Over 2,5 Goals Predictions

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The latest Over 2,5 Goals predictions

10/03/2021

Liverpool - RB Leipzig

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.73 at William Hill
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match info: odds and stats

09/03/2021

Peterborough United - Hull City

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 2.07 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match info: odds and stats

09/03/2021

Plymouth Argyle - Wigan Athletic

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.80 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match info: odds and stats

09/03/2021

Crewe Alexandra - Doncaster Rovers

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.95 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match info: odds and stats

09/03/2021

Ipswich Town - Lincoln City

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.07 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match info: odds and stats

08/03/2021

Rubin Kazan' - Zenit

To call the upcoming match difficult for Rubin Kazan' would be a major understatement. They are going up against impossible odds. With a home win priced at 5.25 with major online bookmakers, this is a completely one-sided game.

Considering the balance of power in this match, it seems that a draw may be the extent of the home team’s ambition. Zenit are at a clear advantage, which is reflected in the 1.67 odds for an away win 1X2 bet.

Few people saw the previous victory of Rub... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.04 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 0:3
Match info: odds and stats

08/03/2021

Inter - Atalanta

Inter are easily the favourites in the match this Monday, but we wouldn’t call a Home Win bet at the odds of 2.07 safe, exactly. They are more likely to win than not, but Atalanta may have a few tricks up their sleeve yet.

At 3.70 betting odds, an away win would be a huge surprise and we’re positive Atalanta are well aware of it themselves.

The Nerazzurri secured three points against Parma in the last round after a rather uneventful first half. A single effort in the second... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.73 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match info: odds and stats

07/03/2021

Tottenham Hotspur - Crystal Palace

With the odds set at 1.50 for a home win, Tottenham Hotspur winning is clearly the most likely outcome in this matchup. Bigger upsets have happened, of course, but we wouldn’t expect anything but a decisive home win.

With a matchup like this, it seems like we already know the outcome. Crystal Palace stand little chance of achieving anything except an appearance. Most bookies price an away win for this match at 7.50, marking an insurmountable difference.

Spurs left a strong i... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.80 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 4-1

07/03/2021

Fortuna Sittard - PSV

A mere glance at the betting odds for this match should tell you most you need to know. A home win here is almost an impossible outcome, so it’s not very likely we’ll see solid betting opportunities in the 1X2 market.

We are likely going to see PSV triumph this Sunday, though Fortuna Sittard do have a fighting chance. Maybe the home field advantage will be enough to spur them into a surprise draw or victory, though it’s not a probable outcome.

Fortuna Sittard went into t... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.53 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-3

07/03/2021

Genk - Cercle Brugge

A home win should not be questioned in this game. Genk are seen as huge favourites to register an easy win against Cercle Brugge and we recommend you take the generous offer of 1.70.

If betting odds are anything to go on – and they are - Cercle Brugge will likely get overrun by their opponents with little hope of winning. Considering how one-sided this matchup is, they may want to cut their losses and focus their energy elsewhere.

Genk’s performance against Sporting Charler... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match result: 2-0

07/03/2021

Dinamo Moskva - Tambov

With the betting odds being what they are, an Tambov win or even a draw would be incredibly surprising. Dinamo Moskva are very hard favourites and their victory seems almost inevitable.

Tambov are massive underdogs and will be extremely lucky to avoid complete annihilation at the hands of Dinamo Moskva.

The last time we saw Dinamo Moskva in a Premier League match, they surprised just about everyone with a shocking 1:2 away win against Akhmat Grozny . Dinamo Moskva entered the p... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.53 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 2-0

07/03/2021

Royal Excel Mouscron - Standard Liège

Though Royal Excel Mouscron definitely have a shot at winning this match, they’ll need to work for it. Standard Liège are somewhat stronger, but the home-field advantage may be what the hosts need to shift the balance in their favour.

Most bookies see Standard Liège as the favourites in this matchup, though it’s important to know things can go either way. Their victory is currently priced at 2.10, indicating that the hosts have a fighting chance.

In a surprising turn of ... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.95 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-0

07/03/2021

Hellas Verona - Milan

A home win would be a big surprise in this match. Hellas Verona are the underdogs here and it will be a huge surprise if they end up grabbing a win here.

