Half Time/Full Time betting is one of the most popular wagers in the world of football and can be a really exciting way to make a good profit. They say it’s a game of two halves, and it really is with this bet. The bet is also known as a HT/FT tip quite often so don’t get confused. Half-time/full-time and HT/FT are exactly the same thing.
It’s a popular market across all levels of football and available to play with all major UK bookmakers, and for those who are new to this great way to bet and add to your accumulator, here’s a run-down of all you need to know.
A Half Time/Full Time bet is essentially two bets rolled into one, where you predict you will be winning at half time, followed by who will be winning at full time.
Sometimes known as a Double Result bet, it really is that simple. Naturally, there are plenty of combinations which can be backed and to win both parts of the bet need to come through.
The nine combinations in which you can play with a Half Time/Full time bet are as follows:
Odds will of course vary dependent on which combination you choose, with Home/Away usually giving the best odds. This will be dependent on the teams playing and there are a number of ways you can play a Half Time/Full Time bet. In our football tips above, you will see something like ArsenalHT/Arsenal FT – this means we need Arsenal to be winning at half-time AND full-time for th bet to be a winner. Draw HT/Arsenal FT would mean a draw at half-time and Arsenal to be winning at full-time would be required.
One of the most common occurrences people play a Half Time/Full Time bet is when a punter expects a side to earn a clear win. The odds on a Half Time/Full Time bet will generally have better odds than a typical To Win bet.
However, there are plenty of other occasions when a Half Time/Full Time bet is worth taking a punt on. It’s well worth studying the form of teams. For example, if a team has a habit of scoring late on rather than early stages, you may fancy a Draw/Win bet of some description, while if teams regularly get off to a flying start but concede late on, a Home(or Away)/Draw might be the likely bet to place.
Knowing the trends within team performances is generally key to Half Time/Full Time betting, while studying recent form will also give you a good indicator of how clubs will perform in each half.
We will not be doing half-time/full-time betting tips every day because only select matches are good for this bet. If we do have a half-time/full-time betting tip prediction for today you will find it at the top of this page. We will also give you the best bookies to use for betting on the selections and a free bet to spend. If there is no half-time/full-time betting tip for today then there are plenty more of today’s football betting tips scattered around thatsagoal.com and you’ll see a link to the most popular ones below.