# You asked: Why would you split in blackjack?

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## When should I split blackjack?

Should you split all pairs in blackjack?

1. Split 7s if the dealer shows 7 or less.
2. Split 6s if the dealer shows 6 or less.
3. Do not split 5s, but double down if the dealer shows 9 or less.
4. Do not split 4s.
5. Split 3s only if the dealer shows 4-7.
6. Split 2s if the dealer shows 3-7.

## What should you always split in blackjack?

Always split

1. Aces. …
2. Eights. …
3. Tens. …
4. Fours. …
5. Fives. …
6. You have twos, threes or sevens and dealer’s up-card is two to seven (inclusive) …
7. You have nines and dealer’s up-card is two to six (inclusive), eight or nine. …
8. You have sixes and dealer’s up-card is two to six (inclusive)

## Should you split face cards in blackjack?

In Face-up Blackjack, where all the cards dealt are exposed, including both dealer’s cards, the correct strategy is to split 10s against the dealer’s 13, 14, 15 or 16.

## Should you split 4s in blackjack?

The proper advice for a pair of 4s with multi-decks is: If the “Double After Split” option is available, split two 4s against a dealer’s 5 or 6 up. … (If you happen to be playing single deck blackjack and can double after splits, then go ahead and split those 4s against a dealer’s 4, 5 or 6.)

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## Should you split 8s against a 10?

If you stand on a pair of 8s vs. a 10, you win only if the dealer busts, and the dealer busts only a bit more than 21 percent of the time when starting with a 10-value card. If you hit, you lose any time you draw a 6 or higher to bust, and even if you draw a low card, you can lose to a better dealer’s hand.

## Do you split 6s in blackjack?

If the playing rules allow you to resplit, then it is advantageous for you to do so. For example, if you are dealt a pair of 6s against a dealer’s 5 upcard, you should split them. Suppose on the first 6, you are dealt another 6 on the draw. You should resplit to form a third hand.

## Can you get blackjack on a split?

In most versions of Blackjack, when you are dealt a pair (two of the same card), you have the option to split them into two new hands. When you split, you must match your bet on the new hand, effectively doubling the amount wagered.

## Do you hit 12 against a 3?

Bottom line: Even though you’ll never get rich on 12 against a 3, no matter how you play it, hitting is the better play, because in the long run it will save you money compared to standing. Play #4. Not Splitting 8s Against a Dealer’s 9, 10, or Ace.