What Does Under 6.5 Goals Mean?

As a gambler, I get asked what does under 6.5 goals mean in betting terms? The answer is that it is a bet on a match finishing with 6 or less goals scored in it.

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Under 6.5 Goals Betting Explained

  • Burnley take on Everton, and you can see a drab affair in prospect, so you have a safe bet on under 6.5 goals. The match ends 2-0 to Burnley, and your bet wins.
  • Man City take on Watford at the Etihad Stadium, and despite expecting an easy home win, you still back under 6.5 goals as you can’t see City running riot. How wrong can you be as City run out 8-0 winners against a hapless Watford team. Your bet loses.
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City thrash Watford 8-0, meaning a bet on under 6.5 goals would lose – like Watford did here

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.