## What does a team +4.5 mean?

On the flip side, the Bucks need to lose by no more than 4 points or win outright to win against the spread*. The -4.5 in the Pacers' line just means that you take 4.5 points off the Pacers final score. The opposite is true for the Bucks. The +4.5 represents adding 4.5 points to their final score.

**What does +4 on a spread mean?**

Cincinnati was a 4 point underdog. This appeared as Bengals +4. That means **the Bengals would have needed to win the game outright or not lose the contest by 5 points or more**. The final score was Rams 23, Bengals 20 so bettors who bet Bengals +4 would have won their bets considering Cincinnati only lost by 3 points.

**Whats +5.5 spread mean?**

If you bet on an underdog, they can lose by fewer than the assigned spread or win outright for you to win. For example, if a spread is (+5.5) points, **your team can lose by 5 or fewer or win outright**.

**What does +4.5 bet mean?**

A bet on Over 4.5 Goals is **a bet that 5 or more goals will be scored during the match**. In other words, if a scoreline has five or more goals in it, Over 4.5 goals will win. A winning score could be 3-2, 2-3, 3-3, 5-0, 0-5, 4-1, 1-4, 2-5, etc.

**What does +5 mean in football?**

A +5 spread means **the underdog team needs to lose by fewer than 5 points**. +5 is a good number for football betting because it makes up for a field goal and a few stray points.

**What does it mean to be +4 in football?**

In this new example, Redskins (+4) over GIANTS, you pick the Redskins. As the underdog, they are “**getting four points**.” For your pick to be correct, the Redskins must beat the Giants or lose by three points or less.

**What does +3.5 mean?**

Betting the Bengals +3.5 means **the bet wins if they lose by 3 points or less, or if they win outright**.

**What do +6.5 spread mean?**

Now, let's use an example of a team that is a 6.5 point underdog, or +6.5. **For the underdog to win the point spread bet, they can either win or lose by less than 6.5 points**. If the underdog team wins by 30 points or loses by less than 6.5, then the outcome is the same.

**What does +1.5 spread mean?**

This means that **the underdog must win outright or lose by exactly one point to cover the spread**. Alternatively, a +1.5 spread means that the favorite must win by two points, runs, etc. or more. The +1.5 is the standard “run line” in MLB betting. Many baseball games are decided by fewer than two runs.

**What does +3 spread mean?**

The point spread is the expected final score difference between two teams. It is represented as both a negative and positive number; if the spread is 3 points, you'll see that as both -3 and +3. The team that is the favorite to win gets the minus-number (-3); **the underdog gets the plus-number (+3)**.

## What does a negative 4.5 Spread mean?

Betting Line

Following this example, the Chiefs are at -4.5. This means that **in order to win on the point spread or cover, Kansas City would need to win the game by five points or more**.

**What does +6 spread mean?**

Underdogs are represented by the (+) value. The 6 point value is **how many points either team could win, or lose by**. If you think the Packers will win by MORE than 7 points, then you'd bet on the favorite in this case, meaning that the Packers have to win by 7 or more points in order for you to win your bet.

**What does +4 mean on Fanduel?**

Example. If you bet on the Cowboys -4 option, the Cowboys would have to win by more than 4 points for your bet to cover. If you bet on the WFT +4 option, **the WFT would have to either win outright, or lose by less than 4**. If the Cowboys beat the WFT by exactly 4, then it's a push, meaning all stakes are refunded.

**What does a bet of +7.5 mean?**

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 a +14.5 bet mean?**

The first number always tells us the point spread. In this case, the Bills are favored to win by 14.5 points. We know this because the “-” represents the favorite, whereas the “+” represents the underdog. So **the Bills have to win by over 14.5 points to win the bet**.

**What does a team +5 mean?**

So for a 5 game series they would win 3 (4 for a 7 game series). But the teams will play 5 games meaning that the series will be 2-2 going into game 5 with the lakers winning game 5. in a 7 games series and lakers winning in 5, that means the series must be 4-1 with lakers winning 4 games to take the series.

