# Can you bet on a single football game?

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## What is a single bet in football?

A single bet is one in which you are betting on a single outcome of an event and is perhaps the easiest type of bet to understand for punters. Punters place a bet on a market such as a horse to win a race or a football team to win a match and if the selection wins, the bookie will pay out the winnings.

## How do you bet on a football game?

To bet on football, tell the ticket writer the bet number of the team you wish to bet, with the point spread and the amount you wish to wager. The payout, unless stated otherwise, is figured at odds of 10/11. This means that a wager of \$11 would win \$10 and return \$21.

## Can I bet on one team?

If you bet on Team A, that means they can lose by 22 points or less, or win the game, and you still win your bet. It’s a way of evening the playing field, even if one team is highly favored to win over the other. Point spreads will also have moneyline odds attached.

## Can you bet once a game starts?

Depending on the bookmaker, you can place a bet right up until the second the game starts. … Odds change based on the most up-to-date information, so waiting until the last second to place a bet could provide value but there are certainly times placing a bet well in advance secures the most advantageous odds.

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## What are single and double bets?

Single: A Single is one bet on one selection. Your selection must be successful to have a return. Double: A Double is one bet on two selections in different events. Both selections must be successful to have a return.

## What does a +200 money line mean?

If the moneyline is -200, it means the team is the favorite and you must wager \$200 to win \$100. If the moneyline is +200, it means the team is the underdog and you could win \$200 if you bet \$100.

## How do I place a bet?

How to place a bet

1. Choose your favoured horse from the racecard and remember their name and number.
2. Decide the amount (the stake) you are comfortable with.
3. Choose the type of bet you would like to place.
4. Take your pick from the bookmakers at the betting ring.

## How do you properly bet?

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1. The favourite doesn’t always win. …
2. Don’t just stick to one bookmaker – shop around. …
3. The fewer selections, the better. …
4. Avoid the temptation of odds-on prices. …
5. Consider the less obvious markets. …
6. Make sure you understand the markets. …
7. Don’t bet with your heart. …

## What is the easiest football bet to win?

Top 5 Easiest Football Bets To Win

• Goal-Goal/Both Teams To Score (Btts) Highlights. …
• Double Chance Bet. A double chance bet is more like the safer alternative to picking a straight win. …
• Over/Under Goals. Highlights. …
• Minutes To Score. …
• Half Time Bets (Win To Lose Outcomes, Over/Under Goals)
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## Can you bet on both teams and win?

yes, but it depends on the circumstances. Betting on both teams (also called arbitrage betting or middling) can result in the bettor making a profit — regardless of the outcome — by placing one bet per each outcome (and with different betting companies).

## How can I bet without losing?

How Do You Bet Without Losing?

1. Plenty of Research. The most important aspect of becoming a successful sports bettor is to do plenty of research. …
2. Use a Handicapper. Another helpful tip to remember when betting on sports is to use a handicapper to help guide you. …
3. Show Restraint. …
4. No Parlays.