Glossary

half time result

Abbreviated as HTR, a bet on the result of a match at half time.

half time/full time

Also known as double result betting, a single bet on the result of a match at half time and on its result at full time. Both outcomes must be predicted correctly for the bet to win.

half-time bet

Also referred to as a Half Time Result (HTR), a bet on the result of a match at half time.

handicap

1. To level the odds among competitors, by giving weaker competitors some form of advantage and/or giving stronger competitors a disadvantage. 2. In racing, a weight assigned to each racehorse in order to create a more level field. Horses with strong form are assigned heavier weights than horses with weaker form.

handicapping

The process of assigning a handicap to favoured competitors to help even the odds with other competitors.

handle

The total amount of money placed on a bet.

Hang Cheng

An alternative name for Asian handicap betting..

hedge

To place two or more opposing bets, to reduce risk or ensure a profit irrespective of the outcome.

hedging

Placing two or more opposing bets, to reduce risk or ensure a profit irrespective of the outcome.

Heinz

A Heinz bet is a wager that involves six selections and 57 separate bets - 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 fourfolds, 6 fivefolds and a sixfold accumulator.
The Heinz bet

home advantage

The advantage it's assumed that a competitor or team has when competing in its home town, due to the familiarity of facilities and supportive audiences.

homestretch

The section of a racetrack between the last turn and the finish line.