Betting Jargon

This where I’ll try to explain some of the complicated terms used in making money out of the bookies. Examples are “Sports Arbitrage Betting”, “Asian Handicap”, “Scalping”, “Surebets”, etc..

 

Fractional & Decimal Odds

Think you know how this works? 11/2 = 5.5 RIGHT? WRONG! WHY? Fractional ODDS DO NOT include the original stake in the return. Decimal odds DO include the original stake…

Asian Handicap Betting

Right. Tricky one to explain, this.. Here goes: Say you have a football (soccer) match. There are three possible outcomes: Home Win, Draw, and Awawy Win. So that’s three outcomes…