The big World Cup betting guide

With the World Cup just moments away and (touch wood) all the training injuries out of the way, now’s the time to start thinking about betting on the tournament. We take a look at where you can win big.

Birmingham City vs Hull preview and tips

Birmingham have drawn Hull at the worst possible time as the Yorkshire men, who are without an away win all season, battle to break out of relegation territory before it’s too late.

Decimal and fractional odds

A slightly confusing aspect of betting on football is the fact that odds can be displayed in two completely different formats: decimal or fractional. In online betting, bettors have the option to view odds both ways, depending on which they prefer.

Why bet on football?

Betting on football, like betting on horse racing, is a national pastime in the UK. More people bet on football every week than play it, and it remains one of the most popular sports on which punters like to have a flutter.

Why you should bet on what you know

In this guide to simple gambling for beginners, we raise the notion that betting beginners should bet on teams, games and leagues that they know something about.

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