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What do I need to know as a very novice soccer bettor?

If you bet the moneyline and its tied you lose. Have to bet spread to push on a tie game.

what else

 
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I wanted to tail vanzack on under spain yesterday. My total was 2 and 2.5 How is it two different numbers 

 
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Quote Originally Posted by calicappin:

I wanted to tail vanzack on under spain yesterday. My total was 2 and 2.5 How is it two different numbers
Half your bet would be on 2, other half on 2.5.

So if game ends 2-0 you lose half your bet, other half is push.

If it ends 2-1 you win both.

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@benhogan76

 i dont think thats how it goes.. under?

 
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I was talking Over, sorry misread.

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@calicappin

 Youtube has a lot of good info for novice bettors peace_5

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Quote Originally Posted by calicappin:

I wanted to tail vanzack on under spain yesterday. My total was 2 and 2.5 How is it two different numbers
Some books instead of showing 2/2.5 will have 2.25. And as Ben mentioned half your bet is O/U 2 and the other half O/U 2.5

 

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Quote Originally Posted by barneybeans:

Quote Originally Posted by calicappin: I wanted to tail vanzack on under spain yesterday. My total was 2 and 2.5 How is it two different numbersSome books instead of showing 2/2.5 will have 2.25. And as Ben mentioned half your bet is O/U 2 and the other half O/U 2.5   Careful on Asian vs European Handicap, know which one you are getting if you are playing handicap
That is really good advice Barney.peace_5

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Stickie'd this because it seems like the Euros has brought a lot of novice soccer/football bettors to this forum. Feel free to throw in any questions you have if you are new, and for all the hardcore soccer/football bettors feel free to throw in your any helpful tips peace_5

 
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ALL SOCCER WAGERS UNLESS SPECIFIED BY YOUR BOOK, ARE GRADED 90 MINUTES + STOPPAGE TIME.

THIS WILL BE IMPORTANT FROM THE KNOCKOUT ROUNDS GOING FORWARD.

FOR EXAMPLE, IF YOU HAVE THE OVER 2.5 IN A GAME IN THE KNOCKOUT ROUND AND AFTER 90 MINUTES IT'S TIED 0-0 AND THEN IT GOES TO EXTRA TIME FOR 30 MINUTES AND IN THAT TIME 3 GOALS ARE SCORED...YOU DO NOT WIN YOUR WAGER. SAME GOES FOR IF YOU ARE ON A SIDE AND YOUR TEAM GOES ON TO WIN THE GAME IN EXTRA TIME. YOU DO NOT WIN THE WAGER.

IF YOU WANT TO WAGER ON THE ENTIRE GAME, INCLUDING EXTRA TIME/PENALTY KICKS, YOU NEED TO LOOK FOR A WAGER THAT SPECIFIES "EXTRA TIME/ PENALTIES INCLUDED" OF IF YOU WANT TO BET A SIDE, THERE WILL BE A WAGER OFFERED "TO ADVANCE" MEANING THE TEAM YOU ARE ON CAN WIN IN REGULAR TIME, EXTRA TIME, OR IN PENALTIES.

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@jimc0911

 peace_5

 
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if you bet on draw. do  they count on 90 minute or final score?

 

 
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Quote Originally Posted by Tebow:

if you bet on draw. do  they count on 90 minute or final score?
PLEASE SEE MY POST ABOVE.

UNLESS NOTED, ALL SOCCER WAGERS ARE GRADED AFTER 90 MINUTES.

IF YOU HAD THE DRAW IN ITALY/AUSTRIA, CONGRATULATIONS.

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I’d bet very little on Soccer. Juice on my sites is insane!

-115/-120 yuck!!!!

 

stuck with Nickel lines in baseball or have some great insight, that juice will kill you.

 
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for a newbie (and i'm one myself), i would suggest going to massey ratings and 538 (nate silver)..,... they both forecast soccer scores. good starting point. 

 
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Italy is -140 to advance and pick -130

 

what is the difference between “to advance” and “pick”?  Is pick before penalty kicks?

 
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@ruffcutter

 to advance: who's going to next round including extention.

pick: refunding when the game is draw in 90min. 

 

 
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Thanks!

 
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Quote Originally Posted by jimrockford22:

for a newbie (and i'm one myself), i would suggest going to massey ratings and 538 (nate silver)..,... they both forecast soccer scores. good starting point.

Nate Silver is an awful starting point, guy is wrong....about everything. an_wink

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