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Head to Head
Our simplest and most popular Sport betting option. Head to Head gives you the chance to pick which of the two teams in a particular match will eventually win.

Note: All Baseball options include Extra Innings, where applicable.

A particular starting pitchers must throw the first pitch of the game for their respective teams for match bets to stand.

For Head to Head bets the game is official after 5 innings of play. If the home team is leading, the game is official after 4½ innings of play.

Total Combined Runs
This option allows you to pick how many runs will be scored in the match. The Bookies will provide a number, called a line. You can then decide whether you think the total points scored will be Under or Over that line.

For example, the Bookies might provide a line of 7.5 points. If the total points scored in that particular match is 7 or less, all bets on Under 7.5 would be paid out. Likewise, if the total points scored in that particular match was 8 or more, Over 7.5 would be paid out.

For total combined run bets to stand, 9 innings (or 8½ innings if the home team is leading) must be completed, with the exception that bets will stand once the run total is exceeded. 

Run Line
Just like a Points Start, the Run Line option outlines how many runs the Bookies think separate the two teams in a particular match. You can then decide if a team is likely to do better than the Bookies have predicted.

For example, in the final match of the 2015 World Series, the New York Mets were considered 1-2 run favourites over the Kansas City Royals.

The Run Line option therefore appeared as:

New York Mets -1.5
Kansas City Royals +1.5

Note: the Run Line includes a half point to eliminate the possibility of a draw and therefore guarantee a payout to Punters.

Punters who thought New York would win by 2 or more runs backed New York -1.5. Punters who thought Kansas City would prevent New York from winning by 2 or more runs backed Kansas City +1.5. In the end, the final score was New York Mets 2 Kansas City Royals 7 – a winning margin of 5 runs to Kansas City. Therefore, Kansas City +1.5 runs was paid out as the winning selection.

Here’s another way to look at it: The Run Line option attempts to even the market. In theory, the favourite should beat the Run Line 50% of the time, with the opposite also occurring 50% of the time. The selections within Run Line can either (i) take runs away from a team’s final score or (ii) add runs to a team’s final score.

Using the example above, if you took New York -1.5 this selection would take 1.5 runs off New York’s final score. That means you would need New York to win by 2 runs or more for this to be a winning bet.

If you took Kansas City +1.5 this selection would add 1.5 runs to Kansas City’s final score. That means you would need Kansas City to avoid losing by 2 runs or more for this to be a winning bet. As Kansas City won by 5 runs they easily avoided losing by 2 runs or more so Kansas City +1.5 was the winning selection.

For run line bets to stand, 9 innings (or 8½ innings if the home team is leading) must be completed. 

Innings Betting
For games that are live traded, Innings Betting options are offered on each innings, giving you the chance to predict a number of possible outcomes.

For example, in game 4 of the 2015 World Series the following selections were offered each innings:
NY Mets Most Runs
Kansas City Most Runs
Tie (Innings Runs)
NY Mets Most Hits
Kansas City Most Hits
Tie (Innings Hits)
Under 2 Hits
Over 2 Hits
Exactly 2 Hits
Under 0.5 Runs
Over 0.5 Runs
Under 1.5 Runs
Over 1.5 Runs

Note: Five selections will be paid out in each Innings Betting option. The selections listed relate only to the specific Innings outlined in the option title.

For more information, click HERE to read the Baseball betting rules.

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