There are various odd formats in the betting arena. These formats differentiate from each other in terms of the methods to calculate the payout and profit. Before jumping further into the odds and odd calculating the things like the payout and profit etc must be clear to one.
UK odd format is one of the famous standard odd formats in betting. It is widely used by bookmakers. Its very simple in comparison to the other formats as calculating the profit in UK standard format don’t need any complex method or formula. And its one of the reason why the newbie’s in the betting field prefer to use this format.
Let us see how to calculate the payout and the profit in the UK odd format. To calculate the payout we need the odd value of the bet and the stake amount, after we get the above values we will find the payout using the following method:
Payout = Stake amount * (UK odd value + 1)
This will provide us with the total payout for the given UK odd value.
And to find the total and pure profit in the UK odd format we will simply need the stake amount and the odd value. And then by using the bellow formula we ll be able to find the profit of the UK odd format.
Profit = Stake amount * UK odd format.
Since it involves some calculations that’s why in case we get some value in decimal points we will round it off to the nearest possible value to have a clear view of the winner and loser in the bet.