Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Dutching Losers - Spread Your Bets Over The Likely Losers

Arbcruncher TutorialsDutch Laying Example 1

This example shows you laying Murrary (11.00), Henman (16.00) and Rusedski (21.00) to win a small tennis tournament. You want to spend £100 betting that none of the British players can win.

Multilay instructs you to lay Murray for £9.55, Henman for £6.56, and Rusedski for £5.00. The negative profit figure for each selection shows how much you would lose if one of the Brits were to surprise you and everyone, and actually win the tournament. Your profit if neither wins is just the sum of the Lay stakes, which is £21.11. This means that you are effectively getting odds of just a shade over 1/5 that none of the Brits will win.

Laying Losers

Dutch Laying Example 2

In this example, you have identified 7 golfers that you believe don’t stand a chance of winning the tournament. Winng a golf tournament requires a rare combination of skill, determination, patience and stamina, and it is surprising how many golfers can easily be written off as potential winners. In this example, you want to spend £1,000 on your bet.

As in the above example, the negative profit figures show how much you would lose if one of your supposed dogs actually came through and won the tournament. Your profit if none of them wins is again the sum of their Lay stakes, which is £199.50. This means that you are getting odds of just under 1/5 that none of them will win.


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