What is a Dime in Sports Betting?

The term “dime” as two meanings in the sports betting world, one drastically more important to the handicapping approach. The first generic meaning of “dime” is basically another way to say $1000. The more revelant and important meaning to bettors everywhere though refers to what is known as a “dime line,” and it’s when sportsbooks offer better prices on both the favorite and underdog of a specific game, minimizing the juice a bettor must pay to make their wager.

What is a Dime Line?

Often associated with predominantly moneyline driven sports (baseball, hockey), a dime line reduces the vig in their odds to help attract action from bettors. As beating the market with the vig included is every bettor’s goal when they dive into sports betting seriously, dime lines offer a ‘discounted’ price to help bettors try to achieve that goal. Think of it like always having a coupon with you for the products you are looking for in everyday shopping.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Monday 11 December
FT Washington Capitals 1 - 3 New York Islanders Odds
PEN Dallas Stars 2 - 1 New York Rangers Odds
FT Colorado Avalanche 2 - 1 Pittsburgh Penguins Odds
AOT Florida Panthers 2 - 1 Detroit Red Wings Odds
FT Vancouver Canucks 1 - 5 Winnipeg Jets Odds
FT Carolina Hurricanes 2 - 3 Anaheim Ducks Odds
Tuesday 12 December
FT Ottawa Senators 2 - 3 Buffalo Sabres Odds
FT Los Angeles Kings 1 - 5 New Jersey Devils Odds
FT Toronto Maple Leafs 2 - 4 Philadelphia Flyers Odds
FT Colorado Avalanche 2 - 5 Washington Capitals Odds
FT Edmonton Oilers 7 - 2 Jackets Odds
FT Tampa Bay Lightning 3 - 0 St. Louis Blues Odds
PEN Calgary Flames 1 - 2 Minnesota Wild Odds
AOT Florida Panthers 2 - 3 Chicago Blackhawks Odds
Wednesday 13 December
FT New York Rangers 2 - 3 Ottawa Senators -130 +110 Odds
FT Dallas Stars 5 - 2 New York Islanders +115 -135 Odds
AOT Boston Bruins 3 - 2 Detroit Red Wings -154 +135 Odds
FT Nashville Predators 7 - 1 Vancouver Canucks -169 +150 Odds
Thursday 14 December
FT Washington Capitals 5 - 3 Boston Bruins +100 -120 Odds
FT Buffalo Sabres 1 - 2 Philadelphia Flyers +160 -179 Odds
FT New York Islanders 4 - 6 Jackets +150 -169 Odds
AOT New Jersey Devils 1 - 2 Montreal Canadiens +160 -179 Odds
FT Anaheim Ducks 3 - 1 St. Louis Blues Odds
FT Toronto Maple Leafs 0 - 2 Minnesota Wild +105 -125 Odds
FT Chicago Blackhawks 5 - 1 Winnipeg Jets +115 -135 Odds
FT Florida Panthers 1 - 2 Colorado Avalanche -110 -110 Odds
FT San Jose Sharks 3 - 2 Calgary Flames +105 -125 Odds
FT Nashville Predators 4 - 0 Edmonton Oilers +100 -120 Odds
FT Tampa Bay Lightning 4 - 1 Arizona Coyotes -217 +180 Odds
Friday 15 December
FT Los Angeles Kings 2 - 4 New York Rangers -115 -105 Odds
FT Dallas Stars 2 - 5 New Jersey Devils -154 +135 Odds
AOT Carolina Hurricanes 5 - 4 Buffalo Sabres -164 +145 Odds
FT Toronto Maple Leafs 1 - 3 Detroit Red Wings -110 -110 Odds
AOT San Jose Sharks 3 - 4 Vancouver Canucks -161 +140 Odds
Saturday 16 December
Edmonton Oilers 14:00 Minnesota Wild -105 -115 Odds
New York Rangers 17:00 Boston Bruins Odds
Los Angeles Kings 19:00 New York Islanders Odds
Montreal Canadiens 19:00 Ottawa Senators -125 +105 Odds
Winnipeg Jets 19:00 St. Louis Blues Odds
Jackets 19:00 Carolina Hurricanes -115 -105 Odds
Dallas Stars 19:00 Philadelphia Flyers +105 -125 Odds
Pittsburgh Penguins 20:00 Arizona Coyotes -169 +150 Odds
Anaheim Ducks 20:00 Washington Capitals +120 -141 Odds
Tampa Bay Lightning 21:00 Colorado Avalanche -189 +165 Odds
Nashville Predators 22:00 Calgary Flames -110 -110 Odds
Sunday 17 December
St. Louis Blues 18:00 Winnipeg Jets
Minnesota Wild 19:00 Chicago Blackhawks
Calgary Flames 20:00 Vancouver Canucks

Many bettors believe that reputable sportsbooks that consistently offer dime lines can’t be promoted enough. Some of them will even go the step further and offer a nickel (5 cents) line to bettors. With sports betting being all about finding value in the numbers, dime lines are a critical part of success to your bottom line. Losing wagers lose less, winning wagers win more, and with money management the lifeblood of a sports bettors career, maximizing your wins and minimizing your losses is all one can ask for.

Best Online Dime Betting Websites

You’ve knocked at the right door if you’re looking for sportsbooks that offer dime lines. The importance of knowing where to find these lines is critical as they offer a huge benefit to each and every bettor. By reducing the juice on every bet you make, your ROI% (return on investment) will see fewer large swings and sports betting can start to pay out like any other profitable business. Correctly predicting more winners than losers over the long haul plays a big part in that, but once you’ve found a quality sportsbook that consistently offers dime lines, it’s unlikely you’ll ever leave. 

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