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Soccer Picks & Predictions Explained

Although there are a few differences, if you’ve bet on other sports before, then the different soccer betting markets will feel very similar to you. Here are the main types of soccer wager you can make.

● Win Market - This is a bet on which team will win the game, it works the same as a moneyline bet in many other sports. It’s the simplest type of bet you can make.

Over/Under Total Goals - Like totals bets in other sports, an over/under bet in soccer is a bet on whether you think the total number of goals scored in a game will be above or below a particular number.

● Double Chance - A double chance bet is similar to one you’d make in the win market. Except, the wager will also payout if the game ends in a draw.

● Futures - A futures bet in soccer is usually on which team you think will win a league or cup competition.

Proposition - Proposition (prop) bets can be for a whole host of different things. For example, you can bet on which player will score next, how many yellow cards will be issued in a game, which team will score a goal first, or just about anything else you can think of.

Soccer predictions and picks from expert handicappers can help you to make the right wagering decisions and get the best value from your bets. At OddsChecker, our team of professional handicappers is some of the most successful in the industry. They all have a strong ability to spot opportunities for making great soccer bets. You shouldn’t just take our word for it though. We publish the ROI and recent track record of each handicapper so you can see how they’ve performed on their latest picks. This means you can have the confidence to trust our free soccer picks and predictions. Our soccer picks and parlays section is updated regularly ahead of each major game in MLS, the Premier League, Champions League, and other big leagues.

Then, when you’re ready to wager, you can compare the odds from all major sportsbooks to see where is best to place your bet.

MLS is the biggest soccer league in North America and the fastest growing in the world. While it doesn’t have the pedigree and history of some older European leagues, MLS has been able to attract huge names like David Beckham, Thierry Henry, and Wayne Rooney. It’s made up of 26 teams, 23 from the United States and three from Canada. This will be expanded to 30 by 2022 as the league undergoes another expansion. Like other sports in the US, the MLS calendar is split into a regular season and playoffs. The winner of the playoffs is awarded the MLS Cup, the most prestigious award in American soccer. In 2020, Los Angles FC, Toronto FC, and the Seattle Sounders all look strong contenders for the MLS Cup. After an unusual season, the playoffs are expected to conclude in mid-December

The Premier League is the biggest soccer league in the world. It began life in 1992 as the best English football teams broke away from the existing league to form their own. It’s been a huge success with more than half of the world’s population watching legendary teams like Liverpool, Manchester United, and Chelsea battle it out for the most prestigious prize in English soccer. After winning the league in 2019/20, Liverpool is riding high. They’re going to struggle to keep up the momentum in 2020/21 though, with Manchester City and Manchester United looking strong. A lot can happen between now and the end of the transfer window in October though, so check back regularly to stay abreast with the latest Premier League soccer predictions.

The Champions League is the biggest soccer tournament in Europe. It’s organized by UEFA, the European equivalent of Concacaf. It’s a club competition played by the best teams from Europe’s top-flight leagues. It pits leading teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, PSG, AC Milan, Liverpool, and Manchester City against each other in a format similar to the FIFA World Cup. In 2020, the Champions League was won by the German side Bayern Munich. This has made them a favorite, closely followed by Manchester City and Liverpool for the title in 2021. There’s still a long way to go though, and the knockout nature of the tournament means things can change very quickly, so be sure to check back regularly to get the latest Champions League picks and predictions

With so many games played each week, it can be difficult to keep track of all the betting markets. We make it easy by bringing you the best bets to make on soccer games today. Be sure to check back ahead of each game to be sure you’re getting the best value from your betting.

We don’t just bring you today’s soccer predictions, at OddsChecker we bring you picks and predictions for all the major futures markets. This includes major competitions like the English Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, and international tournaments like the FIFA World Cup.

Premier League Past Winners

A total of seven different teams have won the Premier League since the competition began in 1992. They are:

● Manchester United

● Chelsea

● Manchester City

● Arsenal

● Blackburn Rovers

● Leicester City

● Liverpool

With the exception of Blackburn Rovers, all these teams are contenders for the Premier League title most years.

Champions League Past Winners

22 different teams have won the UEFA Champions League, although the most successful clubs are:

● Real Madrid - 13 wins

● AC Milan - 7 wins

● Bayern Munich - 6 wins

● Liverpool - 6 wins

● Barcelona - 5 wins

● Ajax - 4 wins

● Inter Milan - 3 wins

● Manchester United - 3 wins

With the exception of Porto in 2004 and Chelsea in 2012, all of the winners of the Champions League since 2000 are in the list above, meaning these are the teams to watch each year.

World Cup Past Winners

Unlike the other competitions in this list, the FIFA World Cup takes place every four years. Like the Olympics, it’s held in a different country each time, with the most recent competitions taking place in Russia, Brazil, South Africa, and Germany. In 2022, the World Cup will be held in Qatar.

Only eight countries have won the World Cup:

● Brazil

● Germany

● Italy

● Argentina

● France

● Uruguay

● England

● Spain

This makes these nations some of the favorites to win again when the tournament takes place in 2022.


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