Test Your Knowledge of Parlays and Spreads

2015/05/26 31 responses

Question 1

Most professional gamblers consider parlay bets to be “sucker” bets.

Question 2

Parlay bets contain more risk than traditional bets for what reason?

Question 3

You bet $100 on Chelsea (-110) to win and $100 on Manchester (+130) to win. If both win, you would collect $220.91 for your wagers. How much more would you have gotten approximately if you had done a parlay on those two matches instead?

Question 4

What do sports books want bettors to do with parlay wagers?

Question 5

Making parlay wagers is always a bad move.

Question 6

It is called “blanketing” the spread when a team wins a match by more than what the bookmakers have set the spread at.

Question 7

If the spread and money line for a team was -1 ½ (+150) and you bet $100 on that team, how much would you have to bet to win $600 and how much would the team have to win by?

Question 8

If the spread and money line for a team was + ½ (-125) and you bet $125 on that team, how much would you have to bet to win $1,000 and what result would you need by the team?

Question 9

Unlike three way match outcome wagers and two way match outcome wagers, underdogs are often the smart wager to make in spread betting.

Question 10

Preparation equals what?