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Points Rule of Nine

Example "9er"
TendencyGoal DifferenceResult
Home win234
Draw3-4
Away win345

General explanation

The rule of nine awards points for a tip if the tendency was correct. The tendency is correct if the winner has been correctly predicted, or if the result is a draw that has been predicted.

Different amounts of points can be rewarded for a correct tip. Here we distinguish between tendency, goal difference and result:

  • You receive the Result points if you have predicted the exact result, e.g. Result = "2-1" - Tip = "2-1"; Result = "1-1" - Tip = "1-1".
  • You get the Goal Difference points if you have not predicted the exact result but the goal difference, e.g. Result = "2-1" - Tip = "1-0"; Result = "1-3" - Tip = "0-2". Since the goal difference in case of a draw is always 0, tendency and goal difference can be summarised in such a case.
  • The tendency score is awarded if the tendency has been correctly predicted, but result and goal difference have not, e.g. Result = "2-1" - Tip = "2-0"; Result = "1-1" - Tip = "0-0"

Additionally, it can be distinguished between home win, draw and away win. Sine away wins are rarer, one might choose to award more points for a correct away-win tip than for a correct home-win tip.

Examples for the "Example "9er""-rule

For the rule "Example "9er"", the following score results:

  • Result: "2-1" - Tip: "1-2" -> 0 Points (wrong tendency)
  • Result: "2-1" - Tip: "1-0" -> 3 Points (Home win goal difference)
  • Result: "1-1" - Tip: "0-0" -> 3 Points (Draw tendency)
  • Results: "1-2" - Tip: "1-2" -> 5 Points (Away win result)

Advice Pools mode:

If the pools mode is used for tips, the values for result and goal difference must be equal to the value of the tendencies, since internally, results are what is used for calculation.

Example "Toto"
TendencyGoal DifferenceResult
Home win111
Draw1-1
Away win222

Advice home/away:

Matches played on neutral ground, e.g. in tournaments such as World or European Cup, no differentiation need be made between home and away wins. In this case, the points awarded in each case must be of an equal amount. One line in the overview is hidden for purposes of simplification.

Tournament example
TendencyGoal DifferenceResult
Win234
Draw2-4