Football Betting Tips Today: Free Expert Predictions for 18/07/2024

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Maribor vs Botev Plovdiv prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa League Qualifier

Both teams to score - Yes

Pafos vs Elfsborg prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa League Qualifier

Both teams to score - Yes

Zira vs Sheriff Tiraspol prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa League Qualifier

Sheriff to win

Wisla Krakow vs Llapi prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa League Qualifier

Llapi to win

Paide Linnameeskond vs Bala Town prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa Conference League Qualifier

Paide to win-to-nil

Derry City vs Bruno's Magpies prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa Conference League Qualifier

Derry City & Over 2.5 Goals

St Joseph's vs Shelbourne prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa Conference League Qualifier

Shelbourne to win

Connah's Quay Nomads vs Bravo prediction

🕖 20:00

🇪🇺 Europa Conference League Qualifier

Under 2.5 goals

Palestino vs Cuiaba prediction

🕖 23:00

Sudamericana

Palestino to win

Thursday's Football Betting Tips

Today's football was largely split into clear buckets. There were a number of games taking place in the early hours, which were signposted on our tomorrow's tips page. The first couple of match ups, Sao Paulo vs Gremio and Fortaleza vs Vitoria, went to form with the home sides winning both clashes to leave Gremio locked in the relegation zone whilst Vitoria remain above the line despite sitting on the same number of points as fourth bottom Corinthians. The big game of the day – from a Brazilian perspective at least – saw Botafogo win the top of the table clash against Palmeiras to move three points clear. There were a couple of Sudamericana games through the night too; both ended in draws.

Obviously, the above details quite a few games that have come and gone. There is, however, still a lot to come. Jump forward to 20:00 BST and qualification for European club competitions continues. From the Europa League, Maribor vs Botev Plovdiv is one match that we'd shine a light on whilst Zira vs Sheriff Tiraspol has the potential to be one of the higher quality matches of the day; both the aforementioned matches still have plenty on the line.

As for Conference League qualification Paide Linnameeskond will be aiming to complete the job against Bala Town having won the first leg 2-1. Elsewhere, Connah's Quay hold a 1-0 advantage over Bravo from the first-leg but, clearly, still have work to do in what is likely to be a hard-fought match up whilst St Joseph's vs Shelbourne is a game that's likely to be a very interesting spectacle; that tie is very much still up for grabs despite both sides finding the net in the first leg.

Today's action ends with a Sudamericana match up between Palestino vs Cuiaba.

Football Betting Tips today

Betting On Football Matches today – selected tips

  • Bala Town have not won any of their last nine games and have lost each of their past three matches; the first leg of this tie is included in that run.
  • Paide have lost just one of their last five games and, more importantly, have won three of the games in that period

St Joseph's vs Shelbourne: Shelbourne to win

  • Shelbourne won the first leg courtesy of a 2-1 scoreline but with twice as many shots on goal and three times as many on target, the scoreline could have been wider
  • St Joseph's have won just one of their last four home matches whilst Shelbourne are undefeated in six away games on the spin

