Football is the most popular sport in the world and is a fan-favourite in the UK. There are so many football events that sports betting fans can wager on throughout the year. In this article, find some of the most popular events gamblers bet on.
1. English Premier League
Also known as the Barclays Premier League, the Premier League is the top-tier league in England and offers a wide range of betting options. Players can bet on the 380 matches played in a single season, and each game has several markets. Besides the matches, gamblers can also bet on which team will win the title, the teams that will face relegation, the top scorer, assists leader, and so on.
2. The Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup)
Organised by The Football Association, The Football Association Challenge
Cup is a knockout competition that is eligible to all clubs up to level 10 in the English football system. It attracts a total of 736 teams. Just like the Premier League, there are lots of games to bet on in a single season, with each game offering a range of markets. Other betting options include the title winner, top scorer, assists leader, e.t.c.
3. EFL Cup
Currently known as the Carabao Cup for sponsorship reasons, the EFL Cup is also among the most popular events to bet on in the UK. The event is organised by the English Football League and attracts a total of 92 teams. Here also, sports betting enthusiasts have lots of betting options, including the individual games, and the various markets, top scorers, title champions, and so on.
The above are some of the biggest football competitions bettors wager on. There are also many betting options in transfer betting. Players can also bet on the rest of the football leagues which include The Championship, League One, League Two, e.t.c.