While we all enjoy watching the game, watching more than just the game is a must if you are a serious soccer bettor. You need to know as much as possible if you want to place bets and make predictions that are informed and increases your chances of winning.
Watching something like the Globe Soccer Awards, for example, would be a great idea as this information will give you some insights on the best soccer players, teams and coaches out there.
Before we get into the details, let’s take a look at some of the winning teams at the Globe Soccer Awards.
Did you know that Real Madrid won the UEFA Championship League more than thirteen times? The formidable team has gone from strength to strength throughout the years and has some of the biggest names in soccer backing them.
Barcelona is another impressive team that’s won loads of trophies throughout the years. With players like Lionel Messi, Barcelona is definitely within the top ranks when it comes to international soccer.
Also known as Real Madrid’s rivals, Atlético Madrid has come a long way since their beginnings in 1903. Even though the team has not seen as many successes as their rivals, they have won the Globe Best Club of the Year Award twice, once in 2012 and again in 2018.
And finally, we take a look at Bayern Munich, the most successful soccer team in Germany. The team has won countless championships and awards, including the Intercontinental Cup which they won twice.
Now that you know who the most formidable soccer teams are worldwide, you are probably curious to learn more about the importance of knowing the history and statistics of teams before placing a bet. Let’s dive right in.
Knowing the Team
Firstly, you need to be familiar with team dynamics and how they have been performing over the past couple of years. This will give you an indication of how they may perform during the match or championship that you want to bet on.
Knowing the Pitch
You need to know where the match is taking place as this can play a major role in the outcome of the game. If players are tired because they’ve been traveling, it will influence their performance. If they have home advantage, it’s worth considering when betting.
Knowing the Coach
Being informed on who is coaching can mean the difference between a winning or losing bet. You need to know everything there is to know about the coach’s history for you to place a bet. It will also indicate the shape and skill of the team you want to bet on.
Knowing the Players
Are there any recent injuries? Who will be playing on the day? How have they been performing over the past couple of years? This will give you some insights on team dynamics and whether or not you can expect a good match and a solid bet.
As you can see, the more information you have on players’ and teams’ history and stats, the bigger your chances of placing a winning bet. If you keep your eyes peeled and know who has won awards for their performances, chances are you’ll be placing the right bets.