# What do negative and positive numbers mean in betting?

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## What does +200 mean in odds?

Getting odds at +200 can be extremely valuable if you are able to win the bet. For example, if you were to place a bet of \$100 on a team with odds at +200 you would win \$200 for that play. You would also get your \$100 bet back, meaning that \$300 would go back into your account.

## How do odds Work +-?

The plus or minus indicates whether you’re betting on the favored team or the underdog. A negative number on the betting line implies the favorite, and exactly how much you have to bet to walk away with a \$100 payout. Positive numbers belong to the underdog, and let you know how much you’ll win if you bet \$100.

## What does a +7 spread mean?

A 7-point spread simply refers to the number of points posted alongside a team’s odds of winning. When there is a 7-point spread, it means that the favorite team needs to win by more than 7 points to win the bet. It also means that the underdog can lose less than 7 points to win the bet.

## What does +5 mean in betting?

For example, let’s say the Dallas Cowboys (+5.5) are playing the New England Patriots (-5.5). If you bet on the Cowboys, they don’t have to win, they just have to lose by 5 points or less. If you bet on the Patriots, they have to win by at least 6 points.

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## How many is over 2.5 goals?

For an over 2.5 goals bet to win the match must finish with three or more goals. You don’t need to predict the correct score, just whether or not three or more goals will be scored.

## What does over 2.5 bookings mean?

The concept is simple – you bet on the amount of cards and/or corners in a football match, rather than going for a typical final result, over 2.5 goals or BTTS market (90 minutes only). This is particularly popular among Sky Bet punters who are regularly taking advantage of the booking points market.

## What does plus 900 odds mean?

So, if a team is -900 to win, this would mean that you would need to bet \$900 on them in order to have a chance of winning \$100 in profit back. … The bigger the number after the plus sign, the bigger of an underdog that the team or person is to win.

## 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.