This coming Saturday’s footballing schedule looks more cutthroat than ever as the league’s begin to balance out and competition for places increases. The day begins with Chelsea up against Watford at Stamford Bridge in the EPL, though our primary picks for the day come from the 3 o’clock kick offs. Our Acca Tips team have…Read more
Top tier clubs from England, Germany, France, the Netherlands and more are in action on Friday night, with another enormous card of top quality weekend fixtures on the way. As ever, the Acca Tips team have found what we believe to be strong value in our football tips for tonight, finding two strong picks from the…Read more
The Europa League continues on Thursday night with the third group stage matches of the 2017/18 season commencing. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be incredible value in our football tips tonight, finding a fantastically priced double from Zenit v Rosenborg and Dynamo Kiev v Young Boys. Here are our selections for…Read more
The Champions League continues on Wednesday night with European’s biggest and best teams in action for the third time in the 2017/18 Group Stages. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be incredible value in our football tips for tonight, finding a fantastically priced double from Anderlecht v PSG in Group B and…Read more
The Champions League returns on Tuesday night with European’s biggest and best teams in action for the third time in the 2017/18 Group Stages. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be incredible value in our football tips for tonight, finding a wonderfully priced double from APOEL v Borussia Dortmund in Group H…Read more
On Monday evening, top tier club football continues as Leicester City host West Brom in the English Premier League, Celta Vigo travel to Las Palmas in the Spanish La Liga and newly promoted clubs Hellas Verona and Benevento face-off in the Italian Serie A. As always, our team have studied all of the relevant stats…Read more
Following a two week absence, club football continues on Sunday with a full card of teams from all over Europe in action, including all four top tiers in England. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be fantastic value in our football tips for today, finding superb selections from the English Premier League, Russian…Read more
Following a two week absence, club football returns to our screens on Saturday with a full card of teams from all over Europe in action, including all four top tiers in England. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be fantastic value in our football tips for today, finding one strong Championship selection and…Read more
On the back of last week’s international matches, club football is gradually returning to our screens. Friday night see’s four English Championship teams back in action, along with top teams from Germany, Spain, France and more. The Acca Tips team have located what we believe to be fantastic value in our football tips for tonight, finding…Read more
On Thursday evening, we enter the second day following the completion of the World Cup qualifiers. Most major leagues still aren’t in action, however we have plenty of value on offer in the La Liga Segunda. As always, our team have studied all of the relevant stats and figures to locate the best possible value…Read more
What is an Accumulator?
An Accumulator, or acca, is a bet containing four or more selections to increase the odds and potential pay out. To win an Accumulator Bet, every selection must win – this isn’t to say you must back teams or horses to win specifically, just that your selection must be right.
The minimum required is four selections (two is a double, three is a treble) but there is no upper limit restriction on Accumulator Betting, if you want to back 250 selections you certainly can but the chances of success are so minute it may not be worth your while.
To be successful with your Accumulators, you need to do some research and have a bit of luck on your side – which is where we come into play. We do the research, find you the best odds and you bring the luck. Together, we can bash the bookies.
Whether you’re seeking Accumulator Tips for today, tomorrow or the weekend you will find our bookmaker reviews, previews, betting tips and predictions updated daily with the best advice for you to net a healthy return.
What markets can I include on my Accumulator bet?
One of the best things about Accumulator Betting is the general lack of restrictions on the markets you can include. You can’t back two teams in the same match with different outcomes as you’re guaranteed to lose (they can’t both win the same game) and trying to add, for example, Rochdale to beat Huddersfield and Huddersfield to lose to Rochdale won’t do you any favours either as it’s the same thing and can’t be done.
You can add first/last goalscorers, both teams to score, outright winner, anytime event and even Politics bets (if you fancy it!) to your accumulator bet, as long as they don’t clash.
Can I Cash Out on an Accumulator?
In recent years, the Cash Out function has been made available for Accumulator bets, meaning if three of your four selections are in and the last one looks as though it’ll fail, you can Cash Out and claim some money back before the bet closes and fails.
Should the tide really be against you, Cash Out also allows you to reclaim an amount of your stake – don’t expect much, but it’s better than a total loss. Bet365 even let you Cash Out some of your bet and let the rest ride to the end which can assure you of a safe profit followed by the chance of a little more.
