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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world and arguably the one that attracts more attention both from fans and sports bettors. Sports bettors can have a great time in this sport thanks to its numerous betting markets available per match and the number of matches held per day.
Many bettors have a great time with the 1 X 2 market thanks to its simplicity, but others who want to try their luck in other markets while ensuring that they still have a high chance of winning have a wide selection to choose from to satisfy their desires.
Sports bettors who take time to analyse football and rely on strategies can find these following betting markets to be among the most loved and most profitable among the other markets.
1 X 2
The 1 X 2 market is loved thanks to its simplicity since sports bettors would only need to select from three options to make a bet, resulting in a 33% chance of winning a bet. The bettor can bet on a home win, away win, or a draw.
A bettor would only need to monitor the first 90 minutes of the game, and if the sports bettor would win a bet placed on a draw, then all that’s left is to enjoy the game and see which team would win in the extra time.
The outcome of the game is much easier to predict in the 1 X 2 market, which lets bettors have a higher chance of winning their bets. Other markets are a bit more complicated than the 1 X 2, making it more challenging to win, but there are still some markets that are also relatively simple.
Draw no bet
The 1 X 2 market may be simple, but it is still risky since there is a two out of three chance of losing. The draw no bet market, however, is a much simpler market since any bets in a match that end up in a draw becomes void.
Draw no bet decreases the chances of losing money since a bettor is limited to two options, either one team wins or another. Both careful bettors and beginners can benefit from the draw no bet market since they can get their stakes back if the match ends in a draw.
Like the draw no bet market, double chance offers more security for bettors by letting them bet on two outcomes out of three.
Sports bettors can bet on a home win, and an away win, a home win and a draw, or an away win and a draw. Being able to place a bet on two outcomes lowers both the odds and profitability, keeping bettors from winning high unless using it for a multibet.
Careful bettors and beginners would enjoy the double chance market when they’re planning to simply have fun since they have higher chances of winning here compared to other markets.
If the outcome of a match ends up being too difficult to predict, then sports bettors can resort to the over/under market while betting either over or under the 2.5 scoreline. Betting on such scoreline is an excellent decision among bettors since 2.5 is the average score a football game ends in.
As long as sports bettors have a good grasp on how many goals can be made in a match, even if they don’t know who would win the game. Using this market in a multibet would potentially result in a bettor winning high as long as the bets are made after formulating a strategy on how to bet.
Goal Goal (GG)
The over/under market is perfect for matches where both teams are competitive enough to make it difficult to predict who would win, but betting over/under a specific scoreline and suddenly seeing one side make an extra goal in a game where you placed an under 2.5 bet or fell short of one goal in an over 2.5 bet would make it frustrating for a sports bettor.
The goal goal market makes betting in a game where the teams are equally matched easier since you’ll only need to bet on whether both sides would make at least one score or if they won’t. Betting yes in the GG market only requires both teams to create a score even if one wins with a considerable advantage over the other.
Many bettors can enjoy the many different betting markets there are, especially if they’re keen on taking huge risks, but a lot of bettors might have problems with such an approach. The most popular betting markets are those that would be easier for many different sports bettors while having higher chances of making a profit.
Using the betting markets mentioned here in a multibet would make it easier to reap more winnings since the odds multiply in a multibet. As long as the sports bettor researched the sport and the teams thoroughly, one could take advantage of the simplicity of such markets to increase their winnings.
Betting blindly even in such simple markets won’t guarantee a win in any way, and the bettor would end up relying on luck to win.
Even using the markets mentioned above without relying on a multibet would allow a bettor to win easily as long as they didn’t bet blindly.
The premier league is currently gaining the attention of many football fans and sports bettors and getting in on the markets present there would let even beginners experience the sensation of being able to bet in a well-renowned event alongside professionals. Even the markets mentioned above would work on the premier league, as long as one first conducts thorough research.
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As a long time sports fan and bettor, Karl Stephens has been using his extensive knowledge to write for ChezaCash, a popular online betting platform among Kenyan gamers. His strong interest for sports is a motivator for creating articles for decent odds in the betting market.