Possibly the simplest type of football bet, it’s a great way to start out with sports betting. You predict the way the match is likely to end and find the best odds available for the win, lose or draw.
BTTS also known as both teams to score is where you place a bet on whether or not you think both teams will score in a game. It can be BTTS yes or BTTS no. Because there are only 2 possible outcomes for this market, it represents a great chance of picking a winning bet. Take a look at our BTTS tips if you want some suggestions for this football market.
The next step up from match odds is predicting the correct score. You’ll need to get the right team too so if you bet on Barcelona winning 2-0 you won’t get a payout if Real Madrid win by 2-0 instead.
This is two bets in one, where you bet on what you think the half-time result will be as well as the final result. You need to predict both half-time and full-time results correctly for a payout. You don’t need to specify the actual score, just the result ie/, win, lose or draw.
Score and win bet
This is sometimes also called “both teams to score and win” and is actually two different types of football bet in one. You are betting that both team get on the scoresheet, as well as one team nabbing the overall win. Compare this to a “win to nil” bet which is where you bet that one team will win and also keep a clean sheet.
There’s an incredible array of available bets if you want to take a punt on goalscorers. The first goalscorer in a match is a popular bet but last goalscorer and anytime goalscorer are all top picks too. You can find some great Premier League free bets on a variety of goalscorer bets so keep checking our daily promotions for the most up to date offers.
Often referred to as “accas”, an accumulator involves betting on four or more matches for higher odds. To collect the cash you’ll need to win every bet you’ve placed. The odds are much better on football accumulators than placing the equivalent single bets, but it’s more of a challenge to win them all. You can bet on less than four matches; these are known as doubles and trebles rather than an acca. If you like the thrill of a big win, take a look at our Accumulator tips page for some suggestions on who to add to your acca this weekend.
A type of spread betting for the sports market, Asian handicaps take the form of the teams into account. The idea is to level up the playing field so that both teams have an equal chance of the win, taking the handicap into account. You can find out more about handicap football betting in our guide.
Football betting is such a huge and diverse market you’ll find there are lots more bets you can place. Keep up to date with the latest free bets and offers to find the best deals that suit the type of bet you want to place.