TROPICANA SPORTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHALLENGE – BETTING THE SPREAD 

TROPICANA SPORTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHALLENGE – BETTING THE SPREAD 

The Tropicana Sports – College Football Challenge is live and it’s 100% FREE! Play now for your chance to win some amazing prizes, without spending a dime. 

Prizes Include:

  • 1st Place: One free overnight stay at Tropicana Atlantic City + $50 Chickie’s and Pete’s gift card 
  • 2nd & 3rd Place: One free overnight stay at Tropicana Atlantic City 
  • 4th through 5th Place: $25 Chickie’s and Pete’s gift card 

BETTING THE SPREAD 

Point Spreads apply to single contests and provide an enhancement to the simple win/loss wager.  They are utilized by odds makers to normalize the odds between two teams, in order to generate betting interest for both sides. Sports bettors make their picks by deciding if the margin of victory will be larger or smaller than the estimated point spread. 

To identify the point spread for each game, just look for the plus or minus symbols beside the team name. In the example below, we see the Bulldogs at -10.5 points against the Gamecocks at +10.5.

This tells us that the Bulldogs must win by at least 10.5 points to cover the spread. 

  • + SYMBOL = Receiving the points 
  • – SYMBOL = Giving away the points 

A bet on the Bulldogs wins win IF:

  1. The Bulldogs win by 10.5 points or more

A bet on the Gamecocks wins IF:

  1. The Gamecocks defeat The Bulldogs outright 
  2. The Bulldogs win the game by less than 10.5 points. 

If you bet on the Gamecocks, and they lose the game… you can still win, if the Bulldogs don’t cover the spread!  


Put your knowledge to the test for FREE…


HOW TO PLAY:  

  • Visit TropicanaSports.com
  • Click on the College Football Challenge Tile
  • Make your picks against the spread, on all the available games
  • You can make the picks on your own -OR- Use one of our three quick-pick options available
    • FAVORITE

      This option selects the teams that are favored to cover the spread, not necessarily favored to win the game. 

    • POPULAR

      This option selection the most popular picks based on the consensus of your fellow competitors. 

    • RANDOM

      Random generator

  • Check all the boxes, enter your email address and click “ENTER TO WIN”
  • Entrants will receive a confirmation email upon submission with verified picks
  • On each Tuesday at 1:00 pm EST, the sweepstakes winners will be randomly chosen, and contacted by email

Be sure to visit TropicanaSports.com and subscribe to our YouTube Channel for videos on sports betting tips, tricks and tutorials! 

 

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