Odds given by the sportbooks happen to be the major determinant in football betting. This happen as a result of being of the analytical data available on the platforms. There are many bettors who rely on these odds provision alone without having to further with other data for clarification and confirmation. Different bookmakers offer varying odds in different formats. The margin between odds offered by each sportbooks are so minimal so as to prevent football arbitrage opportunity among the bookmakers. We have decimal odds, fraction odds and American odds. All these odds formats are not different from one another. But the one that most acceptable and understood is the decimal type.