Outcome Odds Total Bets Total Staked Stake toledo 1/1 F (1.00) 0 0 IOWA STATE -7.5 1/1 F (1.00) 15 2235 south carolina -6.5 1/1 F (1.00) 6 395 MISS STATE 1/1 F (1.00) 1 10 utep 1/1 F (1.00) 4 260 SAN DIEGO STATE -1.5 1/1 F (1.00) 3 275 i see a lot of teams, what on earth is the format? the first team is the visitor, the second bolded team is home Northwestern -4.5 MIAMI (OH) the + or - number indicates the spread. if it is negative, you have to win by more than the number of points (in order for NW to win the bet, they have to win by 5 points), if they don't the other team wins. this is also known as "giving points". why are their odds? some events will be harder to pick, so there will be greater odds - examples include "will peterson rush for over 300 yards" or "will beano ban a horn fan this week". ask questions and i'll answer them (no, i don't know why norm sleeps with a teddy bear).