The infographic is all about the art of betting in sports. It is a comprehensive guide to the novice in the world of sports betting and how it works. The graphic is an attempt to provide basic knowledge on the terminology, tools and numbers of the game. The infographic is divided into 3 parts.
In the essential info part, the infographic explains the basic terms - point spread and the vig. In the types of bets, you have a description of what is side bet, money line bet, over/under bet, parlay and teaser bet. Every common type of betting is explained with a detailed example and illustrations to go with it.
The final section of the infographic is the glossary of terms applicable exclusively to betting lingo. It explains terms such as Bankroll – which is the money available for the game. Terms for betting on teams include Favorite, Dog and Pick ‘em.
The company that accepts the booking is called the Sportsbook. A ticket is called Wager and a wager means the risk or gamble placed on the bet. A unit refers to 1% of the bankroll. When an event ends in a draw then it is termed a Push. When a bookmaker accepts no action bets, then it is called ‘Off the Board’ bet.