29.09.2023, 09:06
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Total 1 Over 0.5 Meaning

Individual total 1 over 0.5 - is a popular market for betting in bookmaker's platforms. The bet will win if the home team scores at least 1 time.

Betting novices need to understand what individual total 1 over 0.5 means, study the peculiarities and strategies of betting in order to effectively play at a sportsbook.

What is IT1 Over 0.5 in sports betting

The IT1 over 0.5 can be bet on in football, hockey, tennis, and basketball at the bookmakers.

In Football

ITO1 0.5 in football is a bet on the home team to score a goal.

The bookies provide 2 options to settle the deal at the end of the playing time:

  • win – the first team scored at least one goal;
  • loss – the home side did not score at all.

Footbal match odds range from 1.10 to 1.90, depending on the club level.

Other bet types – on the individual's total in half-time or in a time interval are calculated by the bookmakers at the end of the half or time interval.

In Hockey

In hockey, IT1 of the first team over 0.5 is a bet on the home team scoring a goal.

The bookmakers offer three types of deals on individual total:

  • in the main time of the match;
  • in a period;
  • in a time interval.

Players rarely bet on a goal scored in a duel – even the odds for a successful event by the underdog do not exceed 1.15–1.20.

Bookie customers often choose the ITB1 0.5 in a period, and bookmakers offer odds on the total from 1.50 to 2.00.

A bet on a goal in a time interval is the riskiest but also the most lucrative in terms of odds. Depending on the length of the segment and the level of HC, the bookmaker gives odds on the market above 2.00–3.00.

In Tennis

The individual total 1 over 0.5 in tennis is a rare market for statistics, which some bookmakers offer for top matches.

Types of total:

  • on double faults;
  • on aces.

Offers are available in not all bookmaking offices and only for matches of popular players.

In Basketball

In the primary and additional scripts of bookmakers for basketball matches, there are no offers for the hosts to have IT over 0.5.

Fans bet on individual actions of basketball players in the game or quarter, for example, on rebounds, blocks, and steals.

How to bet on ITO 1 (0.5) over

All betting shops accept bets on a total over 0.5 (1) in football and hockey.

To place a bet, one should conduct a detailed pre-match analysis and take into account:

  • the tournament position and the level of rivals;
  • effectiveness - the number of goals scored and conceded;
  • the results of recent and head-to-head meetings;
  • the form of attacking players, the state of the defensive line;
  • the motivation and lineups of competitors.
Sporting statistics services, like FlashScore, provide the information.

Before making a bet on ITO1 0.5 based on statistics in tennis or basketball, you should analyze the players' statistical indicators in past fights.

When concluding a live bet, it is important to take into account the results of the current meeting.

Betting marker at the bookmaker and where to find

Individual total of the first team over 0.5 is the main market in football and hockey lineups. Betting shops mark the market as "Total over 0.5 team name", "Ind. total club name> 0.5", less often in the lineup, you can find the designation "ITO1 0.5".

The outcome can be found in the lineup in the "Individual Totals", "Goals", "Will Score - Will Not" sections or in another tab, depending on the bookmaker.

For example, in the Fonbet betting lineup, the bet is available in the "Ind. totals" and "Will Score – Will Not" tabs, in OlimpBet – in the "Ind. total" and "Goals" tabs.

Bets on individual totals in basketball and tennis can be found in the section on special bets, statistical indicators or player statistics.

How to Use This in Sports Betting

It's better to bet on ITO1 hosts 0.5 in football on favorites by halves because of higher odds from 1.50-1.70. You can place a bet for a goal from an average or weak team based on the results of the whole match.

In hockey, fans don't bet on an individual total of 0.5 more in the full game because of low quotes up to 1.15-1.20. It’s more profitable to bet in a period with an odd from 1.50.

Bets on ITO 0.5 in tennis and basketball are available in rare bookmakers. You should make a deal in the course of the match after analyzing what is happening on the court.


Experienced players prefer to use strategies of betting on the productive actions of the hosts:

  • on any goal of a motivated outsider who is playing an important match at home and has high performance in the championship;
  • on a goal of a productive favorite in the first or second half, place bets in prematch and live;
  • 'Catch up' on individual total 0.5 more in time intervals in football or hockey with an increase in the sum of each subsequent deal in case of loss;
  • on the puck of effective hosts in the period, place bets in prematch and live.

An universal game model - express bets on ITO hosts in 3-5 games. In football, you can bet in the match or half, in hockey - in the period.

Pros and Cons

Advantages Disadvantages
High passability of bets when choosing strong and medium teams Low odds for the favorite home teams
Simple sports analysis, possibility of playing both pre-match and live  

Availability of offers on ITO in football and hockey in all bookmaking offices



Individual total 1 over 0.5 is a simple and popular type of bet in football and hockey; for a bet win, only 1 goal from the hosts is enough.

You can place a bet on ITO based on the match results, halves, periods and time intervals.

The most risky bet options are on an outsider or within a time interval, the least risky type of deal is on a favorite.


How is the individual total 1 over 0.5 calculated in football?

The bet will win if the first team scores at least 1 time in the match, half, or interval depending on the client's bookmaker choice. If there is no goal, the bet loses.

How is the individual total 1 over 0.5 calculated in basketball?

In the basketball notation of bookmakers, bets are only available on individual totals of players by effective actions. The bet will win if the basketball player performs the selected action, for example, a blockshot or interception, at least 1 time per game, quarter, or half of the meeting.

Can bets be placed live on ITO1 (0.5) over?

Bookmakers accept bets on ITO of the first team 0.5 in pre-match and live.

What does it mean TO 1 (0.5) more and when does the bet win?

The bet wins in the case of at least one scoring action by the first team.


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