Which Games Have A Higher Chance Of Witnessing Red Cards?

Football is a very physical sport and the emotions getting out of hand is a common occurrence. UEFA, the giant football governing body, crafted stringent measures to reduce physicality by introducing yellow cards, red cards, and suspensions for serious offenses.

Yellow cards are common, and predicting there the number of yellow cards per game is simple. However, it has lesser odds compared to red card predictions, which are quite rare.

The games with the highest possibilities of witnessing red cards


Football derbies are historical and are regarded as the most important games in a calendar year by players, support staff, and fans. They are the "must-win" games that determine who wins the bragging rights between rival teams. On a derby day, the mood in the stadium is always tense, and more often than not, emotions get out of control.

The north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham is one of the biggest and dirtiest football rivalries of the current generation.  The fixture has seen over ten red cards in the recent past, and banking on such games is a great red card betting strategy for bettors.

The Milan derby is another fixture that is ever tensed and very unpredictable. The rivalry between inter Milan and AC Milan dates back to the early 1900s, and over the years, this fixture has seen very many red cards. The latest incident involving Zlatan Ibrahimovich and Romelu Lukaku resulted in the controversial sending off of the AC Milan striker. As history dictates, it was an expected outcome.

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Top table clashes

The battle of titans in football is a highlight that every football fan longs for at the beginning of every season. These fixtures are watched by millions of football fans worldwide, and to win, footballers must put up a spirited fight to help their respective teams. Such fixtures are jackpots for red card bettors because the possibility of a player being sent off is very high.

El Clasico is the most famous top clash fixture that holds the fans' viewership record. In this fixture, the battle is always beyond the three points. Every player wants to score to get his name written in the history books, and emotions are always very high. Players like Pepe, Ramos, and Puyol are among the red-carded players in this fixture. Ronaldo and Messi have also fallen victim to the El Clasico red cards.

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Football fixtures between rival clubs

Red card football betting is one of the most challenging choices for bettors. Over 95% of red card bets are lost. To join the winning team, you must have a proper strategy, and banking on fixtures with historical rivalries is a step in the right direction.

In the English Premier League, the North West rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool is a rivalry that dates back to the mid-1900s, and red cards have been a typical highlight. Both football clubs have won 147 trophies, but success has recently gone to Liverpool favour, which won the 2019/2020 English Premier League and the Champions League.

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Article Added: 08 Feb 2021, 10:59 pm GMT

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