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## What does +7 mean in a bet?

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.

## Can you bet mid game?

Additionally, **bettors can play both sides of the game in** an effort to “middle” the game. This would allow the bettor to have both sides of a point spread and possibly maximize a win if the final score falls in the middle of the two bets.

## How does a +3 spread work?

In a spread bet, the odds are usually **set at -110 on both sides**, depending on the sportsbook and state. That means whether you bet the Colts -3 or Texans +3, you’ll win the same amount of money if you win the bet.

## What do negative odds mean?

Odds expressed in terms of money, with $100 being the standard. If the odds are minus (–), **then that amount of money must be wagered to win $100**. … If the odds are plus (+), that amount of money would be earned on a successful $100 wager. (e.g. +150 means you make $150 on a $100 wager.)

## Can you bet after the game starts?

That’s right: in-game betting. … At most sportsbooks, once the game starts, the betting ends (except for things like second-half lines). At sportsbooks operated by Cantor Gaming, once the game starts, **the betting has just begun**. If you think a team is going to score a touchdown on a particular drive, place a bet.

## How do you bet the middle?

**If the Patriots win by four, five or six points**, both bets win. That range is the middle. Any other outcome and one of the bets wins while the other loses.

## What is a midline bet?

A middle is a **betting strategy in which a bettor places wagers on both sides of the same bet at different lines**, attempting to win both, and ensuring that at least one of them will win. The opportunity arises when a line has moved since the original bet was placed.

## What does +2.5 spread mean?

What is a 2.5-point spread? If New York is +2.5, that means they **are the underdog and have been spotted or given 2.5 points**. If New York loses by two or fewer points, then it is a winning bet. If New York pulls off an outright upset, then that is also a winning wager.

## How does point spread payout work?

Point Spread Payouts

Unlike moneyline bets, point spread bets are **almost always paid out at the exact same rate on both sides**. … Typically, these bets are all paid out at -110. This means that for a $100 wager, you will get $90.91 in profit. If you bet the other side of the game, you will receive the exact same payout.

## How do spreads work stocks?

But generally, the spread is **the gap between two measurements (e.g., rates, yields, or prices)**. Spreads can vary depending on what you are trading. For example, a stock’s bid-ask spread is the difference between a stock’s bid and ask price.