This is a discussion on Pot odds within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; Whenever we have to pay proportionally less than our chance of winning the pot, is the call profitable?Reason between the amount to be paid to
to answer this question, just study the first few lessons in poker school. if I understand the question correctly, it all depends very much on the cards in your hand and your position relative to the dealer.
If I understand your question correctly, the answer is "YES". If you are getting odds of 4:1 to draw your winning card, and it is only costing you 1 bet to win 5 or more, you are ahead - in the long run.