Under 2,5 Goals Predictions

    Feeling lost about all the different markets available for football betting? Or just unsure how to get the most out of an Under 2.5 Goals bet? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for the Betting Fellow in-depth guide to Under 2.5 Goals betting.

    We’d like to preface this tutorial by pointing out that this market is basically just a reverse of the Over 2.5 Goals one.

    As such, a lot of the things we’ll talk about here are very similar to BettingFellow’s guide to Over 2.5 Goals betting. A lot of the strategies and factors to consider are the same, for example, only the effects they have on the bet itself are reversed.

    Still, we heartily recommend carefully reading through both of them to get the best idea of their differences and similarities.

    Now, without further ado, let’s start with the basics.

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The latest Under 2,5 Goals predictions

18/05/2021

Chelsea - Leicester City

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.80 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match info: odds and stats

17/05/2021

Mjällby - Häcken

Mjällby may come out on top this Monday yet, but it will be quite a struggle. They’ll be fighting a somewhat stronger team in Häcken. However, it’s still a relatively balanced matchup, as signified by the 3.20 for the hosts to win.

Häcken should be able to win this one, but such an outcome won’t come easily. The 2.49 betting odds on them winning indicate that it will be a close match - Mjällby are no pushovers.

,It all seemed lost for Mjällby at the half-time break ... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.72 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match info: odds and stats

17/05/2021

Östersunds FK - AIK

The most probable outcome of this match is Östersunds FK getting completely overwhelmed. They are underdogs by a considerable margin, and it’s not likely even the most optimistic of their fans are expecting them to pull off a victory.

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

Although Östersunds FK are coming on the back of a harsh 2:0 loss... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.75 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 0:2
Match info: odds and stats

17/05/2021

Elfsborg - Halmstad

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

The odds are stacked heavily against Halmstad here, and we can’t see them winning this match. Elfsborg are heavily favoured by most betting predictions – so much so that an away bet is priced at around 4.33.

Elfsborg’s latest performance against Sirius ended ... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.88 at 888Sport
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match info: odds and stats

17/05/2021

AFC Bournemouth - Brentford

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.73 at 888Sport
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match info: odds and stats

17/05/2021

IFK Göteborg - Sirius

The online bookies marked IFK Göteborg as the favourites, which makes a lot of sense. Still, we wouldn’t put Sirius winning beyond them – not to mention that draws are a strong possibility in relatively balanced games.

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

IFK Göteborg held the line against Kalmar in the last round, though the end res... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.92 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match info: odds and stats

16/05/2021

Real Betis - Huesca

With bookies pricing a home win at 1.88, 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.

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

While Real Betis’s previous round ended in a 1:1 draw, they have a lot to be proud of. They grabbed an early ... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.92 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match info: odds and stats

16/05/2021

Getafe - Levante

If you’re looking for a relatively safe result bet, a home win at odds of 1.76 is a solid option. That said, Levante may yet be able to pull off a surprise, maybe even in the form of a stalemate.

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 Levante, whose victory has been priced at a hefty 5.50.

Although Getafe lost their previous La Liga match against Celta de Vigo ,... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.67 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match info: odds and stats

16/05/2021

Cádiz - Elche

With a difficult matchup ahead of them, Cádiz 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 Elche.

Elche are coming into this match as underdogs, though the difference is not overwhelming. Even so, they’re not all that likely to win. An Away Win bet is priced at 2.65 with top online bookies, which could bring a decent profit.

Cádiz are coming off fr... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.53 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match info: odds and stats

16/05/2021

Sandefjord - Mjøndalen

Sandefjord are definitely more likely to win, though all three possible results are quite reasonable to expect. This makes it hard to make reliable betting predictions when this match is concerned, though we may find some betting value.

Out of their home field and heading into this match as underdogs, Mjøndalen would need to play their best to have a hope of winning. That said, even a draw would be a positive outcome, and all three results are quite possible.

Sandefjord will... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.70 at William Hill
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match info: odds and stats

16/05/2021

Marítimo - Vitória Guimarães

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

The 2.70 away win betting odds indicate that Vitória Guimarães are the underdogs of this matchup. The difference is not huge, though, so both a victory for the visitors and are draw are still on the table.

