# Frequent question: How are forecast bets calculated?

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## How are forecast dividends calculated?

To forecast dividends per share. Simply take a company’s current annual dividend payment. And multiply it by an estimated dividend growth rate.

## How is a reverse forecast calculated?

The Reverse Forecast is a bet on two runners finishing 1st and 2nd in one half and the reverse in the second half of the bet. It is effectively two straight forecasts with opposing predicted results meaning the stake is double compared to a Straight Forecast.

## What is a straight forecast bet in golf?

A Straight Forecast consists of 1 bet that requires you to predict which selections will finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order. A Reverse Forecast consists of 2 bets that requires you to predict which selections will finish 1st and 2nd in any order.

## How do you calculate forecast doubles?

The number of RFC doubles can be calculated by multiplying the number of doubles in the total number of races by 4. The number of RFC trebles can be calculated by multiplying the number of trebles in the total number of races by 8.

## How many runners should I forecast?

Forecasts are accepted in all races of 3 or more actual runners and will be settled as a straight forecast (selections to finish 1st and 2nd in correct order) in accordance with the computer straight forecast dividend. If there are less than 3 actually running in a race then all forecasts for that race will be void.

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## How are straight forecast odds calculated?

Those bookies that don’t offer a fixed price on the straight forecast before the start of a horse or greyhound race use the Computer Straight Forecast (CSF) to work out your return. Essentially this is a computer calculation based upon the number of runners and their starting prices (SP).

## What is a reverse bet?

Reverse bets allow you to make your if bet with reverse action, meaning you have two wagers placed both ways. If your first wager wins or pushes, then your second wager will be placed, or wager two wins, place one. … Then, with action reverse betting, you will have a secondary wager that goes in reverse.

## How do you work out the odds of winning?

To calculate winnings on fractional odds, multiply your bet by the top number (numerator), then divide the result by the bottom (denominator). So a \$10 bet at 5/2 odds is (10 * 5) / 2, which equals \$25. A \$10 bet at 2/5 odds is (10 * 2) / 5, which is \$4.

## What is a Trixie bet?

A Trixie bet consists of four bets of equal value on three selections in separate events: three doubles and one treble. … It’s most often used in horse racing betting.

## What is the dead heat rule?

Dead heat rules state that your stake should be divided by the number of competitors involved in the dead heat and then settled at the normal odds. … In a dead heat situation, your stake is divided by the number of competitors involved in the dead heat and then multiplied odds you took when placing the bet.

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## What is a 3 ball bet?

3 ball betting is where we offer odds on which of the 3 golfers scores the lowest score. 3 ball betting is always based on 18 holes/1 round.

## What odds do you get on a forecast?

A forecast return is therefore usually in decimal odds as the dividend includes the stake. So a dividend of 11.53 is actually, in fractional betting odds, 10.53/1.