Asian Handicapping - Soccer Only

With Asian Handicaps, you bet on either the favourite or the underdog. There is no "Tie" bet. The handicap, or spread, removes the gap in ability between the favourite and underdog making the match a contest of equal ability. The bigger the ability gap is between both teams, the larger the handicap will be.

The simple example of this style of wagering would be the following:

Team Spread
Arsenal -0.5
Manchester +0.5

Arsenal would be considered the favourite because 1/2 a goal is subtracted from their final score. Manchester would be the underdog because 1/2 goal is added to their final score. In this example, if you were to choose Arsenal, Arsenal would need to win the game by 1 goal. If the game ended in a 1-1 tie, then you would lose your wager because the final adjusted score would be Arsenal .5 and Manchester 1.

Sometimes the handicap line becomes more complicated and a second line is added. This is called a splitball and here is an example:

Team Spread
Arsenal -0.5, -1.0
Manchester +0.5, +1.0

Again, Aresenal would be considered the favorite because of the negative line. In this case, you would be placing two bets; one for Arsenal at -0.5 and one for Arsenal at -1.0. If the game was to end with Arsenal winning 2-1, the result would be as follows:

You bet $100 on the wager which would be split into two $50 wagers. $50 on Arsenal at -0.5 and $50 on Arsenal at -1.0. Here are the possible outcomes for this example:

Arsenal Loses - Your total payout on a $100 bet would be $0.
You lose the -0,5 bet
You lose the -1.0 bet

Arsenal wins by 1 goal - Your total payout on a $100 bet would be $150.
You win the -0.5 bet and win $50
You tie the -1.0 bet and are refunded $50

The game is tied - Your total payout on a $100 bet would be $0.
You lose the -0.5 bet.
You lose the -1.0 bet.

Arsenal wins by 2 or more goals - Your total payout on a $100 bet would be $200.
You win the -0.5 bet and win $50
You win the -1.0 bet and win $50

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