**How to read odds?**

Whereas **negative (-) odds tell you what you have to bet on the favorite to win $100, positive (+) odds tell you how much you'll win for every $100 you wager on the underdog**. So, a team with odds of +120 would payout $120 for every $100 wager.

**How do you read spread odds?**

Spread odds are displayed as: **Colts +6.5 (-110) at Bills -6.5 (-110)**. If, for example, the Bills won 31-24, the margin of victory is seven points and enough to cash tickets for those who bet on them.

**What does over 4.25 goals mean?**

Over 4,5 : **More than 4 goals must be scored during the match to win**. Under 4,5 : Less than 5 goals must be scored during the match to win. There are alternatives: Over 2: More than 2 goals must be scored during the match to win. Under 2: More than 2 goals must be scored during the match to win.

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**How do you read football odds?**

Odds are presented as a positive or negative number next to the team's name. **A negative number means the team is favored to win, while a positive number indicates that they are the underdog**. Ex: Dallas Cowboys, -135; Seattle Seahawks, +135.

**What does plus and minus spread mean?**

A point spread is a bet on the margin of victory in a game. The stronger team or player will be favored by a certain number of points, depending on the perceived gap in ability between the two teams. **A minus sign (-) means that team is the favorite.** **A plus sign (+) means that team is the underdog**.

**How do point spreads pay out?**

Points spread betting: outcomes

**If bettors choose correctly and win, a sportsbook will pay the bettor in full amount based on the “price” of the wager**, which is most commonly -110. That means a bet for $110 would win $100, or $11 would win $10, and so on.

**What does a +10.5 spread mean?**

Looking at the underdogs, the Redskins are +10.5 on the spread (10.5-point underdogs), meaning **they would have to lose by 10 or less in order for your bet to cash**. The Titans are 4.5-point underdogs, meaning they would have to lose by four points or less in order to win.

**What does Spread +12.5 mean?**

Oddsmakers have assigned a “point spread” to the matchup, which basically gives the underdog team an artificial “head start”. The Point Spread is +12.5 for Charlotte, which means that **when they start the matchup and the real score is 0-0, Charlotte will actually be leading 12.5-0 for the purposes of picking a winner**.

**What does +3.5 mean in a bet?**

If the Cowboys were to win by 3 points, let's say 30-27, **any bets on the Rams +3.5 would win**. Even though the Rams didn't win the game they covered the spread of 3.5 points.

**What does a spread of +3 mean football?**

What Does a 3 Point Spread Mean? A 3 point spread means the favorite must win by at least 4 points (winning by exactly 3 would result in a push) in order for a bettor picking the favorite to win the wager.

**What does +3 spread mean in basketball?**

**If the underdog wins the game outright then the wager cashes also**. For example, let's say the Los Angeles Lakers are a -3 favorite vs the Celtics. This means the Celtics are a +3 underdog. Spread.

**What does +4.5 mean in point spread?**

In basketball, you might see a point spread of -4.5/+4.5, which means **the favored team will need to win the game by five points or more for your bet to cover the spread**. If you bet on the underdog, they simply need to win the game or lose the game by less than four points.

## What does a negative 3.5 Spread mean?

The minus sign means that the final score will have the spread number subtracted from it. The plus sign means that the team's final score will have the spread number added to it.

**What does Steelers +7.5 mean?**

If you are placing an NFL bet, one of the ways to do so is on the spread. An NFL point spread indicates how much the favorite has to win by and the margin of error for the underdog. The favorite to win the game will have a plus number, while the underdog will have a minus.

**What does +1.5 mean on FanDuel?**

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 New York sportsbook: Chicago Bulls -1.5.

**What does 3+ made threes mean?**

What is meant by "player threes made"? The "player threes made" line is very simple - you are simply **betting on whether or not a player will go over or under their posted Three Point total**. For instance - the Kevin Durant line for a game might look like this: Over 2.5 Threes, 2.25. Under 2.5 Threes, 1.64.

