Betting Options

  • A close up of a chalk line going across a football field.
    The most common types of sportsbook wagers focus on picking the winner of an individual or team contest. Because not all matchups feature objectively even teams, many contests include one side that is, by general consensus, more likely to win than the other side. The uneven probability of potential outcomes that characterize most sporting events produces what are known as “favourites” and “...
  • Sidney Crosby receives the Stanley Cup from president Obama.
    Wagering opportunities are offered in advance of most contests, but the timeframe differs dramatically from event to event. For sports league that hold events on a daily basis (NHL, MLB, MLB, NBA), odds are usually offered approximately one day in advance of regular games. The NFL, which offers weekly games, usually posts odds serveal days prior to game-time. Certain upcoming events, like a...
  • Derek Drouin, Canadian high jumper, completing a jump.
    Over/Under, sometimes called "Total," is a common wager type that can be placed on almost any team sporting event. The concept involves a fixed total, and has the bettor determining whether the number of points tallied in an event will exceed or fall short of that total. Unlike spread or money line bets, the over/under proposition is not concerned with selecting a winning side. Instead, this...
  • A field level view of a football stadium.
    When you choose to place a wager, you must select the event, and the bet type of bet you wish to make. The event is the game or match you wish to select (ex. Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames), while the bet type is the outcome on which you are placing your wager. There are many bet types you can choose from. You can guess the exact score of a match, predict the total points scored, handicap an...