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How does betting on sports work? What are the highest betted on sports?

I just need to know how the system of betting works. Also, please be specfic and describe detail. I need not just the name of the sport but the division For example: not juust basketball, but NCAA basketball or NBA basketball.

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  1. Will J Says:

    Sports betting is really simply these days with online sports books. You simply go to one of many sports books (Betus.com, Bodoglife.com, 5dimes.com, etc.) and sign up. Most of these places have an initial deposit bonus. Say if you deposit $100 your first time you will have $150 to bet with.

    The key thing about sports betting is how betting odds are figured. If Team A is very popular and being bet heavily by people the sports book will lower the payout odds for Team A. This in turn will make the payout odds for Team B higher.

    The reason the sports book does this is that they want equal betting on both teams. They want a scenario that no matter which team wins they can use the profits the sports book made from the losing team to pay off the winning betters from the winning team AND have money left over so the sports book makes money. Sports books want a situation where they don’t care who wins because they make money either way.

    The difficult part about this these days is that almost every sport is heavily worked out and there is a lot of mathematics behind the betting systems behind them.

    However, there are sports out there where the betters don’t know what they are doing and if there is one very popular team who should be the underdog, they might actually come out as the favorite in odds due to the heavy betting on that team.

    Finding these sports to bet on is difficult. I suggest checking out.

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