The ‘way’ to the right odds!

Mar 26, 2007 7:02 AM

Here are a couple of odds printouts for simple way tickets. The first ticket is a four spot with two deuces, typically played for 3 dollars. Below you will see the percentage of hits and the odds for one against each specific catch on the ticket, followed by the exact odds against each way. For instance the odds against a 2-0 catch are roughly one in 14 while the odds against catching a "deuce" are roughly one in 8 and a half.

2 2 PERCENTAGE ODDS
0 0 .308321425410033 3.243368503081197
1 0 .4327318251368885 2.310900058445354
1 1  .1417569772000152 7.054326494201606
2 0 7.087848860000759D-02 14.10865298840321
2 1 4.324789134915717D-02 23.12251461988304
2 2 3.063392303898633D-03 326.4355005159958
4 / 4 .003063392304 326.4355005159958
3 / 4 .043247891349 23.12251461988304
2 / 4  .212635465800 4.702884329467737
1 / 4  .432731825137 2.310900058445354
0 / 4 .308321425410 3.243368503081197
2 / 2 .117189772253 8.533167876122906
1 / 2 .617736693686 1.618812691914022
0 / 2 .811931739147 1.231630630735865

 And here is another simple and popular ticket. This is the deuce way six, one six and three deuces, typically played for four dollars. One interesting fact about this ticket is that it is easier to hit a 2-1 catch than a 2-0 catch, which is somewhat counterintuitive.

2 2 2 PERCENTAGE ODDS
0 0 0 .1666017526777021 6.002337814143775
1 0 0  .3634947331149863 2.75107149814923
1 1 0 .2466571403280264 4.054210628851498
1 1 1  .0519278190164266 19.25750048704462
2 0 0  .0616642850820066 16.21684251540599
2 1 0 7.789172852463991D-02 12.83833365802974
2 1 1 2.283033422273928D-02 43.80137365680736
2 2 0 5.707583555684821D-03 175.2054946272295
2 2 1 3.095638538676513D-03 323.0351307189543
2 2 2 1.289849391115214D-04 7752.843137254904
6 / 6  .000128984939 7752.843137254904
5 / 6 .003095638539 323.0351307189543
4 / 6  .028537917778 35.04109892544589
3 / 6  .129819547541 7.703000194817847
2 / 6 .308321425410 3.243368503081198
1 / 6 .363494733115 2.75107149814923
0 / 6 .166601752678 6.002337814143775
4 / 4  .008932207033 111.9544135343668
3 / 4 .103817701286 9.632268751979343
2 / 4 .466678890730 2. 142801013426547
1 / 4 .688043601968 1.453396263173178
0 / 4  .591760770875 1.689872071989289
2 / 2  .171318554863 5.837079356643565
1 / 2 .765897393745 1.305657922544513
0 / 2 .922017223283 1.084578438176327

This is the only place you can find this information. Enjoy. That’s it for this week, Good Luck! I’ll see you in line. email: [email protected]