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BETTING THE LINE

SPORTS WAGERING IN AMERICAN LIFE

by Richard O. Davies

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Ohio State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports,
  • United States,
  • History,
  • Gambling,
  • Sociology Of Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Sports betting,
  • Gambling - General,
  • General,
  • Corrupt practices

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9601719M
    ISBN 100814208800
    ISBN 109780814208809


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Although many books have been written about "how to bet and win," Betting the Line presents a serious history of this popular activity, from the colonial and Civil War eras to today, from early betting on horse racing and baseball to the modern venues of basketball and football.

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The books will adjust the line up or down based on which side is taking in more money. Once books have gotten a read on the market and are able to identify which side the sharps are betting, where the public is and where their liability exists, they will then raise the limits closer to game time and allow bigger bets to come : Josh Appelbaum.

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Below you’ll find everything you need to know about Colorado sports betting before you place your first bet. 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.

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The Super Bowl is the most popular sports betting event in the U.S, with over $ million bet only on game day/5(). Dime lines are slowly disappearing as sports books look to make a larger profit during what is traditionally the slowest betting season.

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Payoff is calculated differently for the betting odds in the favorite’s and underdog’s markets, but always with imaginary Benjamins, or $ bills, in mind. () odds mean that for every $ wagered on a team, the house will pay out $ if that team wins.

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