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Is there a word to define the property of being the Home Team? In Brazil we say that the Home Team has the "Mando de Campo" which means "Field Ownership", as in the Home Team HAS the Field Ownership as the Visitor Team does not, I don't know if that helps.

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One phrase often used for the home team is that they have the home field advantage (in the US) or home advantage (in the UK). This refers to the psychological advantage teams have when they play at home:

In team sports, the term home advantage (also called home field/court/diamond/ice advantage) describes the advantage–usually a psychological advantage–that the home team is said to have over the visiting team as a result of playing in familiar facilities and in front of supportive fans.

Though it is used more for psychological, it is also often used to describe "what" one team has that the other does not. So the home team has this advantage; the visiting (or away) team does not.

This translation site says that home field advantage is the translation for the phrase mando de campo.

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I was looking for a more neutral way of saying that, but it seems this is the only way. i didnt find anything diffrent. –  BernardGra Aug 25 '11 at 21:17
    
What do you mean by "neutral"? –  simchona Aug 25 '11 at 21:18
    
Nevermind, i didnt express myself very well. English is my second language. –  BernardGra Aug 25 '11 at 21:23
    
I'd love to help if I can--are you saying you'd like to convey a particular tone? –  simchona Aug 25 '11 at 21:23
    
No really, dont worry home field advantage will work fine. –  BernardGra Aug 25 '11 at 21:29
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Although I cannot think of a term apart from "home team" to describe that property, the phrase "home advantage" (or alternatively, home-field advantage) is fairly common in America. Wikipedia describes it thusly:

[T]he advantage–usually a psychological advantage–that the home team is said to have over the visiting team as a result of playing in familiar facilities and in front of supportive fans.

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The home team is sometimes referred to as the HOSTS. The visiting team, as VISITORS or GUESTS.

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