FA Cup Betting Tips

Chelsea football fans celebrate after the team beat Manchester UnitedFA Cup betting is a punter’s dream. The regular giant killings in the knockout rounds mean FA Cup odds earn excellent returns for smart bets. For the conservative punter, there are also numerous opportunities to put safe money on the handful of clubs that seem determined to find a permanent spot for the FA Cup in their trophy cabinets.

For FA Cup betting, six teams are hard to ignore –between them, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have won every FA Cup since 1989. With the top players and managers available to these clubs, smaller clubs will struggle to join the party.

Once you’ve decided on your bet for the FA Cup Final, take time out to explore other FA Cup betting options. Correct score betting, half-time score betting and first goal scorer betting all add to thrill of watching top-notch football.

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  • Chelsea: You won’t find many people betting against the Blues for the 2008/2009 FA Cup. As current FA Cup holders, chances are that Chelsea won’t be letting go of the trophy without a fight. With the likes of Drogba, Cole and Lampard lining up for each match, expect to see this team in the finals.
  • Everton: Everton hasn’t won the FA Cup since their shock defeat of Manchester United in 1995. They successfully defeated Manchester United again in the semifinals. They might just be able to topple Chelsea this year. The current squad members are no pushovers. As one of grittiest clubs in English football, Everton provides some of the best odds to punters interested in FA Cup betting.

Outside Favourites for the next season

  • West Ham United: If their form in the Premier League is anything to go by, the Hammers have given up “blowing bubbles in the air” and have instead gotten down to playing some seriously good football.