NBA Western Conference Playoff

The NBA playoffs are finally here, and while the first round isn’t always the most exciting time on the basketball calendar, the parity in the Western conference is much stronger than in the East, and that…

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Even odds

The terms “even odds”, “even money” or simply “evens” (1 to 1, or 2 for 1) imply that the payout will be one unit per unit wagered plus the original stake, that is, ‘double-your-money’. Assuming there…

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Bookmaking

By adjusting the odds in his favour or by having a point spread, the bookmaker will aim to guarantee a profit by achieving a ‘balanced book’, either by getting an equal number of bets for each…

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