All today's fixtures and results

Thursday 18 July

USA MLS

Finished

Minnesota United FC

2

DC United

3

Finished

Nashville SC

0

Orlando City SC

3

Finished

FC Dallas

3

Austin FC

1

Finished

Vancouver Whitecaps

2

Sporting Kansas City

1

Finished

Seattle Sounders

2

St. Louis City SC

0

Finished

San Jose Earthquakes

0

Houston Dynamo

1

Finished

LA Galaxy

3

Colorado Rapids

2

Finished

Los Angeles FC

1

Real Salt Lake

1

Brazil Serie A

Finished

Fortaleza EC

3

Vitoria

1

Finished

Botafogo

1

Palmeiras

0

Copa Sudamericana

Finished

Barcelona Guayaquil

1

Bragantino

1

Finished

Independiente del Valle

0

Boca Juniors

0

23:00

Palestino

Cuiaba

Mexico Liga MX

Finished

Necaxa

0

Monterrey

1

Finished

Juarez FC

1

Unam Pumas

2

Finished

Toluca

3

Mazatlan FC

0

Finished

Tigres UANL

1

Club America

0

Europe Friendlies

Finished

HNK Rijeka

1

NK Triglav Kranj

1

16:00

Dynamo Kiev

Union Berlin

17:00

Reims

Sochaux

17:30

Verl

Schalke

18:00

Omonia Nicosia

AEK Athens

19:00

Panathinaikos

Maccabi Netanya

19:30

Prescot Cables

Skelmersdale Utd

19:45

Erith & Belvedere

Erith Town

19:45

Foley Meir FC

Stone Old Alleynians

19:45

VCD Athletic

Cray Wanderers

20:15

Braga

Rayo Vallecano

Club Friendly List

Live

Stranraer

0

Portadown

0

19:45

Farnborough

Aldershot

World Club Friendlies

Live

FC Utrecht

2

Al-Rayyan SC

1

UEFA Europa League Qualifying

15:30

KF Llapi

Wisla Krakow

16:00

Tobol Kostanay

MFK Ruzomberok

17:00

Zira IK

Sheriff Tiraspol

17:00

Pafos FC

Elfsborg

19:00

CS Corvinul Hunedoara

Paksi

19:15

NK Maribor

Botev Plovdiv

UEFA Conference League Qualifying

16:00

FC Urartu

JK Tallinna Kalev

16:00

KuPS Kuopio

UNA Strassen

17:00

FK Zalgiris Vilnius

VPS Vaasa

17:00

FC Milsami

Torpedo Zhodino

17:00

St Joseph's FC

Shelbourne

17:00

FC Levadia Tallinn

FK Siauliai

17:00

Inter Club d'Escaldes

Velez Mostar

17:30

Paide Linnameeskond

Bala Town

18:00

Marsaxlokk FC

Partizani Tirana

18:00

Dinamo Tbilisi

FK Mornar Bar

18:00

F91 Dudelange

AC d'Escaldes

18:30

Isloch

La Fiorita

18:30

Connah's Quay

NK Bravo

19:00

Vikingur Gota

FK Liepaja

19:00

KF Tirana

Torpedo Kutaisi

19:00

Shkendija Tetovo

FC Noah

19:30

Vllaznia Shkoder

Valur Reykjavik

19:45

Tre Penne

Floriana

19:45

Linfield

Stjarnan

19:45

Derry City

FCB Magpies

20:00

FK Sarajevo

FK Aktobe

20:00

Buducnost Podgorica

Malisheva

20:15

Breidablik

Tikves Kavadarci

Argentina Liga Profesional

22:45

Argentinos Jrs

CA Tigre

23:00

Independiente Rivadavia

Gimnasia LP

Canada Premier League

23:00

HFX Wanderers

Valour FC

Yesterday's Betting Tips

Here, you can find the previous free football tips backed by our experts. There are a mix of different betting markets, such as:

  • To read more on over 2.5 single bets of the day, check out our article.

    Top Leagues & Tournaments Covered by Football Whispers

    Are you looking to use betting tips today on a specific football league or competition? Here are some of the main ones we cover weekly at Football Whispers!

    Premier League

    The most competitive football league in the World is back for the 2024 season. Of course, we will once again be there to cover every matchday with our expert Premier League Predictions.

    Serie A

    Who’ll win the Scudetto this year? It’s always hard to tell in the unpredictable Serie A but one thing’s for sure – our Serie A expert betting tips will be here for you weekly!

    La Liga

    Spanish giants Barcelona or Real Madrid will likely grab the title in the company of their Spanish rivals. Still, with our expert La Liga predictions, you’ll always get the expert insight you’ve sought.

    Bundesliga

    Will Bayern Munich win yet another title for their already award-packed trophy cabinet or will we see a surprise winner this time? Find out in our exclusive Bundesliga predictions!

    Ligue 1

    The Ligue 1 predictions we offer weekly will help you make a solid bet as well! They're often featured in our “Today's betting tips” section.

    Other Tournaments

    Outside of the above-mentioned top European top domestic leagues, we also provide predictions for the remaining top leagues out there:

    Today, betting tips are more than likely available for those top events. But our football experts never shy away from a challenge as they also provide expert analysis on less prestigious competition such as:

    Types Of Football Bets You Can Place Today

    The list below will give you a better understanding of the types of bets you can make with football betting tips today.

        • 1X2 (Match result betting)
        • BTTS
        • Total goals
        • Anytime goalscorer
        • Double chance
        • Winning margin
        • Total corners

    These are just some of the key bets you can make on your favourite matches, but here’s a list of our favourite ones.

    Match Result – Win Draw Win

    With Match Result betting, you're betting either on one side to win or the match to end in a draw.

    Example: Bet on Real Madrid to beat Barcelona

          • The match ends 1-1. Your bet loses
          • The match ends 1-0 to Real Madrid. Your bet wins✔️

    BTTS – Both Teams To score

    With BTTS/BTTS – No, you bet on whether two teams can score in a game or not.

    Example: Bet on “BTTS – Yes” in the Tottenham vs Chelsea game.

          • The match ends 3-0 to Tottenham. Your bet loses as one of the teams didn't score. 
          • The match ends 2-1 to Tottenham. Your bet wins as both teams scored. ✔️

    Goalscorer betting

    This class of bet means you bet on a player to score in the game. There are a few variations. Some example bets include:

          • Erling Haaland to score a hat trick vs Bournemouth – 5/1
          • Benzema to score first – 3/1
          • Lewandowski to score anytime vs Borussia Dortmund – 6/4

    Total Goals (Over / Under)

    This type of bet involves predicting how many goals will be scored in a game. To avoid a “push”, Over / Under bets often refer to an imaginary “half-goal”.

    Example:

          • Over 2.5 goals (90 mins) – 4/7
          • Under 1.5 goals in the first half – 1/2
          • Paris Saint Germain to score over 2.5 goals – 5/4

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our Soccer Betting Tips

    How frequently do you update this article?

    We update it daily, offering you exclusive predictions on the top matches played daily.

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    Yes, in the “Other betting tips section”, you’ll find thorough individual predictions on the top games daily.

    What types of tips do you focus on?

    We focus mainly on 1×2 tips, but if an opportunity presents itself, we also offer other types of tips that best suit the game.

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    That really depends on the day of the week. The league might not feature in today's predictions if no matches are being played in the Bundesliga. However, you can always visit our dedicated Bundesliga page for outrights and upcoming match predictions.

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    Summary of Today's Football Betting Tips

    We aim to provide you with all the reasoning you need to back any of today's predictions and our tipsters use all the latest stats and a lot of research to ensure their tips are backed up.

    We cover all the major European leagues and tournaments, as well as international football, and we aren't afraid to get our hands dirty during the off-season, where we cover competitions from all over the world such as Serie A in Brazil and the Viekkausliiga in Finland.

    Our free football tips for today are 100% unbiased and prepared by our expert team. Remember, there is no such thing as a sure bet prediction. Any website or social media account promising certain bet tips should be considered suspicious.

    We might all dream of a free big odds sure win, but in reality, the only way to find good betting tips is to consider the value of the selection.

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