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Betting Glossary

This page contains a glossary of abbreviations used accross our Sky Bet site. Use the quick links below to jump to the section you want to read up on

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Football - Glossary

BTTS Both Teams to Score
DNB Draw-No-Bet. You're betting on the result of the match with the condition that a draw will result in stakes returned.
Pts With regards to football, booking points. Yellow = 10, Red = 25, 2 Yellow & 1 Red With Dismissal = 35
Hf Half
U/O Under/Over the amount stated on the selection
Handicap Involves giving one selection a virtual deficit (a handicap) to overcome at the start of an event. You're betting on the result of the match after the stated Handicap has been applied
Brace The same player to score 2 or more goals in the same match
Hat-trick A Player to score 3 or more goals in the same match

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Racing - Glossary

Types of Races
Hcap Handicap
Maiden Only horses who have never won a race previously.
Group/Grade 1,2 & 3 Races at the highest level
Bumper A Flat races that takes place on a National Hunt Card
National Hunt Races that are over jumps
Nov Novice Hurdle/Chase. A Race for horses that are in their first season over the hurdle/fences


Others
F Furlong (200yards per furlong)
AP Ante Post
NRNB Non Runner No Bet. This term is used when a market becomes NRNB meaning customers cannot lose their money if the horse is a Non Runner
NR Non Runner
Terms With Bet Used with Ante Post racing. This will be offered when a race if in its Ante Post stage so customers will get the places terms at the time of bet placement
EW Each Way


Form Figures
PU Pulled Up
F Fell
R Refused
US Finished 10th or worse
WD Withdrawn
/ Long absence since last raced on a track
- New Season
BF Beaten Favourite
/ Brought Down

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Other Sports

NFL
FG Field Goal
TD Touch Down
Brace To Score 2 or more Touchdowns
Hat-Trick To Score 3 Touchdowns
Yds Yards
Scrummage Yards Combination of rushing and receiving yards
Pts Points
OT Overtime


NBA
Pts Points
Rebs Rebounds
Double Double A performance in which a player accumulates a double-digit number total in two of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a game
Triple Double A performance in which a player accumulates a double-digit number total in three of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a game


Darts
T20 Treble 20
D20 Double 20
Bull Bullseye
9-darter To win leg in a perfect 9 darts
MVG Michael Van Gerwen
RVB Raymond Van Barneveld


Cricket
Wkts Wickets
6s Sixes


Rugby League/Union
40/20 A 40-20 kick is when a player kicks the ball behind his own 40 metre line and it bounces into touch within the opposition’s 20 metre line
Pts Points
Conv Conversion
DG Drop Goal
Sin Bin Player to be shown a yellow card and off the pitch for 10 minutes


Golf
Top 20 inc Ties Player to finish in the top 20 including ties
Top Nat Player to finish with the lowest total in the tournament from their country

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Cheltenham Racing Abbreviations

SNH Supreme Novices Hurdle
A Arkle
UHC Ultima Handicap Chase
CH Champion Hurdle
MH Mares Hurdle
NHC National Hunt Chase
CBC Close Brothers Novices Handicap Chase
NH Neptune Novices Hurdle
CoC Coral Cup
RSA RSA Chase
CC Champion Chase
XC Cross Country
FW Fred Winter
CB Champion Bumper
JLT JLT Novices Chase
PH Pertemps Handicp Hurdle
RC Ryanair Chase
SH Stayers Hurdle
BAP Brown Advisory Plate
MNH Mares Novices Hurdle
KM Kim Muir
TH Triumph Hurdle
FH Foxhunters Chase
CoH County Hurdle
AB Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
GC Gold Cup
MP Martin Pipe
GA Grand Annual
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