Contents

- 1 What does a +200 money line mean?
- 2 How much does a $2 bet pay?
- 3 How are bet payments calculated?
- 4 What does 5 to 1 odds pay?
- 5 What happens if you bet $100 on a +140 money line?
- 6 Is the moneyline a good bet?
- 7 What are 7 to 2 odds?
- 8 How much is a $1 trifecta box cost?
- 9 How much money would you win if you bet $100?
- 10 Why would you bet on negative odds?
- 11 How much does a show bet pay?
- 12 Do you get your bet back if you win?
- 13 What does it mean 10 to 1 odds?
- 14 What does 5 to 2 odds pay?
- 15 What does 40 to 1 odds pay?

## What does a +200 money line mean?

For example, a **money line** of +**200 would mean** that you **would** make a profit of $200 if you bet $100 and were correct. For example, a –**200 money line** means you **would** win $100 if you bet $200 and won. It is also equivalent to fractional odds of 1/2 and decimal odds of 1.5.

## How much does a $2 bet pay?

Reading the Win Odds

In the latter example, a **bet** of **$2** means you **would** get $42 back for a winning **wager**. Payoffs use the actual odds and are rounded down to the nearest nickel or dime, depending on the rules at that track.

## How are bet payments calculated?

To **calculate** winnings on fractional odds, multiply your **bet** by the top number (numerator), then divide the result by the bottom (denominator). So a $10 **bet** at 5/2 odds is (10 * 5) / 2, which equals $25. A $10 **bet** at 2/5 odds is (10 * 2) / 5, which is $4.

## 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 |

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

An underdog at +**140 moneyline** odds means a **$100** winner nets **you** $140 in profit.

## Is the moneyline a good bet?

Many bettors think that unless you only **bet** favorites, **moneylines** aren’t worth the risk. While you might only win the same amount you **bet**, meaning $100 to win $100, it’s not necessarily too big of a risk.

## What are 7 to 2 odds?

It reflects the amount of money bet on a horse; the more money that is invested, the shorter the **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.

## How much is a $1 trifecta box cost?

Trifecta Box Costs:

$1 Trifecta Box with three horses | $6 (6 possible combinations) |
---|---|

$1 Trifecta Box with four horses | $24 (24 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with five horses | $60 (60 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with six horses | $120 (120 possible combinations) |

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

This means for every **$100 you bet**, **you win** $200.

## 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 much does a show bet pay?

“Today a show bet can pay **$2.10** or **$2.20**. In the days with full fields, you could bet a horse that was first or second favorite and get **$3.20**.” A fun game for novices is the show parlay, where you take all the money you won on one race and just keep adding it to wagers you make in each subsequent race.

## Do you get your bet back if you win?

**A winning** even money **bet** will **return** exactly the amount staked in profit, plus the original **stake**. So **you** basically double **your** money. Remember: the higher the odds, the less likely **a** wager is to **win** but the greater the rewards will be.

## What does it mean 10 to 1 odds?

The first number (**10**) 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 **10** back. For instance, a £**1** winning **bet** at **10**/**1** will payout £**10** (plus your £**1** stake is returned).

## What does 5 to 2 odds pay?

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 does 40 to 1 odds pay?

Conversion Table for common Odds

UK | EU | Bet |
---|---|---|

39/1 |
40.00 | $100 |

40/1 |
41.00 | $100 |

41/1 |
42.00 | $100 |

42/1 |
43.00 | $100 |