Best Soccer Bets Today & Betting Tips

By Charlie Mullan
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Welcome to our expert soccer betting tips where we highlight some of the bets worthy of consideration from fixtures taking place all over the world. Whether it's the Premier League, one of the most popular on UK betting sites, or the Bundesliga a favorite on Germany betting sites, the MLS or any soccer competition, we've got you covered. If you’re looking for the best soccer bets today, then our experienced soccer experts are on hand to provide them. 

Our soccer betting predictions are worth following as we’ve studied the key betting data to bring you the best soccer betting tips. We've even listed the best odds in different formats beside each selection so it will suit your location.

Best Soccer Bets Today & Betting Tips

Today's Soccer Selections

Published 12:45 Thursday 8th December 2022

Each Team to Receive 2+ Cards Croatia vs. Brazil - World Cup 5/2
Netherlands to qualify Netherlands vs. Argentina - World Cup 7/5
Bukayo Saka over 1.5 shots England vs. France - World Cup 11/10
Portugal to qualify, Fernandes to assist or score Morocco vs. Portugal - World Cup 5/4
Selection 1 - Each team to receive 2+ cards
Croatia vs. Brazil - World Cup, 15:00 (Friday) UK Time
Current Best Price 5/2 | 3.50 | +250

A total of six yellow cards for these teams combined in the tournament so far doesn’t inspire confidence in this bet landing, but there’s cause for optimism. We’re now into the business end of the tournament, where tensions will be running high. It’s a time when winning players will be keen to make the game scrappy and losing players will be frustrated as they face World Cup exit. 

Yellow card accumulation is wiped after the quarter-final, so players who haven’t yet been booked at the World Cup have one up their sleeve, so to speak. With combative players like Casemiro, Richarlison, Kovacic and Barisic all expected to be in the lineups, there’s a clear path for each team to receive two or more cards.

Selection 2 -  Netherlands to qualify
Netherlands vs. Argentina - World Cup, 19:00 (Friday) UK Time
Current Best Price 7/5 | 2.40 | +140

This game revolves around one man, and there are no prizes for guessing the man in question - Lionel Messi. He has single-handedly carried Argentina to this stage of the competition with inspired performances against Mexico and Australia. However, it remains to be seen how long this can carry on. 

Argentina are going to be underpriced across soccer betting sites due to the presence of Messi in their team. This is going to give us bigger odds on a more well-rounded Netherlands side to progress in either 90 minutes, extra time or penalties. The Netherlands look like a value bet to progress against a one-man band in Argentina. 

Selection 3 - Portugal to qualify, Fernandes to assist or score
Morocco vs. Portugal - World Cup, 15:00 (Saturday) UK Time
Current Best Price 5/4 | 2.25 | +125

Morocco's progress to the quarter-finals has been one of the stories of this World Cup, and there have been a fair share. As if finishing top of a group that included Belgium and Croatia wasn't enough, they sent Spain packing after a penalty shootout in Tuesday's Round of 16 tie. Of the eight teams remaining, Morocco are the lowest scorers with four while Portugal are the joint highest scorers with England on 12 goals.

Portugal start this quarter-final as favorites and in Goncalo Ramos, they have a star for the future. Ramos will hope to add to the hat-trick he scored after replacing Cristiano Ronaldo for their 6-1 win over Switzerland. Bruno Fernandes is the only player at this World Cup to have three assists and he has also scored twice. We expect Portugal to book their place in the semi-finals with Fernandes either providing an assist or scoring a goal.

Selection 4 - Bukayo Saka over 1.5 shots
England vs. France - World Cup, 19:00 (Saturday) UK Time
Current Best Price 11/10 | 2.10 | +110

England take on France in the final quarter-final of the tournament, and it promises to be the match of the round. England have scored more than any other team in the tournament while conceding just two. France have scored 10 (two fewer than England) and conceded three.

We can expect plenty of attacking play from both teams. Bukayo Saka has three goals in the tournament thus far and looks set to start once again. In two of his three games, he has over 1.5 shots, and in an attacking game to have the 1.5 line in positive odds is a steal to be taken advantage of.

* Stated prices mentioned for each selection are correct at time of publish.

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Where can I Bet on Today’s Soccer Tips?

When presenting today's best bets, we will highlight the operators who have the biggest odds and most generous offers. There are several bookmakers that we recommend to back our soccer betting picks and they are all trusted sports betting sites. Make sure that you choose a recommended bookie if you are following any soccer betting tips. We also advise that you take advantage of the free bet or bonus available if you are a new customer. We have provided a full list of soccer betting sites that you should consider.

