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**How To Odds Work In Horse Racing? Odds are simply the way prices and payouts are shown at a horse track. The numbers displayed as 4-7 or 2-5 tell you what you pay and how much you get back if the horse you bet on wins. The first number tells you how much you could win, the second number is the amount you bet.**

**What do odds 4 5 mean?** This means that out of 9 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 4 of one kind of outcome and 5 of another kind of outcome. For every 9, odds are that 4 will be a particular event and 5 will be another event.

**What does 5 to 2 odds mean in horse racing?** The tote board does not show decimals, therefore, 5/2 odds means that the odds on a horse are 5 divided by 2, or 2.5-1. Win payoffs are calculated based on a $2.00 wager because at most tracks this is the minimum bet. Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 will return $5.00 for every $1.00 wagered.

**What do the odds 6 4 mean?** Fractional Odds

This is best explained using an example. Let’s say your bet is priced at 6/4 – in simple terms that means you need to stake £4 to win £6 (plus you’d get your £4 stake back).

## How To Odds Work In Horse Racing – Related Questions

### What does 4 to 1 odds pay?

4/1: For every 1 unit you stake, you will receive 4 units if you win (plus your stake). 7/2: For every 2 units you stake, you will receive 7 units if you win (plus your stake). 9/4: For every 4 units you stake, you will receive 9 units if you win (plus your stake).

### What are 7 to 2 odds?

So odds of 7-2 mean that for every $2 invested, the punter gets $7 profit in return. This means when you bet $2, the total return if the bet is successful is $9. Similarly, if a horse is at even money (ie 1-1), it’s $2 profit for every $2 invested, or a total return of $4.

### What are 7 5 odds?

For every 12, odds are that 7 will be a particular event and 5 will be another event. There is a 58.33 percent probability of a particular outcome and 41.67 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 7 to 5 odds and you win, your total payout will be 2.40 which is your bet plus 1.40 profit.

### What do odds 4/7 mean?

This means that out of 11 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 4 of one kind of outcome and 7 of another kind of outcome. For every 11, odds are that 4 will be a particular event and 7 will be another event.

### What are 7/10 odds?

For every 17, odds are that 7 will be a particular event and 10 will be another event. There is a 41.18 percent probability of a particular outcome and 58.82 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 7 to 10 odds and you win, your total payout will be 1.70 which is your bet plus 0.70 profit.

### What do odds 11/4 mean?

This means that out of 15 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 11 of one kind of outcome and 4 of another kind of outcome. For every 15, odds are that 11 will be a particular event and 4 will be another event. 11 to 4 probability.

### What does 10 to 1 odds pay?

For every 11, odds are that 10 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event. There is a 90.91 percent probability of a particular outcome and 9.09 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 10 to 1 odds and you win, your total payout will be 11.00 which is your bet plus 10.00 profit.

### What does 15 to 1 odds pay?

For every 16, odds are that 15 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event. There is a 93.75 percent probability of a particular outcome and 6.25 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 15 to 1 odds and you win, your total payout will be 16.00 which is your bet plus 15.00 profit.

### What are 7 to 1 odds?

This means that out of 8 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 7 of one kind of outcome and 1 of another kind of outcome. For every 8, odds are that 7 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event.

### What happens if you bet $100 on a +140 money line?

+200 odds on a moneyline bet indicates how much money you would win if you bet $100 and were correct. If the New Orleans Saints have +200 moneyline odds and you wager $100, you would get a payout of $300 if the Saint win.

### What does 12 to 1 odds pay?

For every 13, odds are that 12 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event. There is a 92.31 percent probability of a particular outcome and 7.69 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 12 to 1 odds and you win, your total payout will be 13.00 which is your bet plus 12.00 profit.

### Why would you bet on negative odds?

Negative numbers signify the favorite on the betting line. The negative number indicates how much you’d need to bet to win $100. If the number is positive, you’re looking at the underdog, and the number refers to the amount of money you’ll win if you bet $100.

### What do odds 33 1 mean?

This means that out of 34 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 33 of one kind of outcome and 1 of another kind of outcome. For every 34, odds are that 33 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event.

### What does 20 to 1 odds pay?

For example, 6-5 means you will get $6 in profit for every $5 you wager, while 20-1 means you get $20 in profit for every $1 you wager. In the latter example, a bet of $2 means you would get $42 back for a winning wager.

### What do odds 3 to 5 mean?

Odds of 3-5 indicate that your profit will be three-fifths of a dollar. In other words, for every $5 you bet you can win $3 in profit. To determine profit, multiply the amount you bet by the fraction. If I spend $15, then my profit for winning is $9 (15 x 3/5).

### What are best odds?

Best Odds Guaranteed is a concession or promotion offered by some bookmakers that applies to horse and greyhound racing. It means that when you take an early price or a fixed odds price about your selection for a particular race then if the SP (Starting Price) is greater, you are paid out at the biggest odds.

### What does 4/5 odds pay in horse racing?

So, for example, a $10 win bet on a 4-5 favorite returns $18 (5 x $2 (the base unit)=$10, the amount of the original bet, plus 4 x $2=$8). Essentially, the example above is showing that a winning bettor will receive a return of four units on every five wagered.

### What does 50 to 1 odds mean?

This means that out of 51 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 50 of one kind of outcome and 1 of another kind of outcome. For every 51, odds are that 50 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event. 50 to 1 probability.

### What are 11 to 2 odds?

As an example, 11-2 odds means you would receive $11 for every $2 invested. In addition, you get your original bet back.

### What is the payout on 100 to 1 odds?

The first number (100) is the amount you’ll win from wagering the second number (1). So for every £1 or $1 or €1 you spend, you will win 100 back.

### What does 11 to 1 odds pay?

There is a 91.67 percent probability of a particular outcome and 8.33 percent probability of another outcome. 11 to 1 odds payout. If you bet 1 on a game with 11 to 1 odds and you win, your total payout will be 12.00 which is your bet plus 11.00 profit.