What is a Correct Score Bet?
The correct score bet
predicts the exact final score of a game.
Bookmakers give high odds on the correct score in the match, but it is very difficult to make a correct prediction.
Correct score betting in football
The correct score on football is considered more popular than similar bets, for example, in hockey.
Often football matches end with a score of 1:0, 0:1, 1:1. For example, according to statistics, every 10th match ends with a score of 1:1.
The odds of such bets really look tempting: for more probable outcomes, the odds are often something of the order of 5.00 or 6.00, in some cases they can reach double-digit or even triple-digit numbers, if we are talking about, say, a bet on an outsider to win with a score of 4:0.
This is what attracts betting enthusiasts in the first place.
Many of them carefully look for and test special techniques.
The strategy for betting on the correct score is somewhat different from many other betting strategies.
Betting on the correct score of football matches is, of course, more luck, but with a good combination of circumstances, such a bet can bring a player a solid win.
By the way, on the correct score in the match Brazil - Germany (1:7) in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup, the odd was 500. Even 10 euros bet on this football match and this result would bring the player 5,000 euros in the form of a payout from the bookmaker.
Correct Score Bet Types
This is the most common bet type and the most competitive line between betting sites.
Today, betting on the score at the interval has become more popular than ever. This can also be combined with betting on the full-time score or can be done independently.
By doing this, you can bet on a game to be 0-0 at half time and 1-1 at full time, significantly increasing the odds.
- Correct Score After Extra Time
Normally, you cannot bet on correct score after extra time before the game begins, but if the match goes to extra time, you can place an ET correct score bet during the match.
What to consider when betting on the correct score in football
- Use statistics. For example, from last season's results, generate a list of the most popular scores.
- Analyze which team played with this score most often. Estimate the probability of this result in the selected long-distance match. Take at least ten last face-to-face meetings.
- Assess power balance changes due to injuries and disqualifications.
- Consider the motivation of teams in a single match.
With the level of variables within a football match, the correct score market carries much more risk than a match or goals market.
While professional bettors rarely bet on the correct score market outright, casual punters may well be attracted to the possibility of winning at juicy odds.
Profiting long term from high bookmaker margins is less likely than with other betting types, but it's not impossible.
It is common for people to back and lay off correct scores during a game in an attempt to trade themselves into a position of profit.
Correct score markets tend to be much more volatile, and have more losing streaks - which are inevitable when betting on them.
On the other hand, 1x2 or Over / Under markets have much less variance.