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Picking the Underdog at the Online Casino

Every online casino newbie knows that betting on the upset is more lucrative than betting on the favorite. The reason behind it is the risk involved in the wager itself. For example, let’s take one of the games featured at the online casino betting line today. A quick visit to Bodog Online Casino tells us that the Hornets are playing in Seattle against the Supersonics. Even though they have the home court advantage, online casino odds makers have picked the Hornets as the favorites to win tonight’s game.

Online casino odds makers have set the betting line at 2.5 points in favor of the visiting Hornets. Considering the fact that the Sonics are playing at home, it’s more than plausible to think that they stand a good chance of winning the game. Currently, the online casino odds on the Hornets are -105, meaning that a successful wager will earn you $21 for every $22 you bet at the online casino. On the other hand, betting on the Sonics will yield a $23 return for every $20 wagered.

If you are not in the habit of investing huge sums of money at the online casino, then this might not seem as much of a difference. However, for high who wager by the thousands it could make all the difference in the world. So far, the online casino hasn’t released odds regarding a “total” bet. To remind you, a total bet a.k.a. over-under bet is betting that the total amount of points scored by both teams will not exceed or go below a certain number.

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Christian Bright is a professional sports commentator with keen interests in football, tennis and horse racing. His experience in the reporting on professional sports makes him a key asset to OCA’s coverage of athletic events and matches.