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A

Accumulator

A bet where you bet on multiple matches. All outcomes must be successful for a win.

Arbitrage

Arbitrage means that there is a great variety of odds available, which makes it possible to bet on two outcomes that guarantee profits.

Against the spread

A bet where you pick a team that might cover the spread, not necessarily who wins.

Asian Handicap

Asian Handicap is a type of handicap bet originating from the Far East. This type of bet has only two possible outcomes, where one team have a goal handicap such as -1 or -2 goals etc from start. It is also common with 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 goal handicap intervals from start.

B

Banker

A "safe" win. A big favorite that you know is almost a guaranteed win.

Back a bet

When you make a bet with a bookmaker, you do a "Back bet". This is the most common form of wagering.

Bookmaker or Bookie

A company or a person who accepts bets from customers, usually sports, racing etc.

Betting Exchange

Betting Exchange is a type of companies that offers private customers the option of selling and buying odds among themselves. The profits for the Betting Exchange compaies is largely commission of the wins of bets made ​​by two players. The advantage for customers is that they can choose whether they want to sell odds as an bookie, or whether they will buy odds as an ordinary customer.

C

Canadian

Canadian is a multiple bet consisting of 26 bets (10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 quadruplets and 1 five-fold accumulator) based on five different matches.

Correct Score

Correct Score is a popular bet variant where you place a bet on the final score result of a match. Usually, the more goals in a bet, the higher the odds.

D

Double Chance

A bet on a match with only two possible outcomes. Odds are offered for a win and a draw. A win is assured if your team does not lose.

Double Result

Double Result. A bet where you predict the scores for half time and full time. Both outcomes must be correct for the bet to be won, but at least the odds are always higher.

F

First Goalscorer

A bet that is placed on a player to score the first goal in a match.

First half bet

A bet that only applies to the result at half time.

G

Goliath

A Goliath consists of 247 bets involving 8 selections in different matches. The bet includes 28 doubles, 56 trebles, 70 fourfolds, 56 fivefolds, 28 sixfolds, 8 sevenfolds and an accumulator.

Get The Right Price

The pot odds are favorable enough for you to justify calling a bet or a raise with a drawing hand.

Grand Salami

A sports bet that refers to the total number of goals in ice hockey matches of the day. You can bet on either over / under on a certain number of goals.

H

Hedge bet

A combination of bets on either side of an outcome, in order to cut losses

Heinz

A Heinz consist of 57 bets involving 6 selections in different matches. The bet includes 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 fourfolds, 6 fivefolds and an accumulator.

L

Lay a bet

Lay a bet is something you can do in the Betting Exchange market, meaning that you are offering odds for sale, just like a regular bookmaker.

Line

The current odds or point spread on a particular event.

Loss Limit

When a bookmaker allows you to set a limit to what amount you can lose in a certain time period.

Lucky 15

Lucky 15 consist of 15 bets involving 4 selections in different matches. The bet includes 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles and 1 fourfold bet.

M

Matched bet

Whenever you lay or back a bet and other players take the opposite position and match your bet.

Money Line

Money line is a wager where you bet on the favorite or the underdog.

O

Opening Line

The earliest odds a bookmaker gives a sports event.

Over/Under bet

Is a bet in which you play above or below a certain number. For example, over/under 2 goals, or over/under 9 corners in a match.

R

Round Robin

A series of wagers on three or more teams in 2-team accumulators, i.e 3 doubles, 1 triple and 3 singles.

S

Super Yankee

See Canadian

Super Heinz

Super Heinz consist of 120 bets involving 7 selections in different matches. The bet includes 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 fourfolds, 21 fivefolds, 7 sixfolds and an accumulator.

T

Trebles

A treble consist of 1 bet involving 3 selections in different matches.

Trixie

A trixie consist of 4 bets involving 3 selections in differnt matches. The bet includes 3 doubles and 1 treble.

V

Value Bet

Simply put it is when you think the odds are better than the mathematical probability of a team to go out winning the match.

Y

Yankee

Yankee consist of 11 bets involving 4 selections in different matches. The bet includes 6 doubles, 4 trebles and an accumulator.