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Online Casinos Backgammon Odds & Probabilities

Picture this: you're in the middle of a Backgammon game, and it's your turn. Your opponent is on the bar, and you have an option either to advance the checkers at the start of the board, or close a single checker in your homeboard. If your opponent rolls a 3 next, then he hits your checker to the bar. What are the Backgammon odds that he rolls that 3? This is exactly the reason why you should learn Backgammon odds and probabilities, so you'll know how to act in this and other online Backgammon situations. People assume that because Backgammon history goes is longer than histories of other casino games, and because it is not an entirely skill game, that there isn’t a need for calculations. This is not the case, and Backgammon odds and probabilities are widely used, especially by professional players.

The next table shows you the number of possibilities to move in a certain pip count.

Pip wanted No. possibilities Rolls Backgammon Odds
1 111-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1 30.55%
2 12 1-1, 1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2 33.33%
3 14 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 2-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6 38.88%
4 15 1-1, 3-1, 4-1, 2-2, 4-2, 1-3, 4-3, 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 4-5, 4-6 41.66%
5 15 4-1, 5-1, 3-2, 5-2, 2-3, 5-3, 1-4, 5-4, 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 5-6 41.66%
6 17 5-1, 6-1, 2-2, 4-2, 6-2, 3-3, 6-3, 2-4, 6-4, 1-5, 6-5, 1-6, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 5-6, 6-6 47.22%
7 6 6-1, 5-2, 4-3, 3-4, 2-5, 1-6 16.66%
8 6 2-2, 6-2, 5-3, 4-4, 3-5, 2-6 16.66%
9 5 3-3, 6-3, 5-4, 4-5, 3-6 13.88%
10 3 6-4, 5-5, 4-6 8.333%
11 2 6-5, 5-6 5.555%
12 3 3-3, 4-4, 6-6 8.333%
15 1 5-5 2.777%
16 1 4-4 2.777%
18 1 6-6 2.777%
20 1 5-5 2.777%
24 1 6-6 2.777%

This Backgammon odds table is extremely helpful, and you should save it and use it during online Backgammon games. In fact, Backgammon odds are considered by many players no less important than Backgammon rules, so keep that in mind while playing it. Sometimes Backgammon odds are calculated automatically using the online casinos software, but usually this is not the case, and players need to learn the odds by themselves.

Edi Wallace - Copywriter weeklyTimeStamp(false,1155715551,true)?>

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