NCAA Football Betting Terms

Action: A wager of any kind.

ATS: Abbreviation for Above the Spread

Back-door Cover: This expression refers to meaningless points scored late in the match by the underdog team to cover the spread.

Novel: A sportsbook or a gambling establishment that provides chances and accepts wagers.

Bookie: Someone (or institution ) that takes bets on the outcome of sporting events.

Cover: If you beat the spread by the required number of points, you have ‘covered’ the spread.

Edge: This is the benefit in any wager.

Favorite: This is the group that’s expected to win.

Front-door Cover: This is the reverse of cover. It’s used with regard to the team meaningless points late in the game.

Futures wager: This refers to putting a bet. By way of instance, placing a bet early in the football season down for who will win a bowl game.

Handicapper: This is someone who studies and rates sporting events.

Handicapping: That is when someone attempts to predict the results of any game.

Home field advantage: When they perform on their home area the advantage a group is supposed to have. Considering that the home field is a turf and in front of the home crowd, teams are expected to do if they traveled giving an edge to them.

Hook: This is a half point added to football odds.

Line: This is the odds, points, money line, or point spread provided on soccer games.

Linemaker: That is somebody that sets the chances, points, money lines, or point spreads for football matches.

Lock: This expression is used to refer to an easy triumph.

Longshot: This is a phrase used to refer to an extreme underdog.

Moneyline: This refers to the amount of money a player must bet so as to win $100, or the amount of money if they put $100 on the 34, a player wins.

Oddsmaker: That is just another expression for the Linemaker. It’s the individual who sets point spread for soccer games, moneyline, or the odds.

Over/Under Bets: This identifies a bet on whether the combined total of the points scored by both teams will be less or more than a set amount.

Overlay: This is a term to refer to chances that are greater than they should be. These odds favor the bettor not the home.

Parlay: This is a bet on two or more teams or outcomes where the selections must win for the bettor to win.

Past performance: This identifies any team’s results in previous seasons. This is particularly important if gambling on NCAA football.

Player: This is a term that refers to any individual that puts down a wager on any sports event.

Point Spread: Here is a number of points to be able to handicap the favorite, given to the underdog from the Linemaker. It may also be considered in relation to the differential between the two teams. The point spread is used to even the playing area.

Proposition Bet or Props: This is a wager placed such as the touch down pass will be or who will score.

Flexible line: This identifies a lineup that’s been adjusted due to the consequence of an action. It’s not the line.

Underdog: This is a phrase that identifies the group that’s expected to lose.

Underlay: This is a phrase that refers to chances that lower than they ought to be. These odds favor the house rather than the bettor.