Definitions for "POINTSPREAD"
Applies to US sports but is identical to "handicap". It is the advantage given to the underdog, and the disadvantage placed on the favourite, so as to even out the outcome of the event and give the bet more value. (also known as spread)
a sports book correction designed to even the betting odds of a contest
The start that the favourite gives the underdog. Also known as the "line" or "handicap".
Keywords:  line, see
See Line