Sportsbooks call these odds a futures bet because you place a wager on an outcome that won’t be decided in the near future like a single game would be. Instead, you bet on future events. Often, that means betting on the overall winner of a league, but this isn’t always the case.
If you bet $20 on a 20 to 1 futures bet, you will get to watch a ton of games that all matter with the potential payout of $400 at the end of the entire season and playoffs. For a lot of people, futures bets are seen as one of the most cost effective forms of entertainment that exist in the sports betting realm.
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Futures betting revolves around placing wagers on events that have yet to happen. The marketplace is active, and you’ll find opportunities for all of the major team and individual sports . For the team sports, you can place bets on things such as the outright winner of the league or the player who will win an individual award.
Sports betting futures is the one market that is available 365 days a year for betting, for just about every sport. The oddsmakers readjust odds to win a championship or title of a major sport and release new odds quickly.
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You can make futures bets on any of the major sports championships such as the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup final, March Madness, College Football Playoff and the NBA Finals. And as soon as one season is over, there are usually future odds posted for next season’s championship.
SI Betting is here to help sift through the noise and target the best futures bets for the upcoming season. Check out the latest NBA odds at SI Sportsbook . Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports