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Whats the lowest odds 8/13 or 13/20?

This might be a stupid question but I cant work it out. I need to pick the fav's and im not sure on this one.

Sorry to start a new thread on this.

Makaveli

06-11-2009, 02:11 PM

Whats the lowest odds 8/13 or 13/20?

This might be a stupid question but I cant work it out. I need to pick the fav's and im not sure on this one.

Sorry to start a new thread on this.

8/13 = 61.5p profit per £1 staked

13/20 = 65p

Saorsa

06-11-2009, 02:12 PM

whats the lowest odds 8/13 or 13/20?

This might be a stupid question but i cant work it out. I need to pick the fav's and im not sure on this one.

Sorry to start a new thread on this.8/13

Hibercelona

06-11-2009, 02:18 PM

13/20 is the best odd. :agree:

If you ever want to compare 2 odds... Take the 1st number and divide it by the 2nd.

8 divided by 13 = 0.615 (always rounded up) = 62p profit

13 divided by 20 = 0.65 = 65p profit

:nerd:

HFC 0-7

06-11-2009, 02:35 PM

13/20 is the best odd. :agree:

If you ever want to compare 2 odds... Take the 1st number and divide it by the 2nd.

8 divided by 13 = 0.615 (always rounded up) = 62p profit

13 divided by 20 = 0.65 = 65p profit

:nerd:

Although I agree with you, some people may disagree with you regarding the best odds part. 13/20 is the best in terms of return, however some people look at the best odds being the one that is most likely.

Just thought I would add that, as my definition of the best odds were different to my dads when I put a bet on for him, he was not happy!

Killiehibbie

06-11-2009, 03:33 PM

Most bookie sites will let you display odds as decimals which makes it easier, this facility also available on Oddschecker.

Sergey

06-11-2009, 04:21 PM

You can also work out the percentage probability. An example...

1. 12/1 is the same as 12 divided by 1. 12 divided by 1 is 12

2. add 1 to the answer above; in this case 12 add 1

3. divide the answer from 2 above (13) by 100. In this example the answer is 7.692% (using 3 decimal points to maintain accuracy)

Makaveli

06-11-2009, 04:29 PM

You can also work out the percentage probability. An example...

1. 12/1 is the same as 12 divided by 1. 12 divided by 1 is 12

2. add 1 to the answer above; in this case 12 add 1

3.divide the answer from 2 above (13) by 100. In this example the answer is 7.692% (using 3 decimal points to maintain accuracy)

To calculate percentages you actually need to divide 100 by the decimal odds (13 in your example), not the other way around.

Sergey

06-11-2009, 04:39 PM

To calculate percentages you actually need to divide 100 by the decimal odds (13 in your example), not the other way around.

Ooops :greengrin

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