The previous round was fairly uneventful f... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.59 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match info: odds and stats

15/05/2021

Spezia - Torino

Spezia may come out on top this Saturday yet, but it will be quite a struggle. They’ll be fighting a somewhat stronger team in Torino. However, it’s still a relatively balanced matchup, as signified by the 3.50 for the hosts to win.

Despite playing away, Torino are more likely to win this showdown than the hosts. It’s not a done deal, of course. Considering the betting odds for an away win are set at 2.30, we’re in for a close game.

Spezia faced off against Sampdoria i... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.05 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 4-1

15/05/2021

Arminia Bielefeld - Hoffenheim

Arminia Bielefeld will have to put on their best performance to record a home win against Hoffenheim. The price of 2.85 indicates a difficult battle and that’s exactly what we expect to see in this match.

The visitors are not walking into an easy match by any means, but they should be able to come out on top. Winning this match will be a welcome boost to their rankings, though such an outcome is priced at 2.50.

Arminia’s latest away game at Hertha BSC was an inconclusive st... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.15 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 1-1

15/05/2021

Southampton - Fulham

By pricing a home win at around 2.05, the bookies made it clear that Southampton are the favourites. Overall, though, the difference between the teams is not big, and the match can end either way.

At 3.90 betting odds, an away win would be a huge surprise and we’re positive Fulham are well aware of it themselves.

Southampton displayed rather mediocre form in their previous home game against Crystal Palace – in the first half, at least. The second 45 minutes saw them take ho... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.80 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 3-1

15/05/2021

Hartberg - Admira

Though Hartberg are more likely to win this, an away win would only be slightly surprising. It’s a relatively balanced matchup, which usually means we’ll see some exciting football.

The odds are stacked heavily against Admira here, and we can’t see them winning this match. Hartberg are heavily favoured by most betting predictions – so much so that an away bet is priced at around 4.00.

Although Hartberg’s previous Tipico Bundesliga outing at Austria Wien was a crushin... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 2.00 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 2-0

14/05/2021

Paços de Ferreira - Gil Vicente

Gil Vicente will give Paços de Ferreira a run for their money and there is no doubt about it. However, at 3.05 odds on home win in this match, we still recommend backing the hosts.

Gil Vicente 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 from clear.

There’s not much that can be said about Paços de ... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.61 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 0-2

14/05/2021

Sporting Braga - Moreirense

If you’re looking for a relatively safe result bet, a home win at odds of 1.38 is a solid option. That said, Moreirense may yet be able to pull off a surprise, maybe even in the form of a stalemate.

If betting odds are anything to go on – and they are - Moreirense 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.

Sporting Braga didn’t exact... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.25 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 2-1

13/05/2021

Crotone - Hellas Verona

It’s hard to see even the most ardent of Crotone fans expect a victory here. As clear underdogs, even a draw against Hellas Verona would be quite impressive, let alone an upset in the form of a home win.

With a price of 1.95 on them winning, Verona 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.

Crotone’s victory was priced at around 7.00 in the previous round, so th... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.15 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 2-1

13/05/2021

Halmstad - Mjällby

The hosts have everything stacking up against them in this match including the betting odds of 2.60. Halmstad will indeed find it very hard to beat Mjällby here but nothing is impossible if you try hard enough.

Mjällby 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 3.20 right now, which means the favourites are far from clear.

Halmstad lost their prev... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.72 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 1-1

13/05/2021

Norrköping - Degerfors

It’s easy to point out Norrköping as the clear favourites, but we wouldn’t call this match completely one-sided. The hosts are definitely more likely to win between the two, but a tie game is another possibility. An away win would be quite a surprise, but we’ve seen bigger upsets.

This one has Home Win written all over it. The hosts are expected to grab a firm hold of the proceedings and Degerfors will be left with slim pickings in this match.

