Definition of Both Teams To Score (Goals)

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What does the term "both teams to score (goals)" mean in the world of sports betting, namely hockey betting? What is meant by "both teams to score (goals)"?

When it comes to betting on hockey (or any sport with goals, for that matter), sportsbooks will allow you to bet on a line called "both teams to score (goals)".

The meaning of the term Both Teams to Score Goals is explained when it comes to the sport of hockey.  Slap shot.With this line, you are betting on whether or not BOTH teams will score a certain number of goals.

So, for instance, let's say that the Tampa Bay Lightning are playing the New York Rangers.

A couple of the "both teams to score (goals)" lines might look like this:

2 or More

Yes, 1.68
No, 2.05

3 or More

Yes, 3.85
No, 1.26

So, if you believe that both teams will score 2 or more goals, you'd want to take the "Yes" side on the "2 or more" line.

So, if the game ended up 3-2, 5-3 or 6-4, you would win your bet.

The exact score of the game is irrelevant when it comes to this line - all that needs to happen is both teams scoring two or more goals. If this happens, you will win.