FA Cup Betting Odds
The FA Cup is the oldest national annual football tournament in the world. Due to its format, prestige its 150-year history, the FA Cup is very special to football fans as well as the online sports betting world.
Winning the FA CUP at Wembley is an honour for any English club. It is the pure essence of English football because of its high level of uncertainty, the emotion the competition creates, and the spectacle for the punters.
The FA Cup is open.
The FA Cup is open to amateurs, with teams from the 10th division participating. The tournament is often full of surprises, and it is always complicated. Since 2013, Wigan and Leicester have won the competition, while teams like Hull City, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Watford have reached the final but ended up losing. However, before the much-anticipated finals, the FA Cup provides exciting matches throughout the season — from start to finish.
Although the magic of the competition has faded a little in more recent times, there is no doubt that the FA Cup is still special and offers unique opportunities to those who like to bet on the games.
Betting on the FA Cup
The preliminary round of the FA Cup kicks off with over 700 teams on the starting line. In all, there are 14 rounds of competition. The competition takes a decisive turn in the third round when the Premier League teams enter the tournament.
The semi-finals and final are played at Wembley. The winner of the FA Cup qualifies for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League in the following season. On our online betting platform, place your bets on the Europa League — bwin's official sponsor.
Recommended bets on the FA Cup
The tournament offers many FA Cup betting odds and opportunities for great value wagering at every stage of the competition.
Tied teams will replay their matches at a later date. When the end of the match is approaching, and both teams are headed for a draw, a recommended bet in live betting is to bet on the team that is favoured and has a busy schedule, as they will try to force the decision in their favour before the final whistle is blown.
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