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Use Bet365 Edit Bet feature to tweak active wagers

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The more control that you can pick up on your betting, the better off you are likely to be at the end of the day. Having control of your selections on a bet has been made all that much easier by the Bet365 Edit Bet feature that they have running. This is a feature which as the name suggests, allows you to make some on-the-fly changes to an active accumulator or a single bet.

So for example if you have an acca running (it can be pre-match or in-play) you have the opportunity to have change up your active bet. You have the ability to swap or add selections, and you can apply this to single bets as well. For an unsettled single bet you have the ability to swap and adds selections as well.

Let’s say for example you had a selection on Chelsea to win 1-0 but the more you think about it, you fancy a 2-0 result going in the favour of the Blues. Then you can go and use the Edit Bet feature whenever the Cash Out feature is available for all unsettled selection within your bet and make your changes. You can swap out your original option or even add to it.

So if you have an accumulator running where you have had selections settled, you will still have the option to go and use the Edit Bet feature. Maybe there is a selection that you want cut or you want to swap one selection for another. This is the power that you have at your fingertips with the Bet365 Edit Bet feature.

When you edit a bet, which can be done on a mobile or tablet device, you have the option to Add a Selection, Swap a Selection or Remove a Selection. Then when you done your tweaking to your wager, just hit save changes and then confirm. When do edit a bet, the current Cash Out value will be used as the new stake and then the prices will be updated to reflect the live odds that are currently running and not the initial prices.

To Edit a bet just go through to the betting slip and hit Edit Bet in the top right hand corner and then you will have full control of your wager. Make sure that after any changes are made that you SAVE and then CONFIRM – you will have 5 seconds to confirm after saving changes.

There are great bonus features at Bet365 for your football betting, such as their 100% Euro Soccer bonus. Just land a winning acca of three or more selections on selected competitions and markets and earn up to a 100% win bonus! This offer applies to returns on pre-match accumulators of 3 or more selections on Full Time Result or Result/Both Teams To Score markets for the Premier League, Serie A, Primera Liga, Bundesliga 1 or Champions League. You also have 0-0 draw insurance on all matches too and those all important cash out and partial cash out options. Register an account with the bookmaker and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them as well.

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Bet365 Price Promise secures best price on all ITV or ITV4 Races

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Getting as much value as you can get from your horse racing is obviously a direct win for you as a punter. Being able to get the best price wherever you can without having to do the leg work of shopping around at a multitude of bookmakers is a pretty great then and that is something that the Bet365 Price Promise on horse racing will deliver.

Each and every week there are fantastic races broadcast live on ITV or ITV4 and Bet365 will constantly update their prices for all races that are show, making sure that you get the best price running on every horse running in a live race.

This is brilliant coverage to have along with you and this is activated from 10 am on the day of a live race and this does apply only races shown live on ITV or ITV4 unless otherwise stated by bet365 and the best price or joint best price will be matched from the following list of Bookmakers: Ladbrokes, William Hill, Paddy Power, Coral, Sky Bet and Boylesports.

So on the day of a live race you can go and strike your racing bet with a fair degree of confidence and on top of that, their Best Odds Guaranteed coverage still applies too. Check out full details at Bet365 to see the qualifying races for the Bet365 Price Promise.

When you sign up for an new account with online betting site Bet365 you can fill your boots with their great welcome bonus offer. Register and then collect a 100% matched deposit bonus on your first funding. On top of their great racing Price Promise you can enjoy other top racing products like their Feature Race and 4/1 Winner promotions as well as full cash out options.

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Risk Free Bet rewards through Bet365 Feature Race Promotion

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It’s always a fantastic feeling when you land a winner. It is an even greater feeling when that winner crosses the line at a big price. So what would enhance that feeling even more? How about getting a risk free bet on top of your winnings for landing a substantially priced winner? Well that is just what you can get through Bet365’s Feature Race Promotion.

If you back a single winner at a price of 4/1 or bigger on a Bet365 Feature Race you will get a risk free bet back to same value as your initial stake (which would be up to the maximum of £50)!

