Football Betting Explained

Welcome to our football betting explained page, which can also be referred too as a football betting glossary.

Football Betting Explained And Glossary
Football Betting Explained And Glossary

Here we will explain what football bet types are in our glossary, and we will also have general betting explained, such as Yankee bets, etc.

Bets like Yankees and Patents can be used across the betting spectrum, but using them for betting on football with can be very profitable. Having knowledge of these bets is certainly a handy tool to have in our football betting armoury.

The aim of this section of the website is too help you understand as much about football betting as possible. Bets that are specific to football, like an explanation to exactly what Over/Under 2.5 goals is. Why is there a 0.5 in there?

You will also find information about betting industry wide bets, that you can be used on Horses, Football or Tiddlywinks, etc. Like a Yankee or a Lucky 15.

Popular Football Betting Markets Explained

In the first part of our football betting explained glossary we are going to look at the most popular betting markets.

Full Time Result

This is basically the 90 minutes betting market. It can also be referred to as Match Result betting, 1X2, WIN/DRAW/WIN. It depends on which bookmaker you use, but in simple terms, it is 90 minutes betting.

Double Chance

This is a bet on two outcomes of the match. Another way to describe would be as a bet on one outcome in the match.

For example, if Liverpool are playing Man Utd, you might think it will be a draw or a Liverpool win.

You are not 100% certain, but you can’t see any way that Man Utd will win. In this case, you bet on Liverpool/Draw in the double chance market.

Correct Score

A bet that is as simple as it sounds, it is a bet on the correct score. If you think it will be 2-0 to home team, you bet on 2-0  to the home team.

Half Time/Full Time

Draw No Bet

Both Teams To Score

Goals Over/Under

Corners Over/Under

Goalscorer Betting

First Goalscorer

Last Goalscorer

Anytime Goalscorer

General Betting Explained

What is a Double?
What is a Treble?
What is a Patent?
What is a Trixie?
What is a Yankee?
What is a Lucky 15?
What is an accumulator?

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