Are you looking at rugby right now? It’s definitely a game that always gets our attention. Rugby is not football, and football is not rugby. We think that each sport deserves its own little guide, so we had to cover rugby betting.
There’s a few types of Rugby bets, and a mindset that you need to develop if you’re going to be profitable.
For tournaments, you have the outright winner bet. This is where you bet on who you feel will win the tournament or championship. There’s also the top try scorer bet, which is pretty tricky. You’re trying to predict who the top try scorer of a tournament or competition will be. You need to make sure that you look at player form, team form, any injuries and suspensions. Since that’s a lot of work, you might want to avoid this bet.
Match betting is much easier. There’s a handicap betting market available, which is where the better team will always be given a points deficit that they have to make up during the game in order to win the handicap. Some people like to back the outsider that has the points head start.
Of course, you can make your own handicap, in order to see the betting field more clearly. It’s completely up to you.
You could go with the match total points bet, which is a bet on the total amount of points that will be scored in a given match. Keep in mind that the sportsbook you choose online will have already looked at how strong the teams are at attacking and defending. They will assign a number of different scores with different odds. This isn’t a bet where you want to make serious money — it’s just to keep things a little interesting.
There’s a few other bets we like — first team to score, the winning margin, and the first try scorer.
Like with other sports, there’s a spread betting market for it. Instead of just being right or wrong, you’re rewarded by what degree you’re correct by. Spread betting has been covered by another guide, so check that out when you get a chance.
Overall, if you’re a real rugby fan, you’ll probably just be getting to keep the game a little more interesting than before. Still, there are chances to make good money in these markets if you’re also willing to look up comparison data to make better decisions. Good luck!