How to bet futures

Jun 17, 2017 |
How to bet futures
Sportsbooks will post futures odds on various markets and constantly adjust these odds throughout the course of a season, reacting to betting handle liability, game results, and player injuries.
Sportsbooks will post futures odds on various markets and constantly adjust these odds throughout the course of a season, reacting to betting handle liability, game results, and player injuries.

Futures betting involves making a wager on a long-term outcome, rather than a single game, most often a team or player’s odds to win their respective championship. Sportsbooks will post futures odds on various markets and constantly adjust these odds throughout the course of a season, reacting to betting handle liability, game results, and player injuries.

For example, before the football season begins Team A is a +200 odds-on-favorite to win the championship while Team B is priced at +450 to win, Team C is priced at +600, and Team D is priced at +1,000.

Futures markets include championship, league and division titles, season win/point totals, and individual player awards.


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