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Football Betting at Betiton™ in UK

Football is one of the most famous ball games and goal sports in the world, and by far the most popular sport of all in the UK. This can only mean that betting on this famous ball game is a popular activity amongst our British bettors.

And it’s for this reason that we offer dozens upon dozens of football markets for you to enjoy! In fact, you can bet on the biggest tournaments in the entirety of football, such as the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship.

Moreover, you can also wager on smaller tournaments, including minor leagues and tournaments, including the FA Cup and the National League. We’ll be going over what you can wager on in terms of the biggest tournaments in a section further down.

However, betting on football means you need to know about odds and a few other concepts related to this great ball game. Thus, if you’re new to football betting, betting sites, and so on, you should keep on reading to find out all you need to know.

Finally, if you’re from the UK and you’d like to start betting on football then you should really consider placing your sport bets at Betiton™. At Betiton™ we offer plenty of wagers that will keep you entertained for many football games to come.

What Are Football Betting Markets?

Football betting markets are the bets that are available for you to make on football at online betting sites. These are offered by a bookmaker alongside the odds of the particular market (we’ll be explaining this concept in a further section).

Moreover, they can be on anything that happens in a game of football. In fact, you can bet on which side will be the winner, or how many corners will occur in a match, or if the game will end in penalties, or how many total goals will be scored.

5 of Betiton™’s Football Betting Markets Available to Players in the UK

Betiton™ has many football markets to choose from, which means that you won’t ever get bored when betting on football. In fact, we provide a host of markets on various events, including the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship.

Moreover, we also offer live betting so that you can place bets on matches and tournaments live. Feel free to browse through our sportsbook to get an idea of what we offer. However, without further ado, here’s 5 of our most popular betting markets:

  • Total Goals: for this wager, you’ll have to correctly predict the total number of goals that will be scored in a match.
  • Both Teams to Score: with this market, you’ll be wagering on whether both teams will achieve a goal.
  • First to Score: in this market, you’ll need to wager on the side that you think will be the first to bag a goal.
  • Draw No Bet: in this market, the possibility of a draw is removed, so you’ll only need to play a stake on who you think will win between either the home or away side.
  • Exact Score: this market requires you to wager on what you think the precise score will be after the match is over.

How Do You Start Betting On Football?

Eager to place some bets on football, huh? However, to start betting on football, you’re first going to need to create an account with us on Betiton™ UK! Our account creation process is quick and straightforward, so you’ll be football betting in a flash!

Simply click on “JOIN”, fill in the required details, click on “OPEN ACCOUNT”, and you’re good to go. With your account at the ready, the next step is to deposit some cash into your bankroll. Without money, you won’t be able to wager on football!

We support plenty of efficient, secure, and internationally known payment methods, such as Paypal, so all your transactions are 100% safe at Betiton™. New players on our site can also claim our welcome bonus when making their first deposit and wager.

Our welcome bonus gives new players an extra bet to wager with when they wager on any sport on our site, even football. There are, of course, T&Cs that apply to this bonus, including the min odds that you have to wager on, and so on.

Moreover, we also provide a couple of other offers for our football bettors in the UK. To view these, consult our “Promotions” page. There you can also find the T&Cs that apply to these offers. We suggest reading our T&Cs before claiming any of our offers.

Making Your First Bet: How Do You Bet on Football at Betiton™ Bookmakers UK?

After you’ve created your account, made your deposit, and read our T&Cs, it’s time to play your first wager. Remember that with your first stake you can also claim our new player bet bonus. Wagering on football works as follows:

  1. Go to our sportsbook and access our football section;
  2. Feel free to browse our football markets until you find the one that appeals to you most;
  3. When you find the wager that you’d like to play click on it;
  4. Optionally, you can click on multiple wagers;
  5. These wagers will appear on the betting slip, which can be found on right hand side of the screen;
  6. Adjust how much you’d like to stake on the betting slip;
  7. Once you’re satisfied with your stake and wagers, click on “PLACE BETS“;
  8. Congratulations on placing your first football bet on Betiton™ Bookmaker!

