## What does 5.5 mean in betting?

If a team is + 5.5 it means they are “**getting**” 5.5 points. If a bettor places a wager on the team + 5.5 than that team can’t lose by six points or more or the bettor will lose his bet. Oddsmaker will often add that . 5 point to ensure that the game does not end in a tie, or a push.

## What does minus 5.5 mean in betting?

In betting terms the Heat are said to be ‘minus 5.5’, written as -5.5, meaning **they have to win by MORE than 5.5 to win**. The underdog Spurs are said to be ‘plus 5.5’, written as +5.5 meaning you have them to win PLUS 5.5 MORE points so they can lose by 5 or less and you still win.

## What do the odds 5 to 6 mean?

This means that **out of 11 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 5 of one kind of outcome and 6 of another kind of outcome**.

## What do odds of 5/4 mean?

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

## Does under 5 include 5 in betting?

Under 5 means **the total goals less five**.

The result of a match, i.e. hosts winning, guests win or a draw, for Under 5 bets isn’t considered. Winning: The bet on the total under 5 will bring a capper a profit if in a match (time, period) at least five goals (points) are scored.

## Does over 5 include 5?

How to correctly bet on Over 5 in betting? Over 5 means **the total goals over five**. The Over 5 bet is the forecast that the general total of a meeting (the amount of points collected by hosts and guests) will be greater than 5. Which team wins doesn’t matter for this bet.

## How much money would you win if you bet $100?

A winning $100 stake could win **up to $150 in profit**, for a total payout of $250 payout. At +250 odds, a pick is a definite underdog. A $100 wager stands to win $250 in profits, for a total payout of $350.

## 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.

## How do you play point spread?

**How to play POINT SPREAD in 5 steps**

- Buy your ticket. Take your completed selection slip or PRO•LINE App picks to your OLG retailer to buy your ticket. …
- Set your play budget. …
- Choose your sport. …
- Select your wager. …
- Make your predictions. …
- Buy your ticket. …
- Set your play budget. …
- Choose your sport.

## What does 5 to 1 odds pay?

Example #1: A horse that wins at 5-1 will return **$5.00 for every $1.00 wagered**. If you had placed the minimum bet of $2 on that horse to win, your payoff will be: $10 (5 x 1 x $2) + your original bet of $2 – for a total of $12.

## 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 1 to 4 odds?

Odds are just maths. … If you see fractional odds the other way round – such as 1/4 – this is called odds-on and means the horse in question is a hot favourite to win the race. In spoken form this is “Four-to-one on”. 1/4: **For every 4 units you stake, you will receive 1 unit if you win (plus your stake)**.

## What is 3 to 5 odds?

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 2 5 odds?

For every 7, odds are that 2 will be a particular event and 5 will be another event. There is a **28.57 percent** probability of a particular outcome and 71.43 percent probability of another outcome. If you bet 1 on a game with 2 to 5 odds and you win, your total payout will be 1.40 which is your bet plus 0.40 profit.

## What do the odds 6 4 mean?

Fractional Odds

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). In terms of maths another way to express 6/4 is 6 divided by 4 which equals 1.5. So whatever your stake is you can multiply it by 1.5 to calculate your profit.