As if that isn’t good enough, there is even more value placed on the Bet365 Feature Race offer because if in turn you landed a winner at a price of 4/1 with the risk free bet, then guess what? Yes, you would get another risk free bet back from that and if you just keep backing the winners with the risk-free bets then you will keep collecting hem.

On top of all that, Bet365 go one step further too because if your risk free bet that you earn loses, then your stake (up to the maximum of £50) will be refunded to your Bet365 account!

This offer is available with bet365 on two races per day when there is no scheduled live ITV and ITV4 racing.  This great offer applies to the first stake that you place on a Bet365 Feature Race after final declarations.  Where more than one selection in the same race is placed on the same bet slip, the first selection is deemed to be the one which is highest on the bet slip.

The risk free bet that you collect is only eligible for the next Feature Race so if you back the winner of the last Feature Race on any day, your risk free bet will be the first bet you place on the next bet365 Feature Race to take place. Follow our links for full details of the offer.

Go and register an account with online betting site Bet365 to take advantage of this brilliant racing offer. When you sign up with them, you can collect a 100% matched deposit bonus on your initial funding of the account as well! Plus you can enjoy other top racing products such as their 4/1 winner rewards and price promise.

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Bet365 4/1 ITV Racing offer rewards with risk free bets!

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Picking up racing bonuses whenever you can, allows you to get those extra shots at returning some profit and online betting site Bet365 run a tremendous bonus offer on the sport of kings. From the start of 2017, racing moved from its UK television home over to ITV but Bet365 continue to deliver their ever popular 4/1 bonus offer.

Just go and back any single winner at a price of 4/1 or bigger on any race televised live ITV or ITV4 and in return you will get a risk free bet back! The bonus that you would pick up would be to the same stake (up to the maximum of £50) that you had on your winning runner in the live race.

But the brilliant Bet365 horse racing offer doesn’t stop there at all because if you go and land a winner at 4/1 or bigger with the risk free bet, then you will qualify for another risk free bet for the next live ITV and ITV4 race and you can keep going with this. Keep striking a big winner at the qualifying odds with the risk free bets and you can just roll on and on!

But you aren’t even done there because in the offer you get insurance on the free bet as well. That’s right. If your risk free bet that you earn loses, then your stake (up to the maximum of £50) will be refunded to your Bet365 account! Follow our Bet365 links for full details of the offer.

Any free bet that you do pick up in the Bet365 4/1 ITV Racing offer will be eligible only on the following live race to be broadcast. The offer will also only apply to the first stake that you place on a race. Where more than one selection in the same race is placed on the same bet slip, the first selection is deemed to be the one which is highest on the bet slip. If you cash out fully on a selection, it won’t be eligible for the 4/1 Racing Offer.

Go and register an account with online betting site Bet365 to take advantage of this brilliant racing offer. When you sign up with them, you can collect a 100% matched deposit bonus on your initial funding of the account as well! Plus you can enjoy other top racing products such as their Feature Race rewards and price promise.

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Bayern Munich v RB Leipzig Predictions & Betting Odds – 21st December 2016

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Bayern Munich v RB Leipzig Betting Preview – Premier League 21st December

This is a top of the table clash in the Bundesliga. There weren’t many people who would have called this game as having much significance at the start of the season. But because of Leipzig “doing a Leicester” in the German top flight, they are level with Bayern heading into this clash at the Allianz Arena in midweek and that makes this massively interesting. Will Bayern be able to take control heading into the winter break or is there another upset on the way in this unexpected title challenge from Leipzig?

Online betting site Bet365 offer great 0-0 bore draw insurance on matches which you can take advantage of. Place a pre-match correct score, scorecast or half time/full-time wager on a match and if the game ends goalless then the bookmaker will refund lost stakes on the selected markets with a free bet. This applies to all matches in their sportsbook. Register an account with the award winning Bet365 and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them and enjoy top features like live sports streams, extensive live in play betting and partial cash out options on live bets.

