Australia is known for rugby and this sport is very popular. Australia also has a very strong rugby team and they are considered one of the best teams in the world. Not only do Australians love to play rugby, but they also love to watch their team and bet on their team. Australian punters can now place bets online which has made rugby even more popular as more rugby fans now have access to online betting using their PC’s, mobile phones and tablets.
Australian punters can place wagers on two types of professional rugby and these are the Rugby Union and the Rugby League. The union matches are played for 35 minutes and the League matches last for 80 minutes. Australian punters will also be able to place wagers on rugby games around the world using online betting.
Types of Rugby Bets
There are a range of bets for Australian punters to choose from.
Outright betting which is also known as tournament betting is a popular wager and here punters must try to predict the overall winner of a tournament.
Match betting is an easy wager to place and entails predicting the final outcome of a particular rugby match. Match betting is also known as the 80 minute market and punters can bet on which team will win or if there will be a draw.
Handicap betting is where the bookie gives each team an equal chance of winning by evening out the odds by adding or subtracting points from the final score of the team. This is a popular bet for Australian punters as it adds excitement to the game as each team is given the same chance of winning.
The first try scorer is an exciting wager and punters must guess which player will score the very first try of the match. The odds of winning this wager is generally not good, but it does offer a high payout if punters are able to predict the first try scorer.
The last try scorer is where punters place a wager on which player will score the last try in a match.
The winning margin bet is when punters try to guess the amount of points a team will win by.
The total points bet is an easy bet and punters will predict the total points of both teams at the end of the match.
Tips for Rugby Betting
For Australian punters who are novices at betting on rugby it is advisable to start with smaller, simpler rugby bets until they are more familiar with how rugby betting works. Punters are also advised to start betting on a particular league or just a few teams. Keeping the focus narrow allows punters to become knowledgeable about a team and how they perform, their previous matches and how they play on different rugby grounds. This type of information is very important and will help punters to look at the various odds and helps them determine the value of different wagers.
Rugby is an exciting sport to watch and wager on and the players need to have stamina and skill which is why rugby is so popular. Punters should ensure that they make use of a reliable and reputable site when placing rugby bets.