Asian Handicap Betting Method
Football betting in Asia offer a better advantage for bettor through the use of Asian Handicap Betting. It was once called the 1.2 in the online sport betting sites and was later renamed to ‘half ball’ handicap in the Asian Region.
Over the time, the Asian Handicap Betting has become one of the most famous sport betting system that is used in the European betting market. The Asian handicap method provide a much better betting environment for all bettor by levelling the betting environment in which Home and Away teams are badly mismatched because of the big gap of between both teams performance. A ‘handicap’ is allocated to a favorite team that is will more likely to win before the start of the match. The handicap also allow the Underdog team to have a head start for the match. As a result, both teams are said to be balance in term of chances of winning the bet. In this example, the bettor might bet on the less favorable team which might lose by a goal at the end of the match, but still winning the bet.
Some of the reasons why the Asian Handicap Betting is more preferred by the punters:
Higher chance of winning the bet
In fixed odds, bettor might be betting on Win, Lose or Draw. In Asian Handicap, there are only 2 selection available to bet which the bettor just need to pick one of the 2 sides in a match. They will usually bet on the Home Team or Away Team wins. The draw option is not available in Asian handicap. This has greatly increase the winning odds from 33.3% to 50% for the bettor.
Secure punter from the tie
Unlike the fixed odds betting, the punters can still win their bet even if the team they bet on don’t win at the end of the match. Even if the bet result in a loss, they may only lose half or even a quarter of the stake instead of the whole bet. It all really come down to the handicap that is being offered. In also mean that both team has an equal chance to win the game no matter it is a strong or weak team. This is due to the handicap head start as it will usually neutralize the capability of both team and bettor are left with fair game to bet on.
Much better odds
Fix odds are boring for many of the bettor. If you are feeling that winning 15 cents on every dollar for the bet that you place on stronger team you placed in the fixed odds is not attractive, it is time to look elsewhere and start betting in Asian Handicap Betting. Many bettor has indeed concluded that Asian Handicap offer a much better odds than fixed odds. With the used of goal handicap to a less favorable team, the bookie are offering a higher returns to all bettor whenever they place their bets.
For an example, if Chelsea is playing against Leeds, what you will normally notice is that Chelsea will win the match at a fixed odds of 1.15 – 1.20. In this situation, the bet is consider not attractive to many bettor. If you are betting in Asian Handicap, Chelsea might be priced up with a -2.0 goal while the odds are set to be around 1.90 and Leeds with a +2.0 goal and priced at 2.00. This kind of bet will definitely be more exciting for all bettor.
Many bettor are betting with Asian Handicap method because each bet is consider more fair for both side by levelling the betting situation between the strong and less favorite team. It also made the bets more enjoyable and exciting because you may lose a match but still get to win the match.