For example, the No.1 ranked Kansas City Chiefs were slated to play the No.32 Jacksonville Jaguars on a Monday night at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chief’s home court. Most bettors would see this as a betting lock resulting in quick profits. Even though upsets exist, the chances of the higher-ranked team winning will always be greater. These outmatched games usually see betting line movement as bettors would try to make bank by betting on the clear favorites. For this reason, sportsbooks would intervene and move the lines in order to mitigate their losses.
With sports betting slowly expanding and developing over time, the question of what sports is best to bet on has also become increasingly harder to answer. The global expansion of sports betting has brought about a wide catalog of sports that bettors could pick from.