Sports Explained: Glossary R

Sportsbook Glossary: Rr

Written by on July 31, 2018

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Rained Out Rainout, washout, rain delay, and rain stopped play
A game cancelled because of weather.

Real Time Odds
Live lines (which Sports Insights offers for over 40 available sportsbooks).

Reduced VIG Also known as reduced juice
A wager in which your laying less than the standard 10 cent line.

Reverse-Line Movement
Betting line movement that contradicts the public betting percentages. For example- if Team A is receiving 80% of the public bets as a 7 point favorite yet the line drops to -6.5, this is an example of reverse line movement. This would indicate that sharp money is taking Team B.

Return on Investment ROI
A performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment.

Ring Corner Boxing
In boxing, each fighter is given a corner of the ring where he rests in between rounds for 1 minute and where his trainers stand.

Rio Grande Rivalry College Football
Name given to the intercollegiate rivalry between The University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University.

Risk
Amount of money laid on a game or event.

Rivalry in Dixie College Football
American college football rivalry game between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

River City Rivalry College Football
American college football played between former Big East rivals University of Pittsburgh and University of Cincinnati.

Revivalry College Football
American college football rivalry game between the Baylor Bears and TCU Horned Frogs.

Rocky Mountain Showdown College Football
American college football rivalry between the Colorado Buffaloes football team of the University of Colorado and Colorado State Rams football team of Colorado State University.

Rumble in the Rockies College Football
American college football rivalry between the Colorado Buffaloes football team of the University of Colorado and Utah Utes football team of the University of Utah.

Round Robin
A series of three or more teams into two-team wagers.

Run Down Rundown
All the lines for a specific date, sport, time, etc. Line update.

Run Line
In Baseball if you bet ATS, you are betting on the Run Line.

Runner
An individual who places a bet on behalf of another person.

Rushing Football
Action taken by the offense that means to advance the ball by running with it, as opposed to passing. The other is an action taken by the defense that means to charge towards the quarterback, kicker or punter across the line of scrimmage. When players on the defense are collectively rushing the passer (usually a quarterback), it is called the pass rush.

Ryder Cup Golf
A golf tournament in which every two years the top American and European golfers meet at venues alternating between the two continents.