Bayern Munich v RB Leipzig Betting Tips

What a great setup for the final round of matches in this year’s Bundesliga action. We have a top-two clash on Wednesday night as Bayern Munich and Leipzig are sat on 36 points each for Wednesday’s game. Remarkably they have both been going so well they are currently nine points ahead of third-placed Hoffenheim. Bayern Munich are running on a five-match winning streak across all competitions at the moment and they have won their last four Bundesliga matches in a row. That has been a big response from them after losing against rivals Borussia Dortmund back in November. Bayern have won their last two top-flight games to nil, scoring six goals in the process. But they have been conceding goals in general lately, and are a big 6/4 quote at Bet365 to win to nil in this one. Because of the threat of the visitors, there is a price of 4/5 on both teams to score in this one. Given that Bayern have two clean sheets only in their last seven Bundesliga games it could have appeal.

Bundesliga title favourites Bayern Munich have some world class talent in their ranks of course, particularly up front where they have Robert Lewandowski at a price of 8/15 at Bet365 in the anytime goalscorer market. They also have Arjen Robben as a 5/4 option and Thomas Muller at 6/5. Bayern Munich have posted an unbeaten W6 D2 record so far this season in the Bundesliga and have put up fantastic figures of 23 goals scored and just four conceded on home soil. They are a major force and they have been winning at half-time in five of their eight home games this term (D3). 62% of their home games this season have gone over the 2.5 goal line which is a price of 3/5 to happen in this meeting. This is the final round of matches in the Bundesliga in the 2016 calendar year before the winter break, then it returns on January 20th. Will Bayern Munich be able to stretch out a three point lead?

Think of Leicester’s brilliant Premier League season last term. It was incredible. RB Leipzig’s form this season in the Bundesliga is equally as good as they have matched Bayern all the way and are only second to them on goal difference. RB Leipzig have lost only one game this season in all competitions and it has simply been fantastic. They have posted a stunning W9 L1 record in their last ten Bundesliga matches. They just seem to keep going and after suffering their only loss so far, they bounced back straight away to winning ways. Only Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have scored more league goals than they have this season and only Bayern Munich have conceded fewer goals than they have. Top scorer for them in this season’s league campaign is Timo Werner who has netted nine goals so far and he is a price of 15/4 at Bet365 to score at any time in this one. What a stunning way to finish the year it would be for Leipzig if they could and three points here at the Champions-elect. In their away games this season they have gone W5 D2 L1 and the loss in that sequence came in their last away game out at Ingolstadt.

Bayern Munich v RB Leipzig Betting Odds

Bayern Munich 2/5, Draw 15/4, RB Leipzig 6/1

Bayern Munich v RB Leipzig Predictions

So what a cracking match we could have on our hands on Wednesday night. Will Leipzig be fearless in this one and take the game to Bayern? Most people will be expecting them to have nothing to lose in this one and that could make them dangerous. It is worth having a crack at both teams to score as Bayern have been leaking goals recently, but you would still have to side with Bayern’s strong home form to come through.

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Merseyside Derby 19th December 2016 odds & prediction

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Some great action to come from Goodison Park on Monday night with the Merseyside derby, the first of the new Premier League season. Liverpool go into the game defending an 11 match unbeaten streak against their rivals in the league. The Reds will want to keep that intact but will be hoping that their powerful attack can drive them to three points which would see them cut the distance to league leaders down to six points. So the pressure is on the Reds in this one having seen both Chelsea and Manchester City claim maximum points over the weekend. Can they deliver?

Take the chance to land some extra returns on your accumulators thanks to Bet365’s 100% Euro Soccer bonus. Just land a winning acca of three or more selections on selected competitions and markets and earn up to a 100% win bonus! This offer applies to returns on pre-match accumulators of 3 or more selections on Full Time Result or Result/Both Teams To Score markets for the Premier League, Serie A, Primera Liga, Bundesliga 1 or Champions League. Register an account with the bookmaker and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them as well.