Norrköping displayed excel... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 2.25 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 1-1

12/05/2021

Dundee United - Motherwell

Dundee United will have to fight an uphill battle to win this match. They are the underdogs of the matchup – though Motherwell don’t have a huge advantage. Still, with the 2.80 odds on a home win, things may get a bit dicey.

While Motherwell may manage to claw their way to a win yet, it will be quite a struggle. As we can see thanks to the 2.60 betting odds for an away win, the odds are stacked against them – though it’s still manageable.

Dundee United lost their previ... read more

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

12/05/2021

Torino - Milan

It’s hard to see even the most ardent of Torino fans expect a victory here. As clear underdogs, even a draw against Milan would be quite impressive, let alone an upset in the form of a home win.

With 2.06 odds for an away win, Milan have a rather clear path to victory. Still, there’s plenty of room for an upset in a match like this, so other options are still worth considering.

The previous round for Torino was quite uneventful, all things considered. The away game at Hell... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.25 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 0-7

12/05/2021

Atlético Madrid - Real Sociedad

Atlético Madrid are expected to win here, but we can’t call such betting predictions completely foolproof. Real Sociedad may surprise us yet, and even a tie game seems a decent possibility from where we’re standing.

La Real are massive underdogs and will be extremely lucky to avoid complete annihilation at the hands of Los Rojiblancos.

Los Rojiblancos’s latest away game at Barcelona was an inconclusive stalemate which persisted throughout the runtime. Considering they we... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.76 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 2-1

12/05/2021

Kalmar - IFK Göteborg

Kalmar have their work cut out for them if they want to beat IFK Göteborg. 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.

While IFK Göteborg may manage to claw their way to a win yet, it will be quite a struggle. As we can see thanks to the 2.70 betting odds for an away win, the odds are stacked against them – though it’s still manageable.

Kalmar are coming on the ... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.70 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 0-0

12/05/2021

Celtic - St. Johnstone

Celtic are likely on their way to a decisive victory, and it’s hard to feel optimistic about the visitors’ prospects. Bookmakers are pricing a home win at 1.45, which is quite in line with most expert opinions.

St. Johnstone are massive underdogs and will be extremely lucky to avoid complete annihilation at the hands of Celtic.

Celtic are coming on the back of a hard 4:1 loss against Rangers in the previous round. Experts gave their opponents a slight edge which, combined w... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.05 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 4-0

11/05/2021

Southampton - Crystal Palace

Though we can call Southampton the favourites in this matchup, Crystal Palace 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.

The visitors would need to pull off quite a stunt in order to come out victorious. They are severely outmatched in this outing – the 4.25 away win odds alone should speak volumes.

Southampton and their latest performance against West Bromwich Albion in the Premie... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.85 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 3-1

11/05/2021

Ried - Admira

The online bookies marked Ried as the favourites, which makes a lot of sense. Still, we wouldn’t put Admira winning beyond them – not to mention that draws are a strong possibility in relatively balanced games.

Admira 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 3.50 right now, which means the favourites are far from clear.

Ried’s latest away ga... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.05 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 0-0

11/05/2021

Santa Clara - Rio Ave

Rio Ave will give Santa Clara a run for their money and there is no doubt about it. However, at 2.30 odds on home win in this match, we still recommend backing the hosts.

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.

The top online bookmakers didn’t give Santa Clara much of a shot at winning their p... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.57 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 1-0

11/05/2021

Elche - Deportivo Alavés

Though the match can honestly go either way, Elche will be at a bit of a disadvantage. Their victory is priced at 2.95 despite the home-field advantage, so they’ll need to bring their A-game.

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

Elche’s victory was priced at around 8.00 in the previous round, so the 2:0 defeat at the h... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.65 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 0-2

11/05/2021

Austria Wien - Hartberg

Though Austria Wien are more likely to win this, an away win would only be slightly surprising. It’s a relatively balanced matchup, which usually means we’ll see some exciting football.

Hartberg are not a team that backs down from a challenge and we expect them to give their best in an effort to claim a victory in this match.

