A listed odd with a – sign in front of it, such as the -140 in our example above, shows us how much money you would need to wager in order to win $100. So using the -140, this would show us that you would need to bet $140 in order to win $100 in profits.
The odds and what they mean
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.
Betting on the moneyline usually involves 2-3 outcomes, depending on the sport. Game between two teams: You can bet on the home team to win, the away team to win, or a tie (not including overtime). You can bet the moneyline on the Pistons to win the game. For a $100 bet, you can win $260.
Conversion Table for common Odds
What does "plus" and "minus" mean as a sports betting term? 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. (e.g. –150 means you must bet $150 to win $100.)Mar 22, 2019
Odds Conversion Table