Over/Under 5.5 Goals is a bet on how many goals you think will be scored in a match. It is a 90 minute bet (extra time is not included), and all goals scored by both sides are included in the outcome of deciding whether the bet is a winner or not.
The inclusion of .5 (half a goal) is to ensure that it is two horse race, with a definite winner.
So to explain in more detail, a bet on Under 5.5 Goals is a bet on less than 6 goals being scored in a football match. This means results that could win this bet are 0-0, 1-0, 1-1, 0-1, 2-0, 0-2, 2-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-0, 0-3, 3-2, 2-3, 3-1, 1-3, 4-0, 0-4, 4-1, 1-4, 5-0, 0-5.
A bet on Over 5.5 Goals, is a bet on 6 or more goals being scored in the match. This means any score line with 6 goals or more in it would see Over 5.5 Goals win. Winning scores could be 3-3, 4-2, 2-4, 4-3, 6-0, 3-4, 0-6, 8-1, etc.
Football Betting Systems
- Assured Soccer Profits Trade the Correct Score market on the Betfair Betting Exchange (in-play) with Assured Soccer Profits (also known as ASP).
- Pre Match Trading – Make money before a ball is kicked using the Pre Match Trading (also known as PMT) software which spots misaligned odds.
- In-Play Trading Scanner – All the stats you need in one play for In-Play trading. Eliminate the need to have multiple windows open.
- Teams To Back Over 1.5 Goals – PDF Download and staking plan for teams whose matches regularly have 1.5 goals or more in.
- Accumulator Generator – Never lose another acca bet, and learn how to make money from Acca Insurance offers with Accumulator Generator.
Best Bookmakers For Football Betting
- Bet365 – New Customers get a £200.00 Deposit Welcome Bonus. Offer plenty of football markets, as well 100% acca bonus and 0-0 bore draw insurance.
- Betfair – New Customers get £30.00 in free bets. Regular enhanced odds offers on football for all customers, and also have a betting exchange for trading football.
- Coral – New Customers get £20.00 in free bets Also offer enhanced odds on football for all customers, and have Super Acca Insurance with refunds if up to 3 teams let you down.
- Paddy Power – New Customers get £30.00 in free bets – Regular free bets for existing customers on live Premier League football, plus £50.00 acca insurance refund.
Over Under 5.5 Goals Betting Odds
The odds on Over 5.5 Goals are usually quite long, roughly around the 11/1 mark, unless a teams like Real Madrid and Barcelona at home are involved, when they would be significantly shorter.
The odds on Under 5.5 Goals are nearly always very short, generally around the 1/20 mark.
Over Under Goals Explained
- What Is Over Under 0.5 Goals?
- What Is Over Under 1.5 Goals?
- What Is Over Under 2.5 Goals?
- What Is Over Under 3.5 Goals?
- What Is Over Under 4.5 Goals?