# What Does +400 Mean in a Bet? How Do American Odds Work

Statistical power ratings are taken into account, as are injuries, travel, matchup history, and of course home field advantage. For example, the home team generally sees a two to three-point edge in the NFL. So if the Titans and Jaguars had been playing on a neutral field, the spread would have been about six.

A \$10 stake on odds of 9.0 would earn a total payout of \$90 with \$80 being won from the sportsbook and your initial \$10 stake being returned. Sports betting comes in many different shapes and sizes.

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Based on these odds, Ohio State is expected to win about 70% of the time. American odds are centered around winning or wagering \$100 on a given bet, though you don’t need to actually wager \$100. Since point spreads are volatile, the timing of a bet can be crucial. If a bettor sees an opening line that they predict will move significantly, they want to get in early before it shifts.

### National Football League (NFL)

To calculate the potential amount you could win, you have to make sure you add in your original wager. The odds are a fraction and we’ll use 3/1 as an example. This fraction means that you can win three stakes for every one stake. When looking at American odds, it’s important to remember that the results of some matches have a points spread attached to them. This applies to a variety of sports including NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB games.

We understand that betting spreads can be confusing, so we put the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions below. Not only will you be able to see any important information pop up, like injuries, but you’ll also be able to see who the favorite is and who isn’t.

In the above example, Pittsburgh is a small favorite at -135. What that means is that for every \$100 you want to win on the Penguins, you must bet \$135. They are the favorite and you can tell because you stand to win less than what you bet. On the other hand, if a bet is placed on Jacksonville, the wager wins if the Jaguars were to win the game or lose by less than 8.5 points. On September 1, 2021, legal sports betting went live in the state. One senator pre-filed a sports betting bill ahead of the 2023 legislative session that would amend the Texas constitution to legalize Texas sports betting.

It is worth a look to scan the various betting lines when you intend to bet on a big game, that is why WSN will always list the odds from several sportsbooks for each event. You can check out the different sportsbooks and compare them here.

## Should I Bet With Point Spreads?

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A parlay bet is common in sports betting and is made up of two or more individual wagers. Combining bets makes them harder to win but increases their payout.