What Is Correct Score Betting

Correct score betting is a type of soccer (football) wager in which you predict the exact final score of a match. Unlike some other types of bets that focus on the outcome of a match (e.g., win, lose, or draw), correct score betting requires bettors to specify the precise number of goals scored by each team at the end of the match.

Here’s how correct score betting works:


You select a specific final score for the match. For example, you might bet on the final score being “2-1” in favor of the home team.

Bet Placement:

You place your bet with a bookmaker, indicating the chosen correct score and the amount you want to wager.


If the match ends with the exact score you predicted, your bet is a winner, and you receive a payout based on the odds set by the bookmaker. The odds for correct score bets are typically high, reflecting the difficulty of predicting the precise outcome.


If the match ends with any other score or result (including a draw or a win for the other team), your bet is lost, and you do not receive any winnings.

Correct score betting can be challenging and is considered one of the more difficult types of bets to win consistently due to the precise nature of the prediction. However, it offers attractive odds and the potential for significant payouts for those who can accurately forecast the final score.

To make successful correct score bets, bettors often rely on thorough research, including team form, historical statistics, head-to-head records, and factors like injuries or weather conditions. It’s also important to assess the playing styles and tendencies of the teams involved.

While correct score betting can be rewarding, it is generally considered a high-risk, high-reward betting market. Bettors should exercise caution, manage their bankroll wisely, and avoid placing large stakes on these bets, as they can be challenging to predict accurately.