Sports Explained: Glossary J

Sportsbook Glossary: Jj


Jab Boxing & MMA
A quick, straight punch thrown with the lead hand from the guard position.

Another term for the favorite in a race.

This is the commission that sportsbooks or bookies charge for placing a wager. Typically, books offer a dimeline (-110) which means that you need to win 52.38% of your bets to break even. Some books will offer reduced juice with lines between -104 and -107.