Called also “Sport King”, football or soccer, has gained its popularity due to the large number of practitioners and lovers that watch the competitions and practice football betting.
The early 21st century, football was played in over 200 countries by over 250 millions of players.
“Fédération Internationale de Football Association”– FIFA was founded in Paris in 1904.
Nowadays there are a lot of football competitions all over the world.
Most important football competitions
• World Cup organized by FIFA every four years,
• Final Tour of the Summer Olympic Games,
• UEFA European Football Championship,
• UEFA Champions League (Europe),
• UEFA Europa League,
• Copa América,
• Copa Libertadores,
• Asian Nations Cup,
• AFC Champions League (Asia),
• Africa Cup of Nations,
• CAF Champions League (Africa),
• CONCAF Gold Cup (North American, Central American and Caribbean),
• CONCAF Champion League,
• OFC Nations Cup (Oceania),
• OFC Champions League (Oceania).
Due to the large spreading area and the high number of football competitions, in parallel has developed a real industry in football betting.
To bet successfully in football, with real chances of winning, needs a lot of study, time and experience.
Odds and football betting modes for 2013 championships
There are a lot of ways to bet in football.
Popular types of football betting
• Bet on final result – the bettor choose the team that will won or that the match ends to equal.
• Double chance bet – the bettor can bet simultaneously on two possible results.
• Bet type half – time / full time; half – time or full time – suppose to bet both half – time and full time result (half – time / full time) or one of them (half – time or full time).
• Bet type over/ under suppose to bet on the number of goals that will be over or under a certain number.
• Bet on corners – the bets are placed on the number of corners at half or final time.
• Bet on number of yellow or red cards.
• Bet type handicap – suppose that the football betting houses offer a goals advance to the weaker team.
• Asian handicap betting – additionally to the handicap type bets these ones allow to bet on equal.
• Live – is a way to bet in real time having the possibility to benefit of permanently of updated odds.