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Sports betting has its own language, this article will hopefully explain most of the important words
Sports betting has a baffling amount of terminology and slang. It can be scary for the novice, even if you're fairly smart, and know a lot about sports, betting for the first time can be confusing.

So, in no particular order, here are some useful words you might hear people throwing around.

Favourite - The team that the bookmaker expects will win.

Underdog / Dog - The team that the bookmaker expects to lose

Bet / Back - To put money on a team to win

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