With a price of 1.95 on them winning, Milan should definitely feel more confident going into this match. Of course, the difference is not insurmountable, so we’d say a draw is quite likely as well.

Hellas Verona’s latest performance against Benevento ended in resounding success. While the predictions were somewhat favourab... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.88 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 4:1
Match result: 0-2

07/03/2021

Fiorentina - Parma

Though we can call Fiorentina the favourites in this matchup, Parma are not about to make it easy for them. It’s gearing up to be an exciting match overall, and no outcome can be ruled out at this point.

An away win in this match would be a huge surprise and an equally big achievement for Parma who could consider themselves fortunate if they run away with a point in the bag.

La Viola’s narrow 1:2 loss at SeatGeek Stadium against Roma in the previous round may seem bad on pa... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 2.08 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 3-3

07/03/2021

Crotone - Torino

While Crotone winning is still technically possible, we wouldn’t hold our breath. They are severely outmatched compared to Torino, so even a draw result would be quite surprising.

Torino will have to maintain the high level of focus against Crotone. They can’t afford any mistakes and errors if they plan to run away home with three points in the bag.

Crotone’s victory was priced at around 20.00 in the previous round, so the 5:1 defeat at the hands of Atalanta wasn’t much... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.06 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 3:1
Match result: 4-2

07/03/2021

Köln - Werder Bremen

With a difficult matchup ahead of them, Köln will need to focus if they want to bring in another 3 points. They are not overwhelmingly outmatched by any means, but they are generally seen as the underdogs compared to Werder Bremen.

With the betting odds being what they are, this match could still go either way. Still, the fact that Team from Bremen are generally the weaker team makes this match an uphill battle for them.

Köln’s previous Bundesliga match did not go their wa... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 2.25 at 888Sport
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 1-1

07/03/2021

Athletic Bilbao - Granada

Athletic Bilbao are firm favourites in this matchup, and backing them may offer surprising betting value. It’s a very safe bet, though we suppose an upset is not outside the realm of possibility. We wouldn’t count on Granada winning, though.

It’s hard to believe even the most optimistic Granada fans are expecting them to triumph at The Lions this Sunday. It’s a completely one-sided matchup, and the hosts should have no problems steamrolling their opponents.

The Lions... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.14 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 2-1

07/03/2021

Sporting Braga - Vitória Guimarães

We don’t expect Sporting Braga to have any issues beating Vitória Guimarães. The hosts are largely favoured by all the top bookmakers online and 1.66 might actually be a good-value bet to consider. The visitors are not to be underestimated but on this particular instance the home side are seen as clear winners.

With a price of 5.50 on an away win among most online sportsbooks, it’s clear Vitória Guimarães will likely not fare well against Sporting Braga. Even a draw seems to b... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 2.05 at bwin
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match info: odds and stats

07/03/2021

Roma - Genoa

Best bookmaker online do not see past Roma in this game and we wholeheartedly agree. The betting odds work largely in their favour and there is a good reason for it. Genoa will have extremely difficult time running away with anything from this match.

With a price of 8.00 on an away win among most online sportsbooks, it’s clear Genoa will likely not fare well against The Giallorossi. Even a draw seems to be too optimistic for the away team.

The latest 1:2 triumph we saw from T... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.80 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-0

07/03/2021

Brøndby - København

The hosts have everything stacking up against them in this match including the betting odds of 2.88. Brøndby will indeed find it very hard to beat København here but nothing is impossible if you try hard enough.

København should be able to win this one, but such an outcome won’t come easily. The 2.48 betting odds on them winning indicate that it will be a close match - Brøndby are no pushovers.

The fans at Brøndby Stadion were treated to a fruitless effort the last time... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.77 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 2-1

07/03/2021

Club Brugge - Zulte-Waregem

Club Brugge should stroll into a fairly easy victory this Friday. The odds are decidedly in their favour, with most top bookies pricing a home win at 1.26.

Though it may not be particularly attractive to punters, this match is at least easy to predict. Anything but a Home Win is probably wishful thinking for Zulte-Waregem, whose victory has been priced at a hefty 12.00.

