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As the new football season gets underway, we always like to explore the different betting options we have at Bet UK, and one of the most popular is our Both Teams To Score (BTTS) betting markets. One of the simplest markets to understand is that if both teams score within your chosen game, you have a winning bet. It is also a great online betting market if you’re looking for good value. You can place any of these accumulators using the Bet UK Acca Club.

Each week, Bet UK will be taking a look at the biggest leagues across Europe and bringing you our BTTS treble. So whether it’s the Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1 or the Bundesliga, we’ll be browsing all of the main games to make our selections.

If you’re looking for the latest football betting odds, head over to Bet UK’s betting markets, where you’ll also find live in-play betting odds during every match.

As we browse the btts betting markets, we're always on the lookout for some standout fixtures as we put together our both teams to score tips, and below, we've selected our top choices.

Both teams to score betting tips - Both teams to score accumulator

The FA Cup is back this weekend, with four quarter-finals taking place, while there is also plenty of Premier League action for fans to get their teeth into, including a number of crucial games in the battle to avoid relegation.

There is a considerable amount of value to be found across the slate of games and none more so than in the both teams to score market.

As such, we have picked out an accumulator for the week’s action.

Both Teams To Score Betting Tips - Both Teams To Score Accumulator

Clubs across the continent are returning to action after the international break and there is the potential for some high-scoring fare with the need for victories becoming paramount in battles to win titles, secure a lofty league finish or avoid relegation.

Three of the fixtures with high goalscoring potential have been selected in an acca which pays out at over 9/2 if successful.

1: Both teams to score in Inter v Fiorentina - 4/5

The international break came at the wrong time for Fiorentina, who were on a seven-match winning streak, but the Viola can play their part in an entertaining contest when taking on third-placed Inter at the San Siro.

Fiorentina's improvement had lifted them to 11th in Serie A and set up a Europa Conference League quarter-final against Lech Poznan.

They struggled for goals earlier in the campaign but all that has changed.

Brazilian striker Arthur has led the charge by scoring seven goals in his last nine appearances and he looks a threat to Inter, who have lost three of their last four Serie A matches.

Inter's dip has ended their slim title hopes but they continue to progress in the Champions League and are preparing to face Benfica in the last eight.

The Nerazzurri have two league games to contend with before their first leg trip to Benfica and it is vital that they get back to winning ways.

Scoring goals has been an issue in recent times but Inter should benefit from the return to form of striker Romelu Lukaku, who bagged a hat-trick in Belgium's 3-0 victory away to Sweden in Euro 2024 qualifying.

Lukaku could be among the goals against Fiorentina, but Inter may struggle to keep a clean sheet in a contest which could go either way.

2: Both teams to score in Bournemouth v Fulham - 17/20

Premier League strugglers Bournemouth have got the worst defensive record (54 goals conceded) in the top flight and their rearguard is likely to be breached by free-scoring Fulham at the Vitality Stadium.

The Cherries are a point inside the relegation zone, but their situation is far from hopeless as they prepare for an 11-game run-in which features six fixtures against relegation rivals.

Bournemouth have netted in each of their last five home games and that scoring streak should be extended against the Cottagers, who have conceded the most goals (37) among top half teams.

Fulham have flourished in the Premier League by committing to an exciting brand of football. Marco Silva's side are without suspended striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, but they have scored in each of their last four away games and should make their mark on the south coast.

3: Both teams to score in Newcastle v Manchester United - 8/11

Newcastle boosted their top-four hopes with a pair of 2-1 victories at home to Wolves and away to Nottingham Forest and they will be pushing for another three points when hosting Manchester United.

Eddie Howe's side are almost always on the front foot at St James' Park and they will fancy their chances of finding a way through a United rearguard which could be more exposed than usual with Casemiro continuing a suspension.

Attack may be the best form of defence for United, who need to get back on track after taking just one point from two league games.

Erik ten Hag's side have scored on 17 of their last 18 road trips and they should find a way past Magpies' keeper Nick Pope.

Acca odds = 9/2

Why is BTTS Betting popular?

There are dozens of reasons why the BTTS betting market is popular around the world, we've picked out our top three reasons below.

One of the only full-game sustainable bets

Our number one reason could be a little confusing to some, the BTTS market is one of the only betting markets that is guaranteed to still be available in the 90th minute. If a team is winning 9-0 in the 89th minute, it is still possible that the losing team grabs a consolation goal, if so, your bet is won. If the game is 0-0, it is possible that a first goal would cause a catalyst for another to be scored. No matter what happens in a game, the Both Teams to Score betting market is signifcantly more sustainable than the likes of betting on cards, corners and goalscorers.

A more reliable bet for making free bets valid

Sometimes, when trying to receive a sportsbook or casino bonus, such as a free bet, there are minimum requirements that must be met. If we take an accumulator offer for example, you may need minimum odds of over 5/1 for your accumulator to count as a qualifying bet, instead of betting on teams such as Man City, Bayern Munich etc; to try and get that number over the line. It is significantly easier to do the research, find teams that are most likely to score, even take a look at Both Teams to Score tips and place your bets. Most of these odds will be under evens but by the time you had four or more to your betslip, your odds are typically above the required amount and you can typically be confident in these bets if the research backs up your claim. For example, in the Premier League, Manchester United have recently been a mainstay in BTTS tips because their defence is poor but you can rely on players like Cristiano Ronaldo to grab a goal at any point.

Low Odds Bets to Build an Accumulator

When looking at potential bets that include both teams scoring, you'll very rarely find odds of over evens. We've looked at thousands of games for our BTTS tips and the number of times we've seen the odds successfully come off is within single figures. However, as odds are typically between 1/2 and 2/3, if you back four games in an accumulator, you'll receive odds of between 4/1 and 10/1. For an accumulator where each section is viewed as more likely to happen than not, it looks like a fantastic opportunity and this is why many people place BTTS bets.

