What is a “to be placed” accumulator?
An accumulator bet often consists of predicting a large number of betting outcomes which basically requires all selections to win. The stake and return from the first selection rolls on to the next, until the final selection on the bet is settled. Accumulators come with potential high returns but with that comes risk that any losing selection results in the accumulator bet being settled as a losing bet.
An accumulator bet is one of the most popular and well-known forms of multiple bets available. It is particularly common in football however on this occasion we are focusing solely on horse racing to be placed markets. Normally these markets are priced up only a few hours before the race is due to be ran and only by a small number of operators so it`s worth shopping around for the best bookmakers who offer these specialist markets.
Simply you are predicting a horse to finish within the top 2/3 or even 4 of the race in accordance to the market you have selected. It does not matter if your selection finishes 1st just as long as your selection finishes within the placed terms according to the market bet upon.
The odds of any accumulator are calculated by multiplying the odds of each selection together. With horse racing to be placed accumulators, any of your sections are a non runner then that leg is deemed void and your bet is adjusted accordingly for example a five fold becomes a four fold.