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Betting 101: Odds

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**Positive Odds: **The plus sign preceding the 200 on the odds above shows the odds are positive. The number following the plus sign shows how much money you will profit when betting $100.

*Ex. If you wagered $100 on the Away Team's moneyline listed above (+200), you would stand to profit $200.*

**Negative Odds: **The minus sign preceding the 200 on the odds above shows the odds are negative. The number following the minus sign shows much money you would have to bet in order to profit $100

*Ex. If you wagered $200 on the Home Team’s moneyline listed above (-200), you would stand to profit $100. *

**Profit: **The money you earn in addition to what is risked on a winning bet.

*Ex. If you successfully wagered $100 on the Away Team’s moneyline (+200), you’d receive the $100 you bet back plus the $200 profit for winning the bet. *

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