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Noun. the alotted points the favorite has to overcome to win money for thier backers who have money pending on the scoring outcome of the sporting event.
Dude 1-Did you see the latest spread for the superbowl?

Dude 2-Yeah i got 20 bucks on the favorite, they(the Lakers) need to win by the spread which varies between 1 points to 20 points."

Dude 1-Sweeeet
by Jars in the closet April 26, 2007
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