To calculate the exact odds on your horse, just subtract the take from the total pool, then subtract the amount bet on your horse to give you the amount of cash to be paid out.

## How are odds determined 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.

## How do you create odds?

The answer is the total number of outcomes. Probability can be expressed as 9/30 = 3/10 = 30% – the number of favorable outcomes over the number of total possible outcomes. A simple formula for calculating odds from probability is O = P / (1 – P).

## How are place odds calculated?

More Info. To calculate the place part you just need to divide the odds (e.g. 7/4) by the Each Way Terms (1/4) –> 7 divided by 5 = 1.4 so the odds will change from 7/4 to 1.4/4.

## What does 9 2 odds mean in horse racing?

When odds are shown in the traditional fractions, i.e. 4-1 or 9-2, it shows the amount of profit there is to be gained versus the stake. So if you bet a horse at 4-1 for $5 and it wins, you will return $25 ($5 x 4 + original stake).

## What does 4 to 9 odds mean?

The first number (4) is the amount you’ll win from wagering the second number (9). So for every £10 that you bet, you will get back £4.44 if your bet wins. You basically get back a lot less than you bet, plus your stake back. For instance, a £40 winning bet at 4/9 will payout £17.78 (plus your £40 stake is returned).

## What does 5 to 1 odds pay?

The odds and what they mean

Odds | Payoff range |
---|---|

5-1 | $12.00-$13.90 |

6-1 | $14.00-$15.90 |

7-1 | $16.00-$17.90 |

8-1 | $18.00-$19.90 |

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## What are the odds game rules?

What Are the Odds, or Odds Are, is a simple game where you dare another player to do a ridiculous task. One player asks another how likely they are to complete a dare, and then the second player picks a number between 2 and 100 as a limit for a number range. Both players then choose a number within the range.

## What does paying 4 places mean?

If the Each Way Terms are 4 places at 1/4, this is what happens: This means you will be paid for your win part of your bet at the odds chosen when you placed the bet and for the place part of your bet at 1/4 of your odds. … This means you will be paid only for the place part of your bet at 1/4 of your odds.

## How do EW odds work?

An Each Way (EW, E/W) bet is essentially two separate bets: one for the horse to win, the other for the horse to place in any of the place positions offered in that race. … When placing an each way bet, you stake an amount on both the win and the place.

## How do you calculate each way?

Each Way Betting In Summary. When you bet each way, you have two bets; one for the horse to finish first, and a second bet for the horse to finish in the top four or five (varies according to by race). The winnings for the latter bet are calculated by applying the fraction (usually 1/4) to the original odds available.

## What are good horse odds?

Odds with $2 Minimum Payoff for Horse Racing

Odds | $2 Payoff |
---|---|

2/5 | $2.80 |

1/2 | $3.00 |

3/5 | $3.20 |

4/5 | $3.60 |

## What does a 9 2 bet pay?

Have you ever wondered what the minimum payout is for a win bet?

Odds (Fraction) | Odds (Decimal) | Payout ($2 Bet) |
---|---|---|

7/2 | 3.50 | $9.00 |

4/1 | 4.00 | $10.00 |

9/2 | 4.50 | $11.00 |

5/1 | 5.00 | $12.00 |

## What does 5’2 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.