The 4 Greatest Football Tournaments Not to Be Missed in the UK

At Betiton™ Bookmaker, you can wager on the biggest football events in the world. In fact, we offer wagers on the following tournaments:

TournamentDaysPrevious Winner
FIFA World Cup21st Nov– 18th Dec 2022France
UEFA Champions League8th Aug 2020–29th May 2021Bayern Munich
English Premier League12th Sep 2020–23rd May 2021Liverpool
UEFA European Football Championship11th Jun–11th Jul 2021Portugal

We’ll be explaining a bit more about these tournaments for the football rookie who wishes to start football betting! However, remeber that you can also wager on these leagues live, so you can enjoy the excitement of betting as the match progresses!

Wager on the FIFA Wold Cup 2022

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. This event happens once every 4 years, with the next one coming around in 2022. This next event will be held in Qatar, which is a first for the event, since it’s being held entirely in the Arab world.

Moreover, it’s the second World Cup that’s being held entirely on the Asian continent. In the years running up to the event, teams from countries around the world compete in a series of different qualifying events to see who’ll make it to the World Cup.

Different continents will have a different qualifying format and a different number of available spots in the World Cup. Once all the teams—32 in total—have been finalised, the tournament begins in earnest, gradually whittling down that number.

If you wish to bet on the 2022 FIFA World Cup from the UK, you can be sure that you’ll find a shedload of wagers that you can play on this illustrious event! So, when the World Cup finally rolls arounds, be sure to log on to your Betiton™ account.

Bet on the UEFA European Champions League

The second-largest football tournament is the UEFA Champions League. This event, unlike the World Cup, happens every year. This event takes the top teams in Europe and pits them against one another until the teams are gradually knocked out.

Teams have to go through qualifying rounds in order to enter the event. However, the previous winners of the Champions League and the Europa League automatically qualify. So, when you wager on the Champions League, expect to see some fierce competition!

Play Stakes on the Premier League

The English Premier League is surprisingly popular outside the UK despite being solely a UK tournament. As you well know, it’s the top division for clubs located in the UK, which means that only the very best of the best teams can compete in it.

This tournament is based on a relegation and promotion system. Teams will play a double round-robin throughout the duration of the event so that each team will play each other twice—once away and once at home to make use of that home advantage.

Points are scored on a number of goals, amongst other things, to see which of the teams will rank at the top of the table. Finally, if you’d like to wager on the Premier League, you can find wagers aplenty on our sportsbook!

Place Bets on the UEFA European Championship

Last but far from being least is the UEFA European Championship, another massive tournament that happens every four years. This time round, the Euro will be celebrating its 60th anniversary and UEFA has something special in store for fans.

In fact, the 2020 Euros will be hosted in 12 countries across Europe. Due to the extraordinarily high number of hosts, there will be no automatic qualification, so that even the host countries will have to play to secure their place in the championship.

The qualification consists of a group stage that will determine the first 20 teams to play. The final 4 teams will be determined through the European Qualifiers Play-Offs. Once the 24 teams have been determined, they’ll play in another group stage.

This will whittle down the 24 teams to 16. The final 16 teams will then proceed to a knockout stage and from there will the winner be determined. The competition will be stiff, so betting on the 2020 Euro will surely be exciting!

What Other Football Leagues and Tournaments Can You Bet on at Betiton™ UK?

Apart from the big 4 tournaments and championships mentioned above, we provide other tournaments to wager on. Here’s a list of other tournaments you can find on Betiton™ Bookmaker:

  • English FA Cup
  • National League
  • English Football League Cup
  • League One
  • League Two
  • Europa League
  • UEFA Nations League
  • UEFA Super Cup

What Are Football Betting Odds? Betiton™ Explains

One of the most important concepts that you need to understand when betting on football is the odds. These are the numbers that indicate how likely it is for an event to happen as well as showing you how much you’ll receive for a successful wager.

Odds are generally shown in either of 3 different formats, which are: fractions, decimals, and American. Odds are often shown as fractions in the UK market, though if you prefer decimals, you’re free to change them on our site.

