Back Lay Calculator

Enter the back and lay odds and your stake

    Bet Amount
    Stake Not Returned
    Back Odds (decimal)
    Back Commission %
      Lay Odds (decimal)
    Lay Commission %
      Potential return from bet   Net result if bet wins  
      Potential liability at exchange   Net result if bet loses  
    Lay Stake:

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    How to use the Back and Lay Calculator

    • Enter the amount of your bet.
    • If your stake is not returned with your winnings for any reason, enter the amount not returned.
    • Enter the odds you are getting for both the back and lay bets. Not sure about decimal odds? Use the Odds Converter.
    • Commission is paid on winnings at betting exchanges. If you are betting with a bookmaker, this will be 0%. Lay commission is set at 5% by default - if you have a lower rate through a loyalty scheme or offer then enter it.
    • Press calculate to find out how to hedge your bets and check your profit or loss.
    • The lay stake displayed is the amount you need to accept at the betting exchange at the odds you entered to achieve an equal outcome.
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