Trying to cover a lot of the roulette table with multiple bets is an interesting idea but it’s also one that doesn’t overcome the odds of the game. I may as well be blunt here right away before we go any further; it’s impossible to cover all of the table and profit on every single spin.
You can certainly “win” on every spin but you would lose more than you would win. For example, you could bet on Red, Black and Zero at the same time. That would give you a win and a loss on every single spin and due to the inbuilt odds and payouts, you would lose a lot more than you would win.
The best thing you can do is cover “most” of the table and hope that it’s your lucky day. These are the different ways of covering a large portion of the table.
Betting on 35 numbers – This is a risky way of covering a lot of the table. Obviously, if you bet £1 on 35 different numbers, your total outlay is £35. You will win more bets than you lose but the problem is that every win will only give you a £1 profit and every loss will be a £35 loss.
In order for this system to be a winner, you would need to have 36 wins for every loss and that isn’t very likely to happen, especially over the long term of play.
Bet on 17 Splits – A Split is a bet between two numbers that are next to each other on the roulette table. By betting on 17 splits you’re covering 34 numbers, just one less than betting on 35 numbers.
The advantage that this has over betting on 35 numbers is that you’re only betting £17 to cover 34 numbers rather than £35 to cover £35. Your profit is still £1 when one of your splits comes up.
Bet on 11 Streets – A Street bet is a 3 number bet for numbers that are in a “Street” on the roulette table. For example, 1,2,3 is a Street, so is 4,5,6 and so on. If you bet on 11 Streets at the same time you’re covering 33 numbers.
Bet on 5 Double Streets (Lines) – A Double Street, also known as a Line, is 2 Streets together or another way of looking at it is half a Dozen. Betting on 5 at the same time will cover 30 numbers.
1-18 and third Dozen – With this method, you bet £3 on the 1-18 even chance bet and £2 on the third Dozen. By doing this, you will win £1 when either of them hits. You cover a total of 30 numbers by doing this.
You can also flip this around and bet on the first Dozen and the 19-36 even chance bet instead. In essence, this style of betting is no different to betting on 5 double streets because they both bet £5 to win £6 back and they both cover 30 numbers.
4 Splits and 2 Columns – Another interesting way of covering a large section of the wheel. With this system, you bet £5 on any of the two Columns. Then you bet £1 on four different Splits that are in the Column that you haven’t bet on. By doing this, you will get a £1 profit every time your Columns hit and a nice £4 profit every time one of your Split bets hits.