The rule of nine awards points for a prediction if the tendency was correct. The tendency is correct if the winner has been correctly predicted, or if the result is a draw that has been predicted.
Different amounts of points can be rewarded for a correct prediction. Here we distinguish between tendency, goal difference and result:
Additionally, it can be distinguished between home win, draw and away win. Since away wins are rarer, one might choose to award more points for a correct away-win prediction than for a correct home-win one.
Examples for the "Example "Rule of nine""-rule
For the rule "Example "Rule of nine"", the following score results:
Advice Pools mode:
If the pools mode is used for predictions, the values for result and goal difference have no meaning since only the tendency is being predicted.
Matches played on neutral ground, e.g. in tournaments such as the World or European Cup, no differentiation needs be made between home and away wins. In this case, the points awarded in each case must be of an equal amount. One line in the overview is hidden for purposes of simplification.