Club Brugge’s previous away game against Gent saw a lot of back-and-forth to little avail. Neither side ma... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.4 at William Hill
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 3-0

06/03/2021

Portimonense - Tondela

By pricing a home win at around 1.95, the bookies made it clear that Portimonense are the favourites. Overall, though, the difference between the teams is not big, and the match can end either way.

The away team’s chances of winning this Sunday are dubious at best. They are the clear underdogs in a matchup with Portimonense, and the fact that they’re the visiting team isn’t making things any easier.

We didn’t get much excitement last time at Estádio Municipal de Porti... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.10 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 3-0

06/03/2021

Preston North End - AFC Bournemouth

Preston North End have their work cut out for them if they want to beat AFC Bournemouth. They are widely considered to be the weaker team – though the difference is not huge, to be fair. Overall, it’s shaping up to be an exciting showdown.

2.35 on an away match is what many punters run away from but AFC Bournemouth are a team capable of big things. Therefore, backing them in this match might not be a bad idea after all.

While Preston North End can’t exactly be happy with ... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.00 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-1

06/03/2021

West Ham United - Leeds United

West Ham United should not have bigger problems running away with three points in this match if they stick to their game plan. However, Leeds United can be a tough nut to crack and the home side need to be on top of their game.

It’s highly unlikely that The Whites will manage to get some points this round. West Ham are at a considerable advantage, so even a draw would be a success for the visitors.

West Ham’s latest away game against Manchester City ended in a narrow 2:1 lo... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.67 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 3:1
Match info: odds and stats

06/03/2021

Swansea City - Middlesbrough

With 2.40 on home win, the ground is level and three points are everyone’s to take. However, we’d still recommend backing Swansea City who should end up victorious in the end against Middlesbrough.

Things are looking problematic for the visiting side. They are going up against a stronger team which also has a home pitch advantage. Victory is still within reach – they’ll just have to work harder than usual to get it.

Swansea went into their previous Championship match as... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 2.38 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 2-1

06/03/2021

Blackpool - AFC Wimbledon

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.99 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 3:1
Match result: 1-1

06/03/2021

Borussia M'gladbach - Bayer Leverkusen

Borussia M'gladbach will have to fight an uphill battle to win this match. They are the underdogs of the matchup – though Bayer Leverkusen don’t have a huge advantage. Still, with the 2.60 odds on a home win, things may get a bit dicey.

Team from Leverkusen are heading into a difficult fight, but it’s far from hopeless. They may need to bring their best, but the match can go any way at this point. The odds of an away win are 2.70 right now, which means the favourites are far fr... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.67 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 0-1

06/03/2021

Hoffenheim - Wolfsburg

Though the match can honestly go either way, Hoffenheim will be at a bit of a disadvantage. Their victory is priced at 3.00 despite the home-field advantage, so they’ll need to bring their A-game.

No outcome of this match would catch us by surprise. It’s a rarely fair matchup, though that’s not always good for betting. Currently, though, Wolfsburg are somewhat more likely to triumph with betting odds of 2.45 on them winning.

Hoffenheim’s previous away game against Unio... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.68 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match result: 2-1

06/03/2021

Rheindorf Altach - LASK Linz

With most bookies pricing a home win at 7.00, this is one of the more lopsided matches of the season. Needless to say, Rheindorf Altach don’t stand much of a chance at coming out on top.

LASK Linz are expected to win this match, which is made quite clear by the 1.48 odds that can be found with most bookies. The odds are not so short as to make an Away Win bet not worth taking, though, which also implies a certain degree of risk.

Rheindorf Altach went home victorious in the p... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.65 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 0-1

06/03/2021

CSKA Moskva - Akhmat Grozny

CSKA Moskva are firm favourites in this matchup, and backing them may offer surprising betting value. It’s a very safe bet, though we suppose an upset is not outside the realm of possibility. We wouldn’t count on Akhmat Grozny winning, though.

It’s hard to believe even the most optimistic Akhmat Grozny fans are expecting them to triumph at CSKA Moskva this Monday. It’s a completely one-sided matchup, and the hosts should have no problems steamrolling their opponents.

C... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.85 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 3:1
Match result: 2-0

06/03/2021

Doncaster Rovers - Plymouth Argyle

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.86 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match result: 2-1

06/03/2021

Freiburg - RB Leipzig

A home win is not something we would recommend betting on at the odds of 5.25 – but you’re probably aware of that already. It would take a miracle for Freiburg to pull off even a draw, let alone a win as underdogs.

Though we can’t say for certain, all signs are pointing towards RB Leipzig as the final winner of this showdown. Freiburg have been known to surprise us from time to time, though, so the match isn’t a done deal.

Freiburg went into their previous Bundesliga m... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 1.66 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 4:1
Match result: 0-3

06/03/2021

Wattens - Sturm Graz

Though the match can honestly go either way, Wattens will be at a bit of a disadvantage. Their victory is priced at 3.10 despite the home-field advantage, so they’ll need to bring their A-game.

Sturm Graz will need to bring their top form if they want 3 points from this matchup – and they do. Wattens are not easy pickings, although the visitors are widely seen as close favourites.

Although Wattens’s previous match ended in a draw, their supporters have a lot to be happy ... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.78 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-1

06/03/2021

Hull City - Bristol Rovers

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.88 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 2-0

06/03/2021

Lincoln City - Crewe Alexandra

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.01 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 3-0

06/03/2021

Burnley - Arsenal

Upsets do happen in football and it’s fair to say a home win here would be a definition of the case. Burnley can count themselves lucky if they avoid getting completely destroyed by Arsenal in this match.

Having a 1.70 selection on your slip can be a big boost to your potential winnings and with Arsenal largely expected to beat Burnley, you’d be wise to use it.

The Clarets’s previous Premier League match did not go their way, but not even the most stubborn fans would have ... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.00 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 1:3
Match result: 1-1

06/03/2021

Wigan Athletic - Milton Keynes Dons

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.90 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match result: 3-0

06/03/2021

Gil Vicente - Porto

A home win is not something we would recommend betting on at the odds of 7.00 – but you’re probably aware of that already. It would take a miracle for Gil Vicente to pull off even a draw, let alone a win as underdogs.

The odds are clearly leaning in the away team’s favour, though the difference is by no means insurmountable. Gil Vicente will have to give their all to come out on top, though, while Porto merely have to make sure not to make major mistakes.

Gil Vicente off... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 2.10 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 0-2

06/03/2021

Sheffield United - Southampton

With a difficult matchup ahead of them, Sheffield United will need to focus if they want to bring in another 3 points. They are not overwhelmingly outmatched by any means, but they are generally seen as the underdogs compared to Southampton.

The Saints are regarded as favourites, but that doesn’t mean they can relax. With an almost negligible difference in the perceived strength of these two teams, sub-standard play is a recipe for disaster.

Not even the most ardent of Sheff... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.12 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 3:2
Match result: 0-2

06/03/2021

Bristol City - Queens Park Rangers

Though Bristol City definitely have a shot at winning this match, they’ll need to work for it. Queens Park Rangers are somewhat stronger, but the home-field advantage may be what the hosts need to shift the balance in their favour.

Queens Park Rangers will need to dig deep in order to get past the motivated hosts. An away win at 2.60 betting odds is considered a high risk but that’s exactly why the reward would be much sweeter.

Just like most experts and fans predicted, The... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 2.08 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 0-2

05/03/2021

Huddersfield Town - Cardiff City

Huddersfield Town may come out on top this Saturday yet, but it will be quite a struggle. They’ll be fighting a somewhat stronger team in Cardiff City. However, it’s still a relatively balanced matchup, as signified by the 3.40 for the hosts to win.

If everything goes according to plan and The Bluebirds put their best foot forward we expect to see an away win in this match.

The Terriers’s last home match against Birmingham City ended in a 1:1 draw as neither team managed ... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.07 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 2:2
Match result: 0-0

05/03/2021

Paços de Ferreira - Nacional

With bookies pricing a home win at 1.87, it’s clear the match may yet go either way. The hosts have a distinct advantage, of course, but both a draw and an away win are quite possible outcomes.

The matchup this Sunday is rather one-sided, with Nacional seen as the clear underdogs. Most bookmakers online have priced their victory at 4.75, which is enough to doubt such an outcome will happen.

Although Paços de Ferreira are coming on the back of a harsh 3:0 loss, it would be r... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.25 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 2-1

04/03/2021

Parma - Inter

Parma are the definition of underdogs in this fixture. With betting odds of 10.00, no punter will dare backing them up against Inter. It is a wise decision as well as hosts will have an extremely difficult task surviving this clash.

Inter fans are expecting a straightforward victory this Thursday, and who can blame them. With odds like the currently offered 1.35 for an away win, the home-field disadvantage doesn’t seem like a big obstacle in this case.

Parma managed to scrape... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.55 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 3:1
Match result: 1-2

03/03/2021

Milan - Udinese

The home team is the obvious choice for anyone looking to bet on favourites. The match is not completely one-sided, though, which is why you may actually get worthwhile returns.

Udinese are massive underdogs and will be extremely lucky to avoid complete annihilation at the hands of Milan.

The last time we saw The Rossoneri in a Serie A match, they surprised just about everyone with a shocking 1:2 away win against Roma . The Rossoneri entered the pitch as clear underdogs, but th... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.75 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 1-1

03/03/2021

Benevento - Hellas Verona

The hosts have everything stacking up against them in this match including the betting odds of 3.25. Benevento will indeed find it very hard to beat Hellas Verona here but nothing is impossible if you try hard enough.

Hellas Verona are heading into what’s surely be a challenge. Benevento are not to be taken lightly and an away victory would certainly be a big success for the visitors.

Benevento’s painful defeat in their previous away match could have been seen from a mile a... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 1.96 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 0-3

03/03/2021

Sivasspor - Hatayspor

The home team are slightly stronger as far as most online bookies are concerned, but the difference is by no means insurmountable. Both a stalemate and a victory for Hatayspor are still on the table.

Hatayspor will need to dig deep in order to get past the motivated hosts. An away win at 3.30 betting odds is considered a high risk but that’s exactly why the reward would be much sweeter.

Sivasspor’s latest away game at Rizespor was an inconclusive stalemate which persisted t... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Over 2,5 2.16 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 1-1

03/03/2021

Hamilton Academical - St. Johnstone

While Hamilton Academical winning is still technically possible, we wouldn’t hold our breath. They are severely outmatched compared to St. Johnstone, so even a draw result would be quite surprising.

The match is most likely to go in the away team’s favour, though it’s by no means a sure thing. With 1.85 betting odds to win, St. Johnstone have the upper hand going in, but all three possible outcomes are possible.

Although Hamilton Academical are coming on the back of a ha... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.00 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 3:0
Match result: 1-1

03/03/2021

København - Vejle

With the 1.64 being what they are, we don’t expect anything other than a home win. Pulling off anything else would be a gargantuan task for Vejle, so we’d stay away unless you’re looking for a long shot on purpose.

Considering what they’re up against, Vejle can’t set their ambitions too high in this match. Playing as visitors at odds of 5.60 for an away win, calling them underdogs seems like an understatement.

København’s previous bout at Telia Parken ended in dis... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.79 at 888Sport
Correct score prediction: 2:1
Match result: 2-1

03/03/2021

Bristol City - AFC Bournemouth

Bristol City are no strangers to surprises but with 4.75 on home win here, such a result would be more of a miracle rather than surprise.

Even with the home-field advantage as a factor, AFC Bournemouth have a better chance of winning this clash than their opponents. They can’t afford to relax just yet though – the hosts may prove a tough nut to crack after all.

After a mediocre first half in the previous round, Bristol went on to bag a decisive 1:3 away win against Swansea ... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Over 2,5 2.00 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:3
Match result: 1-2

02/03/2021

Sunderland - Swindon Town

Betting tip (stake9/10): Over 2,5 1.80 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:2
Match result: 1-0

More about Over 2,5 Goals Predictions

    Deciding to get into betting and starting off your online punting career can seem like a daunting task. Opening those markets for the first time can cause some confusion with all the different options and numbers.

