A-Z SPORTS

SAT JUL 27TH
Spread
Total
Moneyline
9:00AM
Spain
+5
−105
O 167.5
−112
+170
9:00AM
Australia
-5
−115
U 167.5
−108
−205
11:30AM
Japan
+16
−112
O 172.5
−108
+850
11:30AM
Germany
-16
−108
U 172.5
−112
−1450
3:15PM
Brazil
+14
−112
O 163
−108
+650
3:15PM
France
-14
−108
U 163
−112
−1000
7:00PM
Canada
-6.5
−110
O 172.5
−112
−278
7:00PM
Greece
+6.5
−110
U 172.5
−108
+225
SUN JUL 28TH
Spread
Total
Moneyline
9:00AM
Puerto Rico
-2.5
−110
O 166.5
−112
−166
9:00AM
South Sudan
+2.5
−110
U 166.5
−108
+140
3:15PM
USA
-16
−110
O 181.5
−110
−1450
3:15PM
Serbia
+16
−110
U 181.5
−110
+850

Olympic Men's Basketball Odds & Betting

The Olympic Games have a rich tradition of featuring the world's best basketball talent. Since its debut in 1936, men's basketball has grown into one of the most eagerly awaited events at the Olympics. Fans worldwide look forward to the electrifying match-ups and the chance to witness basketball excellence. In this guide, we'll take a look at popular bet types and explain how to understand Olympic Men's Basketball odds. Whether you're a seasoned bettor or a novice to sports betting, understanding these odds is imperative for informed decision-making.

Understanding Men's Olympic Basketball Odds

Understanding the Men's Olympic Basketball odds is key to successful betting. Odds not only reflect the probability of an outcome but also determine your potential winnings. Here, we'll explain how to interpret American format odds for Men's Olympic Basketball.

American odds are expressed as positive or negative numbers. Positive odds show the potential profit from a $100 bet, while negative odds indicate the amount you need to bet to win $100. Let's clarify with an example:

Team USA: -300

The negative sign (-) shows that Team USA is the favorite. The number 300 means you need to bet $300 to win $100. If you wager $300 on Team USA and they win, your profit would be $100.

Alternatively, positive odds look like this:

Team Australia: +250

The plus sign (+) indicates Team Australia is the underdog. The number 250 shows the profit from a $100 bet. So, if you bet $100 on Team Australia and they win, you would earn a $250 profit.

Remember, Olympic Men's Basketball odds can change as the tournament progresses, so always check the latest Men's Olympic Basketball odds before placing your bets.

Understanding Different Types of Bets on Men's Olympic Basketball

Betting on Men's Olympic Basketball comes in a variety of forms, each offering a unique approach and potential for winning. By understanding these bet types, you can enhance your betting strategy and increase your chances of success. Let's examine some of the most popular bet types offered at DraftKings:

  • Moneyline: This is the most basic type of bet where you choose which team will win the game. The Olympic Men's Basketball odds are determined by each team's chances of winning.
  • Total (Over/Under): This bet is based on the total points scored in a game by the Men's Olympic Basketball team. You can wager on whether the actual score will be over or under the predicted total.
  • Point Spread: This bet involves wagering on the victory margin of a Men’s Olympic Basketball team. The spread represents the number of points a team is predicted to win or lose by. Opt to bet on the favorite to win by more than the spread or the underdog to keep the game within the spread.
  • Futures: These are long-term bets where you predict the outcome of a tournament or championship before it starts. For instance, you can bet on which team will win the gold medal in Men's Olympic basketball. These bets offer higher potential payouts but require early predictions.

Always Wager Responsibly

At DraftKings, we believe that life is more fun with skin in the game and we want it to stay that way. It’s important to remember that you should only bet what you can afford and always set reasonable limits for yourself. Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re gambling:

  • Set a realistic budget that you can afford to gamble. Never play beyond your means.
  • Set a time limit on your gambling and stick to it.
  • Don’t place large bets in the hopes of winning big.
  • Don’t try to make money by chasing your losses.
  • Gambling should not be viewed as a pathway to financial gains or shortcut to financial success.
  • Avoid gambling if you are in recovery from any dependency or are under the influence of alcohol or any other substance.

We provide our players with tools to set budgets, limits, and cool-off periods, and always give you the option to self-exclude. For more information and resources, consider visiting DraftKings’ responsible gambling help guide. If, for any reason, you feel like you need help, we strongly encourage you to contact your local responsible gaming organizations. Remember, it’s more fun when it’s for fun.

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