Fans of Austria Wien are hoping they will manage to make use of the home-field advantage this time. In the previous round against Rheindorf Altach , t... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.25 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 3-1

11/05/2021

Konyaspor - Trabzonspor

With a difficult matchup ahead of them, Konyaspor 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 Trabzonspor.

With a price of 2.20 on them winning, Trabzonspor 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.

Konyaspor surprised everyone with their ... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.69 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 1-1

10/05/2021

Ural - Rostov

The hosts have everything stacking up against them in this match including the betting odds of 2.90. Ural will indeed find it very hard to beat Rostov here but nothing is impossible if you try hard enough.

Rostov are coming into this match as underdogs, though the difference is not overwhelming. Even so, they’re not all that likely to win. An Away Win bet is priced at 2.70 with top online bookies, which could bring a decent profit.

Ural lost their previous Premier League gam... read more

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

10/05/2021

Portimonense - Moreirense

Portimonense might be heading into this game as firm favourites to get a win but they will have their work cut out for them as Moreirense are known to be highly unpredictable and capable of pulling a surprise when it is least expected.

The away team’s chances of winning this Monday 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.

Most bookmaker websites online succ... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.71 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 1-2

09/05/2021

Wolverhampton Wanderers - Brighton & Hove Albion

Though Wolverhampton Wanderers definitely have a shot at winning this match, they’ll need to work for it. Brighton & Hove Albion are somewhat stronger, but the home-field advantage may be what the hosts need to shift the balance in their favour.

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

Despite the 1:1 draw at the end, Wolves fans have a lot of reason ... read more

Betting tip (stake6/10): Under 2,5 1.63 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 2-1

09/05/2021

Blackpool - Bristol Rovers

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

09/05/2021

Paços de Ferreira - Marítimo

Betting odds can be illusive at times and Marítimo are more than capable of pulling an upset. However, Paços de Ferreira should have a clear path to victory if they stick to the plan.

Marítimo will have little to hope for in this match. 3.70 betting odds on them winning paint a pretty clear picture and from this standpoint there is little doubt in regard to the outcome of this clash.

The 1:1 result at the end of Paços de Ferreira’s previous match against Sporting Braga was... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.61 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 1-1

09/05/2021

Crewe Alexandra - Shrewsbury Town

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.88 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 3-2

09/05/2021

Benevento - Cagliari

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

The visitors are not walking into an easy match by any means, but they should be able to come out on top. Winning this match will be a welcome boost to their rankings, though such an outcome is priced at 2.30.

Benevento’s painful defeat in their previous away... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.06 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 1-3

09/05/2021

Hellas Verona - Torino

The hosts have everything stacking up against them in this match including the betting odds of 3.10. Hellas Verona will indeed find it very hard to beat Torino here but nothing is impossible if you try hard enough.

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, Torino are somewhat more likely to triumph with betting odds of 2.40 on them winning.

There’s not much that can be sa... read more

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

09/05/2021

Vejle - SønderjyskE

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

The visitors would need to pull off quite a stunt in order to come out victorious. They are severely outmatched in this outing – the 4.40 away win odds alone should speak volumes.

Vejle’s form can only be described as shaky. Their previous away game against Ho... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.68 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 4-2

08/05/2021

Admira - St. Pölten

Admira are not exactly firm favourites to register three points in this game but we still believe they will manage to defeat St. Pölten. The odds of 2.30 might sound a bit risky but we still trust hosts can come out on top in the end.

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

The previous round was fairly uneventful for both Admira a... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 1.94 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 2-0

08/05/2021

Elfsborg - Kalmar

The online bookies marked Elfsborg as the favourites, which makes a lot of sense. Still, we wouldn’t put Kalmar winning beyond them – not to mention that draws are a strong possibility in relatively balanced games.

The matchup this Saturday is rather one-sided, with Kalmar seen as the clear underdogs. Most bookmakers online have priced their victory at 4.90, which is enough to doubt such an outcome will happen.

While Elfsborg can’t exactly be happy with their 1:0 loss in... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.80 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 2-2

08/05/2021

Deportivo Alavés - Levante

Deportivo Alavés are easily the favourites in the match this Saturday, but we wouldn’t call a Home Win bet at the odds of 2.20 safe, exactly. They are more likely to win than not, but Levante may have a few tricks up their sleeve yet.

