With over 40% of bets placed in the UK focused around football markets, there are a host of categories designed to make the experience more exciting for all users. For those looking to stick on a one-off flutter, the Match Result and Both Teams to Score market is certainly one of the most commonly selected.


What Is a Match Result and Both Teams to Score Bet?

While some new markets might seem a tad specific for new users, the Match Result And Both Teams To Score Bet is as straightforward as it sounds. Simply, a punters’ bet would be cashed as a winner if your selected team finishes their fixture with say a scoreline of 2-1 or 3-2.

Unlike the 1×2 market that only allows us to bet on the overall outcome, you will notice that the odds will significantly increase due to the more specific nature.

However, it should be highlighted that extra-time and penalties are NOT included in the Match Result And Both Teams To Score market.

This means, that if you back a Champions League knockout tie for example, your selected team must have won the fixture with both teams finding the net within 90 minutes.


Homework Is Critical

As any successful football punter out there will tell you, doing your homework is absolutely critical to giving yourself the best possible chance. With so much focus on data and stats, apps such as Flashscore can be a great tool in making sure you have all the important data at the tap of a fingertip.

So, for those looking to place a Match Result And Both Teams To Score Bet, here is a perfect example.

As your research will tell you, ahead of their derby showdown on March 7th, Manchester City had seen three of their last four Premier League contests finish with them winning and both teams finding the net.

If you’re looking to place a one-off bet, it would be wise to follow this trend and back an identical outcome.


Betting With a Plan

Along with making sure you have done all your homework, it’s also smart to make sure you place your bets with a plan. Whatever market you’re having a flutter on, it’s smart to stick to the more high-profile domestic leagues and tournaments.

Along with most bettors having a more basic knowledge of the teams competing, you can allow yourself to obtain as much key information as possible.

With all good bookmakers offering deposit limits, it’s also wise to make sure that you have a financial plan of how much you’re looking to play with each week/month.

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