What Does Over 4.5 Goals Mean?

Have you ever wondered what does over 4.5 Goals mean in betting terms? Well, the answer is it means you are betting on there being 5 or more goals scored in a football match.

So for example, scores such as 3-2, 4-1, 4-2, or 6-0, are all over 4.5 goals. Scorelines such as 0-0, 1-1, 2-1, and 2-2, are all less than 5 goals, meaning these scorelines are all under 4.5 goals.

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Over 4.5 Goals Betting Explained

  • You think there is going to be over 4.5 goals scored in a match between Liverpool and Norwich, so you bet on over 4.5 goals. The match finishes 4-1 to Liverpool, so your bet is a winner.
  • West Ham are at home to Crystal Palace, and you have a feeling there will be goals, so you place a bet on over 4.5 goals. The match turns out to be a drab 1-1 draw, and your bet loses as there is only two goals scored.
over 4.5 goals means
an example of an over 4.5 goals scoreline

Football Betting Explained

Bookmakers can have well over 100 different markets on a given football match. These can be markets on corners, goals, yellow cards, even shirt numbers. There is probably a market for everyone, especially on a Premier League match.

Here we are focusing more on the more popular betting markets, such as match winner betting, over/under 2.5 goals, both teams to score, etc.

We have put together a brief guide below, but please feel free to click on the relevant page for more information, as well as example bets on the selected markets.

  • Match Winner Betting – Also known as Win//Draw/Win, Home/Draw/Away or 1X2, the match winner market is a bet on what you think the outcome of a match over 90 minutes will be. Home win, draw, or away win.
  • Both Teams To Score Betting – A bet on whether you think both teams will score or not. Bet on ‘Yes’ if you think both teams will score, or ‘No’ if you think they won’t. Also known as BTTS.
  • First Goalscorer Betting – This is a pretty simple bet, you just back the player who you think will score first. This bet usually has pretty decent odds.
  • Anytime Goalscorer Betting – A bet on a player to score anytime in the match. It doesn’t matter if your selected player scores first or last, as long as the player scores, the bet is a winner.
  • Over/Under 2.5 Goals – Another popular football betting market. A bet on over 2.5 goals is a bet on there being 3 goals or more scored. A bet on Under 2.5 goals is a bet on there being 0, 1, or 2 goals scored in the match.