British betting odds explained

British betting odds explained

Understanding Odds What the numbers mean There are two ways odds – or prices – are displayed at racecourses in Britain: the traditional fractional system or the more recently introduced decimal system. Fractional odds: These are usually displayed in this format: 4/1. In spoken form this is “Four-to-one” and sometimes this can be written as: 4-1. Odds are just maths.