# Calculating Payouts From Decimal Odds

Decimal odds have slowly become the standard odds format used
at sports betting sites. Some sites still use moneyline or
fractional formats, but the decimal option is easily the most
common. The likely reason is that it’s widely considered to be
the most straightforward of all three.

potential profits and payouts from decimal odds. We include
examples of these calculations and provide a chart showing the
payouts for several commonly used odds.

## Calculations Required

There are two calculations to know to work out the potential
profit and total payout of a bet using decimal odds as follows.

## Using These Calculations

The following examples illustrate how these calculations work

## Decimal Odds Payout Chart

The following chart shows the potential profits and total
payouts for various commonly-used decimal odds, based on a \$10
stake.

Odds Potential Profit Potential Payout Odds Potential Profit Potential Payout
2.00 \$10.00 \$20.00 1.909 \$9.09 \$19.09
2.10 \$11.00 \$21.00 1.80 \$8.00 \$18.00
2.25 \$12.50 \$22.50 1.667 \$6.67 \$16.67
2.375 \$13.75 \$23.75 1.571 \$5.71 \$15.71
2.50 \$15.00 \$25.00 1.50 \$5.00 \$15.00
2.75 \$17.50 \$27.50 1.444 \$4.44 \$14.44
3.00 \$20.00 \$30.00 1.40 \$4.00 \$14.00
3.50 \$25.00 \$35.00 1.364 \$3.64 \$13.65
4.50 \$35.00 \$45.00 1.333 \$3.33 \$13.33
5.50 \$45.00 \$55.00 1.286 \$2.86 \$12.86