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Rugby Union

Head to Head
Our simplest and most popular Sport betting option. Head to Head gives you the chance to pick which of the two teams in a particular match will eventually win.

Note: Match betting is conducted according to Normal Time unless otherwise stated.  If a match is abandoned, bets will be refunded unless a result has already been determined.  In the event of a draw, your Head to Head bet is still not considered a losing bet. Because no draw is offered in Head to Head for Rugby Union, your bet will receive half the dividend that you would have otherwise received if your team had won the match.

Click HERE to find out more about Rule 14.13: Dead Heats

Points Start
The Points Start option outlines how many points the Bookies think separate the two teams in a particular match. You can then decide if a team is likely to do better than the Bookies have predicted.

For example, in the final 2015 Rugby World Cup Final, the Bookies predicted New Zealand would win by 7-8 points over Australia.

The Points Start option therefore appeared as:

New Zealand -7.5 - New Zealand need to win by 8 points or more.
Australia +7.5 - Australia need to lose by 7 points or less, or win.

Note: the Points Start includes a half point to eliminate the possibility of a draw and therefore guarantee a payout to Punters.

Punters who thought New Zealand would win by 8 points or more backed New Zealand -7.5. Punters who thought Australia would prevent New Zealand from winning by 8 or more backed Australia +7.5. In the end, the final score was New Zealand 34 Australia 17 – a winning margin of 17 for New Zealand. Therefore, New Zealand -7.5 was resulted as the winning selection.

Here’s another way to look at it: The Points Start option attempts to even the market. In theory, the favourite should beat the Points Start 50% of the time, with the opposite also occurring 50% of the time. The selections within Points Start can either (i) take points away from a team’s final score or (ii) add points to a team’s final score.

Using the example above, if you took New Zealand -7.5 this selection would take 7.5 points off New Zealand’s final score. That means you would need New Zealand to win by 8 points or more for this to be a winning bet.

If you took Australia +7.5 this selection would add 7.5 points to Australia’s final score. That means you would need Australia to avoid losing by 8 points or more for this to be a winning bet. As New Zealand won by 17 points, easily winning by 8 points or more, New Zealand -7.5 was the winning selection.

Winning Team & Margin
With the Winning Team & Margin you can not only predict which team will win a particular match, but also the margin of their victory.

The five selections in Winning Team and Margin are:
Home team by 13 & Over
Home team by 12 & Under

Draw
Away team by 12 & Under
Away team by 13 & Over

This is a very popular bet type as it pays much higher dividends than the Head to Head.

Half/Full Time Double
This option allows you to predict the team leading at Half Time and the winning team at the end of the match.

The five selections within this option are:
Home Team/Home Team

Home Team/Away Team

Away Team/Home Team

Away Team/Away Team

Draw Half &/or Full Time

1st Try Scorer
1st Try Scorer is one of the most popular Rugby Union options. It gives you the chance to place a bet on the player you think will score the first try in the match.

Note: Bets on players who have not yet taken the field at any stage before the first try is scored will be refunded.

1st Try Scorer-2nd Half
Like the 1st Try Scorer option, 1st Try Scorer-2nd Half gives you the chance to place a bet on the player you think will score the first try in second half of the match.

Note: Bets on players who have not yet taken the field at any stage before the first try is scored will be refunded.

Last Try Scorer
Like the 1st Try Scorer option, Last Try Scorer gives you the chance to place a bet on the player you think will score the last try in the match.

Note: Bets on players who do not take the field will be refunded.

To Score a Try
With To Score a Try you can place a bet on the player or players you think will score a try at any stage in a particular match. There is usually a To Score a Try market offered on each team .

Note: Bets on players who do not take the field will be refunded.  Returns are paid once only regardless of how many tries a player scores.  

For more information, click HERE to read the Rugby Union betting rules.

1st Try Scorer-Team
These options give you the chance to place a bet on the player you think will score the first try for their team in a particular match. There is usually an option available on each team.

Note: Bets on players who have not yet taken the field at any stage before the first try is scored will be refunded.

