Online Darts Betting
When most people think of sports betting, darts is not the most obvious choice. In fact, most people think darts is a game only played in pubs and clubs. The truth is that darts is actually a fiercely competitive sport played on an international level. With major tournaments broadcast or streamed live, punters in Australia can place multiple bets and watch as the action unfolds. In the notes below, we are going to take a look at how online darts betting works and the various types of bets that can be placed online.
If you are new to the sport, here is what you need to know. In the world of competitive darts, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) is the leading organisation in the sport. For Australian punters, just about all online darts bets will be placed on PDC tournaments. The PDC hold several prestigious darts competitions that can be considered as (majors). These include:
- The World Championships
- The Premier League
- The UK Open
- The World Matchplay
- The Word World Grand Prix
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World Darts Betting
The five major darts tournaments form the basis of the dart betting calendar. However, there are plenty of local and international competitions throughout the year to keep punters happy. With world darts betting, there are quite a few types of mobile sports bets that can be placed on each match or tournament. For novice bettors, the easiest bet to place is a simple match bet. This is where a punter precincts the winner of a match during a tournament.
Basic and Exotic Bets
With World Championships darts live betting, it is also possible to place futures bets weeks or months in advance. This is where punters can predict the outright winner of any of the major championships. While a major is in progress, punters can bet on individual matches with basic and exotic bets. Some of the most popular exotic darts bets include:
- 9 Dart Finish – Betting on whether the match will end with a 9 dart finish.
- First 180 – A bet on which players will score the first 180 in the match.
- Highest 3 Dart Average – Which player will have the highest 3 dart average.
- Most 180s – Which of the two players will score the most 180’s in the match.
Like most individual sports, darts requires skill, physical fitness and mental fortitude in order to be successful. With online darts betting, picking a winner can be quite difficult. The world rankings will give punters an idea of which player is the favourite or the underdog. However, in each match there are a number of factors that can influence the outcome.
What to Consider Before You Bet
Factors to take into considering include where the match is being played, if the player is in form or not, the results of any previous matchups and whether the player has been out competition for any period of time. The darts betting odds will also indicate which player the bookies have picked for the win. Before placing any large bet, it is essential to do as much research as possible on the tournament, the competitors and the current world rankings.