Sports.net keeps you up to date with cycling betting tips for all the major events, providing analysis, odds and predictions. Whether you are betting on one of the Grand Tours or you are backing Team GB’s cyclists for gold at the Olympics, you can check out in-depth previews here.
Cycling can take place on the road or the track, and it can provide the ultimate test of stamina or showcase exhilarating feats of sprinting. There are events virtually all round the year, with the World Track Championships traditionally held in February or March and the most prestigious road races taking place in the summer.
When you are looking at betting odds for the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia or Vuelta a Espana, there are lots of markets to choose from. It might be that you keep it simple and wager on the outright champion or the winner of the next stage, or it could be that you delve deeper to bet on the number of riders to wear the leader’s jersey or who will emerge as the best young rider.
There are lots of points to consider when you assess the cycling odds of any race, such as whether the route will favour a climber or a sprinter or whether it will come down to the strongest team effort. Sports.net’s betting articles assess all these facets of cycling to help you pick out the best wagers.
Cycling is one of the few sports in which events take place pretty much all year round, but some of the biggest races for betting purposes are held in the summer months, and so December is still a time when many bettors like to plan ahead and perhaps place a bet or two in advance.
The 2017 edition of the Tour of Britain gets underway in Edinburgh this Sunday 3 September, and will reach its conclusion in Cardiff on Sunday 10 September.
The 72nd edition of the Vuelta a España promises to provide three weeks of high drama as cyclists from all over the world ride the gruelling 3,297km course from Nimes to Madrid.
The 2017 Tour de France will begin this Saturday 1 July in Düsseldorf, Germany, and reach its conclusion just over three weeks later, on Sunday 23 July, in Paris, France.
Checking out a rider’s past performances is one of the best ways of predicting how they will fare in the future, and you can find an archive of previous cycling betting tips below. You will be able to see who has excelled in the mountains, who are the best strategists and who comes into their own in time trials. Learn more about cycling betting terms which may help to inform your next wager, such as how to understand the different classification markets and when to bet Each Way.