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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Sat 16Sat 16th NovemberPREDICTION %1st goal
ENGSat 15:00
Blackpool
 v 
AFC Wim
15:00
Armand Gnanduillet
+20
A Gnanduillet
  22%
22%
+20
4.75
15/4
375
22%
ENGSat 15:00
Port Vale
 v 
Carlisle
15:00
Tom Pope
+20
T Pope
  22%
22%
+20
4.75
15/4
375
22%
ENGSat 15:00
Coventry
 v 
Rochdale
15:00
Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila
+20
J Hiwula-Mayifuila
  20%
20%
+20
5.00
4/1
400
20%
ENGSat 15:00
Crawley
 v 
Morecambe
15:00
Ollie Palmer
+20
O Palmer
  18%
18%
+20
5.50
9/2
450
18%
ENGSat 15:00
Northampton
 v 
Crewe
15:00
Chris Porter
+20
C Porter
  18%
18%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
18%
ENGSat 15:00
Rotherham
 v 
Accrington
15:00
Carlton Morris
+20
C Morris
  18%
18%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
18%
ENGSat 15:00
Bolton
 v 
MK Dons
15:00
Kieran Agard
+20
K Agard
  17%
17%
+20
6.00
5/1
500
17%
ENGSat 15:00
Gillingham
 v 
Lincoln
15:00
John Akinde
+20
J Akinde
  17%
17%
+20
7.00
6/1
600
17%
ENGSat 15:00
Forest Green
 v 
Plymouth
15:00
Joel Grant
+20
J Grant
  16%
16%
+20
7.50
13/2
650
16%
ENGSat 15:00
Exeter
 v 
Cheltenham
15:00
Matt Jay
+20
M Jay
  16%
16%
+20
7.00
6/1
600
16%
ENGSat 15:00
L Orient
 v 
Scunthorpe
15:00
Conor Wilkinson
+20
C Wilkinson
  15%
15%
+20
6.50
11/2
550
15%
ENGSat 15:00
Walsall
 v 
Cambridge U
15:00
Jabo Ibehre
+20
J Ibehre
  15%
15%
+20
6.50
11/2
550
15%
ENGSat 15:00
Salford
 v 
Swindon
15:00
Keshi Anderson
+20
K Anderson
  14%
14%
+20
7.00
6/1
600
14%
Sunday 17th NovemberSun 17th NovemberPREDICTION %1st goal
ENGSun 12:00
Tranmere
 v 
Wycombe
12:00
Fred Onyedinma
+20
F Onyedinma
  18%
18%
+20
5.50
9/2
450
18%
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Let’s take a closer look at first goalscorer tips.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 8th November to Monday 11th November

Queens Park Rangers v Middlesbrough – Nahki Wells

Nahki Wells has been a key source of goals for QPR during the current campaign, weighing in with seven in 13 second-tier appearances for the West London outfit, so the striker will be looking forward to taking on struggling Middlesbrough. What’s more, five of the 29-year-old’s efforts have come at Loftus Road, whilst he has also opened the scoring three times.

Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund – Robert Lewandowski

As per usual, Robert Lewandowski has been in sensational scoring form for Bayern Munich so far this season, weighing in with 21 goals in just 17 appearances in all competitions for the German giants. An impressive six of these strikes have put his side 1-0 up, and the Polish international also boasts 16 goals in 18 games against Borussia Dortmund since leaving.

Lazio v Lecce – Ciro Immobile

To say that Ciro Immobile has been tearing up the Serie A scoring charts again this season would be somewhat of an understatement, with the Italian international helping himself to a staggering 13 goals in 11 appearances for the capital club. Not only that, but the experienced centre-forward has fired Lazio in front against Sampdoria, SPAL, Parma and AC Milan.

Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion – Marcus Rashford

Manchester United have played five home games in the Premier League so far this season, with Marcus Rashford breaking the deadlock in three of them. The lightning-fast forward was on target when the Red Devils last played host to the Seagulls back in January, and he has been displaying the sort of form recently that suggests he can go on to do great things.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Europa League - Thursday 7th November

Wolves v S.Bratislava – Raul Jimenez

Jimenez has scored 2 goals in the Europa League this year, with his second coming against Bratislavia last time out. Although he did not score first in matchday 3, he has played as a key forward and target man for Wolves over the last 2 season, racking up an impressive 17 goals in 49 appearances. He is also the penalty taker for the Wanderers and lethal from the spot, so should Bratislavia give him another opportunity he will likely find the net.

Manchester United v Partizan Belgrade – Marcus Rashford

Rashford may be unlikely to start the game, but he has regularly been substituted on in the Europa League when United have struggled to break the deadlock. As a team, United are not playing their best football, but Rashford had been finding some form in recent Premier League games and, should the youngsters not get an early lead, he could be brought on as they seek a way past a side sitting only 3 points behind them at present.

