As with all casino games the long term odds (over thousands of games) favors the house. With Craps the casino advantage is very small however, so it’s possible to turn a nice profit on a lucky day. Most players don’t play for the extended periods of time that it takes to establish long term odds, so we will look at short term odds are for winning at Craps.
The game of Craps is played with two six sided dice. This results in 36 number combinations being available. The least likely number combinations total 2 (1,1) and 12 (6,6). The most likely combination total is 7 which can be made 6 ways (1,6), (2,5), (3,4), (4,3), (5,2) and (6,1). The other totals, 3 to 6 and 8 to 11, can be made with more than 1 combination but less than 6 combinations.
A scientific look at the odds of winning would be difficult to explain and take a lot of fun out of the game. However, as most people like to win lets take a quick and simple look at the available wagers and your better chances of winning.