# How To Convert American Odds To Fractional

*Only specific fractional prices are used by oddsmakers, converting using the following formulas may not give you a real fractional price. A better option is to use an Odds Conversion Table.*

*In order to convert odds from American to Fractional you must understand Converting Decimals to Fractions and converting Fractions to their Simplest Form.*

## Positive Odds

Positive Odds (“+”): This conversion is performed by dividing the moneyline by 100, turning the decimal into a fraction, then reducing the fraction to its simplest form.

Fractional = (Moneyline/100)

Examples:

+120: (120/100)= 1.2 = 12/10 = 6/5

+235: (235/100) = 2.35 = 235/100 = 47/20*

**47/20 is not a fractional price that would commonly be used by sportsbook. The price used by the oddsmaker is more likely to be something close, in this case 9/4.*

## Negative Odds

Negative Odds (“-“): The conversion is performed by dividing 100 by the moneyline, turning the decimal into a fraction, then reducing the fraction to its simplest form.

Fractional = (100/Moneyline) + 1

Examples:

-125: (100/125) = .8 = 8/10 = 4/5

-152: (100/152) = 0.66 = 66/100 = 33/50*

**33/50 is not a fractional price that would commonly be used by sportsbook. the price used by the oddsmaker is more likely to be something close, in this case 3/5. *

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