Definition of point spread in English:
1North American A forecast of the number of points by which a stronger team is expected to defeat a weaker one, used for betting purposes.
- Straight betting means wagering on a team winning or losing-bucking the odds in baseball or betting against the point spread in football and basketball.
- Bet against any pro football team that is attempting to cover the point spread for the second straight game as a road favorite.
- In the second experiment they were also asked to estimate the probability that a specific NBA team beat the point spread in an earlier game.
Definition of point spread in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan