How to bet on football

Football is easily the most popular sport for most punters to have a flutter on, and as a result, most bookmakers will offer a wide range of markets on the sport. Outside of the traditional full-time result betting markets, things such as first goalscorer, both teams to score, and over/under goals markets have become increasingly popular. 

Of course, the most popular types of bets placed on football these days are accumulators, which is when the punter places four or more selections on the same slip and requires all of them to come in for the bet to be successful. 

For a more in-depth guide on how to bet on football, and many other sports, please feel free to check out our useful how-to bet guides using the drop-down menus at the top of the page. 

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            Finding a bookmaker who offers odds on football will not prove to be a difficult task, with pretty much every bookmaker on the planet offering a wide variety of markets on the sport. 

            While choosing who to bet football with will largely come to personal preference, some bookmakers do tend to offer better value for money and some will offer more in-depth markets and better offers. 

            On the whole, Bet 365 tend to offer the best betting experience when it comes to football, mostly because of their in-depth markets. Paddy Power always tends to offer some of the better odds, while Bet Victor and Ladbrokes will often have the best in-play markets. 

            By and large, choosing a bookies for football will mostly come down to which website suits you best. If you in any doubt about a specific bookmaker, then feel free to check our detailed bookmakers reviews using the menus at the top of the page. 

            Football bonus codes

            Bonus codes are offers made by bookies to new customers in the hope that it will incentivise them to use their site more regularly. 

            Bookmakers will offer bonus codes for a wide variety of sports and football is one of the most common ones. 

            Due to the popularity of the sport, bookmakers will often compete against one another in an attempt to draw in new customers, meaning that there are often plenty of very generous offers for punters to take advantage of. 

            Bonus codes for football will often see bookies offer free bets or for them to double customer’s opening wagers. There will also be more bonus codes available during the sport’s biggest events, such as The Champions League and the FIFA World Cup. 

            It can be very difficult to keep up with what bookmakers are offering what bonus codes, so we here at Bonus Bets aim to keep you up to date with who is offering what and all of the terms and conditions. 

            You can check out our useful bonus codes offers guides using the drop-down menus at the top of the page. 

            Football free bets

            Free football bets are a serious commodity in the gambling world, with punters spending hours every day searching for them. 

            There are various different kinds of free football bets that you may find on the internet, ranging from refunds for losing bets, or a special offer that comes with another bet on specific markets. 

            With the Premier League being the most popular football division in the world, the majority of free bets offered by bookmakers will be focused on that league. Sites such as Bet365, Paddy Power,William Hill and many others will routinely offer free bets each and every week, with some sites even offering daily free bets. 

            It can be incredibly difficult to keep up with what websites are offering what in terms of free bets, that’s why we here at Bonus Bets strive to keep you up to date with all of the latest and best offers offered by bookmakers. 

            Football betting tips

            Betting on football can be an incredibly difficult discipline to master, and while many will have claimed to have found all of the answers, the truth is, there is no perfect way to bet on football. 

            That being said, there are certainly some ways that are likely to be more fruitful than others and certain things you can do to ensure that you aren’t always on the losing end of your bets. 

            Studying team’s form, both home and away, is hugely beneficial, while also paying attention to past encounters between the two sides can also help. 

            Be sure to check out whether teams have any serious injuries or suspensions that may affect their performance as well. You don’t want to place a team on your accumulator only to find out their 20 goal a season striker is out of action for the week. 

            Studying individual player’s form will also come in incredibly useful when you are betting on markets such as first and last goalscorer and also both teams to score markets. 

            Of course, we here at Bonus Bets are also here to help and we will provide regular match previews and odds tips to keep you up to date with all that is happening in the world of football. 

            Football odds

            Finding the best football odds on the internet can be a difficult task, so we here at Bonus Bets will do our utmost to keep you updated with which bookmakers are offering the best odds and markets on the sport. 

            Football bet of the day

            Football has one of the busiest calendars of any sport and it can be incredibly difficult to keep up with all of the games that are taking place around the globe. 

            We here at Bonus Bets will keep you up to date with the best bets to place on football each and every day. 

            We will go through the day’s football matches and find the best bet for that day, just for you. 

            Where and how to live stream football

            While you will no doubt have a home subscription to watch the biggest games in world football, some of the more obscure fixtures are not likely to playing down your local pub anytime soon. 

            Thankfully, most bookies will have you covered. Sites like Bet365, William Hill, Paddy Power, Ladbrokes and several others all offer free live streams for games often outside of Europe’s top six divisions and can be an incredibly useful way to keep up with your bets as the action unfolds. 

            While some sites may require you to place a bet before you first tune into a live stream, most sites offer free access to their football streaming services in the hope that it encourages users to place bets in play. 

            Football news

            One of the key elements to keeping up with betting on football is keeping up with what is happening in the world of the beautiful game. 

            Things like transfers, managerial changes, injuries and suspensions can have all a huge influence on what happens in a game and more seasoned gamblers may even be able to use this to stay one step ahead of bookmakers. 

            Here at Bonus Bets we aim to help keep our audience in the loop and you will be able to keep up with news from all of Europe’s top divisions by checking out our news pages.