Fractions

Fractional odds is the format of choice for UK bookmakers, and uses fractions to represent the odds. For example, in a matchup between Manchester City and Everton, the odds are 9/10 against 5/1. It’s clear than Manchester City are the favourites here, and Everton are expected to lose.

Decimals

Decimal odds, on the other hand, are popular with European bookmakers, and bookmakers in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. This format uses decimal numbers to represent the odds, which makes them fairly intuitive to understand.

Football Betting Tips: What You Need to Know

Tips are suggestions given out by tipsters, sport-experts that spend hours upon hours looking at player and group form to see who is likely to come out victorious in a head-to-head. Tips are suggestions on who to bet on, what odds to take, etc.

Tipsters will usually post their predictions so that other players can see them and use them if they wish. There are tipsters who will post their tips on the internet for free, whilst others will ask for a subscription fee so that they profit off of their tips.

However, while using tips can be a good idea, we do recommend that you do your own research as well. This is because the tipsters do not often catch everything. Sometimes, going with your gut feeling can actually pay off.

It’s also important to be disciplined with your betting; our tip is to make sure to only play bets that you can afford when playing online. Moreover, remember to set aside time for other things in life, stay healthy and hydrated, and stick to a gambling budget.

Other Sports to Bet On:

  • We know how much our British players love wagering on darts games, which is exactly why you can find plenty of darts bets to play on our sportsbook!
  • The culture of tennis betting is rather strong in the UK, and it’s no wonder when the illustrious Wimbledon happens in London! This is exactly why you can find a shedload of wagers on tennis on our site.
  • Year after year, the entirety of Europe waits eagerly for the Eurovision, and the UK is not exception. But did you know that you can also play a stake on the Eurovision on our sportsbook?
  • There is also a strong culture of wagering on racehorses in the UK, and it’s for this reason that our British bettors can enjoy placing various bets on horse racing at Betiton™!
  • If you enjoy your horse betting, then there’s hardly a bigger horse race in the UK than the Grand National! Of course, you can find plenty of available bets on the Grand National at Betiton™ Bookmaker.
  • Last but definitely not least, our British bettors can also enjoy having a punt on rugby union as we know how popular rugby union betting is in the UK!

Additional Information:

UK Football Betting FAQs

What is the meaning of handicap in football betting?

It’s sometimes the case that a particularly powerful team (the favourite) goes against a far weaker one (the underdog). When this happens, the odds are heavily skewed in favour of the favourite. However, with handicap betting, the playing field is levelled a little: handicap bets apply a “disadvantage” on the favourite to give an edge to the underdog. This means that the underdog can lose but players could still win their bets if they placed a handicap bet on them.

What is the O/U in football?

O/U stands for “over/under”, which is a particular market that you can play on. For this wager, we’ll be giving you a number of goals that we think will be scored. You simply have to play a stake on whether you think there will be more (over) or less (under) goals than we’re predicting.

What does a parlay bet mean?

A parlay bet is a wager that combines several bets into one. These can include any kind of wagers, as long as they’re combined into the same betting slip. However, for a parlay bet to win, the result of each individual wager has to go your way; otherwise, the parlay bet would lose.

What is the meaning of 1X2 in football betting?

1X2 is another market that you can play a punt on; but despite the weird name of this market, it’s actually a very common wager. Firstly, this wager is known by other names, including ‘full time result‘, ‘match betting‘, and ‘three-way betting‘. For this market, you’ll need to wager on what you think the result of the match will be: whether it’s a home win (1), an away win (2), or a draw (X).

What is a cap in football?

A cap refers to a footballer’s appearance in a game that’s played at an international level.

Sources Used:

  1. ‘Ranking the World’s 10 Best Football Tournaments’ – James McNicholas, Bleacher Report
  2. How not to sound like an idiot when talking about the World Cup – Marissa Payne, The Washington Post
  3. ‘The 50 Biggest Football Clubs in Britain – Ranked’ – Chris Deelay, 90min