Which bookmakers are best for betting on football?

With so many bookmakers online, it can be difficult to know which ones are best.

Do they all offer the same odds?

Do they all give new customers the same welcome offers?

Do they all offer the same betting markets?

The simple answer is, NO.

All bookmakers are definitely not the same and differ in various ways which is why it is important to bet with the ones which meet your needs the best. For example, if you’re betting on football, are you looking for the best odds on popular markets such as the match winner or first goalscorer? Are you looking to bet on not so common markets such as a specific player to be carded in the first 10 minutes? Or, are you more interested in receiving rewards such as free bets, price boosts or refunds when placing your football bets? All of these factors should determine which bookie you place your footy bets with.

Let’s take a look at a few of the top bookmakers for football bets. You can also compare the best bookies for betting on English football at betting lounge.

1. Bet365

Bet365 are one of the biggest betting sites online and for a good reason. One benefit of betting with Bet365 is that they generally offer good odds. When betting on football with Bet365, be careful whether you accept their ‘Standard Odds’ or ‘Enhanced Odds’. These two different sets of odds are available on the Match Result market of football matches which are included in their Early Payout Offer. The Enhanced Odds are bigger than the Standard Odds but you will not qualify for an early payout should the team you back go two goals ahead.

Another reason to bet with Bet365 is that they offer up to £100 in Bet Credits when you register and make a deposit. This welcome offer is significantly higher than the average welcome offer and one which you should take full advantage of.

2. William Hill

William Hill are another top bookmaker in the UK. One benefit of betting with William Hill is that they offer a large number of price boosts on football matches. Some of these enhanced bets have good value and can increase the returns of winning bets.

Will Hill also offer customers regular promotions such as ‘Scratch of the Day’ which usually gives customers a free bet each week when placing a bet on a specified sport.

3. Betfred

Betfred don’t always offer the best odds but they’re far from bad. However, customers at Betfred can take advantage of ‘Bet & Get’ offers on football matches on a regular basis. Multiple times a week, Betfred run promos such as ‘Bet £10 & Get a £5 Free Bet’ on popular games which are worth taking advantage of.

Some other worthy mentions are SkyBet who also run a number of free bet offers as well as big price boosts on football and Paddy Power who generally offer poor odds but do have the occasional good refund offer.

By Rob 20th February 2020

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