Title: How to Convert Odds to Fractions: A Comprehensive Guide for US Bettors
Metadescription: Learn how to convert odds to fractions effortlessly and improve your betting skills. This guide provides stepbystep instructions and tips for US bettors.
Introduction
Are you an avid sports bettor in the US looking to enhance your betting strategies? Understanding how to convert odds to fractions can be a valuable tool in your arsenal. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of converting odds to fractions, providing you with the knowledge you need to make more informed betting decisions. Let's dive right in!
# Understanding Odds: The Basics #
Before we delve into converting odds to fractions, let's ensure we have a solid understanding of how odds work in the first place. In the US, odds are typically presented in three formats: American odds (e.g., +150, 200), decimal odds (e.g., 2.50, 1.50), and fractional odds (e.g., 3/2, 1/2). For the purpose of this guide, we will focus on converting American odds to fractional odds.
# Converting American Odds to Fractional Odds #
Converting American odds to fractional odds may seem daunting at first, but fear not
How do you calculate odds from fractions?
For conversion of fractional odds to decimal take the first figure and divide it by the second figure then add 1.00. So 1/2 becomes 1 ÷ 2 + 1.00 = 1.50. Or 2/1 becomes 2 ÷ 1 + 1.00 = 3.00.
What are fractional odds?
Fractions. Whenever you see two numbers separated by a slash, i.e. 10/1, this is a fractional betting odd. Fractional odds allow you to calculate how much money you will win on your bet in comparison to you stake. The number on the left(e.g. 10) is how much you will win.
What are odds of 1.5 in fractions?
Odds Conversion Table
Fraction  Decimal  American (Moneyline) 

1/2  1.5  200 
8/15  1.53  187.5 
4/7  1.57  175 
8/13  1.62  162.5 
What are 3.25 odds in fractions?
The fractional odds of 3.25 are 9/4.
How do I calculate odds?
To convert from a probability to odds, divide the probability by one minus that probability. So if the probability is 10% or 0.10 , then the odds are 0.1/0.9 or '1 to 9' or 0.111. To convert from odds to a probability, divide the odds by one plus the odds.
How do you know which odds are better?
Whereas negative () odds tell you what you have to bet on the favorite to win $100, positive (+) odds tell you how much you'll win for every $100 you wager on the underdog. So, a team with odds of +120 would payout $120 for every $100 wager.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is 4 7 in odds?
Odds conversion table
Fractional  Decimal *  Probability 

4/7  1.57  63.64% 
3/5  1.60  62.50% 
8/13  1.61  61.90% 
5/8  1.62  61.54% 
What are the odds for 1%?
Thus if expressed as a fraction with a numerator of 1, probability and odds differ by exactly 1 in the denominator: a probability of 1 in 100 (1/100 = 1%) is the same as odds of 1 to 99 (1/99 = 0.0101
What is 2.5 odds in percentage?
Odds Conversion Table
Fraction  Decimal  Implied Probability 

6/4  2.5  40% 
8/5  2.6  38.5% 
13/8  2.62  38.1% 
7/4  2.75  36.4% 
What does odds of 10 to 1 mean?
Whenever you see two numbers separated by a slash, i.e. 10/1, this is a fractional betting odd. Fractional odds allow you to calculate how much money you will win on your bet in comparison to you stake. The number on the left(e.g. 10) is how much you will win. The number on the right is how much you need to stake.
What do 1 2 odds mean?
Basic Odds Understanding
This means that you need to bet one unit to win two back. Odds of 4/1 means that you bet one unit to win four back. Then you have oddson prices such as 1/2. In this scenario, you would need to bet two units to win one back.
FAQ
 What is odds in decimal?
 The decimal odds number represents the amount one wins for every $1 wagered. For decimal odds, the number represents the total payout rather than the profit. In other words, your stake is already included in the decimal number (no need to add back your stake), which makes its total payout calculation easier.
 What does 1.21 odds mean?
 What does odds of 1.21 mean? If you were to bet $10 on 1.21 odds you would receive $2.10 in profit if this outcome won. To work out how much money you will receive back when betting on decimal odds you multiply your stake (bet amount) by the odds: $10 x 1.21 = $12.10 Total Payout ($2.10 profit).
 What do 0.25 odds mean?
 With 0.25 handicap bets you can win and draw (and thus win half your wager) or lose and draw (and lose half your wager). In Asian handicap +0.25 betting, if your selection wins by any margin, your bet is a winner. Likewise, if they lose, you've lost your stake.
 How to calculate the odds of a decimal?
 How do you convert American odds to decimal? If the American odds are positive the formula is as follows: (American odds / 100) + 1 = decimal odds. If the American odds are negative, the formula is as follows: (100 / American odds) + 1 = decimal odds.
 How do you convert 1 2 to decimal odds?
 To calculate 1/2 odds in decimal, you take the 1 on the left and divide it by the 2 on the right. This gives you 0.5. Add on 1.00 and you have your fraction to decimal odds of 1.50 from 1/2. With 2/1 odds in decimal, you get 2 divided by 1 to get 1, add on 1.00, and you have decimal odds of 2.00.
What are the odds for this fraction
What are odds 1 5 in decimal?  Odds conversion table


How to calculate odds ratio?  In a 2by2 table with cells a, b, c, and d (see figure), the odds ratio is odds of the event in the exposure group (a/b) divided by the odds of the event in the control or nonexposure group (c/d). Thus the odds ratio is (a/b) / (c/d) which simplifies to ad/bc.  
What does odds 1 2 mean?  Basic Odds Understanding This means that you need to bet one unit to win two back. Odds of 4/1 means that you bet one unit to win four back. Then you have oddson prices such as 1/2. In this scenario, you would need to bet two units to win one back.  
What does 1.5 odds mean?  A +1.5 spread is commonly seen in baseball betting, the standard “runline” for MLB. This spread means the underdog must win outright or lose by exactly one run to cover the spread. Alternatively, a 1.5 spread means that the favorite must win by at least two runs. Many baseball games are decided by fewer than two runs.  
How good are 2 to 1 odds?  The larger the second number in the fraction, the less likely the event is to occur, and the higher the potential payout. For example, odds of 2/1 indicate that there is a 33.33% chance of the event occurring, while odds of 7/2 indicate a 22.22% chance. 
 What is the payout for 2 1 odds?
 2/1 odds means you'll win $2 for every $1 you bet. A $100 bet at 2/1 odds would win $200, for a total payout of $300.
 Which odd is likely to win?
 Odds are presented as a positive or negative number next to the team's name. A negative number means the team is favored to win, while a positive number indicates that they are the underdog.
 What is the odd 1 2 to a decimal?
 1.50 To calculate 1/2 odds in decimal, you take the 1 on the left and divide it by the 2 on the right. This gives you 0.5. Add on 1.00 and you have your fraction to decimal odds of 1.50 from 1/2. With 2/1 odds in decimal, you get 2 divided by 1 to get 1, add on 1.00, and you have decimal odds of 2.00.
 What does 1.27 mean in betting?
 The implied win probability of 1.27 odds is 78.74%. If you'd like to see the implied win probability of other odds values you can check our Moneyline Converter. Decimal Odds of $1.27 when converted to American odds are 370 and when converted to fractional odds are 27/100.
 What does 1 2 mean in betting odds?
 Basic Odds Understanding This means that you need to bet one unit to win two back. Odds of 4/1 means that you bet one unit to win four back. Then you have oddson prices such as 1/2. In this scenario, you would need to bet two units to win one back.