First Goal Scorer Tips, Odds and Predictions

Looking for tips and predictions for the first goal scorer of each match? You’ll find them in the table below!

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Tue 21Tue 21st JanuaryPREDICTION %1st goal
ENGTue 19:30
Sheff Utd
 v 
Man City
19:30
Sergio Aguero
+20
S Aguero
  27%
27%
+20
4.00
3/1
300
27%
ENGTue 19:30
Everton
 v 
Newcastle
19:30
Dominic Calvert-Lewin
+20
D Calvert-Lewin
  24%
24%
+20
5.50
9/2
450
24%
ENGTue 19:30
C Palace
 v 
Southampton
19:30
Danny Ings
+20
Danny Ings
  22%
22%
+20
5.00
4/1
400
22%
ENGTue 20:15
Chelsea
 v 
Arsenal
20:15
Michy Batshuayi
+20
M Batshuayi
  22%
22%
+20
5.00
4/1
400
22%
ENGTue 19:45
M'Boro
 v 
Birmingham
19:45
Britt Assombalonga
+20
B Assombalonga
  20%
20%
+20
5.00
4/1
400
20%
ENGTue 19:30
A Villa
 v 
Watford
19:30
Troy Deeney
+20
T Deeney
  18%
18%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
18%
ENGTue 19:45
Colchester
 v 
Bradford
19:45
Luke Norris
+20
L Norris
  18%
18%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
18%
ENGTue 19:30
Bournemouth
 v 
Brighton
19:30
Callum Wilson
+20
C Wilson
  17%
17%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
17%
ENGTue 19:45
Macclesfield
 v 
Crewe
19:45
Charlie Kirk
+20
C Kirk
  17%
17%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
17%
ENGTue 19:45
Barnsley
 v 
Preston
19:45
Sean Maguire
+20
S Maguire
  15%
15%
+20
7.00
6/1
600
15%
ENGTue 19:45
L Orient
 v 
Northampton
19:45
Conor Wilkinson
+20
C Wilkinson
  15%
15%
+20
6.50
11/2
550
15%
ENGTue 19:45
Peterborough
 v 
Wycombe
19:45
Adebayo Akinfenwa
+20
Adebayo Akinfenwa
  15%
15%
+20
7.00
6/1
600
15%
Wednesday 22nd JanuaryWed 22nd JanuaryPREDICTION %1st goal
ENGWed 19:30
Leicester
 v 
West Ham
19:30
Jamie Vardy
+20
J Vardy
  31%
31%
+20
3.40
12/5
240
31%
SCOWed 19:45
Aberdeen
 v 
Motherwell
19:45
Sam Cosgrove
+20
S Cosgrove
  28%
28%
+20
3.75
11/4
275
28%
SCOWed 19:45
Kilmarnock
 v 
Celtic
19:45
Odsonne Edouard
+20
O Edouard
  27%
27%
+20
4.00
3/1
300
27%
SCOWed 19:45
Rangers
 v 
St. Mirren
19:45
Alfredo Morelos
+20
A Morelos
  27%
27%
+20
3.75
11/4
275
27%
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Profithunter
£
7511
7%16%
2
£1650
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tomo22
£
2034
199%7%
3
£4019
JMadaza
£
1568
181%44%
3
£86
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1514
104%11%
1
£104
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£
640
12%28%
1
£140

Our expertly constructed algorithm is well-equipped to provide you with accurate and well informed predictions across several different betting markets. The algorithm’s strong track record coupled with our easy to use football accumulator makes your betting experience much easier.

Let’s take a closer look at first goalscorer tips.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 17th to Monday 20th January

Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers – Danny Ings

Danny Ings has been at the absolute peak of his powers recently, netting an incredible 13 times in his previous 16 Premier League appearances to help fire Southampton up the table. The former Liverpool striker opened the scoring in a 1-1 draw at Wolves in the third game of this run, and it is significant that six of his last 11 goals have given the Saints a 1-0 lead.

West Ham United v Everton - Richarlison

Richarlison has made a bright start to life under Carlo Ancelotti, scoring in the defeat at Manchester City and grabbing the only goal of the game against Brighton last time out. The Brazilian international now has eight Premier League goals to his name this season, with half of these giving Everton a 1-0 lead, and he has netted on the road at all of the current top three.

Liverpool v Manchester United – Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane has proven time and again that he is the man for the big occasion, with Anfield strikes against Leicester, Manchester City and Everton this season simply adding weight to the argument. The Senegalese international has struck 11 times in the Premier League during the current campaign, firing Jürgen Klopp’s charges into a 1-0 lead on four occasions.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 10th to Monday 13th January

Leicester City v Southampton – Jamie Vardy

Like the rest of his teammates, Jamie Vardy enjoyed his most recent meeting with Southampton, grabbing a hat-trick in the Foxes’ 9-0 demolition of the Saints. The Premier League’s leading scorer with 17 goals, the lightning-fast striker has also developed a recent habit of putting his side 1-0 up, doing so against Watford, Aston Villa and Manchester City.

Manchester United v Norwich City – Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford was on target for Manchester United in their 3-1 victory at Carrow Road back in October, so Norwich will be only-too-aware of the threat that he poses. That strike was one of 17 that the 22-year-old has managed for his club in all competitions this season, with an impressive seven of these efforts serving to fire the Red Devils into a 1-0 lead.

