Football has consistently developed, without doubt, into an elite sport idolized by both players and fans, making it also among the most wagered event worldwide. Soccer betting offers a wide range of betting markets with some betting companies having over 40 markets for each match.
Now sharing the podium of popularity with the traditional pre-match betting is the new online betting where stakes can be placed for available markets as the match continues. Some of the markets in soccer betting include the 1X2 bet. It’s the easiest to understand; 1 are the odds for home team winning the match, X the match ends as a draw and 2 the visiting team wins. 1X2 wagering can also be done for half the match i.e. 1st HT 1X2 (predict the first half outcome). “Double chance” wagering common in most sites also has three possible outcomes; DC 1X (home team wins or draws) DC 12(either the home or away side wins) X2 (away side wins or draws). Both teams to score(GG) and No Goal for both sides or one for either side. Odd/Even wager allows one to predict whether the total goals scored in the much are all odd or even type. Some people also opt to try out the correct score betting. Here one predicts the exact outcome of the score line and usually it has the highest odds.HT/FT prediction; predict the outcome for both halves. Over/under (spread) wager 2.5 implies that the number of goals scored will be at least 3 while UN 2.5 the goals will not exceed 2. In handicap- alternative, when takes consideration of the handicap when placing their prediction i.e. (0:1) show us the visiting side has a goal advantage therefore 1H (0:1) implies the home team wins with a two or more goal Margin.
Some soccer specials include predicting which team to kick off, red card yes or no goal scorer prediction among others. As this beautiful game continues to grow, gamblers are offered with a taste of several markets to place their cash.