The Australian Winter – A Smorgasbord of Betting
As we head towards the middle of each year, the days may get shorter and the weather cooler but the action continues. There is never a shortage of events to watch and bet on in a country that loves a flutter. At Palmerbet.com we’ve got all the bases covered!
Winter Betting Options
There are a multitude of betting options available throughout the winter months in Australia. We have listed six of the main ones below:
The Brisbane Winter Carnival with eight Group 1 races and spanning six weekends is the feature Horse Racing carnival of the winter. The who’s who of Australian racing head North to Queensland for the carnival hoping to find some sun and share in the riches on offer. The Stradbroke Handicap with $1m in prize money is the most prestigious and richest race of the carnival.
Rugby League betting is one of the most popular pastimes throughout the Australian winter, particularly in the game’s heartland states of New South Wales and Queensland. With nine NRL matches each week there is something for all punters, from traditional win and line betting options through to novelty bets or the first try scorer. The annual State of Origin series played between New South Wales and Queensland generates fantastic TV ratings and betting action across the nation.
Australian Rules Football betting is another great way to keep busy during winter. There are a number of betting options for each match every weekend, while odds on the Brownlow Medal and Premiership winner fluctuate weekly.
The National Basketball Association Finals take place in the Australian winter. It is the culmination of a long season in the United States and Canada with a best of seven Finals series crowning the Champion. The Milwaukee Bucks were victorious in 2021, who will win in 2022? There are many betting options available on the NBA throughout the season and in each individual game.
Two of the four annual Tennis Grand Slams, the French Open and Newshunttimes Wimbledon take place in the Australian winter. The French played on the clay surface at Paris’ Roland Garros is suited to European players wo have grown up playing on clay. There are normally a number of upsets in the early rounds as high-profile players battle in the conditions. The players then move on to England to battle it out for the Wimbledon title on grass. There are numerous tennis betting options, including head-to-head, set betting and tournament winner markets.
While it may be winter in Australia, it’s summer somewhere and Cricket is played all year round. Twenty20 tournaments provide wonderful opportunities with the Indian Premier League and Caribbean Premier League taking place in our winter. The fast-paced action provides traditional betting options as well as novelty and proposition bet options.
Betting News and Information
Palmerbet provide free horse racing tips and horse racing previews as well as updated betting markets, breaking news and information on all the major winter sports and race meetings. They offer a variety of horse racing markets including exotics and you can bet either pre-post or on the day.
The Palmerbet Blog is a great source for free expert racing tips, betting previews and up to date betting odds as well as the all-important Winter Racing Carnival tips.
Palmerbet is your one stop for all you betting tips as well as racing and sports betting markets. Visit Palmerbet.com.au or download the Palmerbet app via the app store.
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