    It is not at all uncommon for beginners to feel disheartened after losing their first few tips. Thankfully, this can be helped: all you need is a firm grasp of the mechanics of it all. That’s why BetingFellow is here to help; this comprehensive guide will provide you with the basics of Over 2.5 Goals, as well as some tips and strategies for Over 2.5 betting.

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What Is Over 2.5 Goals Betting?

The basic concept here is fairly simple, but with a lot of room for nuance.

As the name might imply, what we’re looking at is the number of goals scored during a given football match. Specifically, for an Over 2.5 Goals bet to win, the match must end with 3 or more goals scored total.

Importantly, it does not matter which team scored them. When they scored them is also completely irrelevant – as long as the numbers on the scoreboard at the end of a game are higher than 3 total, the bet wins.

So now you must be thinking, why is it called 2.5 Goals if you actually need 3 goals to win? Besides, you can’t score half a goal in a football match.

This numbering system was implemented to avoid any confusion about which betting tips win and which do not. It’s important to consider that an Over 2.5 Goals bet can never be a “draw”. You either win it or you don’t.

Were it called “Over 3 Goals”, for example, punters might not immediately know what happens if exactly 3 goals were scored during a game. So if we were to get rid of the imaginary half-goal, this type of betting would have to be called “Over But Not Exactly 2 Goals”, or something equally silly. The solution might not be ideal, but it’s certainly the best option.

There are also occasionally variations of this market like Over 1.5 Goals and Over 3.5 Goals. These are less popular but work pretty much the same, so most of this guide can be applied to those as well.

It is also important to note that this market is exclusive to football betting because it is tailored to football’s scoring. Other sports might have markets that work similarly, but in this guide, we’ll be focusing on football.

Why Bet on Over 2.5 Goals?

There are some advantages to Over 2.5 Goals tips. We’ll list some of them here for you to consider when filling out your next betting slip.

Similarly to many other types of betting that are not the classic To Win tip, Over 2.5 Goals bets have consistent odds of winning until the very end of the game. No matter the current score or time, a goal or two more is still possible, especially because it doesn’t matter which side makes them.

Additionally, once a match has more than 3 goals on the scoreboard, the bet wins and can’t lose anymore. No more sudden comebacks where your team loses in the last few minutes of injury time!

Another advantage is that you’re not really relying on a team to perform. We all have off-days, and even the best of teams occasionally slip up, which is what makes betting so hard to predict. This can actually be good for Over 2.5 Goals bets. We’ll touch on that a bit more, later in our Over 2.5 Goals betting tips.

Over 2.5 Goals is also statistically better than a lot of other types of betting. Firstly – there are only two possible outcomes. Secondly, the number 2.5 (Or 3, if you prefer) is a nice middle-ground between the likelihood of it happening and a reasonable payout. That’s why it’s more popular than Over 1.5 or 3.5.

How to Bet on Over 2.5 Goals?

As previously mentioned, an Over 2.5 Goals bet can only win or lose – there’s no ‘draw’ option here. As such, you can also bet that less than 2.5 goals will be scored during a match. This type of bet is called Under 2.5 Goals. Check out our in-depth guide to Under 2.5 Goals betting if you want to find out more.

Concerning Over 2.5 Goals alone, there’s not a lot to worry about when wanting to make them. Just select the match you want to place your wager on, and choose the Over 2.5 Goals market.

We’d also like to point out that, due to the relatively safe nature of these bets, the returns are severely limited as well. These two aspects make them great candidates for accumulators, though!

How to Choose Matches to Bet on Over 2.5 Goals?

To be blunt, there’s no easy trick or shortcut to figuring out which matches are the best candidates. It takes research that has to be performed on a match-by-match basis. However, we can point you in the right direction so you know what to look for in a match for Over 2.5 Goals.

Luckily, there’s a way of making this easier. A lot of betting strategies for Over 2.5 Goals are also applied to Both Teams To Score, and vice versa. If you want to find out more, you can find our Both Teams To Score guide right here on BettingFellow.

So, like BTTS, you want teams who play aggressively, but often leak a lot of goals as well. Unlike BTTS, however, you don’t really care if this is the case for both teams. This means that picking matches where one team has a considerable advantage is not a bad idea.

