# D'Alembert strategy in sports betting: principle, example and difference from counter - d'Alembert

D'Alembert's strategies are best prepared for a series of failures. But this system and its reflection have their drawbacks.

D'Alembert's sports betting strategy has similarities to catching up, but is more reliable on paper. In this article, we will analyze the principle of the d'Alembert strategy in sports betting, give examples of its use and compare with the counter-d'Alembert.

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## The principle of d'Alembert strategy in sports betting

The d'Alembert principle is named after the French scientist Jean Leron d'Alembert. He is the author of many works in philosophy, physics and other sciences.

D'Alembert's betting strategy is based on the law of equilibrium formulated by this scientist. According to the theory of probability, with each failure, the chances that the next bet will win increases. Thus, the essence of the strategy is to increase the amount of the bet if you lose and decrease it when you enter.

The algorithm of actions when making a bet using this method is as follows:

• decide on the initial bet amount - the unit of the bet;
• reduce the amount of the next bet by one unit if the bet has won;
• increase the size of the next bet by the size of the original bet if you win;
• increase the bet amount again by one more unit, if the bet did not work again.

You increase your bets until you make a profit. When the result is achieved, complete the cycle. The next rate should be one less. To play according to this strategy, choose events with odds of 2.00 and higher.

## An example of running a bank according to the d'Alembert strategy

Let's consider using the strategy on a specific example with a starting bank of 10,000 rubles and an initial bet amount of 1,000 rubles. The table shows a cycle of five bets:

Bid Coefficient Exodus Bank
1000 2.40 losing 9000
2000 2.30 losing 7000
3000 2.50 losing 4000
4000 2.00 gain 8000
3000 2.10 gain 11 300

For you to make a profit, it is enough to pass two out of five bets. But already with the fourth bet, there was a risk of losing all funds. If the odds were 3.00 and higher, you would have made more profit. But it is difficult to beat the bookmaker on such quotes.

## Counter-d'Alembert strategy principle

The opposite algorithm works for this strategy. Decrease the rates after each loss by one unit, and increase when you enter. If the first bet fails, the bet amount does not change.

You will be more prepared for the black streak by playing this strategy. Indeed, in this case, if you lose, the size of the next bet becomes less by one. But you won't be able to quickly recoup after a series of several failures.

Consider the use of the counter-d'Alembert strategy under conditions similar to the usual strategy:

Bid Coefficient Exodus Bank
1000 2.40 losing 9000
1000 2.30 losing 8000
1000 2.50 losing 7000
1000 2.00 gain 8000
2000 2.10 gain 10,200