The longshot is a team or player that is not expected to win and has high odds placed upon them. The payout on winning a wager on the longshot is usually high.
A roll where the odds are clearly against it (i.e.. 17-1 or 35-1). You typically can not worry about being hit with a longshot as the probability is very low.
A sports team or entry that is perceived to be very unlikely to win
An underdog with almost no chance of winning
A team or horse perceived to be unlikely to win.
An unlikely win.
LONGSHOT refers to a horse that appears not to have a good chance to win a race. When the LONGSHOT wins it usually pays very well.
an extreme underdog.
A team or horse that is very unlikely to win.
Horse paying good odds (usually 10-1 or better).