Cash Out prices are updated in real time, meaning in the blink of an eye your potential profit could be much higher or significantly lower. Be wise to Cash Out when the moment is right and if you’re a little too early, don’t beat yourself up. Be responsible.
Where can I get an Accumulator free bet?
Most UK bookmakers offer great Free Bet incentives to their customers, both new and existing. Our Free Bets section contains all you’ll need to know about where to look and what you’ll get. For example, Bet365 offer up to £200 in Free Bets matching your first deposit that can be used for Accumulators, or anything else you fancy.
How do I pick a winning football Accumulator?
It’s important to remember, nobody has a fix on the market and you cannot guarantee your Accumulator will come in. All you can do is increase your chances through research and good advice – our Accumulator Tips section gives you expert advice, daily.
Too many selections is a cardinal sin for an Accumulator bet. For example, 20 selections may offer huge odds, but keeping track of the action and the chances of it winning are far too slim to bank on. Realistically, you should look at no more than eight selections with a Cash Out option – this will return healthy odds and an option to take the money early if anyone is letting you down.
Conduct your research on the last six matches and head to head records and it will paint a picture of the in-form sides and who is historically more likely to win. If you prefer the scoring markets over the outrights, Both Teams to Score is an ideal Accumulator bet. For BTTS, you should look at the form of the attackers in previous matches to assess whether the game will contain goals or whether 0-0 is on the cards.
What is Accumulator Insurance (or Acca Insurance)?
Offered by several bookmakers, Acca Insurance is an incentive that gives you something back if your accumulator loses by one team or outcome. Most commonly, the bookmaker will offer you the stake you placed on the accumulator back as a free bet.
For example, if you put £10 on a six fold accumulator of teams to win and one match is drawn WITH Accumulator Insurance, the bookmaker will offer all or some of your stake back as a free bet.
Insurance isn’t offered by all bookmakers and you’ll need to check the terms and conditions before you place your bet, but it’s a great way to get something back if a team or a player lets you down.
How do I get the best odds on my Accumulator?
Using websites such as Oddschecker will give you an overview of the market, but you can’t always rely on their information. The sites are usually updated in real time but you need to plan your accumulator quite a while before the games kick off for maximum profit.
Backing the favoured sides generally gives lower odds than taking a risk on an upset result, but that isn’t to say you can’t get good odds on the likely outcomes. Adding your selections to a betslip online or via bookmakers apps will tell you the odds and your potential returns without having to commit to the bet – check around a few bookies to find the best odds.
It sounds like a lot of work, but the returns are well worth your efforts.
Should I back the underdogs in my Accumulator?
Research is key with your accumulator bets and backing the underdogs might give the best odds, but the chances of winning are much slimmer than going for the predicted outcomes.
Every team has a side they struggle against for one reason or another. Historically, Manchester United struggle to beat Stoke City, Bayern Munich often lose to Augsburg and Everton generally get good results against Liverpool – history tells us a lot about who might upset the form guide, but there are still no guarantees.
It’s not advisable to back the long shots as part of your accumulator (especially on a regular basis), but you can always back them individually with a low stake if the odds are sizeable.
Should I put on multiple Accumulator bets?
Generally speaking, multiple Accumulators are a positive as you can cover more games with less outcomes. Five to seven teams make for the best accumulators – there’s less to go wrong and the odds are still strong enough for you to claim a strong profit.
Backing different outcomes on the same games is a bad idea because you’ll end up with multiple accumulators all hoping for a particular set of results. Stick to your first instinct and back different games on different accumulators where possible.
Which is a better Accumulator: BTTS or Result?
There’s no finite rule that states a Both Teams to Score acca is superior to a results based acca, and very little difference in terms of probability. Backing six selections with both teams to score will usually generate fairly similar odds to a results acca so there’s no benefit in terms of returns. It’s all down to your personal preference, and which you enjoy betting on most.
Equally, the BTTS bet relies on both teams having in form attackers and leaky defences – not something you expect from Sunderland and Stoke, for example. The results betting can be just as difficult to predict, but accumulators are about risk taking to net a strong profit.
Essentially, neither is better than the other; it’s all down to preference.