## What odds are paid on each way bets?

For the place part of the bet to give a return, the selection must either win or finish in one of the predetermined places for the event, such as first place or second place. The odds paid on the place part of the bet are usually a fraction (commonly 1⁄2, 1⁄3, 1⁄4 or 1⁄5) of the win odds.

**Is each way 1st 2nd and 3rd?**

It essentially gives you the chance to get a return on your money if the horse you back doesn’t win but instead finishes in 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th place. Each-way means you are betting on two things. The first is that the horse will win. The second is that it will finish anywhere up to 5th place.

### What odds are each way?

Which sports does each way betting work on?

- Less than 5 runners: WIN ONLY.
- 5-7 runners: 1st & 2nd place @ 1/4 odds.
- 8+ runners: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place @ 1/5 odds.
- Handicaps 12-15 runners: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place @ 1/4 odds.
- Handicaps 15+ runners: 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place @ 1/4 odds.

**What time is best odds at Betfred?**

Best Odds Guaranteed applies to bets placed after 08:00 on the day of the race. Best Odds Guaranteed will be applied on qualifying bets where the SP is bigger than the price taken when the bet was placed.

#### What happens if an each way bet wins?

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. This means you can receive a return on your bet if your selection wins, but also if it just places.

**How do odds work?**

In Summary. Betting odds represent the probability of an event to happen and therefore enable you to work out how much money you will win if your bet wins. As an example, with odds of 4/1, for every £1 you bet, you will win £4. There is a 20% chance of this happening, calculated by 1 / (4 + 1) = 0.20.

## Can you bet on both teams?

… yes, but it depends on the circumstances. Betting on both teams (also called arbitrage betting or middling) can result in the bettor making a profit — regardless of the outcome — by placing one bet per each outcome (and with different betting companies).

**How many horses make a race for 4 places?**

Typically, handicap races of more than 15 runners pay out on 4 places, horses with 5-7 runners pay 2 places and less than 5 is win only.

### What is an each way accumulator?

An each-way accumulator is a two-part bet, designed to ensure punters get something back if their runners fail to win outright but manage to place. The first part of an each-way accumulator is the standard accumulator bet — placing one bet on four or more selections to win their races.

**Do Betfred offer best odds?**

Best Odds Guaranteed T&C’s Offer applies to Betfred.com and the Betfred App. Offer applies to all available UK & Irish Greyhounds. Best Odds Guarenteed applies to bets placed after 07:00 on the day of the race.

#### How do odds work UK?

Betting odds represent the probability of an event to happen and therefore enable you to work out how much money you will win if your bet wins. As an example, with odds of 4/1, for every £1 you bet, you will win £4. There is a 20% chance of this happening, calculated by 1 / (4 + 1) = 0.20.

**How do you read UK odds?**

Odds are expressed as fractions, for example 10/1, 66/1, 6/4 or 8/13. The number on the right indicates the amount you bet, with the number on the left indicating the potential profit, and of course in each such bet your stake is also returned. £10 at 66/1 = 66 divided by 1 times £10, meaning a handsome £660 profit!

## How many places do Betfred pay for each way bets?

Betfred are paying 4 places for Each Way bets at 1/4 the odds in the following races: 4 Places for Each Way bets at 1/5 the odds in the Horse Races. Betfred are paying 4 places for Each Way bets at 1/5 the odds.

**What are the odds of a £5 each way bet winning?**

So for instance, if the each way fraction is 1/5 and the winning odds are 10/1 and you place a £5 each way bet, then your win portion has potential returns of £55 (£50 + £5) and the place portion potential returns of £15 (£10 + £5).

### What is an each way bet?

The each way bet is a single selection wager consisting of 2 equal parts: a win bet and a place bet. Learn more. An each way bet is particularly popular in horse racing and golf betting.

**Should I take each way or long odds?**

If the odds are long already then the potential returns if your selection places may still be attractive. On the downside Each Way bets require a greater initial stake as your stake is essentially doubled and if your selection already has low odds then the returns may be significantly less attractive once you discount the win portion of your stake.