The easiest way to do a football accumulator is online. But you can do one in your local bookmaker too. Let’s take a look at how to place your Acca online first.
DO IT ONLINE
You’ll need an account with a sports betting company. If you haven’t got one already, try Betfred or Paddy Paddy. Both firms offer mobile apps and dedicated websites. New UK customers can claim a welcome bonus with both firms. They also offer a range of unique Acca benefits.
Once you’ve opened an account, it’s time to place your first Acca. I’ll assume you’ve picked out your matches already – if you’re struggling to make selections, try our tips. Next, you will need to add the games to the app or website’s virtual betting slip. To add a game, click on one of the three boxes labelled ‘Home’ ‘Draw’ ‘Away’ – ‘Home’ if you think the home team will win, ‘Draw’ if you think it will end all square, and ‘Away’ if you fancy the visiting team to win.
Once you’ve added four or more selections, you’ll notice the betting slip has a stake box labelled ‘Multiples – Accumulator’ add you stake amount here (how much you want to risk). Be careful not to add your stake into ‘Singles’ box. If you do that, you’ll be betting on one game and not placing an Acculumator. Also, remember to hit the ‘Place Bet’ or ‘Bet’ button. You’d be amazed how many people forget the last step – there’s nothing worse than winning a big Acca, only to discover you didn’t place the bet.
Placing an Acca on a bookmakers website is almost identical to the Mobile App process above. Just be mindful that the position of the virtual betting slip may change. On Apps, it’s generally at the bottom of the phone screen. On websites, it can usually be found in the top right corner of the browser window.
IN THE BOOKIES
If you want to keep your Acca old school, in other words, strike the bet in the bookies. You have two options; fill in one of the special Acca slips in the shop or write out a standard betting slip. The betting slip is a little more complicated, but the staff in the shop will help.