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

Alaves’s painful defeat in their previous away match could have be... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.91 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 2-2

08/05/2021

Cádiz - Huesca

Though the match can honestly go either way, Cádiz will be at a bit of a disadvantage. Their victory is priced at 3.50 despite the home-field advantage, so they’ll need to bring their A-game.

Despite playing away, Huesca are more likely to win this showdown than the hosts. It’s not a done deal, of course. Considering the betting odds for an away win are set at 2.46, we’re in for a close game.

The last time we saw Cádiz in a La Liga match, they surprised just about ever... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.62 at bet365
Correct score prediction: 0:0
Match result: 2-1

08/05/2021

AFC Bournemouth - Stoke City

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

The visitors would need to pull off quite a stunt in order to come out victorious. They are severely outmatched in this outing – the 4.50 away win odds alone should speak volumes.

Last round’s game at Wycombe Wanderers ended in a 1:0 defeat for AFC Bo... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 1.72 at 10Bet
Correct score prediction: 1:1
Match result: 0-2

08/05/2021

Barnsley - Norwich City

Barnsley may come out on top this Saturday yet, but it will be quite a struggle. They’ll be fighting a somewhat stronger team in Norwich City. However, it’s still a relatively balanced matchup, as signified by the 2.75 for the hosts to win.

Norwich will need to dig deep in order to get past the motivated hosts. An away win at 2.75 betting odds is considered a high risk but that’s exactly why the reward would be much sweeter.

Barnsley are coming off of a harsh 2:0 defeat i... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.05 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 2-2

08/05/2021

Nottingham Forest - Preston North End

Predicting which side will win this match based on odds alone is a complete toss-up. We would say the hosts have a bit of an advantage, but their success is by no means assured.

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.

The previous round was fairly uneventful for both Nottingham Forest and Sheff... read more

Betting tip (stake9/10): Under 2,5 1.98 at Unibet
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 1-2

08/05/2021

Spezia - Napoli

It would take a small miracle for the hosts to get to a stalemate this match, let alone win somehow. A quick look at the 6.00 price for a home win should be enough to tell you that, though.

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

Spezia are coming on the back of an away draw (1:1) in the previous round against... read more

Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.50 at Betsson
Correct score prediction: 0:1
Match result: 1-4

08/05/2021

Queens Park Rangers - Luton Town

By pricing a home win at around 2.15, the bookies made it clear that Queens Park Rangers are the favourites. Overall, though, the difference between the teams is not big, and the match can end either way.

Luton Town 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 3.50 right now, which means the favourites are far from clear.

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Betting tip (stake8/10): Under 2,5 2.02 at Betway
Correct score prediction: 1:0
Match result: 3-1

08/05/2021

Hammarby - Sirius

The online bookies marked Hammarby as the favourites, which makes a lot of sense. Still, we wouldn’t put Sirius winning beyond them – not to mention that draws are a strong possibility in relatively balanced games.

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

Hammarby are coming off from an unexpected 1:1 draw in the previous round of Allsvenskan... read more

Betting tip (stake7/10): Under 2,5 2.20 at 888Sport
Correct score prediction: 2:0
Match result: 3-2

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    Feeling lost about all the different markets available for football betting? Or just unsure how to get the most out of an Under 2.5 Goals bet? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for the Betting Fellow in-depth guide to Under 2.5 Goals betting.

    We’d like to preface this tutorial by pointing out that this market is basically just a reverse of the Over 2.5 Goals one.

    As such, a lot of the things we’ll talk about here are very similar to BettingFellow’s guide to Over 2.5 Goals betting. A lot of the strategies and factors to consider are the same, for example, only the effects they have on the bet itself are reversed.

    Still, we heartily recommend carefully reading through both of them to get the best idea of their differences and similarities.

    Now, without further ado, let’s start with the basics.

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What Is Under 2.5 Goals Betting?

