Before the formation of the A-League in Australia, football has failed to reach fame in the country. But it changed in 2005 when the league burst onto the sporting scene. It is now spoken in the country is the same level as cricket, NRL, and AFL.
In the previous 2018-2019 season, the announcement was made about the two new teams joining the league. The first is the Western Melbourne Group scheduled to participate in the A-League’s 2019-2020 season, and the Macarthur South West Sydney set to join the next season.
The season will run for 27 rounds and the top six teams will compete to the A-League finals series. The remaining two teams will then play in the grand finals, which marks a massive betting event in the country.
How to Bet
With the increasing popularity of the league in Australia, a range of online bookmakers including Ladbrokes, Sportsbet, and BetEasy offers access to countless A-League betting markets. Some of the popular betting markets for the league includes head-to-head, first goal scorer, handicap betting and futures betting.
Moreover, offers and promotions such as inflated odds and cash back will start coming out from online bookmaker platforms.
But, before you can start betting in the A-League, you will need to create a betting account with your choice of bookmaker first. Once a funded account is ready, you can start browsing through the available markets for the league and place your bet.
Live Streaming and Media Coverage
The ABC TV currently has the free-to-air TV broadcasting rights for the A-League. The channel will air 29 live matches of the league every 5:00 PM on Saturdays throughout the 2019-2020 season. It will also include the broadcast for the finals league series, elimination final, semi-final, and the A-League 2020 grand final.
Broadcast partners for the league are also available for punters outside Australia and New Zealand.
Online bookmakers that supports live streaming will also have live access to the matches in the league.
A-League Match Betting
Match betting is one of the popular betting options in the A-League, as there are countless of markets available for every game. The most popular market in match betting is the head-to-head, where you select either the winning or the losing team for the game.
There are also markets in match betting where your bet will be refunded if the game is tied.
Other markets popular for punters includes first goal scorers, handicap betting, and half-time or full-time doubles.
A-League Futures Betting
Another betting option for punters in the A-League is futures betting. It has two major markets, the A-League Minor Premiership and the A-League Grand Final. Both markets are open throughout the year.
One of the reasons that futures betting is the league has become attractive for a lot of punters in Australia is the availability to bet on both markets in and out of the season.