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4/6 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds like 4/6 are considered very short. They are more commonly known as 'Odds On', they will always return less than you bet. Unless you plan on betting a large amount of money, they offer very little in terms of value. That said, they do indicate…
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4/7 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds like 4/7 are considered very short. Known as 'Odds On', they will always return less than you bet. While you may not make a lot of money from a winning bet, they do indicate a clear favourite, so there is slightly less risk. Really…
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1/2 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds like 1/2 are considered very short. Known as 'Odds On', they will always return less than you bet. While you may not make a lot of money from a winning bet, they do indicate a clear favourite, so there is slightly less risk. You will…
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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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Can I Bet Each Way On The Betfair Exchange?

Can I bet each way on the Betfair Exchange? It sounds like a daft question but it's one I get asked often. The quick answer is YES you can, but it may not be obvious to new Betfair customers how to place the bet. Betfair is slightly different…
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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…