Sports betting has grown across the US over the last decade, but not every state has launched its iGaming market the same way. Some have regulated only retail sports betting while others have both online and mobile options.
Legality: Currently, the only states where sports betting is legal are Nevada, Delaware, and Montana. However, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was struck down by the Supreme Court in 2018 paving the way for other states to legalize it.
Major League Baseball has partnered with FanDuel to become one of its official sports betting partners. The move is part of MLB’s effort to maintain interest in the sport, according to the organization.
Soccer Betting Rules: OVER/UNDER or totals betting is when you bet on combined goals scored by the two teams competing in a match. You can also place bets on individual players in a game.
Full-Game Bets: A full soccer bet is an official bet once a team has completed 90 minutes of play. This includes injury time and if a game is shortened or suspended due to weather.
Moneyline Betting: A moneyline bet is a pick of a team to win regardless of the score differential. It’s calculated by dividing the team’s expected total points by the spread, and is considered a good bet if the game is going to go the distance.
The NFL has a big following, and many people bet on its games, especially Super Bowls. But it’s important to separate yourself from your team’s fandom when making your bets.