A +200 moneyline means that you are getting two-to-one odds. If you bet on a team with a +200 moneyline and the team wins, you win $2 for every $1 you bet. So, if you bet $10 on the Tigers to beat the Yankees at +200 odds, you will win $20 for a total payout of $30 (the $10 you bet + the $20 you won).
Betting the moneyline for a football game is simply betting on which team you think is going to win. There is no point spread involved. Whichever team you select has to win outright for a wager to be successful. In the unlikely event of a tie, your stake will be returned. In most football games there is a favorite and an underdog.
Using the above example, the moneyline on the underdog Lions was +410 on Tuesday morning (currently ). A $100 wager at +410 would pay $410 in profit if the Raiders won the game (for a total payout of $510). Bettors often like picking underdogs because they are usually “plus” money.
Money lines are represented in negative, positive and EVEN (even money bet: bet $100, win $100) values. Negative money line: -145, -220, or anything similar. When you see a minus (-) sign in front...
Moneyline odds are based on a $100 wager, with the favorites getting a negative number (-) and the underdogs getting a positive number (+). A favorite at -140 moneyline odds means a $140 winning wager wins you $100 in profit. An underdog at +140 moneyline odds means a $100 winner nets you $140 in profit.
The money line is actually the most straightforward bet you can have on any sport. Whilst the spread bet is on a team to win and by how many, the money line is a bet on simply a team to win. Money Line – How it Works. Here is a typical money line for a game in the NFL: Green Bay Packers +180 Pittsburgh Steelers -200
In point-spread betting, the bookie hopes to have an equal amount of money wagered on each team, which guarantees a profit. In moneyline betting, the bookie assumes most people are going to wager on the favorite and sets the line on the underdog so as to cover any potential losses on the favorite.
Bet football underdogs on the moneyline when you’re confident they can win outright. Moneyline payouts are greater than a successful underdog spread bet. Bet heavy moneyline favorites against the spread to conserve bankroll. Don’t risk $300 or more to win $100 when you could bet $110 to win $100.