Everton v Liverpool 2016 Infographic

Everton v Liverpool Betting Odds

Liverpool 10/11, Draw 27/10, Everton 10/3

Six of the last eight Merseyside derby matches have ended in a draw and that will likely have big appeal for punters this time around too. You have Everton who have remained unbeaten at home this season in the Premier league taking on their rivals Liverpool, who certainly know how to stick the ball in the back of the net, but who also carry a defence which isn’t overly reliable. So there is an evenly matched game for Monday night’s Merseyside derby on the cards and this will be the seventh time that there has been a Premier League clash between these two on a Monday.

From those previous Monday Premier League match ups, Liverpool have posted a W3 D2 L1 record. The head to head form is running with Liverpool in this one as they have remained unbeaten in their last eleven against the Toffees. However, you have to note all of the seven drawn matches in that sequence, that can’t go unnoticed for this one. Liverpool have posted a W4 D2 L2 record away from home this season but have lost just one of their last seven. They continue to score freely and have netted eight goals in their last three league games, even though they have only produced a W1 D1 L1 record in that sequence.

So Liverpool do have the goals in them and they took a 3-0 win at Middlesbrough in midweek to set themselves up for this road trip across the city. In three of their last four away games, Liverpool have netted a least three goals. So you are looking at a game which has a price of 7/10 with Bet365 to produce over 2.5 goals. It looks likely because Liverpool aren’t the most reliable side at the back, and we have seen costly examples of that lately, but they carry a massive attacking threat and for them, Divock Origi is in great form with a goal in each of Liverpool’s last five games (all competitions).

Everton’s inconsistent season has seen them struggle and fall away from any potential title challenge that they could have mustered up. But that having been said, no-one has gotten the better of them at Goodison Park this season in the top flight. They have gone W4 D4 on home soil in their eight league games. They took an important 2-1 win over the title-challenging Arsenal in the week and that will have lifted their spirits. They still don’t look a complete unit, but as long as they can scrape out results like that at home, it is something to build on.

They will be leaning heavily on Romelu Lukaku producing some and he is 2/1 at Bet365 in the anytime goalscorer market. The striker has had a great season and only Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa have been involved in more Premier League goals than he has this term. With so many draws between these in recent meetings a repeat of the 1-1 scoreline from this fixture last season is trading at a price of 13/2 with Bet356. Everton have struggled to get the better of Liverpool, having beaten their city rivals just once in their last 19 games against them (October 20210 at Goodison Park). But they have decent home form this season and they have claimed 11 points in the Premier League this season from losing positions, which is the highest tally of any side so far. Can they land a rare win over the Reds?

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Earn up to 100% more at Bet365 on your accumulators

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One of the best ways to enhance your soccer accumulator returns is by taking a shot at the extra bonuses available at online betting site Bet365. The award-winning bookmaker runs a Euro Soccer Bonus promotion which allows punters the chance to earn a bonus of up to 100% on their accumulators.

This football betting promotion applies to the top domestic leagues across Europe and also takes in the top action from the UEFA Champions League as well. Any opportunity that you have to take a little extra from your betting should be snapped up and this offer doesn’t just offer a little extra, it offers a lot. That is because your can earn up to a 100% win bonus on your accumulator betting.

This is a tiered promotion based on the size of your accumulator and therefore the more selections that are in your winning wager, the bigger your bonus payout will be. For example, if you land a successful treble then you will earn a 5% bonus on your winning, while a successful 7-fold will return a massive 30% win bonus and up the top of the tiers you would have a 100% bonus being returned on a winning 14-fold or bigger.

So all you need to start claiming win bonuses is by landing just a treble. So the offer applies to winning on pre-match accumulator only of three selections or more. This does also apply to select markets of the Full Time Result and the Result/Both Teams To Score market and the qualifying competitions are the English Premier League, Italian Serie A, Spanish Primera Liga, German Bundesliga 1 and Australian A League matches or UEFA Champions League.

