Before you start placing bets, you should always analyze teams or players. The statistics from past matches does not offer a guarantee for the future but often provides a good indication. What do you have to pay attention to?
Check out the latest results and see if the team is in shape. Did they win in the last few matches, and try to find a pattern.
Do not only look at wins or defeats but also at goals for and against.
Home and Away
You have teams that perform well at home and lose in away matches. These are patterns that are really important in sports betting.
The head to head record between the two teams can also give you an indication of the current opportunities. Keep in mind that teams can change a lot over the years.
News on Websites
Check the website of a team you want to bet on for injuries or suspensions. This can affect if you bet on goal scorers, for example.
It is best to bet just before the start of the match because then you know exactly the right line-up and you can still respond to the latest developments.
Always know the importance of the team you are going to bet on. Is the cup match scheduled 3 days later more important, or do they really need the points in the fight against relegation?
Is the match a derby, where teams go to extremes? In a match between Rangers and Celtic, you can assume that nothing will be given as a gift. There are also many yellow and/or red cards in these types of matches. You can also bet on this.