Rugby Bets

Bookmakers Tri Nations Betting Guide

With so much at stake in all Tri Nations Fixtures it would be understandable if you thought that there is no need to have a bet, however, when you think that the excitement cannot be heightened anymore, having a punt on the outcome of the game does just that and more rugby fans are backing their opinions and enjoying the matches more as a result.

Outright betting is always very popular before the tournament kicks off and again once it is underway as the betting odds change after each game. The most common outright bet type is on the series winner but UK Bookmakers also offer odds on top series try scorer, points’ scorer, number of games a team will win in the series as well as who will win the Bledisloe Cup, Mandela Challenge Plate and the Freedom Cup.

For every match in the Tri Nations series bookmakers’ offer many market on the game, these include;

Match Winner – Odds on will the game be a win for the home side, the visitors or a draw.

Handicap Betting - Odds on which team will win the game given a fictitious points start to the underdog or a handicap to the favourite.

First/Last Try Scorer – Odds on which players will score the first and/or the last try in the game.

Total points – Odds are offered on the total number of points scored by either teams or total number of points scored by both teams in the match.

Winning Margin – Odds will be offered on the difference between the winners and losers match points.

Highest Scoring Half – Odds on whether the first half or the second half have more point scored.

How will the first points be scored – Odds on whether the first points of the game will come from a try, penalty or drop goal.

These are just a few examples; it is worth checking out the many online bookmakers to find out a full list of online rugby bets.