Enter your stake and odds into the calculator to determine your hedge amount.

## Free Bet Hedge Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the hedge amount from your stake and odds:

Hedge Amount = Stake * (Odds - 1)

Variables:

- Hedge Amount is the amount you should bet on the opposite outcome to guarantee a profit ($)
- Stake is the amount of money placed on the free bet ($)
- Odds are the betting odds for the event (decimal format)

To calculate the hedge amount, multiply the stake by the difference between the odds and one.

## What is Hedge Betting?

Hedge betting is a strategy used by bettors to reduce risk and secure a guaranteed profit by placing bets on multiple outcomes of a single event. This technique is often used when a bettor has placed a free bet and wants to ensure a return regardless of the outcome.

## How to Calculate Hedge Amount?

The following steps outline how to calculate the hedge amount using the given formula:

- First, determine your stake amount and the odds for the event.
- Next, use the formula: Hedge Amount = Stake * (Odds – 1).
- Finally, calculate the hedge amount by plugging in the values.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge:

Stake = $100

Odds = 3.5

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