The likelihood of an outcome occurring, stated in number form. The "straight up"
outcome is typically the basis of the wager
, without regard to a point spread
. Odds are often stated as a money line
Example: Jackson got good odds at a -500 money line on Mike Tyson to win the fight; but he likes his 10 to 1 odds on the Pats to win the Super Bowl even better.
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