EFL Cup Betting Tips

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Free EFL Cup Betting Tips

The EFL Cup (formerly known as Capital One Cup) offers punters plenty of opportunity to find betting value right through the football season. While many of the top clubs don't take the competition seriously until the late stages, clubs from the lower divisions see it as a chance to compete with the big clubs and maybe pinch a big win along the way to the Final. If you know your lower division football, this can give you a great advantage to profit from betting on the EFL Cup. An in-depth knowledge of team lineups can see punters regularly get the best of the bookmakers when it comes to EFL Cup betting.

Generally considered to be the 'second' domestic cup competition in England, nevertheless even the biggest Premier League sides have begun to take this tournament seriously. With the winners of the English Football League Cup rewarded with a qualification place in the Europa League, this has made winning this competition more attractive.

As with the FA Cup, the EFL Cup has gained a reputation for shock results and lower league sides progressing at the expense of their higher league opponents. The 'magic of the cup' applies to this tournament too! However, many times in recent years the winners of the EFL Cup have all been high placed Premier League sides, but that's not to say there are no value bets to found in this competition anymore. Our bettingexpert tipsters offer their EFL Cup tips and predictions, including well researched League Cup betting previews, with many successfully backing a lower league side to progress.

As well as offering tips on the Outright Winner, our tipsters offer their League Cup betting predictions on other favourite markets. Amongst the most popular are Half-Time Score, Anytime Goalscorer and Total Goals Over/Under. What makes our tipsters even more special is they give their EFL Cup tips and predictions for absolutely free!

Although the FA Cup is considered to be the primary domestic cup competition for English sides, the League Cup is still seen to be a great way of winning some silverware. Let's take a look at the most successful sides in English Football League Cup history:

Top Teams In EFL Cup History


TeamWinsRunners UpLast Won
 Liverpool 8 4 2012
 Manchester City 5 1 2018
 Aston Villa 5 3 1996
 Chelsea 5 2 2015
 Manchester United 5 4 2017
Tottenham Hotspur 4 4 2008
 Nottingham Forest 4 2 1990
 Leicester City 3 2 2000
Arsenal 2 6 1993
 Norwich City 2 2 1985

EFL Cup Fixtures

EFL Cup betting tips

The EFL Cup draws usually throw up a few intriguing looking fixtures throughout the tournament, and as it's been proven in recent years, any team can win. If you're in the mood for a 'cup upset' then the League Cup is usually where our football tipsters turn to. 

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Although many believe that as the EFL Cup has numerous winners, and therefore tough to call an Outright Winner of the competition, it can still be beneficial to research which sides have won or reached the EFL Cup Final in recent years. It's interesting to note that six sides in the last ten years have reached the Final on at least one occasion, which could help you with your Outright betting. Teams that have a good recent record in this tournament are usually amongst the EFL Cup betting favourites, so let's take a look at who competed in the last ten Finals:

Last Ten EFL Cup Winners


YearWinnersRunners Up
2018  Manchester City  Arsenal
2017  Manchester United  Southampton
2016  Manchester City  Liverpool
2015  Chelsea  Tottenham Hotspur
2014  Manchester City  Sunderland
2013  Swansea City  Bradford City
2012  Liverpool  Cardiff City
2011  Birmingham City  Arsenal
2010  Manchester United  Aston Villa
2009  Manchester United Tottenham Hotpsur

Best EFL Cup Tipsters

It's always that little bit more difficult when it comes to League Cup betting predictions and tips - you just never know if the manager has the next Premier League fixture in mind. Will a full strength team play? If not, does that open it up for the opposition to spring a surprise victory? Our EFL Cup tipsters are pretty astute and if you're looking for the latest in-depth analysis on EFL Cup fixtures this season then our bettingexpert tipster community is certainly the best place to go.

Our tipsters offer the ever popular Match Result tips, as well as other betting favourites such as Half-Time/Full Time, First Half Goals and Double Chance predictions. Our tipsters are also thorough in their League Cup betting previews, so you can see the reasoning behind the tips they give. 

It can be difficult to find the best free EFL Cup betting tips, which is why here at bettingexpert we show you which tipsters have been the most successful. Via our User Statistics tab, you will see how much profit and yield each tipster has made, so you can be sure you're following only the best of our League Cup tipsters!

In 2016, our tipsters posted over one million tips! Take a look at our most successful EFL Cup tipsters over the past two years:

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EFL Cup Favourites

EFL Cup Betting Tips on favourites 2018-19

CompetitionClubTitles EFL Cup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Manchester City 5 EFLCup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Manchester United 5 EFL Cup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Liverpool 8 EFL Cup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Everton 0 EFL Cup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Chelsea 5 EFL Cup Betting Tips
EFL Cup   Arsenal 2 EFL Cup Betting Tips

How to Bet on EFL Cup

Most bookmakers will not offer the same breadth of betting options for the early rounds of the EFL Cup as they will for the later stages. Once the big clubs are competitng and taking the competition more seriously, you will find most popular bookmakers offering a great range of League Cup bet types with not only 3-way betting, handicaps, goal totals on offer and many bookmakers offering more exotic EFL Cup betting options.

Whilst the Premier League and the FA Cup are seen as the two most important domestic trophies for English clubs, winning the EFL Cup is still a major achievement. This tournament attracts bettors from all over the world, with our bettingexpert tipsters offering their predictions at all stages of the competition.

We offer a comprehensive betting tips service here at bettingexpert, but we also offer you detailed and extensive betting guides. Check out our How To section to discover the best strategies and ways to increase your chances of making profit when you bet.

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Where To Bet On The EFL Cup

As a popular competition to bet on, EFL Cup betting odds are offered by the majority of bookmakers. With so many bookmakers to choose from, it can be daunting deciding which bookies you sign up with. Here we list our top three EFL Cup bookmakers to consider signing up with:

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