Last Updated: August 18, 2020

Side Total Side Bets in Baccarat

Introduction

This page addresses a set of side bets in baccarat on the specific score on both the Player and Banker hands in baccarat. These bets can be found at Internet casinos using live dealers by Entwine Tech.

Rules

There are 20 side bets, 10 each for the exact score of the Player and Banker hands. Traditional drawing rules are followed. The following table shows the pay table, which is on a "to one" basis.

Pay Table

Points Player Banker
9 5.5 5.5
8 5.5 5.5
7 5.5 5.5
6 5.5 5.5
5 9.5 7.5
4 9.5 7.5
3 10.5 10.5
2 10.5 10.5
1 10.5 10.5
0 8.0 8.0

Analysis

The following table shows the probability of winning on all ten Player Total bets as well as the expected return. As the return column shows, the house edge ranges from 13.10% on a total of 9 to 21.98% on a total of 4.

Player Total

Total Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 5.5 668,220,074,600,448 0.133687 -0.131036
8 5.5 665,982,456,134,400 0.133239 -0.133945
7 5.5 668,117,541,187,584 0.133666 -0.131169
6 5.5 665,920,136,276,736 0.133227 -0.134026
5 9.5 372,435,601,541,376 0.074511 -0.217635
4 9.5 371,426,030,979,072 0.074309 -0.219755
3 10.5 372,517,215,488,256 0.074527 -0.142936
2 10.5 371,465,655,324,672 0.074317 -0.145355
1 10.5 372,517,055,559,936 0.074527 -0.142936
0 8 469,796,508,410,880 0.093989 -0.154095
Total   4,998,398,275,503,360 1.000000

The following table shows the probability of winning on all ten Banker Total bets as well as the expected return. As the return column shows, the house edge ranges from 14.40% on a total of 5 to 21.30% on a total of 6.

Banker Total

Total Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 5.5 641,996,333,062,144 0.128440 -0.165137
8 5.5 639,959,843,756,800 0.128033 -0.167786
7 5.5 641,950,993,608,704 0.128431 -0.165196
6 5.5 605,184,530,090,752 0.121076 -0.213008
5 7.5 503,359,177,443,584 0.100704 -0.144015
4 7.5 466,997,733,545,984 0.093429 -0.205849
3 10.5 363,761,246,869,760 0.072776 -0.163081
2 10.5 345,157,466,980,352 0.069054 -0.205883
1 10.5 346,295,882,541,312 0.069281 -0.203264
0 8 443,735,067,603,968 0.088775 -0.201021
Total   4,998,398,275,503,360 1.000000