Aston Villa v Manchester City – Raheem Sterling

It was Raheem Sterling who broke the deadlock when these teams last locked horns back in October, with his goal just after half-time paving the way for a comfortable Manchester City victory. The England international now boasts an impressive 20 goals for his club during the current campaign, with no fewer than eight of these putting Pep Guardiola’s side 1-0 up.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 20th to Monday 23rd December

Hull City v Birmingham City – Jarrod Bowen

Jarrod Bowen has been a standout performer for Hull since the beginning of last season, weighing in with an incredible tally of 37 Championship goals. Even more impressive than his overall total, perhaps, has to be the youngster’s ability to fire his side into a 1-0 lead, something that he has done 16 times, and he also netted both goals in this fixture last term.

Norwich City v Wolverhampton Wanderers – Diogo Jota

To say that Diogo Jota has been at the top of his game recently would be somewhat of an understatement, with the Portuguese international finding the net five times in his last three competitive appearances. What’s more, the first of his goals against both Brighton and Besiktas served to fire Wolves into a 1-0 lead, so Norwich have received fair warning.

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea – Harry Kane

Harry Kane has netted six times against Chelsea in the colours of Tottenham, with two of those strikes coming against a team managed by Jose Mourinho in what was a thrilling 5-3 win. The England captain has nine top-flight goals to his name during the current campaign, and three of the most recent six of his efforts have served to fire Spurs into a 1-0 lead.

What are You Betting On?

With this area of football betting, it’s as simple as it sounds. You bet on which player will score the first goal of the match.

The final outcome has no bearing on whether your bet wins or loses. Your player’s team can lose, but if they scored first, your bet still wins.

What are First Goalscorer Predictions Based On?

These predictions are based on the player who scores the first goal of the match.

The predictions develop a likelihood for each player based on their track record, coupled with their position in the match.

What Should First Goalscorer Odds Look At?

What do the best betting tips look at?

Individual scorer betting is dependent on knowing these likelihoods - the right background and information is crucial to help the chance of winning your bet.

So, the best odds and free football tips are calculated by looking at:

  • Current form
  • Past match data and statistics
  • Goals from past matches
  • Player statistics

First Goalscorer Rules

What are the general rules most bookmakers follow?

  • The own goal rule is that they do not count. The bet rolls on to the next goal
  • Unless otherwise specified, the best usually runs for the full 90 minutes
  • If no goals are scored, all bets usually lose
  • A team’s top scorer will usually have shorter odds
  • Defenders usually have higher odds
  • Despite some short odds, this market is generally a generous one
  • The player can score anytime during the match without it affecting the bet

Do these rules apply every time?

Some bookmakers may offer alternative versions.

This includes ones with bets excluded for penalties and extra time, for example, or anytime goalscorer bets.

How Profitable are These Type of Bets?

First goalscorer bets tend to be particularly popular, especially for matches featuring consistent goal scorers e.g. Harry Kane. The likelihood of one of them scoring a goal is high, so there’s a chance one of them will score the very first.

Although odds will vary between matches, there are some key points you can use as your baseline. For example, the team’s top scorer is more likely to have shorter odds, while more defensive players tend towards the opposite.

Another point worth noting is set pieces. Any player who takes a free kick or acts as penalty taker will usually offer shorter odds also (behind the team’s top scorer).

In general, whenever you make this kind of bet, whether its premier league, FA Cup or any other, the odds are fairly generous across players.

Like a double chance bet, odds vary depending on the match!

What is an Each Way Goalscorer Bet?

These types of bets are where:

  • Half your stake is place on the standard first goalscorer bet
  • The other half is where the rest of your bet is placed on the same player scoring the second or third goal

If no goals are scored, your entire bet loses.

Anytime Goalscorer Tips

What if a chosen player is guaranteed to score, but not necessarily first? Place an anytime scorer bet. This is a slight variation which can be easier to predict.

With the anytime goalscorer market, you have more chance of winning - as your player has more chances to score. However, this can make your bet less profitable. The fact that the ball will hit the back of the net at some point from one of the top goalscorers is usually a given!

However, these two markets are parallel, and share their similarities.

Correct Score Predictions

Looking for a different betting market? Our correct score tips will give you the best chance of accurately predicting the outcome of a particular football match.

Draw No Bet Odds

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In addition to the various betting offers, our footy tipster community is a great resource for anyone unsure of where to start or what action to take.

Many members of the community can be considered experts with successful track records, all of which is available for you to peruse at your leisure.

You can use this information to your advantage and follow those who make consistently successful bets. Beyond that, you can even go ahead and copy the exact bets the football tipsters have made and add them to your betting slip. This is one of the best football tips out there.

You have a degree of flexibility also - you can copy all or some of the bet, and look into the stats to get a better understanding of what you’re copying. All of this is geared towards helping you make a better and well informed choice.

The Acca Smacker

Once you’ve decided on your bet, it’s simple and easy to build your accumulator.

Using our Acca Smacker makes the process run seamlessly - simply add each bet to your betting slip and your potential returns will update in real time accordingly. You can be flexible and combine a variety of bets from a range of different betting markets, and adjust based on your calculated returns. Alternatively, you can find individual market predictions such as correct score tips and predictions or anytime goalscorer tips and predictions.

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Once you’ve made your choice, head over to our Acca Smacker for football accumulator tips and finalise your bet!

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