Football Betting Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"As of 2021, around 70% of all sports betting revenue globally is from football betting."

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"The United Kingdom saw a 5% decline in football betting turnover from October 2018 to September 2019."

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"The global value of the football betting sector in 2021 is expected to hit USD 155.49 billion."

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"In 2017, the global market for online gambling was $37.9 billion, with sports betting contributing 40.3% of that figure."

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"Nearly 50% of men aged 16-24 in the UK engaged in sports betting in 2018."

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"The football betting market in the UK is expected to grow by USD 3.67 billion during 2020-2024."

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"More than $115 billion was bet on football worldwide in 2019."

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"Football is by far the most bet on sport, with over half of all sports bets being placed on it globally."

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"Around 70 million Americans bet on football each year."

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"In 2019, 24% of men aged 25-34 participated in online sports betting in the UK, with football the number one choice."

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"In 2019, over $20 billion was wagered on both college football and the NFL."

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"In 2018, football betting represented 68.2% of the Italian sports betting market."

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"Eight out of ten sports bets placed in Africa are placed on football matches."

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"In 2020, Nigerian adults spent an estimated $5.5 million daily on sports betting, with football being the most popular."

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"In 2020, the most bet on football event was the Super Bowl, with estimates of bet values reaching $6.8 billion."

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