Asian Handicap Betting

Asian Handicap betting is a very popular way of betting on football as it is potentially less risky than traditional "Win-Draw-Win" style betting. Asian Handicap takes away the draw option leaving the punter a 2 way bet and potentially fairer odds too. To balance a match one team may be set a handicap (e.g. -1) and it must overcome this deficit to record a win for the punter.

A useful mini guide to the terms used in Asian Handicap can be found at Ladbrokes. It briefly explains that Asian Line Handicaps are made up of the Handicap Line and the Money Line. The Handicap Line refers is the terms of the bet and can either be Simple Handicap or Split Handicap. The Money Line is the payout offered on each team for the given handicap line - to a unit stake of one.

Bet365 offer an extensive asian handicap market featuring matches from The Premiership, Championship, Serie A and more. Single and multiple bets are accepted. There is very little information on Asian Handicap betting though and beginners may want to look towards other bookmakers to get started.


Bet365
Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

Ladbrokes
18+ New UK+IRE customers. PayPal and certain deposit and bet types excluded. Min first £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x £5 free bets valid for 4 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

William Hill
Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the “win” part from EW bets will count. Free bets credited as 3 x £10/€10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.

Betfair
Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded.

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