The name is pretty much self-explanatory. For this type of bet, you’re essentially predicting that the match will end with fewer than 3 goals scored total.

A key factor here is that the actual score doesn’t really matter. It’s irrelevant if the final score is 0-0, 0-1, 1-0, 1-1, or 2-0. As long as the combined number of goals scored during the entirety of the match does not reach 3, the Under 2.5 bet wins.

So why is it called Under 2.5 Goals? There’s no such thing as half a goal in football, right? On top of that, you cannot exceed the number 2, and you must not reach 3. There’s no 2.5 to be found there.

This type of bet was named as it was to avoid any possible confusion about which betting tips win and which ones do not. Were it called “Under 3 Goals”, someone might make the mistake of believing that a game that ends with 3 goals scored would confirm this market. Likewise, calling it “Under 2 Goals” would imply that a tip fails after only 2 goals. And so, an imaginary half-goal was invented to keep things clear and simple.

Similarly to Over 2.5 betting, this market is reserved solely for football betting due to the way scoring works in this game.

Why Bet on Under 2.5 Goals?

This market is extremely popular and has been for quite a while, and not without reason. Here, we’ll list some of the pros and cons of Under 2.5 betting.

To start with, consider that an Under 2.5 Goals bet can only win or lose, much like its Over 2.5 counterpart. There is no third possibility here, so your odds of winning are a base of 50% - specific odds in regards to the teams, league, and match involved not included. As any experienced punter might tell you, that’s already a decent chance.

The fact that this makes any calculations you need to make easy to follow is an added bonus. Over/Under markets are very simple, and even absolute beginners can use them to great effect.

Not having to rely on a team’s performance is also a good thing most of the time. In fact, you ideally want teams to underperform – especially with their offence. You can find more information about this point further down in the tips section.

On the flip side, the returns are nothing to really get excited about. A lot of lower-tier leagues have especially abysmal odds for Under 2.5, often around 1.50. This might just seem like a regular low-odds bet, but remember that at the end of the day there are no favourites for this type of bet. Betting theory tells us that the probability for Under/Over 2.5 Goals really is almost always somewhere around 50%.

Other disadvantages include the fact that an Under 2.5 does not win until the very end of the match. There’s always a chance another goal or two will be scored, so you can’t relax until it’s all over.

How to Bet on Under 2.5 Goals?

Due to their simplicity, there’s not a lot of concerns with the bet placement itself. The results are exclusively binary – an Under 2.5 bet either wins or loses, any sort of inconclusive result is impossible. Thus, the only thing you need to do is pick out a suitable match and select the Under 2.5 market, and you’re good to go.

Notably, the market’s simplicity, decent probability, and low profit margin make it a great choice for accumulator or combined bets. For example, 2 or 3 tips on an Under 2.5 Acca can greatly increase the eventual profits if you know what you’re doing.

Alternatively, combining Under 2.5 with an even number of goals bet is often a very good idea. Think of it this way: for a winning Under 2.5 tip, the total number of goals scored can be either 0, 1, or 2. Out of these three possibilities, two are even numbers. This gives you a 66% chance to pretty much double your winnings if we assume that the Under 2.5 part of the tip is already won. That’s great value!

How to Choose Matches to Bet on Under 2.5 Goals?

Picking out candidates for this market is notoriously tricky. More often than not, you’re betting that the game will not go great for anyone involved. As such, there’s no single trick that allows you to instantly know an Under 2.5 opportunity when you see it. However, we can still offer you some advice about things to look for in a match for an Under 2.5 Goals bet.

As a complete opposite of Over 2.5 Goals (And thus Both Teams to Score as well), you’re looking for defensively oriented teams. Ideally, those teams also often have trouble getting through their opponent’s defensive line.

Also, try to pick matches in which the two teams are more-or-less evenly matched. Such matchups often result in even scores or even scoreless games. Stalemates are, in fact, a good thing for Under 2.5 tips. It might seem counterintuitive to hope that the game will be boring, but that’s the nature of this type of betting.

Where to bet on Under 2.5 Goals?

