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point spread

noun

Simple Definition of point spread

  • sports : the number of points by which a team is expected to win in a particular game

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of point spread

  1. :  the number of points by which an oddsmaker expects a favorite to defeat an underdog

Circa 1949

First Known Use of point spread

circa 1949


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