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Apr 19, 2021 share tweet

Asian handicap betting explained

Easysportbet is proud to offer the most unique opportunities of the betting exchange, and with our Betkeen service you are granted about 300 different kind of betting markets. Among them: Asian Handicap.

If you are not yet confident about placing bets on these specific soccer markets because you think they look complicated, keep reading this article to understand how your bets will be settled once the outcome of a soccer match is known.

How does Asian Handicap betting work?

Asian Handicap betting markets are perfect for football bettors or traders looking for a different option to the more traditional Match Odds market. If you pick the selection Asian Handicap 0, your bet is the same as on a Draw No Bet market (stake refunded if there is a draw).

If you bet on Bayern Munich -1.5, you will expect Bayern Munich to win by 2 goals or more, otherwise you will lose your bet.

Bayern Munich -2 means your bet will be refunded if they win by exactly two goals. Therefore, you are expecting a very comfortable win, by a margin such as: 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, etc.

When you place a bet on selections such as +0.75, your stake is automatically divided equally and placed as two separate bets. It means that half of your stake is on the +0.5 handicap and the other half is on the +1.0 handicap.

If you bet on PSG +1.25, this handicap states that half of your bet goes on PSG to win or draw, with your bet refunded if PSG lose by exactly 1 goal; and the other half of your bet on PSG to win, draw, or lose by less than 1.5 goals.

If the final score is PSG - Bayern Munich: 0-1, half your bet will be refunded due to the draw, the second half will win. If PSG loses the match 0-2, you will lose the totality of your bet. Your bet will be paid in full in case of a draw, or if PSG manages to pull out the upset.

Examples of bets if Bayern Munich wins 1-0 (stake: 100 euros):
  • Back Bayern Munich -1 goal @ 2.80 = 100 euros refunded
  • Back Bayern Munich -1.25 goals @ 3.40 = 50 euros refunded / 50 euros lost
  • Back Bayern Munich -0.75 goals @ 2.20 = 50 euros refunded / 60 euros won (50 * 1.20)
  • Lay Bayern Munich -1.25 goals @ 3.40 = 50 euros refunded / 20.85 euros won

Important: always double check the rules of settlements before placing bets on such markets.

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