# You asked: What does 10 mean in gambling?

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## What does +5 in gambling mean?

For example, let’s say the Dallas Cowboys (+5.5) are playing the New England Patriots (-5.5). If you bet on the Cowboys, they don’t have to win, they just have to lose by 5 points or less. If you bet on the Patriots, they have to win by at least 6 points.

## What does +3 in gambling mean?

The -3 points is the spread. If you want to bet the Colts on the spread, it would mean the Colts need to win by at least three points for you to win the bet. … That means whether you bet the Colts -3 or Texans +3, you’ll win the same amount of money if you win the bet.

## What does +7 mean in gambling?

If you bet the Cowboys -7 and they win by more than seven points, you win your bet. Similarly, if you bet the Packers +7, as long as they lose by less than seven points or win outright, you win your bet.

## What is the payout on 10 to 1 odds?

Have you ever wondered what the minimum payout is for a win bet?

Odds (Fraction) Odds (Decimal) Payout (\$2 Bet)
8/1 8.00 \$18.00
9/1 9.00 \$20.00
10/1 10.00 \$22.00
11/1 11.00 \$24.00
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## What does +2.5 spread mean?

What is a 2.5-point spread? If New York is +2.5, that means they are the underdog and have been spotted or given 2.5 points. If New York loses by two or fewer points, then it is a winning bet. If New York pulls off an outright upset, then that is also a winning wager.

## What is 3way total?

If the result is the same as the total quoted by the bookmaker, “over” and “under” bets will be settled at odds of 1. Over/Exactly/Under bets are referred to as a 3-way total.

## What does 7 to 1 odds pay?

The odds and what they mean

Odds Payoff range
6-1 \$14.00-\$15.90
7-1 \$16.00-\$17.90
8-1 \$18.00-\$19.90
9-1 \$20.00-\$21.90

## What do negative odds mean?

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. … If the odds are plus (+), that amount of money would be earned on a successful \$100 wager. (e.g. +150 means you make \$150 on a \$100 wager.)