MetroBet Staff

Sports Betting 101: Common Mistakes

Whether you are new on the sports betting scene or a seasoned bettor who can’t figure out why you are consistently in the red, we are here to help. Here are the most common sports betting faux pas: Emotional Betting Betting with your heart is a trap for many sports bettors. The urge to bet on...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:30 PM

2019 NHL First Round Playoffs and Stanley Cup Odds

The NHL Playoffs get underway on Wednesday and we’ll get non-stop playoff hockey action until the Stanley Cup Finals in early June. The Washington Capitals look to defend their first Cup, but they’ll likely have to get through the Tampa Bay. The Lightning are coming off one of the most dominating...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:38 PM

Sports Betting 101: Betting on Baseball - Total Runs Scored

Every MLB game has an over/under line. This line (in number format), is the sportsbook’s projection for how many runs both teams will score, combined. For example, imagine the Phillies play the Mets with an over/under line for the game set at 9 by your favorite sportsbook. The outcome of our...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1:50 PM

NCAA National Championship Sweet 16 Odds

NCAA Tournament Champion 2019: Odds for Every Team in Alphabetical Order updated for Sweet 16 The 2018 Final Four consisted of Villanova (6/1), Kansas (10/1), Michigan (14/1) and Cinderella-longshot Loyola - Chicago (250/1). Villanova was the 2018 tournament favorite and cut down the nets at 6/1...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 3:45 PM

Sports Betting 101: How to bet on Baseball

Betting on baseball continues to grow quickly and is expected to be a $1.5B regulated betting market for the 2019 season. The main reason why betting on baseball is becoming popular is the vast frequency of regular season games (2430 in MLB vs. 256 in the NFL). There are a variety of bets...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM

NCAA Tournament Round 1 Odds: Thursday 3/21

March Madness has officially started and here are the odds for the first round on Thursday 3/21, in order of smallest to biggest spread. Syracuse -2 over Baylor Nevada -2.5 over Florida Wofford -3 over Seton Hall Louisville -4.5 over Minnesota Marquette -4.5 over Murray State Villanova -5.5...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 5:30 PM

NCAA Tournament Regional Odds

NCAA Tournament 2019: Odds for Every Team to Win Their Region Having a difficult time figuring out which team is going to win the entire Tournament? Let’s start with an easier bet - Who will win each region. While all four one seeds are the logical choice to win their region, TEN other teams...

Monday, March 18, 2019, 4:03 PM

NCAA Tournament Champion Odds

  NCAA Tournament Champion 2019: Odds for Every Team in Alphabetical Order Selection Sunday is in the books and here are the early odds in alphabetical for every team to cut down the nets. The 2018 Final Four consisted of Villanova (6/1), Kansas (10/1), Michigan (14/1) and Cinderella-...

Monday, March 18, 2019, 3:08 PM

Sports Betting 101: What is a moneyline?

Moneylines are the simplest type of bet. In a moneyline wager, bettors make bets simply on who will win the game. This does not involve any point spreads or margins of victory. This form of betting odds focuses just on who will be the outright winner. Let’s take a look at an example. Let's say the...

Friday, March 8, 2019, 2:50 PM

Sports Betting 101: What are futures?

While moneylines, point spreads, and totals generally focus on the short term and specific matches, futures are long-term betting odds. They focus on events that will happen further down the line—in the future. In this case, you’re betting on things like who will win a division or who will win a...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 2:34 PM

Sports Betting 101: What is a Prop Bet?

Prop bets, or “proposition bets,” can be on literally just about anything. From an individual player’s performance in a particular game to who will win an award at the end of the season, from how many times a broadcaster’s logo will appear on-screen to how many times a coach will be escorted off...

Monday, March 4, 2019, 1:43 PM

NFL Super Bowl 2020 future odds

NFL Super Bowl 2020 future odds Odds are you’re not thinking about betting on Super Bowl 2020 yet. The bookmakers are and they’ve opened the Eagles at 20/1 odds which makes it the perfect time to get an early bet in. Throw ten dollars down on the Eagles at your favorite sports book and if they go...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 12:39 PM