Betting on Football Transfers



As we approach the January transfer window, many clubs are looking to strengthen their squads ahead of the second half of the season. While this can be an exciting time for football fans, especially for those supporting a team that is looking to buy, it can also be a big time for football gamblers, and if you have the right information then you can profit from betting on football transfers.

Here is a look at the strategy involved and things you need to look out for if you are interested in betting on the next batch of football transfers.

Avoid Social Media

One of the best things you can do when you are looking at potential player deals to bet on is to avoid social media. For every trusted Twitter feed like Sky Sports or the BBC, there are many out there making up rumours and sometimes blatant lies, and you cannot allow these to influence you in any way, let alone use them to put your money down.

Social media is good for many things, and the trusted sources on there will keep you up to date, but on the whole, it is a bad idea to trust what you read on Twitter and Facebook as there as too many out there giving out false information.

Use Trusted Sources, and More Than One if Possible

If you are keeping away from social media then you will need to get your information from elsewhere. On TV, Sky Sports News have coverage while as the final days of the transfer window approaches, websites like the BBC and Sky Sports will have updated news feeds to keep you ahead of everything that is happening.

The breaking news will often come first on a club’s official website, so if you are looking for news on a specific player or club then this is often the place to be for when it appears.

Avoid Hype

Transfer deadline day, in particular, has become a huge day in the media, and they do all they can to hype it up and ensure people are tuned in all day. Even if there are no developments, they will continue to push big stories in the hope of keeping people interested and watching. While this hype is great and it makes for an entertaining and interesting day, don’t allow yourself to get too wrapped up in it and end up staking because of it.

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Next Permanent Club Betting

If you are unsure whether a player will move in a particular window, then the next permanent club market will allow you to back a player to move to a club at any point, as long as they are the next club he joins. This is a great market for those deals that go right down to the wire, as instead of backing whether the player will join on that day, you are backing that the player will join next. If the deal falls through, you have a second chance to win in the next transfer window.