Asian Handicap Betting, as the name suggests, it is a form of odds for football betting game originated in Asia. It was written as 1/2 in the online sports betting sites, and was branded as ‘half-ball’ handicap in the Asian region.
Asian Handicap Betting is becoming one of the most the popular sports betting system in Europe’s betting market. Asian handicap method provides a more levelled betting environment in which Home and Away teams are badly mismatched. Before the match starts, a “handicap” will be given to a favourite team that is more likely to win, and a virtual head start to the Underdog team. This will assist to balance the chances of winning for both teams. In this case, you might bet on the less favourite team, which might lose by a goal, but still winning the bet.
Here are the reasons why the Asian Handicap maxbet is more preferred by the punters:
Better chance of winning
You are betting on Win, Lose, or Draw in fixed odds. However there are only 2 selections in Asian Handicap, just pick one of the 2 sides in a match, either bet on Home Team or Away Team wins. The draw option is eliminated in Asian Handicap, therefore the possibility of winning the game rises from 33.3% to 50%.
Secure punters from the tie
Unlike traditional fixed odds, punters can win their bet even if the team they bet on do not win at the end of match. Even if they lose, they may only lose half or quarter of stake instead of full stake, depends on the handicap offer. In other words, both strong team and weak has an equal chance to win the game due to the handicap head start, doesn’t this sound interesting to you?
Forget about boring fixed odds, if you are thinking that winning 15 cents on every dollar you bet on stronger team in fixed odds is unattractive, it is time to start a new game in Asian Handicap Betting. Asian Handicap Betting gives much better odds than fixed odds. By giving a less favourite team a goal handicap, the bookmarker offers you higher returns when you bet favourites.
For example, if Chelsea play Portsmouth, you normally will see Chelsea win the match at a fixed odds of 1.15 – 1.20, it is relatively unattractive. However on the Asian Handicap, Chelsea might be priced up with a -2.0 goal, the odds are adjusted to around 1.90 and Portsmouth with a +2.0 goal, priced at 2.00. This will definitely increase the excitement of the game.
With Asian Handicap method, it is not only level a betting situation between a strong and a less favourite team, but it will also makes the match more enjoyable, as you may lose the match but still win the bet.