Soccer is one of the world's most exciting sports to bet on, and as a result comes with a lot of live market betting options that can be difficult to understand.
See below for all the information you'll need to become a soccer betting pro!
CORNERS MATCH BET: This market refers to wagering which team will end up with the most corner kicks in a single match. You can bet on either team to have the most, or that they will tie. Includes stoppage time after 90 mins play, excludes extra time and penalty shootouts.
BOOKING MATCH BET: This is a bet on which team will be shown more total cards during the game, or if they will tie. A Red Card is deemed to be 2 cards (straight red or 2 yellows). Includes stoppage time after 90 mins play, excludes extra time and penalty shootouts.
DOUBLE CHANCE: A Double Chance bet covers two possible outcomes in the same match and minimizes the risk of losing. In a Double Chance bet, you bet on two of the three possible results in the match (Win, Loss, or Draw)
TO WIN TO NIL: This market refers to selecting if a team will win the match with the opposing team offering no goals.
TEAM TO KEEP A CLEAN SHEET: This market refers to if a team will not allow the opposing team to score for the entirety of the match (90 minutes + stoppage).
DRAW NO BET: This type of market removes the option of the teams to "draw" and allows bettors to wager on either team to win.
PLAYER SHOTS WOODWORK: This market refers how many times a player's shot will "hit the woodwork" or hit the frame of the goal (without going in). Note that any shot that hits the frame multiple times only count as hitting the woodwork once.
PLAYER TOTOAL SHOTS ON TARGET: This market refers to wagering on how many shots by a specific player will be "on target". This is defines as an intentional shot that goes into the net, or would have gone into the net if not for being stopped by the goalkeeper or the last defender. Shots that hit the post or crossbar do NOT count as shots on target.
PLAYER TOTAL GOALS / SHOTS INSIDE BOX: This market refers to betting the Over / Under on a specific player's goals or shots inside the box. A shot / goal inside the box is defined as any goal shot by a player where the location of the ball was inside the penalty area. Any shots taken ON the penalty area line counts as being inside the box.
PLAYER TOTAL GOALS / SHOTS OUTSIDE BOX: This market refers to betting the Over / Under on a specific player's goals or shots outside the box. A shot outside the box is defined as any shot where the position of the ball is located outside the penalty area when the shot is taken. Any event happening on a line will be considered inside that area. For example, a shot on the penalty area line will count as being inside the box.
PLAYER TO BE SENT OFF: This market refers to a player being sent off the pitch by a referee via red card.
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