# Bet 8

“What does 8 to 1 odds mean?” Here we will tell you what 8 to 1 odds mean, what 8 to 1 probability means, and show you what a 8 to 1 odds payout would be.

**8 to 1 odds**

This means that out of 9 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 8 of one kind of outcome and 1 of another kind of outcome.

For every 9, odds are that 8 will be a particular event and 1 will be another event.

**8 to 1 probability**

There is a 88.89 percent probability of a particular outcome and 11.11 percent probability of another outcome.

**8 to 1 odds payout**

If you bet 1 on a game with 8 to 1 odds and you win, your total payout will be 9.00 which is your bet plus 8.00 profit.

**Odds vs. Probability**

Note that odds and probability are not the same. Odds compare one event to another event, whereas probability compares one event to both possible events. Thus, when the odds are 8 to 1, the fraction for the Odds is 8/1, but the fraction to calculate the probability is 8/9.

**Formulas and calculations used for 8 to 1 odds where A=8 and B=1**

**Probability**

A / (A + B) =

8 / (8 + 1) =

8/9 = 88.89%

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