Handicap - is extremely popular in the world of betting practices. Without its application does not do more than one sport, based on a points system. Among them we can mention:
Rugby, football, basketball;
Various types of racing competitions (mainly jumps);
Handicap: it's in the rates
The word handicap - English origin and literally it means any injury or defect. It can be said, for example, about a disabled person with a damaged foot or mentally unhealthy person. Why this deviation? And the fact that the name could not be better describes the essence of the practice.
In simple terms, a handicap in rates - is intentionally applied the restriction in spectacles in order to equalize the chances of the team in and make the game more interesting and unpredictable. Imagine. There is a match between the world-famous team like Manchester, and some, almost a yard, team. It is clear that Manchester considerably more experience and outcome of the match, "little is known in advance." This is where it can be very useful and will help handicap.
Varieties handicap betting
To give you a better idea of the handicap, let's talk about football. Football - without exaggeration, the most popular game on the planet. Every day, thousands held matches involving professional teams in the world. It would be foolish not to try to make money on such a massive game.
Unfortunately, not always football can give a proper adrenaline rush and intrigue, especially when more than a year and is betting all know this industry inside out. For this and come up with different ways to change the gameplay, add a bit of curiosity and surprise.
In all team sports, there are 3 main types of bets. If you are a beginner, you need to be sure to learn how to put a handicap and what are the features of its species, before making your choice.
It is used in cases where it is assumed that between the competing teams do not have significant differences that could affect the outcome of the match. In other words, both teams start with a score of 0. In order to win, you just need to put on a team, recruit a greater number of points. If there was a draw - all funds are returned to the participants.
This type of handicap opposite applies when a team has obvious advantages over the opposing team. Depending on the number and strength of their nature, have a strong team subtracted the number of goals in order to equalize the result.
Examples of such handicaps can be -0.5 points, -2.0 points, -2.5 points, and so on. D.
For example, if you bet on Arsenal, which is used in a single handicap -2.0 goals, this team must beat the opponent by at least 3 points for you to win the bet.
Such a handicap is used when the difference in the chances of winning between the teams small. This makes it possible to divide the bet into two parts and to save some of their money in the event of an unforeseen outcome of the match.
To better understand this method, imagine that team X simultaneously receives 2 handicap to 0 and -0.5 goals. If there is a tie, the first part of your funds (0 goals) returns you back, and the second (in the -0.5 goals) loses. If the team won the match in X - both of these rates overlap, which means that all wins split as a whole!