LESAProject

Local Event Sports Association

NFL Picks Week 15: Pick 3 Against the Spread

By GB Bongiovanni On December - 18 - 2010

Understanding what you are betting on and knowing your limitations are the keys to being a successful gambler.

Looking at a sports line, you will see that there is an underdog and a favorite. Generally, the point spread is next to the favored team and is, thus, a negative number.

For instance the Indianapolis Colts are a favorite this week by four and a half points (-4.5) and the Jacksonville Jaguars are the underdog receiving the four and a half points (+4.5).

There are two-point spread bets available on this game. If the Colts win by five or more points or if the Jags win or lose by four and a half or fewer points.

One of the easiest ways to understand the odds is to take the final score of the game, say Colts 24, Jags 14. If you were to bet on the Colts (-4.5) you would need them to win by at least five, which in this case means you won.

If you bet on the Jags, you would need them to either win or come within four and a half points, wh...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Sports & Society
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Leave a Reply

Sponsors

About LESA

There is something about me..

Photos

2018_06_16_Thilo_FightNight_1491Nubia-Sports Fight-Day 20182018_06_16_Thilo_FightNight_16012018_06_16_Thilo_FightNight_1129