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Under over betting explained

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Sports betting type under / over basically means to bet on the number of goals scored in a match, and this type of bet, used in a smart way, can lead to win big money. In the following you can find few tips, regarding the strategies to follow to gain as much as possible from this betting market.

The chances for this type of bet are 50%-50%, but for those who are betting large sum of money is not so simple as it seems. First of all, like in any bet , the odd must be value bet . For example a 1.35 odd at over 2.5 is not worth playing on it. There were a lot of games that ended bad for punters , with very small quota on over 2.5. Of course , bookmakers will give this odds, hoping that we bait. However, if the share will increase that does not mean it will not be an event with few goals. Means there are many who are betting on under 2.5 for that event.

 

Practical example

 

Real Madrid v Barcelona , El Clasico

 

The odds on over 2,5 were 1,47, while the odds for under 2,5 were 2,60. The game ended in a draw, but whit goals scored, 1-1. Over 2,5 goals means that should be scored at least 3 goals to be a bet won , and because only 2 goals were scored , came out under 2,5 at odds 2,60.

 

Under 2,5 goals is a win when the game ends with the following results : 0-0; 1-0; 0-1; 1-1; 2-0; 0-2.

 

Over 2,5 goals is a win when the game ends like this : 2-1; 1-2; 2-2; 3-2; 2-3; 3-3; 4-3; 3-4; 4-4 and so on.

 

The most sure bet for over/under , but with small odds, is over 0,5. It is a win bet if at least one goal is scored and it is a lost bet only in one case , when the game ends in a 0-0 draw.

This type of bet is found in most of the sporting events. We saw football, but there are others like basketball, polo, hockey, volleyball , handball, darts, snooker etc.

Important fact

 

If the sport event ended with a score that requires overtime or penalty shootout, the bet for over/under ends after the regular time( 90 minutes in football) .”

 

Over

 

Over 1.25

  1. The game ended without goals (0-0). In this case the bet is lost

  2. A single goal has been scored (0-1,1-0). In this case you get back half of your stake. For 100 EUR, you get back only 50Eur.

  3. At least 2 goals were scored, (1-1,1-2,2-1,3-1,etc) the bet is a win , and your gain is maximum.

 

Over 1.50

  1. The bet is lost when a single goal or no goal is scored. (0-1,0-0,1-0)

  2. The bet is a win when at least 2 goals are scored (1-1,2-2,2-1,3-1, etc )

 

Over 1.75

  1. You lose the bet when a the game ends 0-0,0-1,1-0

  2. If exactly 2 goals are scored (1-1,2-0,0,2), your gain is calculated like this : half of your stake with the odds and the other half is untouched . Ex: you bet 100Eur at 1.40 odd. You gain : 50 x 1.40 + 50 euro = 70 +50 = 120 Euro

  3. If at least 3 goals are scored your gain is maximum. For ex : for 100 euro at 1.40 , your gain is 100 x 1.40 = 140 euro

 

Over 2.00

  1. We have a game with a goal or with none(1-0,0-0,0-1). It is consider to be a lost bet.

  2. Exactly 2 goals were scored (1-1,0-2,2-0). In this case you get your money back.

  3. At least 3 goals are scored (2-1,3-0,5-3,etc). The bet is consider to be win.

 

Over 2.25

  1. The game ended in 0-0, 1-0 or 0-1. In this case this is a lost bet.

  2. Two goals are scored (2-0,1-1,0-2). In this case you get back half of the stake. Ex: For 100 Euro , you get back 50 Euro.

  3. At least 3 goals are scored (3-0,2-1,2-2, etc). In this case you have a win bet and your gain is maximum. Ex: For 100euro at 1.20 you gain 100 x 1.20 = 120 euro.

 

Over 2.50

  1. This is a lost bet if the game ended without a goal, with a single goal or with two goals scored. (0-0, 0-1, 1-1,2-0, etc)

  2. If at least 3 goals are scored this is a win bet. (1-2,3-0,4-1,etc)

 

Under

 

Under 1.25

  1. The game ends 0-0. This is consider to be a win bet.

  2. The game ends 0-1 or 1-0. In this case your gain is calculated in this way : half of your stake with the odds and the other half is untouched . Ex: you bet 100Eur at 1.40 odd. You gain : 50 x 1.40 + 50 euro = 70 +50 = 120 Euro

  3. The game ends with at least 2 goals scored. In this case the bet is lost.

 

Under 1.50

  1. Maximum one goal is scored (0-0,0-1,1-0). In this case the bet is a win.

  2. At least 2 goals are scored (1-1,2-1,2-0,3-0,etc). In this case the bet is lost.

 

Under 1.75

  1. The games ends without a goal or with a single goal scored . (0-0,0-1,1-0). In this case the bet is a win .

  2. The games ends with exactly 2 goals scored (1-1,2-0,0-2). In this case you get back only half of your stake. Ex: For 100 Euro , you get back only 50 Euro.

  3. The game ends with at least 3 goals scored. In this case the bet is a lost.

 

Under 2.00

  1. One goal is scored or none. In this case the bet is a win .

  2. Exactly 2 goals are scored. In this case you get your money back .

  3. At least 3 goals are scored. In this case the bet is lost.

 

Under 2.25

  1. In the game , one goal has been scored or none (1-0,0-0,0-1). It is a win bet.

  2. In the game two goals were scored. In this case your gain is calculated in this way : half of your stake with the odds and the other half is untouched . Ex: you bet 100Eur at 1.40 odd. You gain : 50 x 1.40 + 50 euro = 70 +50 = 120 Euro

  3. In the game at least 3 goals are scored. This is consider to be a lost bet

 

Under 2.50

  1. If a maximum number of 2 goals are scored (0-0,1-0,0-1,1-1,0-2,2-0) this is consider to be a win bet

  2. If at least 3 goals were scored (1-2,2-3,etc) this is a lost bet.

 

Good over/under football championships

 

Premier League is a football league in which we recommend to bet on over. Most of the games are ending with at least 2 goals scored. Only four teams have a goals average under 2 goals per game. In Holland the chances to win on over are even higher. Most of the teams are scoring on average of 2.5 goals. For under , France is a good football league, or Italy. Over here the teams have a lower goals average so we recommend to play more on under.

 

Good rules to follow

 

Below are the most important rules that you need to consider when you want to bet under / over. This rules were made more for football, but they can be applied on other betting market too.

  • Statistics from the last two months is most important. A team who scores and gets a lot of goals is very good for under/over 2,5 goals .

  • Head-to-head confrontations should not be neglected, especially in football. Most times when a highlight is played, do not take into account the teams ranking, only the results from the direct encounters.

  • It should only bet value bets. A small share does not necessarily mean a higher chance of winning (especially for football)

  • Avoid championships in which few goals are scored (see various sites that show you statistics of goals per league)

  • Check how many goals each team scores away or at home. Often this factor can be decisive, especially for small teams, because they are playing much offensive at home than away.

  • A team if is in the last place does not necessarily mean it receives many goals. Please note, it is a general rule!

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