(+) means the handicap advantage is awarded to this team and the number that follows represents the number of handicap goal(s). For example, +1 means 1 goal is given to this team. To adjust the score result, you only need to add the handicap goal(s) to the official score of the team with handicap advantage.
What is handicap goal in betting?
It is a type of betting that is designed to level the playing field between two teams of different abilities. This is achieved by giving one team an advantage over the other in terms of points or goals before the start of the match. The stronger team must then overcome this handicap in order to win the bet.
What is a +2.5 handicap?
An Asian handicap +/-2.5 is a half line handicap that starts off the favourite team on a deficit of 2.5 goals and the underdog on a surplus of the same number of goals. This is a single Asian handicap bet, which is the most common kind of handicapping option at the sportsbook.
What does handicap +3 mean in betting?
What does 3-way handicap mean? 3-way handicap means that there are three possible outcomes from the bet, a home win, an away win, and a draw. In this market, one of the teams is given a head start (+1, +2, +3), while the other is handicapped (-1, -2, -3).
What does +1.5 handicap mean?
A +1.5 handicap means that 1.5 goals or points will be added to the full-time score for that game. For example, if the game finishes 2-1 and your team has only scored 1 goal, then 1.5 will be added to create an adjusted final score of 2-2.5, meaning the bet now wins.
What is a 0.5 handicap?
A 0.5 Asian Handicap means that one team starts the match with a half-goal advantage over the other team. In a 0.5 Asian Handicap, it depends if you placed a bet on the favourite (-0.5) or the underdog (+0.5). In case you wager on the favourite, this team needs to win for you to have a winning bet.