What does over 2.5 goals mean in football?

Over 2.5 goals – is one of the most popular football (soccer) bets to play. It means that both teams must to score minimum 3 goals (in sum) in the match.

Why over 2.5?

Match total over 2.5 excludes return of your bet and you have just 2 possible results: win or lose.

For total over 2 or 3 you have 3 possible results: win, lose or return.

When you can lose over 2.5 goals bets

You will lose your bet if sum of goals of 1st and 2nd team are less than 3 goals. For example: we placed our bet on match Barcelona – Real Madrid and we will lose our bet if final score will be:

  • Barcelona 0:0 Real Madrid (sum of goals =0)
  • Barcelona 1:0 Real Madrid (sum of goals =1)
  • Barcelona 2:0 Real Madrid (sum of goals =2)
  • Barcelona 1:1 Real Madrid (sum of goals =2)
  • Barcelona 0:1 Real Madrid (sum of goals =1)

When you will win over 2.5 bet

When sum of goals will be 3 or more goals

  • Barcelona 2:1 Real Madrid,
  • Barcelona 1:2 Real Madrid
  • Barcelona 3:0 Real Madrid
  • Barcelona 0:3 Real Madrid or more

When to bet on over 2.5 goals is a good idea

If you want to be successful in football betting, you need to make good strategy and bet on it.

Strategy over 2.5 goals in the match will be profitable when you know that both teams will score in the match and or when play favorite and underdog.

Also very good to play on this strategy when you know that main defenders (or goalkeeper) of one or both teams will be absent for the match.

Optimal situation to bet over 2.5 – when attacking lines of both team are good and defensive are bad.

When to bet on over 2.5 goals is a bad idea

When one or several strikers will absent for the match. Also when key midfielders will not be available for the game.

Why my over 2.5 tips are the best

I have my own betting strategy and system and make profitable predictions. I watch many matches every day, read team’s news and know a lot about football and how to bet on it.

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