oddsmaker

[odz-mey-ker]
noun
a person who calculates or predicts the outcome of a contest, as in sports or politics, and sets betting odds.
Also, odds-maker.


Origin:
odds + maker

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For betting purposes, the oddsmaker predicts that the favored team will win by a certain number of points.
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