When taking advantage of each soccer betting offer, sign up with one bookmaker at a time and make sure you full understand how to take advantage of any sign-up bonus.

What Types of Soccer Betting Tips are There?

The best soccer betting tips involve finding a betting angle where our team are confident of getting the edge over a bookmaker. Therefore, it can sometimes pay to look away from the obvious but it all comes down to whether the price looks too big compared to the probability of a selection winning.

Match Winner: you can either back a soccer team to win in normal time or to win a particular cup final or cup tie instead. There are soccer betting tips that might even predict that the draw would happen in ninety minutes. If you want greater value, then why not try and predict the correct score at the end of a certain game.

Draw No Bet: Sometimes our best soccer bets today could involve playing things slightly safer and wagering on the Draw No Bet market. It means you have the insurance of money back if the game ends all square although you will get shorter odds about the team you back.

Winner + BTTS:If you have a free bet to use and you want more juice when it comes to the soccer odds about your soccer betting predictions, then you can consider backing a team and both sides finding the net. Alternatively, you could bet on a soccer team to win to nil by going for the BTTS No option.

Multiple / Accumulator: Sometimes the soccer betting picks involve putting selections in a soccer accumulator bet. You can add bets from the English Premier League to La Liga or Serie A to European ties from the Champions League and the Europa League. This means that the odds for each selection are multiplied together and can create a big potential return from a small stake. Don't forget, you'll find the best football accumulator tips right here at Bookmakers.com with our excellent tipsters.

What are the Most Popular Soccer Betting Tips?

Full-Time Result - some of the best soccer betting sites will focus on Team A to win their respective match. This is generally a three-way market where you choose the home side, the away side or the draw if you think the clash will end all square. Both Teams to Score - this is a popular two-way betting market and some of the soccer betting predictions will simply involve forecasting whether both sides will find the net. This can be combined with Full-Time Result if you think a team are going to win and their opponent will also find the net.

Over / Under 2.5 Goals - this is a popular betting option should you want to simply focus on the number of goals scored irrespective of the team that finds the net, this can be an interesting market. The best soccer betting tips might include a prediction that there will be Over 2.5 Goals (three goals or more) or Under 2.5 Goals (two goals or less).

How to Bet on our Soccer Betting Predictions?

Once you have decided which of our soccer betting predictions to back, then you can go ahead and choose a bookmaker with whom to place a bet. We recommend taking advantage of a bookmaker offer by claiming a sign-up bonus and this is usually in the form of a deposit match or a free matched bet. Once you have a registered online betting account, then you can make sure it's funded before finding the betting selection that you want to back. You should be able to navigate smoothly through an operator site through desktop or mobile before deciding how much you would like to place on a certain football betting tip.

Can I Watch Soccer on Betting Websites?

Once you have backed the soccer bets today, you are also able to watch soccer on betting websites. Many leading operators have bought the rights to stream live games on their betting sites. There are naturally some geo-restrictions in place but it’s great to enjoy the combination of a live soccer stream and In-Play betting markets.

In order to access the live stream, you need to have a funded account with the betting site. If you're opening an account for the first time, be sure to check out the betting offers available to get you started. To view live streaming, simply click on the betting page for the game in question and it will open. Underneath the live stream, customers will have access to the very latest odds and key betting stats to help them make the best bet. 

Can I Back These Soccer Betting Picks On Mobile?

Every betting site recommended by Bookmakers.com has to meet our stringent criteria. That includes having a user-friendly mobile interface and also a mobile app. Therefore, you should always be able to back our soccer betting tips through your mobile device.
You should also be able to claim mobile betting offers as part of the package. Take advantage of the sign-up bonuses as well as following the expert soccer betting picks. The trusted betting sites have invested heavily in having the best  soccer betting apps available. The better the app, the more quickly you will be able to place soccer bets. 

Do You Offer Free Soccer Betting Tips?

We are here to provide the best soccer tips and the good news is that they are completely free. We analyse all the major soccer leagues to bring you the very best tips for the latest action taking place. We use historical data and the latest trends to select the bets we think are worth considering. Each of the soccer betting tips will be explained and accompanied by the latest odds. 

When it comes to betting, it would be easy to go for the favourite every time. However, at Bookmakers.com, we like to give you the best value for your bets. You don’t have to leave our site in order to place your bet. Simply click on the betting site link and place your bet, remembering to take advantage of any free bet along the way.

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Charlie spent 11 years as a sports reporter at the Hull Daily Mail before joining the Press Association where he helped set up their bespoke betting channel using his sports data to provide content to accompany odds operators were offering in key matches. Charlie is the sports editor for bookmakers.com covering everything from the Premier League to the NFL.