Soccer Betting Sites

Betting Sites by League

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world and betting on the game is just as popular. The sport is very popular in Europe and other parts of the world but not so much in the United States as they lean toward American football, baseball and basketball.

Sportsbooks and bookmakers all over the world offer bets on various soccer matches but it can be difficult for the beginning bettor to understand how to bet on the sport. Below is a guide to the various types of soccer bets and how to understand the terms of soccer betting.

Betting on Soccer – Money Line Bet

A money line bet is a straight up bet on the game of soccer. Gamblers are placing a wager on the outcome of a particular game. Bettors can place wagers on which team will win the game or that the game will end in a tie.

Soccer Betting – Over/Under Bets

An over/under bet, or a "totals" bet, is a bet on the total number of points that both teams will score in a match. Betting sites online will list a figure on a game and then bettors will place a bet that the actual score of the game will be more or less (over or under) than the number given by the Sportsbook.

Soccer Betting – Prop Bets

Prop bets are wagers that the betting sites online come up with and offer to the gamblers. These bets are often money line bets and they may include which player will score the first goal or how many goals a certain player will score.

Soccer Betting -Range of Soccer Events

Players will find that they can wager on several major soccer event such as the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederation Cup and the Olympics. The FIFA World Cup is the biggest and most respected soccer event in the world. Teams from all over the world compete in the event and the last team left in the event is considered the best in the world.

The FIFA Confederation Cup is a major tournament as well and it is held every four years and the year before the World Cup. This tournament is for national teams and eight teams compete in the event. The Olympics which take place every four years are another chance for fans to bet on the sport.

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