Here are some common bet types you will come across when Betting on Football:
1X2 (Full Time Result)
This is the most common and straight forward type of selection in football betting. You are basically picking who you think will win the game.
1= The home team
2= The away team
X= A draw
Be aware that if it is a cup game it is the result at full time (90 mins) that counts for betting purposes, any extra time or penalties do not count.
In this market you are selecting who will be winning at half time as well as who will be winning at full time. Both parts must be correct for you to win the bet.
For example in the fixture Chelsea v Liverpool you might choose Draw/Liverpool. To win the game would need to be level at Half Time and Liverpool to win at Full Time.
For this type of bet you are choosing whether there will be more or less than a certain number of goals.
For example, Over 2.5 you would need there to be at least three goals to win. Under 2.5 you would win if there were two goals or less in the game.
Here you are giving yourself two chances to win, hence the term Double Chance. Your options would be:
Chelsea and the Draw (1 or X): If Chelsea win or draw, you win the bet.
Liverpool and the Draw (2 or X): If Liverpool win or draw, you win the bet.
Chelsea or Liverpool to win (1 or 2): You win if either side wins the game, if it is a draw you lose.
As you have two bites at the cherry the odds would be lower accordingly.
This betting type is similar to Double Chance in that you are covering your bases somewhat. However, in this case you back a team to win but if the game is a draw you are refunded your stake, hence “Draw No Bet”.
The three most common goalscorer markets are ‘First’, ‘Last’ and ‘Anytime’. It is quite self-explanatory, in the ‘First’ market you are backing a player to score the first goal of the game. In the ‘Last’ market you are backing them to score the final goal of the game. Finally in the ‘Anytime’ market you are simply backing them to score at any point in the game.
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