The main object of sports betting is to beat the ‘Oddsmakers’ or the ‘Odds Compilers’ and win some money. Additionally, placing a bet on your favorite sport event makes the game exciting and more enjoyable.
Betting is done through Sportsbooks. You can bet on the outcome of several sporting events, such as; Baseball, Basketball, Football, Tennis, Boxing, Hockey, Golf and Soccer.
To place a sports bet, you go to a sportsbook online. You need to state what you are betting on by making a selection, the type of bet and the amount you are wagering. Your selection will obviously depend on the odds offered, so you will want to examine the range of odds available before you make a decision.
There are many types of bets you can place. Some sportsbooks may offer more betting varieties and combinations than others.
Sports Specific Betting Rules
Below is a list of the most common sports specific types of bets.