Best and Worst Leagues for BTTS

BTTS in the Premier League

When it comes to BTTS in the Premier League, it's one of the most average leagues in the world for this value, the vast majority of teams will have approximately a 50/50 rate with betting odds of under evens. This means that if you backed them every game, you'd run a considerable loss on this market. However, you'll often find teams vary in BTTS depending on whether they're playing at home or away. For example, between the start of 2020/21 to the end of 2021/22, Leicester City had BTTS 76% of the time away from home in 38 games but at home, it was merely 50%. Meanwhile, West Ham had similar figures in the opposite order. Typically, in this league, most people avoid most of the big six and Wolves. When newly promoted sides face-off against mid-table teams, BTTS is a lot more frequent.

BTTS Rating: 5/10

BTTS in French Ligue 1

Typically, when you take the likes of Paris Saint Germain out of the occasion, the French Ligue 1 is a very good league for the BTTS market. The stats clearly show who the most defensive teams in the league are and if a team has a weaker defence, BTTS almost looks guaranteed. Offensively, Ligue 1 is one of the most improved leagues in the world with skillful attackers in almost every team, this means unless a team plays a defensive style, you'll commonly find BTTS is probable. Olympique Lyonnais are one of the best teams in France but they prioritize attacking football, meaning they're susceptible at the back, so when they come up against teams like Stade Rennais who are performing out of their skins offensively and are strong defensively, BTTS looks like a sure bet.

BTTS Rating: 6.5/10

BTTS in Bundesliga

Bundesliga features the best and the worst for the Both Teams to Score market as a number of teams have over 75% both home and away while a couple of teams have percentages of around 30-40% which drags the league average down. However, the vast majority of teams are above the 55% mark. With this in mind, you can find the 3-4 teams to avoid and then focus upon a number of teams at the top of the league, it would be expected that Bayern Munich would be a difficult team to back with BTTS but they've been one of the best bets for BTTS across the Bundesliga.

BTTS Rating: 9/10

BTTS in Serie A

Serie A has a reputation for stern defences, which means that if you haven't looked at statistics in recent seasons, you'd believe that the Italian league is one of the worst for BTTS. Which is incidentally, massively incorrect. What we recommend is checking managerial appointments in the league and judging who you're picking for BTTS based on those tips. For example, Jose Mourinho is AS Roma manager, so we'd be backing them to win games by 1 or 2 goals to nil. Similar to teams like Empoli FC and Spezia are teams who may concede in most games but won't score.

BTTS Rating: 7.5/10

BTTS in La Liga

Similar to Serie A, the Spanish La Liga is a competition where the odds for Both Teams to Score bets are skewed by reputation. La Liga holds a reputation for being a fantastic attacking league but when you look at the stats, it has the lowest BTTS success rate across the top five leagues of Europe. Typically, it is easy to judge who these teams are in La Liga as defensive teams, tend to stay defensive for a number of years and rarely chop and change. For example, Getafe have been in the bottom five teams for Both Teams to Score since returning to La Liga in 2017/18 and that isn't a stat we see changing this season. Meanwhile, the likes of Valencia tend to be near the top of the table every year. Although this league has less chances for BTTS to happen, it also is a lot more predictable than the likes of the Premier League.

BTTS Rating: 4.5/10

Different Types Of BTTS Betting Markets

The both teams to score (BTTS) market is a straightforward one, but there are plenty of different markets that can further increase your odds. Here’s a quick look at some of the other BTTS markets.

BTTS and Win - This market combines the BTTS and the common Win market. If you are expecting a high-scoring game and fancy a certain team to win, this is the market for you. For your bet to settle as a win, you will need both teams to score, as well as your selected team to win the match.

BTTS in Both Halves - This market is quite self-explanatory, but also provides some huge odds. If you’re going to back this market, you’ll need to expect plenty of goals. The score will have to be at least 1-1 at half-time, with a final scoreline of at least 2-2. This might sound like a common occurrence, but most goals either come in the first or second half, rather than evenly spread out across the game.

BTTS and Over/Under- BTTS and Over/Under goals are two of the most popular markets in football betting. By combining the two markets, you can boost your odds. If you are expecting a high-scoring match, then this is a useful market. The likelihood is that if there are over 3.5 or 4.5 goals in a match, then both teams will score, so it’s always worth checking out the odds.

BTTS Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What Is The Meaning Of BTTS In Sports Betting?

BTTS stands for ‘Both Teams To Score’. That means if you were to bet ‘BTTS - Yes’, you are betting on both teams involved in that match to score. You can also bet on ‘BTTS - No’, where you will win if just one team or neither team finds the back of the net.

Q. How Do You Predict If Both Teams Will Score?

The best way to predict if both teams will score is simply to look at both sides’ recent records. Ideally, you want to look for sides that score plenty of goals but also concede plenty. A perfect example of a good BTTS team recently is Manchester United. Last season, both teams scored in 24 of their 38 games, as they scored 73 and conceded 44. All in all, if you’re going to bet on BTTS, you need to do your research first.

Q. Do BTTS Bets Count In Extra Time?

Unfortunately, BTTS only counts for the first 90 minutes. If you are placing a BTTS bet on a knockout competition like the FA Cup, Champions League or Europa League, then you need to be wary that if the match reaches extra time, any more goals won’t count. So, if a match finishes 1-0 at full-time, but 1-1 at the end of extra time, your BTTS bet will still be classed as a loss.

BTTS Bet UK Betting Offers

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