# How do you bet Vegas odds?

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## How do Vegas odds work?

The odds for favorites are accompanied by a minus (-) sign, indicating the amount you need to stake to win \$100. Meanwhile, the odds for underdogs are accompanied by a positive (+) sign, indicating the amount won for every \$100 staked. In both cases, you get your initial wager back, in addition to the amount won.

## What do odds of +200 mean?

When a money line is a positive number then the odds are the amount you would win if you were to bet \$100 and were correct. For example, a money line of +200 would mean that you would make a profit of \$200 if you bet \$100 and were correct. … It is also equivalent to fractional odds of 1/2 and decimal odds of 1.5.

## How do Vegas odds payout?

Your payout includes your potential winnings, plus whatever you bet originally. So if you bet \$10 on a +150 underdog, your payout will show \$25.

## What does +500 mean in Vegas odds?

A listed odd with a – sign in front of it, such as the -140 in our example above, shows us how much money you would need to wager in order to win \$100. So using the -140, this would show us that you would need to bet \$140 in order to win \$100 in profits.

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## What happens if you bet \$100 on a +140 money line?

An underdog at +140 moneyline odds means a \$100 winner nets you \$140 in profit.

## What does +500 mean in gambling?

If the odds on a tennis player said +150, that means that for a \$100 bet, you would win \$150. Now if there is a minus sign in front of the odds, that is the number that you would have to bet in order to win \$100. For example, if a football team was -250, that means you’d have to bet \$250 to win \$100.

## Are +200 odds good?

Getting odds at +200 can be extremely valuable if you are able to win the bet. For example, if you were to place a bet of \$100 on a team with odds at +200 you would win \$200 for that play. You would also get your \$100 bet back, meaning that \$300 would go back into your account.

## What does pay on a \$100 bet?

If you bet \$100, you get \$120: your \$100 stake + \$20 profit.

## What does 5 to 1 odds pay?

Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 will return \$5.00 for every \$1.00 wagered. If you had placed the minimum bet of \$2 on that horse to win, your payoff will be: \$10 (5 x 1 x \$2) + your original bet of \$2 – for a total of \$12.

## What does 100 to 1 odds pay?

The first number (100) is the amount you’ll win from wagering the second number (1). So for every £1 or \$1 or €1 you spend, you will win 100 back.

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