Alternate Points Start
This option works on exactly the same concept as Points Start (outlined above), however offers a many more lines to choose from. Alternative Points Start has proven very popular with Punters as it covers a large range of possibilities.

Game Pack
The Game Pack combines three Rugby options into one – 1st team to Score, Total Points and Points Start. You will need to correctly predict all three outcomes to win.

1st Stoppage in Play
This option gives you the chance to predict the first stoppage in play in a particular match.

The seven selections within this option are:
Lineout/Throw In

Penalty  

Scrum   

Try

Mark

22m Drop Out 

Drop Goal

1st Team To Score
This option offers odds on which team will score first in a particular match. This covers any possible scoring option – Try (Including Penalty Try), Penalty and Field Goal.

1st Scoring Play
With this option you have the chance to predict which team will score first and the scoring method.

The five selections within this option are:
Home Team Try
Home Team Penalty Goal
Away Team Try
Away Team Penalty Goal
Field Goal Drop Team

Note: In the unlikely event of a 0-0 draw this option will be refunded.

1st Place Kick at Goal
This option gives you the chance to predict whether the 1st placed attempt at goal will be successful.

1st Team to 10 Points
This options gives you the chance to predict which team will be the first to score 10 points in a particular match. It also offers odds on neither team to score 10 points.

1st Team to Score a Try
This option offers odds on the first team to score a try in a particular match.

Time of 1st Try
With this option you can predict when the first try will be scored. It offers a line which you can either choose before or after.

For example, this option could read:
9:59 mins & earlier
10:00 mins &late/No Try

Time of Last Try
With this option you can predict when the last try will be scored. It offers a line which you can either choose before or after.

For example, this option could read:
73:59 mins & earlier
74:00 mins &late/No Try

Half Time Result
With Half Time Result you can place bets on the result at Half Time of the match. It is just like the Head to Head, but for the first half only.   

Half Time Points Start
This option works on the basis of the Points Start option, as outlined above, however applies to the first half only.

Half Time Margin
This option offers odds on the team leading at halftime and the margin of their lead.

1st Stoppage in Play-2nd Half
This option gives you the chance to predict the first stoppage in play in the second half of a particular match.

The seven selections within this option are:
Lineout/Throw In

Penalty  

Scrum   

Try

Mark

22m Drop Out 

Drop Goal

1st Team To Score-2nd Half
This option offers odds on which team will score first in the second half of a particular match. This covers any possible scoring option – Try (Including Penalty Try), Penalty and Field Goal.

1st Place Kick at Goal-2nd Half
This option gives you the chance to predict whether the first placed attempt at a goal in the second half of a particular match will be successful.

Total Points in Game
With this option you can predict the number of points scored in a particular match.

The eight selections within this options are:
0-10 points

11-20 points

21-30 points

31-40 points

41-50 points

51-60 points

61-70 points

71+ points

Total Combined Points
This option allows you to pick how many points will be scored in a particular match. The Bookies will provide a number, called a line. You can then decide whether you think the total points scored will be Under or Over that line.

For example, the Bookies might provide a line of 44.5 points. If the total points scored in that particular match is 44 or less, all bets on Under 44.5 would be resulted as Winners. Likewise, if the total points scored in that particular match was 45 or more, Over 44.5 would be resulted as Winners.

Total Combined Points-1st Half
This option allows you to pick how many points will be scored in a particular match. The Bookies will provide a number, called a line. You can then decide whether you think the total points scored will be Under or Over that line.

For example, the Bookies might provide a line of 22.5 points. If the total points scored in that particular match is 22 or less, all bets on Under 22.5 would be resulted as Winners. Likewise, if the total points scored in that particular match was 23 or more, Over 22.5 would be resulted as Winners.

Total Points
The Total Points option allows you to predict the number of points scored by a particular team in a particular match. A total points option is usually provided for each team.

Total Number of Tries
With Total Number of Tries odds are offered on how many tries will be scored in a particular match. You can choose whether to bet on Under or Over the line provided.

Total Number of Tries-Team
This option offers odds on how many a team will score in a particular match. You can choose whether to bet on Under or Over the line provided. A Total Number of Tries option is usually provided for each team.

