ONLINE BACK/LAY BETTING CALCULATOR
free online calculator
calculates the stakes for backing and laying the same selection
level profit after commission
. It supports both
calculations and shows you exactly how much commission is payable on each bet.
is also provided for your convenience.
1. Enter both prices
Back Price must be higher than the
Lay Price to ensure a guaranteed profit.
Enter prices in decimal, fraction or US format.
Fractions and US prices are autoconverted into exchange-friendly decimal prices.
2. Enter one stake
Back Stake, Lay Stake or
Total Stake, depending on the bet type.
Lay Stake for trades on a
Back Stake for trades on
a price fall.
If you enter two stakes, the first value is cancelled (reset to 0.00).
3. Specify whether the bets are same-market or cross-market
Back and Lay selection on same exchange
for same-market bets.
Back and Lay selection on same exchange for cross-market
This setting determines whether commmission is applied to the individual
Back Bet Profit and Lay Bet Profit (cross-market) or to the overall Market Profit (same-market).
4. Enter the applicable commission rate(s)
Commission for same-market
bets and cross-market Lay bets is 5.00%.
5. Press Calculate to view results
View the stake(s) required to win the same
Profit whatever the result.
Back Bet Profit and Lay Bet
Profit show the profits from each of the two bets.
Commission Paid shows the commission
deducted by the betting exchange.
Yield is obtained by dividing the Net Profit by the Total Stake and indicates the profitability of the trade or arb. See our trading and betting instructions for more detailed instructions.