# What does a +200 underdog mean?

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### What does a +200 underdog mean?

The higher the number, the larger the underdog. So a +200 underdog has **a better chance to win than** a +500 underdog. Have a look at the betting markets at some of our highest-rated bookmakers to see how they price up games in American odds: Top-Rated Betting Sites in the USA - October 2021.

### What does it mean to have +500 odds?

If the Golden State Warriors are listed at –500 to win the NBA championship, a successful $500 wager would only **net $100**. On the flip side, the plus-minus juice can also encourage gamblers to wager on a longshot. If the Los Angeles Lakers are a +500 to win the NBA championship, a successful $100 bet would net $500.

### What does a +450 bet mean?

So, a -450 number would mean that you **would have to bet $450 in order to win $100 in profit back**. On the other hand, an odds number with a "plus" in front of it means that the team or player is an underdog.

### What does +800 mean in odds?

In this example, Mayweather is the favorite at -800, which essentially means he's an 8-1 favorite. Just remember this: a minus-sign means you have to bet that amount to win $100. A plus-sign means **that you win that amount if you bet $100**. For Mayweather at -800, you have to wager $800 for every $100 you have to win.

### What are American odds?

American odds (aka moneyline odds or US odds) are popular in the United States. 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.

### What does a +200 money line mean?

If the moneyline is -200, it means the team is the favorite and you must wager $200 to win $100. If the moneyline is +200, it means **the team is the underdog and you could win $200 if you bet $100.**

### How do fight odds work?

Fighting (American) Odds Explained in Detail They represent **the amount of money you need to wager to win $100**. For example, if the odds on a favorite fighter are -200, that means that you have to put $200 to win $100 ($100 profit on an initial stake of $200, meaning total payout is $300).

### Is plus or minus better in odds?

The Money Line: Odds for a game based on $1.00 A "minus" (-) preceding the number indicates the team is a favorite. A "plus" (+) preceding the number indicates the team is an underdog.

### What does +200 mean in odds?

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 are +2000 odds?

Odds Conversion Table

Fractional | Decimal | American |
---|---|---|

11/8 | 2.38 | 137.5 |

9/1 | 10.00 | 900 |

10/1 | 11.00 | 1000 |

20/1 | 21.00 | 2000 |