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A Soccer (Football/Futbol) Betting Basics Walkthrough

Why bet soccer?

One big reason to be interested in soccer as a wagering option is the fact that the entire world has professional leagues for the sport, meaning that almost any time of day, any day of the year, you can find a soccer game on which to place a bet. If you focus the majority of your betting on American sports, your window of betting options is limited to a relatively finite number of hours each day and week.  World football allows you to fill in many of those dead betting hours with wonderful wager options. Continue reading A Soccer (Football/Futbol) Betting Basics Walkthrough

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A Quick Overview of Soccer in Germany

For those unfamiliar, this will serve as a quick breakdown of the layout and structure of club football (soccer) in Germany.

The top tier of German football is called the Bundesliga (18 teams). The next divisions below the Bundesliga are 2. Bundesliga (18 teams), and 3. Liga (20 teams). The Bundesliga features FC Bayern Munich, one of the world’s most popular club teams. The league currently has a television contract with FOX for viewers in the United States. Seasons typically begin in August and end in May with each team playing each other twice (once each on each other’s home pitch) for a total of 34 games for each team. At the end of each season, the bottom two or three teams are relegated down to 2. Bundesliga, while two or three other teams are promoted up from 2. Bundesliga for the following season. Continue reading A Quick Overview of Soccer in Germany