Moneyline Wagering: The Moneyline is a simple straight bet. You are simply betting on one team to beat the other. In the example above, if you wagered $100 on the LA Dodgers you would win $130 should they win the game. For the Boston Red Sox you would need to wager $146 to win $100 should they win the game.
Spread Wagering: Spread Wagering in Baseball is a straight wager on the run spread. When making a spread bet, the team you wager on must cover/beat the run spread. This means that the favored team must win by more than the outlined number of runs or the underdog will receive that number of runs as a head start. In the above example, if you wager on LA Dodgers +1.5, they need to win the game by any score or alternately lose by less than 2 runs. If you wager on Boston Red Sox -1.5, they need to be win by over 2 runs or more. For both of these selections, you would need to wager $110 to win $100.
Total Runs Wagering: For this market, you are wagering on the combined total number of runs at the end of the whole game. In the above example, if you wager on Ov 8.5, the game needs to end on a combined total of 9 runs or more. If you wager on Un 8.5, the game needs to end in a combined total of 8 runs or less.
- All settlements are based on the results and statistics provided by the relevant league’s governing body.
- Should a game not start on the day of the officially listed start time, as stated by the
relevant governing body, due to a rain delay or other similar events, all bets will be void.
The day of the event will be considered the day according to the time zone in which the
game was scheduled to be played.
- In the event of a shortened game, results are official after (and, unless otherwise stated,
bets shall be settled subject to the completion of) 5 innings of play, or 4.5 innings should
the home team be leading at the commencement of the bottom of the 5th innings (the
“4.5 Innings Rule”). Should a game be called, if the result is official in accordance with
this rule, the winner will be determined by the score after the last full inning completed
(unless the home team score to tie, or take the lead in the bottom half of the inning, in
which circumstances the winner is determined by the score at the time the game is
- Notwithstanding the above, in certain circumstances where we so specify, results will only
be official after (and bets shall be settled subject to the completion of) a minimum of 9
innings’ play, or 8.5 innings should the home team be leading at the commencement of
the bottom of the 9th innings (the “8.5 Innings Rule”).
- For the purposes of live betting, the 8.5 Innings Rule shall automatically apply unless
stated otherwise – e.g. in the section below entitled “Overview of Specific Baseball
Markets” (which shall take precedence over this section). However, should a game be
shortened due to bad weather or similar, live betting markets which have been
unequivocally determined will stand (irrespective of the 8.5 Innings Rule or whether or
not an official league result has been confirmed).
- Extra innings, where applicable, count for settlement purposes.
- If a game is suspended and continues to a conclusion the following day (local time), then
all bets will stand. In the case of a suspended MLB Playoff games, all bets will stand until
the game is completed.
- Save where otherwise specified, the scheduled starting pitchers (the “Listed Pitchers”)
must start for bets to stand. In the event there is a double pitching change, where a
pitcher is changed but then re-instated, it will be treated as a normal pitching change.
- For settlement purposes, the team listed second in the event name is considered to be
the home team (even if the game takes place at a neutral venue). Example: “Team A v
Team B” or “Team A At Team B”, Team B is the home team.
All outright markets include playoffs where applicable.
- Should a mercy rule be applied, for settlement purposes, markets (for both pre-match and live betting) will be settled according to the result as determined by the application of the mercy rule.
- Listed Pitchers are not relevant to World Baseball markets and bets on such markets will stand regardless of whether any Listed Pitchers do in fact start. Should a game end in a tie, Money Line betting will be void with all other markets settled as per the result.
Listed Pitcher(s) Markets: When wagering on Baseball, you are taking into account the Listed Pitchers for all markets except the main Moneyline market.
In the example below, within More Wagers, you can choose a Moneyline bet with the listed pitchers. If the listed pitchers do not start the game, your selection will be void and your stake will be refunded. e.g. In the below example, if you were to select the Boston Red Sox Moneyline (Home) D Price selection, should D Price not be the starting pitcher, your stake will be refunded.
Note – If you do not select listed pitchers and just wager on the main Moneyline market, your bet will be considered an "action” bet and will be settled as a winning or losing selection based on the result. For all other markets including Spread, Total and Innings bets, should the Listed Pitchers on site not start, your bet will be void and the stake will be refunded. A pitcher is deemed to be a starting pitcher after throwing one pitch at the start of the game.
Once a game goes Live (In Play), any wager taken after the off on any market will be considered an "action" bet and will be settled on the outcome of that market.
First Five Inning Wagering: FanDuel provides the option to wager on a Moneyline, total and result for only the first five innings of a game. The first five inning wager is determined by the score once five full innings of a game are completed. Additional wagers can be found under "More Wagers".
Baseball Parlays: In Baseball, A Parlay is a wager which combines several teams into a single bet. You can choose a 2 team parlay up to a 16 team parlay. For this type of wager to be successful, all selections must win. If there is a "Push" on one of the legs, the parlay is reduced to the next lowest number of teams. For example, if you have a 4 team parlay and one of the selections is a "Push", the 4 team parlay would then become a 3 team parlay and would be settled at reduced odds to reflect a winning 3 team parlay.
4.5 Inning Rule/8.5 Inning Rule
- Money Line: Money Line markets will be settled as per the 4.5 Innings Rule.
- Run Line Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule.
- Total Runs Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule with the exception of when a result has already been unequivocally determined.
- Double Markets (Money Line, Run Line / Total): Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule
- Double Result: Settled on the basis of the score at the end of the 5th inning plus the final score as per the 8.5 Innings Rule.
- Tri-Bet Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule.
- Odd/Even Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. In the event a result of zero is arrived at, that shall be considered an even number for settlement purposes.
- Winning Margin Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule.
- Team to Score First Markets: Settled on the first run of the game (irrespective of whether or not a full game, or a certain number of innings, have been completed). Where a double is offered, the 8.5 Innings Rule applies.
- Team to Score Last Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule.
- Highest Scoring Half of Match: Inclusive of extra innings, settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. For the purposes of this rule, the first “half” of a match shall be deemed to be the first 5 innings and the second “half” shall be deemed to be all other innings which take place during the match (including additional innings). For example, if 11 innings are played, the first “half” of the match shall be deemed to be the first 5 innings and the second “half” of the match shall be deemed to be the last 6 innings.
- Highest Scoring Inning: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. Dead heat rules apply in the event of a tie. Should the highest scoring inning occur in extra innings, innings 1-9 will be considered losers.
- Inning of First / Last Score: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule (unless, in the case of the first score, the result has already been unequivocally determined).
- 1st Half Markets: Settled following the completion of 5 Innings. The 4.5 Innings Rule applies for shortened games where the results of markets have already been fully determined
- Hits Markets: Settled as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. In the case of specific Inning / half Inning
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