Luck is the determining factor when it comes to playing the game of Roulette. The roulette odds are not difficult to figure out. If luck is on the player’s side they can walk away with up to 35 times their wager. The roulette wheel is divided into either 37 or 38 pockets depending on if the player is playing the European or the American version. Everyone wonders what the 0 space is for, well it symbolizes the house edge. With playing the single ‘0’ version the house advantage is 2.7% and 5.26% for the ’00’ version. The information in this article will explain the roulette wheel odds and statistics.
Here are some bets that might be a good idea to avoid, single number bets and 5 number bets as they have the biggest discrepancy between the payouts and the actual odds.
Here are some bets that are considered the best bets as they have the better odds. These are the ‘even money bets’, including with these bets are the even, odd, low, high, red and black as all of these payout 1 to 1.
Let’s take a look at some of the odds per bet for a game of Roulette:
Single Number bets: double zero 37 to 1, single zero 36 to 1
Two Number split bets: double zero 18 to 1, single zero 17.5 to 1
Three Number street bets: double zero 11.67 to 1, single zero 11.33 to 1
Four Number square bets: double zero 8.5 to 1, single zero 8.25 to 1
Five Numbers bets: double zero 6.6 to 1
Six Number line bets: double zero 5.33 to 1, single zero 5.17 to 1
Column bets: double zero 2.17 to 1, single zero 2.08 to 1
Dozen bets: double zero 2.17 to 1, single zero 2.08 to 1
All even bets, odd, low, high, red and black have 1.05 to 1 with the double zero and 1.01 with the single zero.
Always keep in mind that roulette is a game of luck and these statistics above bring in to play the overall median. Nevertheless, odds are odds and it clearly means that the player has a less chance of winning if they choose the more risky ones.