What Does Under 2.5 Goals Mean? In order for Under 2.5 Goals to win, less than 3 goals have to be scored. This can be 0-0, 1-0, 0-1, 2-0, 0-2 or 1-1.
What Does Over 2.5 Goals Mean? In order for Over 2.5 Goals to win, 3 goals or more have to be scored in the match. This can be any number of goals, 2-1, 3-0, 6-0, anything, as long as 3 goals or more are scored. So, for example, 2-1 is Over 2.5 Goals.
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The Over/Under 2.5 Goals market is a 90 minutes (plus injury time) only bet. This means extra-time in cup matches, etc, is not included. If you like the sound of an Over/Under 2.5 Goals accumulator bet, Paddy Power have a dedicated Over/Under 2.5 Goals Coupon, to make placing your acca bet easier.
Over 2.5 Goals Betting System
Over/Under 2.5 Goals Spread Betting
The main spread betting firm out there for football is Sporting Index. They don’t have a specific Under/Over 2.5 Goals market, but they do have a Total Goals spread betting market that is generally based on the Over/Under 2.5 Goals market.
For example, on the average match you can Sell at 2.85 Goals, or Buy at 3.05 Goals. Selling at 2.85 Goals would be a bet on Under 3 Goals, while Buying at 3.05 would be a bet on 4 goals or more. This is pretty much trading the Over/Under 2.5 Goals market, but with a different bet title.
Over Under 2.5 Goals Explained
Over/Under 2.5 Goals is one of the most popular bets in football outside of match winner bets, and is now also a popular football accumulator bet. Part of the reason for this is because the odds are usually a fairly even spread, by this I mean it is usually a 50/50 bet, or as close to a 50/50 bet as you are likely to get.
A typically priced market with a bookmaker would see the odds like this….
Over 2.5 Goals – 5/6
Under 2.5 Goals – 5/6
Whereas on a betting exchange like Betfair (£30 Free Bet for new customers), it is more likely to be…..
Over 2.5 Goals – 2.00
Under 2.5 Goals – 1.99
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