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What is a low risk roulette strategy and how it works?

We have done a lot of research. And while it’s true that the house edge can’t be reduced, there are strategies to make your winning ratio even higher. 

In particular, today we want to talk to you about two strategies. The first has to do with outside betting. The second is to apply the D’Alembert betting system. But don’t worry, we’ll go into each of them and how to use them together. 

Outside bets in online roulette

They are called outside because they are located on the outside of the roulette table and not in the number section of the roulette wheel. 

Outside bets are bets on color (red/black), odd or even numbers, big or small, dozen and column.

They are less risky as the chance of a win is much higher. However, the payouts are usually a little lower and that’s where the strategy you use to improve your winning ratio comes into play. 

D’Alembert strategy

This is a strategy created by the conservative mathematician Jean Le Rond d’Alembert. The strategy is based on the assumption that an event that has just occurred, will not occur again in the immediate future by the probability theory of events.

So, on every bet, you have a real chance of winning 50% of the time. That’s the basis for this system.

But what exactly does it consist of? If you win, you must match or decrease your next bet by one chip. Yet if you lose, you must raise your next bet by one chip. In this way, a balanced betting system is created where wins and losses are considered for betting. 

The main advantage of this betting system is that it is conservative. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out in betting, or if you are on a tight budget. 

By balancing wins and losses and combining them with statistics, you’ll be able to enjoy roulette for long enough to have fun and enjoy yourself. And best of all, you’ll be able to win some money. 

And how do you combine outside bets with the D’Alembert system to have the best strategy?

The answer is simple: the system is balanced and considers each bet with a 50% chance of winning. 

If you add to that bets with high odds of winning, in this case outside bets, the odds increase exponentially. This means that the number of times you win will be much higher than the number of times you lose. 

That said, experts recommend that you bet on odd/even, red/black, or over/under. And that the bet on that event is repeated until it comes out, and then change to another bet. 

You can also analyze if there is a pattern if you are playing live roulette. Even if the roulette wheel is not cheated in any way, there is a chance that color or type of number will come up more often. 

Why does this strategy work?

Because it is not random, nor is it an invented or very complicated system. It is about applying the laws of probability and mathematics to a game of chance in which all possible events are studied. 

What’s more, factors such as profit and loss are considered to mitigate the risks as much as possible. 

And this is made possible by the fact that when you lose, you match or raise your next bet a little. Because in theory, and considering the statistics, you have a better chance of winning in the next round. And what’s more, by raising a little, you can make up for what you lost in the previous rounds. 

Is there another system that can be combined with outside betting to win more at roulette with low risk? 

A similar strategy does exist. It is known as Oscar’s Grind. In this system, if you win, you increase your next bet by one unit. But if you lose, your next bet will remain the same until you win back those lost units. 

On the surface, this system is much simpler than D’Alembert, but in reality, it may not be so simple. You have to keep track of your winnings and compare them with your losses in each round, so you can define what would be your next betting amount.

Also, you have to consider that this is a system where the profits will be much smaller than if you compare it with the D’Alembert system.

Of course, not all is bad. This system has a great advantage: the risk is much lower. In particular, if you only place outside bets, where the chance of winning is high even if you have lower payouts. 

Oscar’s Grind is a special system for those players who are looking to enjoy a online roulette game with real money and with certain budget constraints, rather than winning money. 

There is also another system. This is known as the Martingale strategy. In it, you also place outside bets, and the value of each bet is considered according to your winnings and losses.

In this sense, if you lose, you double your next bet. But if you win, your next bet is the minimum value allowed on the roulette table. 

Martingale is a very useful system in both roulette and sports betting. And although in theory, it is a low-risk system when betting on outside bets, in reality, it might not be so much. 

It is a system where for every loss, you have to double your next bet to try and recover faster. But if you have a run of bad luck, this could just lead to you losing more than you win. 

Some experts who use this system consider that, like D’Alembert, one should place the same bet, doubling the value of this bet of course, until it comes out. In this way, the risk of going bankrupt can be mitigated somewhat. 

And what is the final recommendation? 

Oscar’s Grind or D’Alembert if your budget is very, very tight, or you just want to enjoy roulette for real money. But if you want a low-risk betting system and you also want to win money, Martingale is the best system.