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# Double Chance betting explained

Football has 3 possible result outcomes: Home Win (1), Draw (X) and Away Win (2). Double chance means that you can bet on 1X, X2 or 12.

• In the case of 1X, you win if home team wins or match ends up with a draw
• In the case of X2, you win if away team wins or match ends up with a draw
• In the case of 12, you win if there is no draw end to the match

## Reasons to decide for double chance betting

The most significant reason for using Double Chance as a betting tool can be summarized in one sentence:  The statistical chance of winning with double chance betting is significantly higher. Necessary to add in one breath is that the odds are lower as well, but proportionally to the risk.

### Scenarios for using Double Chance betting

#### You are sure about the favorite, but not 100% sure

You might have a favorite team, that you are let’s say 90% confident will take the victory, but you might see a little chance for a draw. In this case, where you decide to go for as little risk as possible. Reason for that can be a combo ticket with many bets.

#### You think the underdog might surprise

You identified a value, or used our paid picks but the value was in both – underdog winning and a draw. Which of those two you go for? Now you don’t have to decide, since you can go for both of them. Just make sure with the bookies payout calculator, the value is taken into the double chance as well.

Double Chance betting simply explained. The statistical chance of winning with double chance betting is significantly higher