"What does 2 to 5 odds mean?" Here we will tell you what 2 to 5 odds mean, what 2 to 5 probability means, and show you what a 2 to 5 odds payout would be.

**2 to 5 odds**

This means that out of 7 possible outcomes, odds are that there will be 2 of one kind of outcome and 5 of another kind of outcome.

For every 7, odds are that 2 will be a particular event and 5 will be another event.

**2 to 5 probability**

There is a 28.57 percent probability of a particular outcome and 71.43 percent probability of another outcome.

**2 to 5 odds payout**

If you bet 1 on a game with 2 to 5 odds and you win, your total payout will be 1.40 which is your bet plus 0.40 profit.

**Odds vs. Probability**

Note that odds and probability are not the same. Odds compare one event to another event, whereas probability compares one event to both possible events. Thus, when the odds are 2 to 5, the fraction for the Odds is 2/5, but the fraction to calculate the probability is 2/7.

**Formulas and calculations used for 2 to 5 odds where A=2 and B=5**

**Odds**

A / B =

2 / 5 =

2/5

**Probability**

A / (A + B) =

2 / (2 + 5) =

2/7 = 28.57%

**Payout**

((Bet*A)/B)) + Bet =

((1*2)/5)) + 1 =

1.40

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