Betting has become a common phenomenon. At present betting is the activity for predicting the results and placing a bet on the outcome. It is common in most of the professional sports just like cricket, basket-ball, soccer, hockey and many more. This type of betting can also expand to non-athletic events such as political elections, and reality show and non human contests such as greyhound racing, underground dog fighting and horse racing.
The bettors place their wagers through agents called bookmakers. The betting are illegally that private runs activities which are called as ‘bookies’. There are several official bookmakers are found online and operated by using internet from authority which is separated from the clients that generally to get around several gambling laws in markets. While illegal bookies that can operate anywhere through mobiles and earn money from losing bettors. Several criminals are also involved in the betting so that the possibility of murders due to illegal betting
This results several scandals in sports which affecting the reliability of sports events through suspicious acts by players such as spot fixing and match fixing in sports. Many players of different sports also involved in sports betting which affects the overall result of the match.
Soccer is also called as football. It is very popular sports in all over the world especially in western countries. Due to its popularity, the activity of betting takes place and more profit. Due to its low scoring sports, handicap in soccer betting is generally lower than NBA and NFL betting. In soccer betting, the team with the negative handicap must win by a larger margin than the figure set. The team with the positive handicap must win or lose by a minor margin than the handicap figure.
Soccer betting takes place more than any other sports. So soccer betting is a big and profitable business. The premiere soccer matches are played in European countries such as England Premiere league, Italy series, Spain Laliga, UEFA Europa league, Germany Bundesliga and many more. There is also world cup football called as FIFA where maximum betting is done.
Betting can be done in person or online. Online betting is more than convenient and popular. There are many book-makers on line betting. Selection of book maker is very important. While betting online reputed bookmakers should be selected. Online betting is of questionable legality but generally nobody is changed with a crime. The bettor should have good knowledge of the teams taking part in the tournament along with the knowledge of players and trends within the game. Odds, that is, calculation to determine the earnings from a given bets should be known. For example if 9 bet of Rs 100 on a game with odds of 1.5 in the favor of X team. If X wins I will get Rs 150 that is 1.5 times of Rs 100. There are other types of calculation also of different bookies
Basics should be understood before betting. The simple actions to be taken are as follows
- Choose Sportsbook and make an account.
- Find the match on which betting is to be made.
- Wager the amount and confirm the bet
- Follow the bet with the help of Bet Slip.
There are many ways of betting to be chosen. One should obtain knowledge before betting of the events. Soccer betting has result a number of scandals affecting the reliability of the soccer game due to of suspicious acts of the players during the match. The most unfortunate thing of soccer betting is that the players and criminals also involved in the betting which also adverse affect the result of the match.