Definition of Rushing Matchbet

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What does the term "rushing matchbet" mean in the world of football betting? What is meant by the term "rushing matchbet"?

With the "rushing matchbet", you are betting on a head-to-head match-up between two players.

In photo: Lamar Jackson with the ball.  The meaning of the betting term rushing matchbet is explained.In this case, you are betting on which player will have the most rushing yards on a particular day.

For rushing matchbets, these players are usually NOT playing in the same game.

So, for instance, let's say that the Philadelphia Eagles are playing the New England Patriots, and the Baltimore Ravens are playing the Houston Texans.

A "rushing matchbet" for the day might look like this:

Lamar Jackson, -135
Jalen Hurts, +110

So, in this case, the odds of Lamar Jackson rushing for MORE YARDS than Jalen Hurts on the day are a slight favorite.

So, let's say that you bet $100 on Lamar Jackson in this rushing matchbet.

Jackson finishes the day with 78 rushing yards, while Hurts finishes with 59 rushing yards.

In this case, your Lamar Jackson rushing matchbet would pay off.

In most cases, if the two players end up with the same amount of rushing yards, your original bet will be refunded to you.