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EFL Cup Betting Tips

EFL Cup betting tips can be seen below. Choose from the most popular tips or look through to read comments from the most profitable tipsters. More info is below with top tips for betting on the Carabao Cup. If you are looking for more betting tips on today’s football, please go to our main football tips page.

The OLBG Army of Tipsters will be providing their best bets for this event.
In the meantime check out the content below for more information about betting on this event.

Carabao EFL Cup Betting Tips at OLBG Explained


In the first column, you can see the overall confidence rating for each EFL League Cup tip. This looks at the total win tips on each match spread across home, away and draw selections. A higher confidence rating than the odds of that team is a good indication of a possible value bet.

Our EFL tipsters cover predictions on a wide selection of markets including 1X2, over-under goals, both teams to score, first goalscorer and correct score. Some tipsters are experts in finding great bets from certain markets. They have studied all the stats and trends so you don't have to.

Click on an EFL match above to dig deeper into the tips available, check out the profitability of the tipsters, their consistency for regularly tipping winners and read why they are making their forecasts.

For more information on the latest news and fixtures, to help you to choose the best EFL Cup bets, consult the  Carabao Cup website, for results check out the BBC League Cup pages.

Best EFL League Cup Betting Odds

If you pick your bets on our EFL Cup predictions page, you can add them to a betslip, then if you are backing your bets in a football accumulator, you can see which bookie has the best odds for your EFL Cup bets.

 In our article covering the Best Football Bookmakers, we look at the best betting odds provided by all the top UK bookmakers to see if any bookie regularly offers the best odds. There is research to suggest that BetVictor regularly provide good odds on football and they back that up with their price promise for football accumulators.

If you are betting in-play on the EFL Cup make a visit to the In-play betting pages on OLBG. 

Do check out our free bets and promotions pages though and the offers listed by the matches on-site and in our app. All bookies regularly provide great enhanced odds offers and other specials on their premier league betting markets.

If you are looking for other betting tips on today’s football outside the EFL Cup please go to our main football betting tips page.

EFL Cup Trends and Statistics

The EFL Cup has over the years been known by a variety of different titles. Originally and for older readers it will always be the League Cup, however many will remember the Milk Cup, Rumbelows Cup, Worthington Cup, Coca-Cola, Carling Cup. Currently, it is the drinks provider Carabao that supplies the sponsorship.

Competed by all teams in the top 4 English divisions, the knockout matches start early in the season with the Final taking place normally at the end of February. The Semi-Final features two legs with teams playing home and away. Winners of the EFL Cup qualify for the Europa League for the following season.

Last Ten EFL Cup Winners

YearChampionsScoreRunners-UpAttendance
2023-24Liverpool1-0 (AET)Chelsea88,868
2022-23Manchester United2-0Newcastle United87,306
2021-22Liverpool0-0 (11-10 Pens)Chelsea85,512
2020-21Manchester City1-0Tottenham Hotspur7,773
2019-20Manchester City2-1Aston Villa82,145
2018-19Manchester City0-0 (4-3 Pens)Chelsea81,775
2017-18Manchester City3-0Arsenal85,671
2016-17Manchester United3-2Southampton85,264
2015-16Manchester City1-1 (3-1 Pens)Liverpool86,206
2014-15Chelsea2-0Tottenham Hotspur89,294


Ten of the twenty-seven finals since 1998 have gone to extra time.

If we rank all incarnations of the “League Cup” the following teams have won the Cup on most occasions.

  • 10 - Liverpool
  • 8 - Manchester City
  • 6 - Manchester United
  • 5 - Aston Villa
  • 5 - Chelsea

Steve Madgwick and Andy Powell, the experts behind OLBG's comprehensive English Football League (EFL) coverage of the EFL League Cup, bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their work.

Steve Madgwick

Steve Madgwick

Editor-in-chief

Steve Madgwick is a seasoned sports betting expert with a passion for EFL football. A Portsmouth fan for 40 years, Steve has seen action in every Division of English football and followed his team to Europe and the FA Cup final twice.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy Powell is a fervent Ipswich Town supporter and a passionate EFL football expert. His unwavering allegiance to the club has fueled his deep understanding of the English Football League, immersing him in the dynamics of the competition over the years.
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