In the main leagues theres now over 200 football betting markets on offer but what are they all and where’s the value? We give you a detailed guide of these markets and where to bet on them so you can find the markets that you like. Here at betfc.co.uk we’re big fans of the half time markets and the asian handicap markets, plus a bit of both teams to score! You’ll find every thing you need to know through out football betting markets explained guides below!
Football betting markets guide
Outright markets – The main stay of the betting markets, who will win a match and other out right markets.
Bet365 have got the football market covered. They have some exciting and superb offers up for grabs too.
Bet365 are by far and away the bookie of choice for placing football bets. You can find the Football Outright Markets in the soccer menu and if you look through all the various menus, you’ll find your market of choice. Below is a selection of some of these markets;
1 X 2 The most popular and simplest of football bets; Choose either the home team to win (1), a draw come the final whistle (X), or the away team to win (2).
Draw no bet Bet on either team to win and if the game ends in a draw you get your stake back.
Double Chance With just one bet, cover 2 out of the three possibilities. Home team and draw or Away team and draw. Giving you a better chance of seeing a return.
To Qualify A great bet for tournament football. Choose which teams will progress through to future rounds and go all the way to win.
Paddy Power have also got an excellent football betting market. They have some fantastic ways of betting on the beautiful game and some great offers to match. Paddy Power offer new customers £30 in free bets just for registering a new account with them.
You can find the football markets through the quick links menu. Once inside the many different options and selections on the Paddy Power outright football markets are there for you to choose from. Below is a selection of these markets;
Cards Bet on the time of the first booking, choose how many cards will be shown or wager on a red card to be shown.
To come from behind Place your bets on the teams who finish strongest. A great bet for cup games.
To lead Bet on selected minutes during the game when you think a team will be leading.
Penalties Select which teams are likely to be awarded a penalty, or who might miss from the spot. You can also bet on who will qualify from a shootout.
Of course there are many more options to bet on in football outright markets. You can create some fantastic accumulators and see some great returns on your bets. They also make betting and watching football all the more exciting and enjoyable.
Goal scorer betting markets guide
When you’re on the Bet365 site you can find these markets in the menu under “Soccer” – even though it should be called football! Once here navigate to the the tournament or fixture or even favourite team(s). A long list will be presented and you can then scroll and easily find the goals scorer market.
Goal scorer – first Choose your player who you think will open up the scoring in any particular match.
Goal scorer – last Bet on who will score the last goal of the game. Maybe a super sub has just come on or your star striker has returned from injury.
Goal scorer – anytime The odds might not be as high, however you can pick a player to find the net during any part of the match.
Goal scorer Each way Get 1/3 the odds for your goal scorer finding the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th goal.
Multi scorers Bet on a player to find the back of the net more than once.
Scorecast betting guide
Bet365 is our Bookie of choice for score cast betting. The site and app is easy to use to find the bets and score cast betting on the app is the best around. There’s a decent 100% first deposit on offer too – full details of this can be found below.
Bet365 have a massive football betting market. Their betting in-play and live streaming options are excellent and the fact you can get up to £200 for creating a new account with them means we can think of no better bookie for this market. To find Scorecast betting, choose the soccer menu. Once here you then need to go to Teams, which will open up various markets. Move down the page to find the green Scorecast heading.
Scorecast Choose the player you think will score first and then choose what you think the result will.
Anytime scorecast Bet on a player to score at anytime and then select the full time score
1st half scorecast Choose the player to score first and the result come the half time whistle.
Wincast Bet on the first goalscorer and bet on the winning team.
Timecast Choose the first scorer. Choose the time the first goal will be scored.
William Hill are a good place for your bets if you don’t like bet365. The self styled “home of betting” covers over 246 different markets on Europe’s top competitions.
William Hill also have a scorecast betting option. It is very easy to get to. Find the football menu and choose your team or fixture. Move down the page to find Score/wincasts. There will be a long list of scores and you are then able to pick the player to bet on.
Score/win cast Choose the result. Pick the player to score first, anytime or last and then Place your bet.
Draw Pick a player to score first, last or anytime and the match to end in a draw. For higher odds choose the number of goals.
There are some high odds to be had on this market. Its a great way to bet on the game especially if you’re watching the match live. In our opinion Bet365 and William Hill are the best option when it comes to this type of bet and both of their live streaming capabilities are another great way to enjoy it.