**How do you find the best odds?**

You can find the best odds online by **comparing the betting lines at different sportsbooks**. These platforms compete against each other to appeal to betters, so you can often find better odds at one sportsbook over another. The best odds are those that pay out the most; for example, -110 doesn't pay out as high as -105.

**What does a +1 bet mean?**

These are in terms of 100 and each one will have a plus or minus. They are in 100 because it's a 1:1 ratio, which means for every $1 you bet, you'll win $1 if your bet wins. If it's a plus, **you'll win more than $100** on a $100 bet and a minus means you'll have to bet more than $100 to win $100.

**What does over 1.75 odds mean?**

Under 1.75 is a HALF-LOSS. Over 1.75 is **a HALF-WIN**.

**How do I calculate my bet value?**

**(Probability of Winning) x (Amount Won per Bet) – (Probability of Losing) x (Amount Lost per Bet)**

- Find the decimal odds for each outcome (win, lose, draw)
- Calculate the potential winnings for each outcome by multiplying your stake by the decimal, and then subtract the stake.

**What is a 4.5 in football?**

Over 4.5 goals in a bet means the punter predicts that the total goals scored by both teams are five or more. A player that places an over 4.5 goals bet in our example will win if both teams score a total of five or more goals.

**What does under 4.5 rounds mean?**

The TOTAL ROUNDS prop in this example means that the OVER 4.5 indicates the bout will go OVER 2:30 into the 5th round. The UNDER indicates that **the bout will last less than 2:30 into the 5th round**.

## What does over 4.5 mean in football?

Over 4.5 goals in a bet means **the punter predicts that the total goals scored by both teams are five or more**. A player that places an over 4.5 goals bet in our example will win if both teams score a total of five or more goals. Remember that the bet only wins if the matches don't draw.

**How many goals does under 4.5 mean?**

Under 4.5 Goals Explained Here, the player bets that both teams would have scored a total of **4 or fewer goals at the final score**. ... Both teams should have four or fewer goals. Also, a bettor would lose the bet if the match ends in a draw.

**What does +4 mean NBA?**

A bet on the Washington Wizards +4 means that **they must win the game outright OR lose by 3 or less**.

**What is a minus 4.5 Spread?**

Following this example, the Chiefs are at -4.5. This means that **in order to win on the point spread or cover, Kansas City would need to win the game by five points or more**.

**What does under 3.5 goals mean?**

"Under 3.5" means **there have to be 3 goals or 2 goals or 1 goal or 0 goals**, anything more than 3 goals will result in a loss.

**What does under 1.25 goals mean?**

Under 1.25 - **you win a bet if there are 0 goals**. 1 goal means you get a refund of the half of the stake and half win of the rest of it. If 2 or more goals you lose.

**What does under 5.5 goals mean?**

An under 5.5 goals bet means **you're predicting that there will be a maximum of 5 goals in the match**. Football matches with 6 or more goals are pretty rare – scorelines such as 3-3, 4-2, 5-1 or 6-0 don't come around very often.

**What does +7.5 mean in football odds?**

Pointspread betting is most common in football and basketball. 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**.

**What does +6.5 mean in football?**

Chicago +6.5 means that **Chicago is the underdog and has been “spotted” or “given” 6.5 points**; if Chicago loses by 6 or fewer points, it is a winning bet (if Chicago pulls an outright upset, it is also a winning bet).

**What does +450 mean in sports?**

These numbers all mean the same thing - just expressed differently. In short - if you see a "minus" symbol before a set of odds, this means that the team (or person in an individual sport) is a favourite to win. If you see a "plus" symbol before a set of odds, this means that **the team (or person) is an underdog to win**.

## How does under 4.5 works?

Under 4.5 goals is **a bet on a game having 4 or fewer goals scored in the match**. The under 4.5 goals market applies to a full game (90 minutes plus additional time) but does not include games that go to extra time.

**What does over 4.5 mean on Fanduel?**

A bet on the over means that **both teams combined must score more than the number shown**, whereas a bet on the under means that they must score less than the number shown. Example: The Cowboys vs WFT total is 48 points.