In terms of leagues, the major European national leagues seem to have the best odds of going over 2.5 Goals. The statistics show that the best leagues for this type of bet are the Scandinavian leagues and the Dutch Jupiler League. The biggest teams in the world also seem to consistently be solid options, for better or worse. You know – Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, etc. All of these quite often confirm the Over 2.5 Goals market.

Where to bet on Over 2.5 Goals?

Truthfully, there’s no such thing as a bookmaker “specialising” in a single market or type of bet. This means that the best place for Over 2.5 Goals is usually the best place for any type of bet. The odds will not be very different in terms of quality within a single sportsbook, but they can vary greatly between different bookmakers. Betting promotions are also something to be factored in. Once again, research is key to getting the most out of your online betting experience. You need to compare all of the available online bookies in order to find the one that suits your needs best. Do not worry, you won’t need to visit and sift through all of them individually – BettingFellow has a handy list which ranks all of the world’s best online bookmakers.

We recommend that you familiarise yourself with the whole list, but in case you’re looking for a quick suggestion, here are a few:

William Hill. Widely considered one of England’s most reputable bookies, William Hill is a solid, reliable choice for all your betting needs. On top of that, their odds are really hard to beat. Ladbrokes. A famous bookmaker with more than a century of history, Ladbrokes offers some great innovations and promotions which pay off in the long run.

Bet365. A mainstay of any “best online bookmaker” list. If you’re not sure which betting site to go for – you can’t go wrong with Bet365.

Over 2.5 Goals Betting Tips

A little bit of knowledge can get you a long way with sports betting. Getting the information you need will require some digging, so here is some advice for Over 2.5 Goals bets.

Firstly, look at the average number of goals for both teams in the current season. If both or either of them averages only, say, 1 goal per match, it’s probably not a good idea to bet on Over 2.5 Goals.

You can also look at the percentage of games between the teams in question which confirmed the Over 2.5 market. Sometimes these can be as high as 80%, indicating a solid pick.

Speaking of stats, don’t forget to look at the head-to-head stats for the teams in question. Some teams tend to fare better or worse against others. For example, they might have trouble with getting through a specific opponent’s defence, even though the attack is usually the team’s strong suit. Such details might seem small, but are very important for any betting you might do.

You might also want to look at a team’s usual strategies and formations. 4-3-3, for example, is a typical attacking formation. Finding two teams who use such formations regularly can be used to your advantage.

Statistics are of key importance but are not the only thing you should consider. For example, try to think of any less “regular” factors that influence the number of goals in a match, such as: Match Context. Teams rarely give their best during friendly matches, but the number of goals can go through the roof for important derbies or playoff matches.

Whether the team has a home advantage can also impact performance, and thus goalscoring.

Whether all of a team’s lineup is present and participating. Key players missing from the defence can greatly hinder a team’s ability to prevent goals, for instance.

The turf and weather conditions. Hard to predict and may seem less important, these factors can still be used to your advantage.

Of course, all of these tips can be applied to Under 2.5 Goals betting as well. Just reverse them where necessary – Two defensive teams facing off in the mud and rain would be pretty good news here, as opposed to Over 2.5.

Over 2.5 Goals Betting Variations

As previously mentioned, the line of 2.5 occasionally varies upwards or downwards. These options can be useful if, for example, you’re absolutely positive a match will be packed with goals, in the case of Over 3.5. Stats for such cases are considerably less reliable, though.

Over 1.5, on the other hand, rarely offers good enough odds to be worthwhile.

There are also some other variations to the standard Over/Under formula. Here are some of the more common ones:

Home Win &Over 2.5/Away Win & Over 2.5. This basically combines the classic result bet with Over 2.5. Obviously, this can also be mixed with Under 2.5 to provide several different options.

Over/Under and Both Teams to Score. This bet tries to predict that the 3+ goals scored will be distributed between the two teams, with each scoring at least once.

Over 2.5 Goals Verdict

Summing up, Over 2.5 Goals is a type of market where statistics rule. Get to know your stats and how to read them, and this type of bet can be used to turn a tidy profit. We hope you found this Over 2.5 Goals betting tutorial helpful, and wish you good luck with future punting!

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