Betting on cricket offers several markets that you can wager on, from overall match result and individual over/innings performance to dismissals by caught, bowled, LBW or stumping. Each bet comes with its own odds reflecting how likely an outcome will occur – using these as guides is key to placing successful bets on cricket matches.
Handicap betting in cricket betting is another popular form of wagering, levelling the playing field between teams with differing strengths. Handicaps give one team an advantage or disadvantage before each match by giving an edge or disadvantage in terms of runs or wickets; for instance, if Australia were considered stronger than England, odds for their match might read India -20/Pakistan +20 with Australia likely emerging victorious as their positive odds indicate more likely success.
Other types of cricket betting include first ball/first over results and Over/Under markets for statistics like runs scored and wickets taken. Sportsbooks set side and player totals which fans can then bet against whether their total goes over or under certain values.
Watching team form and injuries closely is also essential when placing cricket bets, yet many bettors make a common misstep by overlooking these crucial considerations. But their presence could have an enormous effect on how a match unfolds – especially if placing Series Winner market bets which require comprehensive evaluation over multiple matches.