Different Types Of Bets Betting Guide

Different Types of Sports Bet

There are plenty of different types of bet that you can place at 21.co.uk’s online sportsbook. Everything from a simple single or double bet, to a huge Goliath with up to 247 bets all placed at once. Whatever kind of bet you want to place, 21.co.uk has explained them all so you know exactly what you are looking for.

Single

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - 1
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 1

A single bet is simply placing a bet on one outcome and not relying on anything else.

Double

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - 2
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A double is when you bet on 2 outcomes, with both of them needing to happen in order to win.

Treble

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - 3
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 3

A treble is when you place a bet on 3 different outcomes, which will all need to win in order for your bet to win.

Accumulators

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - As many as chosen
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - As many selections as chosen

Accumulators are often referred to as 4-folds, 5-folds etc, depending on the number of selections in the bet. Each leg will need to win in order for the accumulator to pay out.

Trixie

Number of Bets - 4
Number of Selections - 3
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Trixie can be placed when you are betting on 3 different events. A trixie consists of 3 doubles and 1 treble, including different combinations of your events for a total of 4 bets. For example, if your events were given labels 1, 2 and 3, your combinations would be as follows: 12, 13, 23 and 123.

Patent

Number of Bets - 7
Number of Selections - 3
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Patent can also be placed when betting on 3 different events. Similarly to a trixie, a patent includes 3 doubles and a treble, but also includes 3 singles for a total of 7 bets. If bets were labelled 1,2 and 3, your bets would be: 1, 2, 3, 12, 13, 23, 123.

Yankee

Number of Bets - 11
Number of Selections - 4
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Yankee can be placed when betting on 4 different outcomes. There will be 11 different bets altogether, including 6 doubles, 4 trebles and 1 four fold accumulator. The 11 bets would be: 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 34, 123, 234, 124, 134 and 1234.

Lucky 15

Number of Bets - 15
Number of Selections - 4
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 1

Similarly to a Yankee, a Lucky 15 is placed on 4 different selections, however it will also include 4 singles. For a total of 15 bets, there will be 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles and 1 four fold. The bets would be as follows: 1, 2, 3 ,4, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 34, 123, 234, 124, 134 and 1234.

Super Yankee

Number of Bets - 25
Number of Selections - 5
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Super Yankee, also known as a Canadian, is placed on 5 selections for a total of 25 bets. Your 25 bets will include 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 4 four folds and 1 five fold accumulator.

Lucky 31

Number of Bets - 31
Number of Selections - 5
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 1

A Lucky 31 works similarly to a Lucky 15, placing every possible combination of selections across 31 bets. Your bets will be 5 singles, 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 4 four folds and 1 five fold. Lucky 31’s are particularly popular in horse racing betting.

Heinz

Number of Bets - 57
Number of Selections - 6
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Heinz involves 6 different selections spread across 57 bets. Of your 57 different bets, there will be 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 four folds, 6 five folds and a single six fold accumulator.

Lucky 63

Number of Bets - 63
Number of Selections - 6
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 1

Following on from the trend of the Lucky 15 and Lucky 31, the Lucky 63 combines 6 different selections with every different combination so that only 1 winner is needed. In a Lucky 63, there will be 6 singles, 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 four folds, 6 five folds and 1 six fold accumulator.

Super Heinz

Number of Bets - 120
Number of Selections - 7
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

A Super Heinz is the only bet that can be placed with a combined 7 selections, other than a standard seven fold accumulator. The Super Heinz has a combined 120 bets, including 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 four folds, 21 five folds, 7 six folds and 1 seven fold.

Goliath

Number of Bets - 247
Number of Selections - 8
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 2

The largest number of bets that can be placed at one time is called a Goliath. A Goliath combines 8 different selections for a total of 247 bets. In a Goliath, there are 28 doubles, 56 trebles, 70 four folds, 56 five folds, 28 six folds, 8 seven folds and 1 eight fold accumulator.

Forecasts

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - 2
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 1

A Forecast is when you choose 2 different horses in a race. You will then have to choose which horse you think will win and which horse you think will finish second. In order for your bet to win, both of your selections will have to finish in the correct place.

Tricasts

Number of Bets - 1
Number of Selections - 3
Number Of Winners To Be Successful - 3

Similar to a Forecast, a Tricast works exactly the same way but includes 3 horses, rather than 2. Just like a Forecast, all selections will need to finish in your predicted places in order for the bet to settle as a win.

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