Regular gamblers and traders bet and trade on Over/Unders regularly but to the casual punter or recreational gambler, they often overlook Overs/Unders and Asian Handicaps because they have strange half numbers attached to them.  So if you're wondering "What is Over/Under 2.5 Goals", then this brief guide should make it perfectly clear for you.

You can't have half (0.50) a goal in a football match, that much is clear, so it makes perfect sense why people get confused around these betting markets.


What is Over/under .2.5 Goals

What Does Under 2.5 Goals Mean Exactly? If you've bet on Under 2.5 Goals, then to win your bet there need to be less than 3 goals scored in the match.  This means the scoreline needs to be 0-0, 1-1, 0-1, 1-0, 0-2 or 2-0 in order for you to win.

What Does Over 2.5 Goals Mean Exactly? If you've bet on Over 2.5 Goals, then to win your bet you need there to be 3 goals or more in the match.  It can be any number, 3, 4, 10, 25, it doesn't matter, as long as there are over 3 goals or more, you'll win.  3-0, 1-2, 3-3, 5-0 etc would all be winning scorelines for your bet.

The Over/Unders markets only apply to normal time, that's 90 minutes + injury time.