Bowmans Betting Glossary

10 Cent Line - The money line difference (10 cents) between what a bettor would lay with the favorite or take back with the underdog; see Dime Line

20 Cent Line - The money line difference (20 cents) between what a bettor would lay with the favorite or take back with the underdog

Across The Board - A method of wagering on a horse to win, place and show

Action - A wager of any kind

Bad Beat - Tough Loss

Beard - Messenger bettor

Buck - $100

Chalk - Favorite

Circled Game - Game where action is limited due to uncertainties about weather, injuries, etc.

Cover - Win by more than the pointspread

Dime - $1000

Dime Line - Slang used to designate the 10 cent money line. The money line difference (10 cents) between what a bettor would lay with the favorite or take back with the underdog; see 10 Cent Line.

Dog - Underdog

Dollar - $100

Double Header - Two separate baseball games played on the same day for the same two teams

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