite (-) or given to the underdog (+).

Spread

Total

Total number of points scored in a game. You can wager if the game will go OVER or UNDER the total.

Total

Line Shopping

All sportsbooks offer different lines and odds for each game or sporting event. Shopping around for the best odds can help bring bigger returns.

Line Shopping

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