Browse through the latest rugby union betting tips here to see odds and predictions for upcoming events. Whether you want to check out the markets ahead of the World Cup or you are trying to work out who will shine in the Premiership, Sports.net’s rugby betting guides will take you through the key points of all the big matches.
Rugby union is a sport full of power, passion and panache at both club and international level. From the supercharged rivalries of the Six Nations or the Rugby Championship to the European Challenge Cup, there are thrilling competitions in all the rugby hotbeds of the world.
When you are betting on rugby you will find a huge amount of choice, from the outright winner of a tournament to specific parts of a single match. You can wager on the result of a game and even take advantage of the handicap markets to potentially give yourself a bigger return. In terms of individual performances, you can find bets on who will be the first try scorer, man of the match or how many points a particular player will score.
If you’re not sure which markets look the most attractive, Sports.net is on hand to assess the merits of the competitors and steer you in the direction of a successful bet.
Japan are set to break new ground this September by being the first Tier Two team to host a Rugby World Cup. Previously, the William Webb Ellis trophy has only ever been contested in the countries that World Rugby ranks as its Tier One elites, those world-famous rugby nations, such as Australia and New Zealand, that are the favourites going into every tournament they play.
There is added incentive to this year’s Six Nations Championship, with the small matter of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on the horizon.
The opening two rounds of the Gallagher Premiership season have seen Exeter Chiefs and Saracens secure back-to-back bonus point victories, whilst Newcastle Falcons prop up the table with a solitary bonus point following consecutive defeats.
Another season of European club rugby will come to a climax on Saturday 12th May when Leinster lock horns with Racing 92 at Bilbao’s San Mames Stadium in the final of the Champions Cup.
More rugby union betting tips can be found below, previewing everything from autumn internationals to British and Irish Lions tours. The articles go into detail about the form of the rival teams and provide useful rugby betting information which you may not have considered, such as the merits of spread betting on some matches or when to cash out. Read up on all the rugby odds and how to spot the best bets.