F91 Dudelange v Sevilla – Antoine Bernier

With 2 goals already in the Europa League, Bernier offers some hope against Spanish giants Sevilla. What is so impressive about this player is that he has had just 4 shots so far in the tournament, 100% of which have been on target and 50% of which have found the back of the net. He is likely to at least test the Sevilla man between the sticks and could break Sevilla’s clean record if he gets a chance in the early minutes.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 1st November to Monday 4th November

Bournemouth v Manchester United – Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford has been in tremendous form for club and country of late, netting five times in as many appearances, with four of these goals coming away from Old Trafford. The England international has struck 12 times in the Premier League since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer picked up the managerial reins, opening the scoring for the Red Devils on seven occasions.

Manchester City v Southampton – Raheem Sterling

The fact that Raheem Sterling was given a rare night off when these two teams met in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday does not bode well for Southampton, as the England international should be refreshed ahead of this clash. Already a scorer of 13 goals in 14 club games this season, he has also opened the scoring in three of his six appearances at the Etihad Stadium.

Aston Villa v Liverpool – Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane has been one of the star turns of 2019, not just domestically, but across world football as a whole, with his 26 goals in all competitions for Liverpool bearing testament to that. Not only has the talented Senegalese international delivered an impressive overall tally, but he has also fired the Merseyside outfit into a 1-0 lead on no fewer than 12 occasions.

Everton v Tottenham Hotspur – Harry Kane

Harry Kane has come in for a fair amount of criticism this season, yet a return of 16 goals in 17 appearances for club and country suggests that this is far from being justified. What has been particularly significant about the 26-year-old’s recent efforts is just how often he has put his team in front, with five of his last nine strikes giving Tottenham or England a 1-0 lead.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 25th October to Monday 28th October

Internazionale v Parma – Lautaro Martinez to score first

Having struggled somewhat during his first season in Italian football, Lautaro Martinez has become a much more important cog in the Inter Milan attack under Antonio Conte. A scorer of ten Serie A goals in his career to date, four of which have arrived since the summer, it is significant that half of the 22-year-old’s strikes have fired his side into an important 1-0 lead.

Krylia Sovetov Samara v Zenit St. Petersburg - Artem Dzyuba to score first

Since returning from a loan spell at Arsenal Tula, Artem Dzyuba has weighed in with 16 goals for Zenit St. Petersburg in the Russian Premier League, including a hat-trick against Rostov last time out. What has been particularly noticeable about the 31-year-old’s efforts has been the fact that seven of his strikes have served to break the deadlock for his side.

Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur – Sadio Mane to score first

The current calendar year has been an extremely productive one for Sadio Mane in the Premier League, with the Senegalese international helping himself to 19 goals in the competition. Even more impressive than his overall tally, perhaps, is the fact that the former Southampton forward has fired Liverpool into a 1-0 lead on no fewer than nine occasions.

First Goalscorer Tips and Predictions - Friday 18th October to Monday 21st October

Tottenham Hotspur v Watford – Harry Kane

Harry Kane is an absolute machine when it comes to hitting the back of the net, already helping himself to 13 goals in 14 appearances for club and country during the current campaign. Injuries may have curtailed the 26-year-old’s involvement during the second half of the previous season, but he still boasts 14 club goals in 2019, including six openers.

Hull City v Queens Park Rangers – Jarrod Bowen

Jarrod Bowen clearly loves taking on QPR, netting four goals in two appearances against the West London outfit last season, and opening the scoring in both of these fixtures to boot. In fact, the talented 22-year-old has helped himself to 26 second-tier goals since the beginning of the 2018/19 campaign, with an incredible 50% of these efforts putting the Tigers 1-0 up.

Crystal Palace v Manchester City – Raheem Sterling

Having found the net 13 times in 15 appearances for club and country this season, Raheem Sterling is starting to exhibit the sort of scoring form that can take you to the next level as a player. Even more impressive than his nine-goal tally in the colours of Manchester City, perhaps, is the fact that four of these efforts have fired the Citizens into an important 1-0 lead.

Manchester United v Liverpool – Sadio Mane

There was a time when Liverpool looked to Mo Salah for a bit of magic, but it is Sadio Mane who now seems to be the man to deliver when the Reds need him. Already a scorer of 25 club goals during the current calendar year, the Senegalese international has developed a penchant for breaking the deadlock, giving his side the lead on no fewer than 12 separate occasions.

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

Want to place a more protected stake? Draw no bet gives you shorter odds in general, but gives bettors the chance to get their money back.

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You can claim a number of bonuses including free bets and boosters from a range of betting sites. Win at the bookie’s expense!

Browse through free bet offers and choose based on whatever suits your needs best.

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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.

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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