In our guide to understanding 4-9 sports betting odds, we delve into the meaning and implications of 4 to 9 odds for an event. These odds represent the probability or likelihood of a particular outcome occurring.

Commonly seen in UK football and horse racing betting markets, 4-9 odds are slightly more favorable to the bettor than 1-2 odds, and are a frequent choice in these sports.

## What do 4/9 Odds mean?

When you see odds of 4/9, it’s a way to represent the likelihood of an event occurring. In betting terms, it means that for every 9 units you stake, you would win 4 units if the bet is successful.

These are fractional odds, commonly used in the UK and Ireland.

Stake at 4/9 odds (£) | Total 4/9 Payout (£) |
---|---|

1 | 1.44 |

5 | 7.22 |

10 | 14.44 |

25 | 36.11 |

50 | 72.22 |

100 | 144.44 |

### What is the Payout for 4/9 Odds?

The payout calculation for 4/9 odds is as follows:

**Total Payout**= (Stake * 4/9) + Stake

- For £1: Total Payout = (1 * 4/9) + 1
- For £5: Total Payout = (5 * 4/9) + 5
- For £10: Total Payout = (10 * 4/9) + 10
- For £25: Total Payout = (25 * 4/9) + 25
- For £50: Total Payout = (50 * 4/9) + 50
- For £100: Total Payout = (100 * 4/9) + 100

#### What does 4/9 Each Way mean?

“Each way” betting involves two parts: a ‘win’ bet and a ‘place’ bet. For 4/9 each way, half of your stake goes on the selection to win at 4/9 odds, and the other half goes on the selection to ‘place’ at a fraction of the win odds (commonly 1/4 or 1/5).

The ‘place’ part depends on specific conditions like the number of participants.

For instance, with a £10 each-way bet at 4/9 odds (assuming the place odds are 1/4 of 4/9):

- £5 goes on the win at 4/9
- £5 goes on the place at 1/4 of 4/9 (i.e., 1/9)

The potential return for each stake as an each-way bet considering both win and place outcomes.

#### What is 4/9 Odds in Decimal Format?

Decimal odds represent the total return for every unit staked, including the stake. To convert 4/9 odds to decimal:

**Decimal Odds**= (4/9) + 1 -= 1.49

#### Calculations and Results

**Simple Bet Payouts for 4/9 Odds**- For £1, the total payout is £1.44
- For £5, the total payout is £7.22
- For £10, the total payout is £14.44
- For £25, the total payout is £36.11
- For £50, the total payout is £72.22
- For £100, the total payout is £144.44

**Each Way Bet Payouts for 4/9 Odds (Place Fraction: 1/4)**- For £1, the total payout is £1.28
- For £5, the total payout is £6.39
- For £10, the total payout is £12.78
- For £25, the total payout is £31.94
- For £50, the total payout is £63.89
- For £100, the total payout is £127.78

**4/9 Odds in Decimal Format**- Decimal odds for 4/9 is 1.44.
- Example for £10 stake:
- Total payout at decimal odds is £14.44.