In sports betting, a “favorite” refers to the team, participant, or outcome in an event that is considered most likely to win. It is the side of the wager that is favored by sportsbooks due to various factors, including perceived skill, past performance, and other relevant data. They are the counterpart to underdogs, which are the teams or participants considered less likely to win.
What is a Favorite? FAQ
What does it mean if a team is a favorite?
How do you tell if a team is a favorite?
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