While betting on football and horse racing offers a practically endless list of markets, trying to get involved in rugby league betting can be difficult to grasp. This is especially due to the fact that the number of markets and rugby league odds are vastly more limited than in some of the more favoured betting sports.
Although this is a shame for fan of rugby league, this could also be seen as a positive if the handful of available markets are utilised to their fullest potential. Betting on rugby league isn’t given quite as much exposure as betting on a number of other sports but there are places that cover it and all the drama that comes with it. TeamFA fall into this category with their own rugby league odds, previews, and predictions on all key games and competitions.
Where can I find rugby league odds?
Most UK betting sites include rugby league odds on their websites, with a view to covering all of the country’s most celebrated sports. Unlike sports like football, a lot of rugby league fans don’t actually bet on the sport but that doesn’t stop it from being worthwhile to have a punt on, as it can be just as thrilling.
Rather than having outright rugby betting markets, rugby league and rugby union are separated on betting sites so they’re both given just as much attention and exposure. This is good considering the battle regularly seen between fans of rugby league and rugby union, but it also helps to make it clearer to punters who want to have a bet on either sport.
Which markets are available for betting on rugby league?
Each rugby league fixture on betting sites has the Handicap Betting option featuring first. The Handicap market has risen through the ranks in football betting but reigns supreme when it comes to rugby, mostly due to there being frequently hefty margin between each side. Winning margins are the go-to markets for betting on rugby league, with many variations on handicap betting for every game.
Even with so much coverage of these sort of bets, betting on rugby league remains limited, with usually only three or four available markets. One useful tip would be to check out the available markets closer to the chosen game getting underway, as a lot of bookies will release Anytime Tryscorer odds and stats markets for individual players.