Dog Meaning – A Team or a Player Unlikely to Win
Last Updated: May 31, 2022
The dog is a short term for “Underdog” in a sports bet. In other words, this is the team or person not favored to win the particular matchup.
For example, if you’re betting on tennis, when you’re betting on players like Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal, the opposing player will almost always be a dog.