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4/9 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds like 4/9 are considered very short. So while you may not make a lot of money from a winning bet with those odds, they do indicate a clear favourite, so there is slightly less risk. A lot of them when you see odds of 4/9, they are being…
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2/5 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Short odds like 2/5 are all the rage now on almost every sport with a betting market. The shorter the odds, the less risk the bookmaker takes. This is especially true if two mismatched teams are set to go head-to-head. Think cup games where…
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How To Bet Each Way

Sometimes you'll hear people say "that's worth an each-way bet", but what exactly does that mean and how do you bet each way? My guide to each way betting is simple and straightforward. It'll show you the correct way to write out each-way…
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4/11 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Beleive it or not but odds of 4/11 are actually more popular than you would think. You find them in the more obscure leagues or cup games when one team is far superior to its opposition. So early rounds of tournaments when two completely mismatched…
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8/11 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Gone are the days where you could rely on a bookmaker to offer you a straightforward 10/1 or 20/1 on your bet. Not the odds are so complicated that it's almost impossible to work them out in your head. That's why we see the more unusual odds…
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8/13 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Beleive it or not but odds of 8/13 are actually more popular than you would think. Especially in football, on or near the day of a big game. And no, they're not good odds and you can hardly make a penny from them! So recently I wrote about…
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1/3 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

It genuinely seems like the more betting options that become available, the shorter the odds get. A quick glance through the odds on offer today and I actually saw 1/40 ON for Real Sociedad to beat Becerril in the Spanish Copa Del Rey. And…
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3/10 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Have you booked a last-minute flight and nearly choked from the extortionate price being charged? Odds work in a similar way. The closer you get to the event you want to place a bet on, the greater the likelihood that the odds will offer very…
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2/7 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

In recent years, working out your odds has become quite difficult. Remember with bookies use to offer the bog-standard 2/1 or 10/1? Now it's a heady mix of odds so short you don't even know if you are getting value for money. I'm not kidding…
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1/5 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

As more and more sports and markets open up, the odds get even more complicated. Odds of 1/5 are right up there as quite popular but also tricky to work out in your head. That's why we've put this handy guide together! First off, odds of…
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10/11 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds of 10/11 are interesting. They are slightly worse than evens but not so low that they offer no value. But how do work out a bet if you place a wager on those odds? They are most often seen in very close games. Particularly those in one…
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2/9 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Oh for the days when a straightforward 10/1 was so easy to come by. Now, with so many betting markets, bookmakers are taking an edge where ever they can. That's why we see so many unusual and frankly, very short odds! Working out your bet…