What does over 155.5 mean in basketball?
For example, in a North Carolina-Duke NCAA basketball game, you might bet the over on 155.5 total points. If the teams combine to score 156 points or more, you'd win $100 for every $110 you bet at odds of -110. If there are 155 points or fewer, anyone who bet the under would win instead.
How do NBA championship odds work?
NBA Finals totals (over/unders) Sportsbooks will set a line, and you can bet on whether the two teams will go over or under that number. You might bet the over or the under on 229.5 points in an NBA Finals game at -110 odds. Over bets would win if the teams combined to score 230 or more points.
What does +2.5 spread mean?
The underdog What Does a Spread of +2.5 Mean? A +2.5 spread means the underdog will need to win outright or lose by one or two points to cover. Similar to what we explained in the previous section, a spread of +2.5 in football and basketball indicates a matchup of two fairly evenly matched squads. Example: Milwaukee Bucks +2.5.
What does 7 2 odds mean in basketball?
Seven to two odds imply that every $2 wagered could win you $7 if the bet is successful.
What is the best thing to bet on in basketball?
The moneyline is the most straightforward way to bet on basketball. You're betting on which team will win outright. The team doesn't need to win by a particular amount of points or even in regulation. A one-point overtime win counts the same as a 20-point blowout.