Over 2.5 Goals

One of the most popular ways to bet on any sport is to wager on what is popularly known as totals, or overs and unders. Essentially the bookmaker picks an aggregate score between two teams, and the punter predicts if the final result of the two teams added together will be greater (over) or less (under) than that score. Football is no different, with the most common variant found with online bookmakers being over 2.5 goals. Whilst the terminology may be a little confusing, in essence an over 2.5 goals prediction means that, by the time the referee blows the final whistle in a game, three or more goals would have been scored in it. Whilst over 2.5 goals may seem like an arbitrary number, there is actually a lot of research to support it. Football, unlike sports like rugby, or basketball, is a low scoring game. Statistics collated from across the top professional leagues suggests that the average number of goals per game is 2.48. Therefore, predicting that more than 2.5 goals will be scored is to bet slightly above the statistical mean.

How to do the right pick on over 2.5 goals tips

If you are interested in betting on such a market, here are some over 2.5 goals tips. It is important before place a bet, make a research on teams first. Choose a league which has a good track record when it comes to the average number of goals scored. And then consider the teams involved. Teams like Manchester City or Bayern Munich traditionally score a lot of goals, so a match involving them may be a good one on which to apply the over 2.5 goals strategy. By contrast, leagues like Serie A, or teams like Atlético Madrid place a big premium on defensive football. They value a clean sheet as much as they do a triumph in a multi-goal thriller. Consider also, before making any over 2.5 goal predictions the two teams involved in a match. Are they in form, does the teams have a proven goal scorer, or do they have trouble finding the net? The performance of either team affected by injuries or suspensions? And look at the league tables, and examine the goals for and against column. Bet on Arsenal for over 2.5 goals prediction because the weight of evidence suggests they will almost always score, but their defence is so leaky that they usually allow the opposition to find the net as well.

Win big with Over 2.5 goals predictions high odds

When reviewing the over 2.5 goals tips, it is important to understand how they calculate their odds. However, much research you undertake on teams and their scoring records, the betting firms will have done more, because they can afford to pay full-time statisticians to calculate the odds, analysing thousands of matches across tens of leagues. That means that they set the odds reflected by the teams. If you feel confident that will be a tight match, you can get better value betting on under 2.5 goals.

Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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FC Nürnberg - Bayern Munich

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VfB Stuttgart - Borussia Mönchengladbach

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RB Leipzig - SC Freiburg

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Hannover Predictions

Hannover - Mainz 05

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Eintracht Frankfurt Predictions

Eintracht Frankfurt - Hertha Berlin

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Fortuna Düsseldorf Predictions

Fortuna Düsseldorf - Werder Bremen

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Borussia Dortmund - Schalke 04

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FC Augsburg Predictions

FC Augsburg - Bayer Leverkusen

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Leeds United Predictions

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Norwich City Predictions

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Sheffield United Predictions

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West Brom - Rotherham

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Swansea Predictions

Swansea - Hull City

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QPR Predictions

QPR - Nottingham Forest

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