Odds expression indicating return relative to 100 unit base figure. American odds can be a plus number (e.g. +200) or minus number (e.g. -200).
- Positive figures: The odds state the winnings on a $100 bet e.g. American odds of 110 would win $110 on a $100 bet.
- Negative figures: The odds state how much must be bet to win $100 profit e.g. American odds of -90 would win $100 on a $90 bet.
See our winnings calculator to calculate American odds.
The denominator or 2nd number to the right is the amount bet and the numerator or 1st number on the left is the amount that your wager will yield - For example 3/1 or 7/2.
For example, if you were to stake $10 at 3/1 you would win $30.
Note: The bet would return $40 in total - your stake ($10) + your winnings ($30)
See our winnings calculator to calculate Fractional odds.
You simply multiply your stake by the decimal shown and the answer is how much you'll receive in winnings - including your stake.
For example, if you were to stake $10 at odds of 3.5 you would win $25. This is your stake ($10) x odds (3.5) = $35 returned. Which equals a profit of $25 ($35 returns - $10 stake).
See our winnings calculator to calculate Decimal odds.