The Different Types of Bets You Will Encounter Regularly

We often hear questions being asked by experienced and novice sports betting fans, and one such question is, "what is the best type of wager?" This question is not an easy one to answer as no type of bet is better than another. As part of our betting guide series, we will give you all the bet type info you need.

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Experience Always Helps


Those among us who have experience when it comes to sports betting should be aware of this, but any beginners among us will definitely not. In fact, many novices will end up getting a bit confused by the various different bets that are on offer. This is understandable, but it is also why we recommend that anyone who gambles on sports makes the effort to learn all about the different bets available. Although some bet types are trickier to come to terms with than others, we can guarantee that you do not need to be Stephen Hawking to get to grips with them.

Knowledge is a Huge Asset

Below you can find the popular types of bets that you can encounter regularly when you are betting on sports. Click on the links that we have provided, and you will be taken to a page where you can find out all you need to know about that type of bet. We do highly recommend that you read these pages so that you know something about the different popular bets. At the end of the day, knowledge is power.

The Different Bet Types You Can Encounter

So, below is a list of the different types of bets that you can find at bookmakers that are happy to accept Irish players:

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