There are many factors to consider when choosing an online bookmaker. Odds are the least of your worries – you need a reputable, reliable betting site that keeps their customers’ interests in mind and not just the bottom line.

So which one should you go for Under 2.5 Goals betting? As you might already be aware of, it’s not very common for a bookie to particularly excel in a single market. Instead, you need to see what their odds are across the board. You also need to keep track of any betting promotions or bonuses that can tip the scales one way or another.

All of this takes a lot of research – that’s why we here at BettingFellow have compiled a list of all the best online bookmakers. Hopefully, our overview of their various offers will help you make the right decision. We warmly recommend going through the whole list; but just in case, here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Coral. Since we mentioned earlier that Under 2.5 bets are great for combining, Coral is a well-known bookie with a long history. Flexibility is one of their best qualities, not to mention one of the most comprehensive sportsbooks out there.

PaddyPower. This betting site’s customer-oriented business model makes it attractive to beginners and veterans alike. Their customer support is on par with the best of them, and their odds are among the most attractive in the industry.

Betfred. Famed for its football betting offers in particular, Betfair is another obvious choice.

Under 2.5 Goals Betting Tips

Some think statistics take all the fun out of sports betting – but the numbers don’t lie. Stats are especially important for markets such as Under 2.5. They should be your bread-and-butter when deciding whether to wager on a match. Here’s what you should pay attention to the most:

Check the average number of goals scored in a game for the season. Remember to check both teams; If they only average between zero and two goals, you might have found a good match to place your tip.

Additionally, although this is pretty similar – check the percentage of matches in which the teams confirmed the Under 2.5 Goals market (Stats for the Over 2.5 Goals might also be a good indication.).

Ideally, you want both of the above points in Head-to-head statistics as well. Occasionally teams just have issues taking on other specific teams, and might have problems scoring goals against them even though they’re usually much better at it.

But that’s not all. You’ll also want to take a close look at the teams themselves, as well as the match in question. Here are some other factors that might influence the number of goals in a match:

Common strategies. Knowing a team’s playstyle usually just requires watching some good old footy. Pay attention to things like formations as well. For example, 5-4-1 is a typical defensive formation and might indicate a good team to place an Under 3.5 tip on.

Match context. We all know players don’t give their absolute best for each and every game, that would be impossible. Friendly games or matches where the result doesn’t really matter fo the teams’ standings in the league are great for the Under 3.5 market.

Additionally, check details like whether the team’s whole lineup is playing. Key offensive players not participating are a great example of what you should be looking for.

Bad weather or turf conditions are also not very conducive to goal-getting.

As you might have guessed, what you’re looking for is basically the opposite of the ideal Over 2.5 Goals match. Looking for candidates for one of these markets can result in finding a perfect opportunity for the other, so try to stay flexible.

Under 2.5 Goals Betting Variations

The most obvious alternative to Under 2.5 Goals are markets where the number of goals has been shifted upwards or downwards. These typically include Under 1.5 Goals and/or Under 3.5 Goals. As one might expect, these options just change the ratio of risk to reward.

Under 1.5 bets are very hard to predict. If you are absolutely sure almost no goals will be scored, though, they might be used to boost your winnings. Anything higher than 2.5, however, usually has terrible odds for obvious reasons.

Beyond these, some other common variations on this formula are:

Home Win & Under 2.5/Away Win & Under 2.5. This basically combines the classic result bet with Under 2.5. Can be trickier to get right than the Over 2.5 counterpart.

Under 2.5 and Both Teams to Score. Usually, a terrible idea, seeing how 1-1 is the only viable result here.

Under 2.5 and Goals Odd/Even. We mentioned previously why Goals Even is a good idea to combine with Under 2.5. Stay away from Goals Odd, however.

Under 2.5 Goals Verdict

Alternating between Over and Under 2.5 Goals tips to best fit the match in question can be a reliable way of winning bets. If you take your time, study statistics, and have enough patience – these markets are some of the best betting offers available.

We hope you enjoyed our in-depth Under 2.5 Goals betting tutorial. There are many like it all across BettingFellow, so make sure to check them all out!

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