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# F2, ITB and P1: conditionality in bets

In sports betting, as in any field of activity, there exists its own terminology, abbreviations and specific designations that may be incomprehensible to a beginner. Many of the abbreviations and formulas can be found in the bookmaker's line, so it is important to understand what they mean, because you will be betting real money on it. Our material will help you to understand the designations and show how bookmakers decipher bets and what the main bookmakers mean.

## Betting on the outcome

Betting on the main outcomes of a sporting event in the bookmaker line is usually referred to as 1x2.

1 – is a home team victory.

2 – is an away team victory.

X – is a draw.

1X – home team win or draw.

2X – away team win or a draw.

12 – home team victory or an away team victory.

P1 including OT – home team victory taking into account overtime (victory in the match).

Passage 1 – is the passage to the next stage.

Read more: Betting on the outcome in bookmakers

## Handicap

P1 ( ) – is a first-team win taking into account the handicap, which are in brackets.

P2 ( ) – is a second-team win taking into account the handicap, which are in brackets.

The handicap is plus – it is usually marked with a "+"  sign, for example: P1 (+1), P1 (1.5), P1 (+2), P2 (+1), P2 (1.5), P2 (+2), etc.

The handicap is negative – it is usually marked with a "-" sign, such as P1 (-1), P1 (-1.5), P1 (-2), P2 (-1), P2 (-1.5), P2 (-2), etc.

The handicap is also zero and is marked as follows: P1 (0), P2 (0).

## Betting on total

TO ( ) – is a bet on totals of more goals/points/games, etc.

TU ( ) – is a bet on totals less than goals/points/games, etc.

Read more: Betting on totals in bookmakers.

## Betting on individual total

TO 1 ( ) – is a bet on an individual total of more goals/points/games for the first participant in a pair of events.

TO 2 ( ) – is a bet on an individual total of more goals/points/games for the second participant in the event pair.

TU 1 ( ) – is a bet on an individual total of less goals/points/games for the first participant in a pair of events.

TU 2 ( ) – is a bet on an individual total of less goals/points/games for the second participant in a pair of events.

## Betting on "both will score"

Oz – yes: both teams will score

Oz – no: both will score (no) - neither one team or both will score

## Time/match bets

1/1 – Home team will win the first half and the game.

1/X – Home team will win the first half and the game will end in a draw.

1/2 – Home team will win the first half and lose the game.

X/X – a draw in the first half and a draw in the game.

X/1 – is a draw in the first half and the home team will win the game.

X/2 – is a draw in the first half and the away team will win the game.

2/2 – Away team will win the first half and the game.

2/X – Away team will win the first half and the game will end in a draw.

2/1 – Away team will win the first half and lose the game.

## Betting on fouls and cards

LCD – yellow cards.

KK – red cards.

LCD P1 – Team 1 will receive more yellow cards in the game.

LCD P2 – Team 2 will score more yellow cards in the game.

LCD H – yellow cards in the game will be equal.

LCD 1X – double exodus on cards.

LCD F1 ( ) – is a head start for yellow cards in a game.

LCD TO ( ) – total on yellow cards in the game.

LCD ITB 1 ( ) – is an individual total in a game on yellow cards.

## Corners in the match

Corner 1 – Home team will finish with more corners.

Corner 2 – Away team will finish with more corners.

Corner X – both teams finish with an equal number of corners.

Corners 1 ( ) – corners with a handicap for the home team.

Corners 2 ( ) – corners with a handicap for the away team.

Corner TO ( ) – corner totals more in the game.

Corner TU () - corner totals less in the game.

Corners ITO 1 ( ) – individual point of corners in the game of the team 1.

Corner ITU 2 ( ) – individual point of corners in the game of the team 2.

## Match result (double outcome) – total goals

1 & TO ( ) – the bet will be won if the home team wins and the final score in the game is more than the given number.

1 & TU ( ) – the bet will be won if the home team wins the match and the final score in the game is less than the given number.

1 or X & TO ( ) – the bet will be won if the home team does not lose and the total in the game is more than the given number.

2 or X & TU ( ) – the bet will be won if the away team does not lose and the total in the game is less than the given number.

2 & TO ( ), 2 & TU ( ), X & TO ( ) and X q TU ( ) are similar bets.