Updated: Feb 9, 2021
Betting on sports is gaining popularity all over Australia. Sports fans and betting enthusiasts come together during sporting events to bet on the game or the players. Betting on sports has become more prevalent with the introduction of online betting in Australia. People who can’t make it to the game can still place a bet online. These websites include all sporting events like the NBA, NBL, NFL, EPL and the Australian Open betting. Betting on these tournaments or the players is just a few clicks away.
ONLINE BETTING WEBSITES: HOW TO
Betting online is transparent. The websites have all the information a wager could need to place their bet. It includes information on the game like schedules, players, times etc. It also has information people require to place their bets like the favourite and the underdog, odds, points and markets. All of this information is available on a single page, streamlining the process to about two minutes. Once the individual zeroes in on the market and the bet, they have to select it, and the website generates a bet-slip.
The website takes them to the next page and lists all payment-related information. They can enter the amount they wish to wager, and the website immediately responds with their potential winning of that bet. The website also allows one to make multiple bets and generates slips accordingly. The transaction page then, shows them the potential payouts from each bet and their total potential winnings. The payment process is simple, and in just a few minutes, the punter has placed his or her bets. They can now watch the match at home or anywhere else and claim their winnings after the game.
THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN: BETTING ON TENNIS
For people who wish to try their hand at betting on the Australian Open Matches, this section will elucidate the basics of betting on a tennis match.
Firstly, Australian Open betting differs from other sports as they usually don’t have teams. So people are essentially betting on the players. The Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slam Tournaments conducted annually. This tournament is also the biggest tennis sporting event in Australia, consisting of men’s singles and women’s singles, where each player faces another. Winning the Open requires a player to win seven matches consecutively.
Secondly, the bettor or the punter will have to familiarise themselves with the game and its markets. Tennis matches are in ‘sets’. Each player has to gain 40 points to win a ‘set’. The game consists of six or seven sets, and a player has to win by two. So if the players win three each, then there is a tie-breaker, making it a total of seven sets. People can bet on each set separately, called a set-spread. Or they can bet on the entire game, called a game spread. Punters can also bet on one particular player, and this is called a money-line bet.
Lastly, the punter will also have to pay attention to the statistics or ‘stats’. Punters have to research statistics of each player’s performance before the Australian Open; their wins, losses and any other relevant news. Additionally, they will have to look up form statistics which refer to the player’s form. This information elaborates on their mentality, motivation, physical fitness and such, all of which are central aspects that could influence the game.
These statistics are available on the internet, and also on the betting website. The websites have in-depth information about the matches and the players. The odds on each player also represent the majority’s confidence on that player and is maybe a safe bet.
Australian Open betting is popular amongst many people because of the popularity of the sport. Tennis is the most popular sport only behind football. Knowing the basics will help anyone start and advance-up in the Australian Open punting.