Football Bets

Football can be described as one of the most exciting sports in the world, and rightly so, looking at the millions of football fanatics all over the world and the numerous leagues where ‘The Beautiful Game’ is played. These many football leagues in the world have diverse style and seasons depending on the level of the league. The most common and top leagues include the Spanish La Liga, Premier League, Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and French Ligue 1. These command a huge following and are usually the focus of most punters.


In the gambling world, betting on football has always remained the pillar of every other sportsbook at local and international levels. Typically all football bets count for normal time, which is 90 minutes plus added time only, except when stated otherwise

All top betting sites design their football bets in a comparable way. In order to make it simpler for customers to eventually channel their bets, the list of each game of football’s betting choices is listed for those markets, the many options of which gamblers find most enticing.

1X2 Betting

This is without any doubt the most prevalent and easiest to comprehend form of wager. To gain a win, you have to correctly guess the game’s full time outcome. So, if you are certain that the home team will win, you choose 1 and for a visiting team win, you select 2. For a draw you select x.

Double Chance

This is similar to 1×2 betting, and here you can choose from three options, but the result probability is way higher. Sadly, the odds are considerably lowered. This is because diverse results are grouped in couples.

Both Teams to Score

btts‘Both teams to score’ (BTTS) is an added key football bet, which is used as a foundation for many others, as well as numerous promotions. Here you bet on whether or not both teams will score on each other. You may select between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’, and your stake will be settled subject to whether both sides succeed in scoring on each other before the final whistle.

Correct Score

This type of bet is as simple as it sounds but in a real sense very tricky. All you have to do is select the correct score and win. It’s actually a fun test to predict a football game’s outcome, and the odds for such bets are usually high. Most bookies give you more than enough possibilities.

Draw No Bet

This is a football wager that disregards the draw from the existing choices. If the game ends without a winner, your bet money will be returned.

Handicaps / Asian Handicap / Alt HC

handicapHandicap in football betting quarters implies that one of the teams is given an advantage beforehand and this is included in the ultimate result of the game. The typical handicap value for football is 1, however online you can also discover different options.

Asian Handicap

This gives an advantage to one of the sides in advance, but this time the draw is disregarded as a result. Another dissimilarity from the typical handicap format is that Asian Handicap may contain 2 values – one half and one whole number.


This is basically a two-way bet where you determine whether the over-all number of goals scored will be more than the one shown or fewer. Most of the time, the betting options are greater than or less than 2.5 goals, even though there are also several variations such as 0.5, 3.5 or 4.5. This bet is also based on a normal game’s duration. This kind of football bet is rather a common one, as it only comprises two results. It is easy to foresee low or high scoring games, even when you do not know anything about what the actual final score might be.