Highest Scoring Half
Odds are offered on which of the two halves will have the most points scored within it.

Points Start/Total Combined Points Double
This option allows you to combine the Points Start and Total Combined Points options into one bet. The selections within this option coincide with the Point Start and Total Combined Points options offered within the same particular match.

Half Time Result/Winning Team & Margin
This option allows you to combine the Half Time Result and Winning Team & Margin options into one bet. The selections within this option coincide with the Half Time Result and Winning Team & Margin options offered within the same particular match.

Half Time Points Start/Full Time Points Start
This option allows you to combine the Half Time Points Start and Points Start options into one bet. The selections within this option coincide with the Half Time Point Start and Points Start options offered within the same particular match.

Most Tries-Player A/Player B
A Most Tries-Player A/Player B option will be available on both teams within a particular match. Odds are offered on which of the selected players will score the most tries. Odds for a tie are usually also provided.

Most Points-Player A/Player B
A Most Points-Player A/Player B option will be available on both teams within a particular match. Odds are offered on which of the selected players will score the most points. Odds for a tie are usually also provided.

Total Points-Player A
With Total Points-Player A odds are offered on how many points a selected player will score in a particular match. You can choose whether to bet on Under or Over the line provided.

For more information, click HERE to read the Rugby Union betting rules.

Rugby Union Sevens

Head to Head
Our simplest and most popular Sport betting option. Head to Head gives you the chance to pick which of the two teams in a particular match will eventually win.

Note: Match betting is conducted according to Normal Time unless otherwise stated.  If a match is abandoned, bets will be refunded unless a result has already been determined.  In the event of a draw, your Head to Head bet is still not considered a losing bet. Because no draw is offered in Head to Head for Rugby Union, your bet will receive half the dividend that you would have otherwise received if your team had won the match.

Click HERE to find out more about Rule 14.13: Dead Heats

Points Start
The Points Start option outlines how many points the Bookies think separate the two teams in a particular match. You can then decide if a team is likely to do better than the Bookies have predicted.

For example, in the final 2016 Wellington Sevens Final, the Bookies predicted New Zealand would win by 6-7 points over South Africa.

The Points Start option therefore appeared as:

New Zealand -5.5
South Africa +5.5

Note: the Points Start includes a half point to eliminate the possibility of a draw and therefore guarantee a payout to Punters.

Punters who thought New Zealand would win by 6 points or more backed New Zealand -5.5. Punters who thought South Africa would prevent New Zealand from winning by 6 or more backed South Africa +5.5. In the end, the final score was New Zealand 24 South Africa 21 – a winning margin of 3 for New Zealand. Therefore, South Africa +5.5 was resulted as the winning selection.

Here’s another way to look at it: The Points Start option attempts to even the market. In theory, the favourite should beat the Points Start 50% of the time, with the opposite also occurring 50% of the time. The selections within Points Start can either (i) take points away from a team’s final score or (ii) add points to a team’s final score.

Using the example above, if you took New Zealand -5.5 this selection would take 5.5 points off New Zealand’s final score. That means you would need New Zealand to win by 6 points or more for this to be a winning bet.

If you took South Africa +5.5 this selection would add 5.5 points to South Africa’s final score. That means you would need South Africa to avoid losing by 6 points or more for this to be a winning bet. As New Zealand won by 3 points, South Africa avoided losing by 6 points or more, and so South Africa +5.5 was the winning selection.

Winning Team & Margin
With the Winning Team & Margin you can not only predict which team will win a particular match, but also the margin of their victory.

The five selections in Winning Team and Margin are:
Home team by 13 & Over
Home team by 12 & Under

Draw at 80 mins
Away team by 12 & Under
Away team by 13 & Over

This is a very popular bet type as it pays much higher dividends than the Head to Head.

Half/Full Time Double
This option allows you to predict the team leading at Half Time and the winning team at the end of the match.

The five selections within this option are:
Home Team/Home Team

Home Team/Away Team

Away Team/Home Team

Away Team/Away Team

Draw Half &/or Full Time

For more information, click HERE to read the Rugby Union betting rules.

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