There is a maximum bonus of £100,000 through the Bet365 Euro Soccer Bonus that you can pick up and the bonus will not apply when a stake has been cashed out. If you do partially cash out on a bet then the bonus will be applied based on the remaining active stake running. The Euro Soccer Bonus does not apply to Double Chance bets or combination bets with bonuses such as Lucky 15’s, Lucky 31’s etc. You will get any bonus returns credited to your account within 24 hours of the final selection finishing.

To get in on this great action, then go and register an account with online betting site Bet365. As a welcome bonus, they will match the value of your initial deposit with a 100% bonus up to £200. Just sign up with them and make your deposit (which has to be a minimum of £10) and the bookmaker will double that with a bonus deposit on your new account.

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Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016 Betting Odds & Predictions

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From December 14th through to the 18th at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai, the Badminton World Superseries Finals will be contested and there is British interest in this, albeit small interest. There will be five separate titles contested at the Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016, the Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and the Mixed Doubles. English couple Chirs Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock are back to defend their title but they are only seventh seeds for this year’s edition.

There is a big four days of Badminton betting action coming up then and China will be sending the most representatives to the competition. The Adcocks are the only British interest across the entire Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016. So this is all part of the 2016 BWF Super Series which is now in its tenth editions. There are twelve tournaments across the season and five of those are Super Series Premier events where more money can be picked up. It all culminates with players having to do enough to make it to the final qualification for the Super Series Masters Finals in Dubai, which is where we are at and there is a $1 Million USD worth of prize money happening.

Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016 Promotion

You will have great live in play betting options available to you at online bookmaker Bet365 for the Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016. Register an account with the award winning Bet365 and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them and enjoy top features like live sports streams, extensive live in play betting and partial cash out options on live bets.

Men’s Singles

The eight players are separated out into two groups of four and the top two from each then go through to the semi finals where the tournament takes on a straight knockout format. The two groups are separated out by ranking with the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th ranked players competition in Group A with the 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked players scrapping it out in Group B in a straight round robin format. This year’s Olympic Gold Medalist Chen Long withdrew ahead of the tournament.

Seedings: 1) Jan O. Jorgensen, 2) Son Wan-ho, 3) Tian Houwei, 4) Ng Ka Long, 5) Viktor Azelsen, 6) Marc Zwiebler, 7) Lee Chong Wei, 8) Hu Yun

Women’s Singles

The same format as the men’s goes off in the women’s draw, with the eight seeds split over two round robin groups of four. The top two from each group will progress through to the knockout stage then. The women’s singles draw has received no withdrawals ahead of the Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016.

Seedings: 1) Tai Tzu-ying, 2) Akane Yamaguchi, 3) Sun Yuy, 4) Sung Ji-hyun, 5) Ratchanok Intanon, 6) He Bing Jiao, 7) Carolina Marin, 8) Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

Men’s and Women’s Doubles

Against here is the familiar format of two round robin groups of four for both the Men’s Doubles and the Women’s Doubles tournaments at the Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016. The men’s draw saw the 2016 Olympic Gold Medalists Fu Haifeng/Zhang Nan withdrawal ahead of the tournament. Over in the women’s draw, because of injury Indonesia duo of Nitya Krishinda Maheswari/Greysia Polii miss out.

Men’s Doubles Seedings 1) Takeshi Kamura / Keigo Sonoda, 2) Goh V Shem / Tan Wee Kiong, 3) Chai Biao / Hong Wei, 4) Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, 5) Angga Pratama / Ricky Karanda Suwardi, 6) Li Junhui / Liu Yuchen, 7) Mads Conrad-Petersen / Mads Pieler Kolding, 8) Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen

Women’s Doubles Seedings 1) Misaki Matsutomo / Ayaka Takahashi, 2) Christinna Pedersen / Kamilla Rytter Juhl, 3) Jung Kyung-eun / Shin Seung-chan, 4) Chang Ye-na / Lee So-hee, 5) Naoko Fukuman / Kurumi Yonao, 6) Luo Ying / Luo Yu, 7) Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan, 8) Vivian Hoo Kah Mun / Woon Khe Wei

Mixed Doubles

Again, this is a straightforward format of two groups of four with the top two moving through. As they are seventh seeds, Chris and Gabrielle Adcock are in Group B which means that they do at least avoid top seeds for the tournament but there is no easy progress for them here. The English duo were one of the leading medal hopes at the 2016 Olympics but couldn’t get out of their group to make it to the quarter finals of the mixed doubles in Rio. They remain an outside shot to get back on top of the Super Series Final after their huge success last season when they took down this year’s top seeds Ko Sung-hyun / Kim Ha-na easily in the final.

