What is the best way to bet on football?
Introduction to how to bet on footballFor those who want the fun of making money from football betting time after time it pays to have a system to follow.
Here we look at the best ways to bet on football if you want to follow a systematic approach.
Types of approach to football bettingFirst of all, lets have a look at the main types of football betting system.
There are two useful ways of subdividing football bets.
One way of classifying football betting is
- Football trading, where the objective is to both Back and Lay in the same market at different prices, with the difference in price resulting in a betting profit; or
- Football value betting, where the bettor believes that he can getter odds which are more favourable than the probability of the outcome on which he is betting. Read more about different value based football betting systems.
- Pre-match betting, where the betting or trading is done before kick off; or
- In-play betting, where the punter takes advantage of the volatile changes in odds which take place during each football match.
Different football bet marketsIn addition to these fundamental types of betting, there are of course many different types of markets offered by betting exchanges and bookmakers.
Some of these are popular and easy to follow, like predicting the correct full time score. Others are harder to follow and are not too popular with football fans - while some successful football betting experts like to ply their trade in these markets, generally the harder they are to understand the more they should be avoided.
There are plenty of ways to bet profitably on football without getting too involved in complicated markets. It's hard enough to predict Win, Lose or Draw for most people!