Mixed Doubles Seedings 1) Ko Sung-hyun / Kim Ha-na, 2) Lu Kai / Huang Yaqiong, 3) Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen, 4) Zheng Siwei / Chen Qingchen, 5) Tontowi Ahmad / Liliyana Natsir, 6) Praveen Jordan / Debby Susanto, 7) Chris Adcock / Gabrielle Adcock, 8) Kenta Kazuno / Ayane Kurihara

Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016 Predictions

Despite the heavy presence of Asian-based players Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen has been on top of the world this season reaching the final of three World Superseries event. That send him into this one as the top seed and while he only converted one of those three finals appearances into a win, it suggests that he is going to get close and looks value to do so.

There is little doubt about the favourite going into the women’s singles. Chinese Taipei representative Tai Tzu Ying is the one to beat as she picked up two Premier titles across the course of the series and she has been in the winners circle at the Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals when she won back in 2014. The clear leader in the pack but Sun Yu, going in as third seed is the one who can be pegged as the most likely to upset her and the Chinese player could be the one to swing with for value at Bet365.

Second seeds V Shem/Wee Kiong will be value in the Men’s Doubles after running to the silver medal at the Olympics this year. The pair also have a Premier win under their belt this season as well. Their main competition with be Kamura/Sonoda from Japan. The queens of the women’s doubles this year is Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi who won four World Series titles this term and the Olympic Gold to boot. Can’t knock that and Danish veterans Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl are value for a semi final berth at worst.

The Adcocks haven’t carried the form this season to suggest that they are going to pull off a repeat of last year’s big success. No-one really has been able to get close this year to last seasons Badminton Dubai World Superseries Finals runners up KO Sung Hyun/KIM Ha Na anyway during 2016. If they bring their a-game, no-one’s going to stop them.

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FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Betting Odds & Predictions

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Well, we get to round off the year with a World Cup. Not that World Cup, but the FIFA Club World Cup, a mini-tournament which brings together the six continental confederations champions together with the national league champion from the host country. Japan is hosting the tournament this year which means that their representatives are Kashima Antlers who won the 2016 J League. This is far from being a straightforward soccer tournament. The actual tournament starts at the quarter final stage, but there is a play off round prior to that.

The tournament is already under way as the Kashima Antlers took down OFC Champions League winner Auckland City. So that put the hosts through to the quarter finals which were played on December 11th in Osaka. Even though they are called the quarter finals there are just the two matches confusingly and the winners from the two quarter-final matches go through to the semi finals which is where the big guns join the tournament.

The winners of the Copa Libertadores from CONMEBOL and the UEFA Champions League winners only come in at the semi final stage, which means that they would only need to win two games to get their hands on the FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Cup. An unfair advantage punters would probably proclaim, but this isn’t exactly a high-profile tournament that many put a lot of stock into. It is pretty much, every year, expected to be nothing more than a one-off title match between the CONMEBOL and UEFA Champions.

Real Madrid are running as 1/8 favourites at Bet365 to win the tournament this year, a huge dominance in the market over second favourites Atletico Nacional from Colombia.

FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Betting Odds

Real MAdird 1/8, Atlético Nacional 9/1, Club America 14/1, Kashima Antlers 20/1

FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Betting Promotion

Online betting site Bet365 offer great 0-0 bore draw insurance on matches which you can take advantage of. Place a pre-match correct score, scorecast or half time/full time wager on a match and if the game ends goalless then the bookmaker will refund lost stakes on the selected markets with a free bet. This applies to all matches in their sportsbook. Register an account with the award winning Bet365 and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them and enjoy top features like live sports streams, extensive live in play betting and partial cash out options on live bets.

FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Draw

So the seven participants for this year’s tournament starting the play off round were Auckland City and the Kashima Antlers. Coming in at the quarter finals were Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors

Play Off Round
Kashima Antlers (AFC) Hosts
Auckland City – OFC Champions League Winners

Quarter Final Entrants
America – CONCACAF Champions League Winners
Mamelodi Sundowns – CAF Champions League Winners
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors – AFC Champions League Winners

Semi Final Entrants
Atletico Nacional – CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores Winners
Real Madrid – UEFA Champions League Winners

So far in the tournament, the Kashima Antlers beat Auckland 2-1 in the play off round. The Host moved through to face South African side Mamelodi Sundowns and beat them 2-0 to book themselves a place in the semifinals where they will take on Atletico Nacional on December 14th. The winner of the other quarter final was America who beat Korean side Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2-1. Mexican side America will go through and face Real Madrid in the semi final on December 15th.

December 18th will be the day of the final from Yokohama. Because the tournament doesn’t really start until the semifinals for most people, when the two big guns enter the fray, it is easy to see why the rest of it fades into obscurity.

FIFA Club World Cup Info

There is the usual fare of awards dished out at the FIFA Club World Cup 2016. You get the Golden Ball, the Golden Boot, the Most Valuable Player of the Final and the FIFA Fair Play Trophy as well. The tournament itself was only started in 2000 and it is into its 13th season because there was a big gap between the inaugural event and the second one. Japan is hosting the event for the eighth time out of all that. The dominance of the CONMEBOL and UEFA Confederation is clear to see when you look back at history.

The UEFA entrants have won eight of the previous 12 editions with the other four being claimed by a CONMEBOL representatives. It gets deeper than that because only on two occasions has a non-UEFA or non-CONMEBOL representative managed to get to the final. That was in 2010 with TP Mazembe reaching the final where they lost to Inter Milan and in 2013 when Raja Casablanca lost to Bayern Munich. So this is why you can expect to see the FIFA Club World Cup being nothing more than a showcase game between UEFA and CONMEBOL.

FIFA Club World Cup 2016 Betting Prediction

It is probably going to be Real Madrid who walks away with the title for the second time in their history. They won it a couple of years ago in beating San Lorenzo and UEFA has been dominating things since 2007. Eight of the last nine winners of the FIFA Club World Cup have been from UEFA so it pretty much cuts down the betting market. Madrid took it seriously enough last time, so look for them to follow it up.

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Unibet and Bet365 big winners at EGR 2016 Operator Awards

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Online betting operator Unibet has swept up the “Operator of the Year” title at the EGR 2016 Operator Awards. This ceremony, which gives out honours to the best of the online betting industry was hosted at the HRC Artillery Garden and the Swedish-based operator Unibet took the top award of the night as well as further awar newsds of ‘Socially Responsible Operator’ and ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ for its multi-award winning “Luck Is No Coincidence” campaign.

A statement from Unibet Group Commercial Officer Ebba Ljungerud said: “This is a true testament to the great teamwork everyone in the Unibet Group contributes and how all of our brands and teams work together to achieve a common goal – to give our customers the best experience.”

Bet365 managed to win the EGR’s ‘Sports Betting Operator’ of the year award for the fourth year running and on top of that, the popular bookmaker claimed the title of the ‘Best in-Play Sports Operator’ on the night as well. The Stoke-based operator continues to reign supreme at the top of the industry, but Unibet will be massively pleased with their returns of three awards on the night to join Bet365 as the big winners on the night.

Other winners at the EGR 2016 awards included Sky Bet who successfully defended their titles of ‘Mobile Sports Product’ and ‘Mobile Operator’ of the year. Irish bookmaker, BetBright claimed its first ever EGR Award of ‘Best in-house Developed Product’.

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