Betting on Snooker
Snooker Betting in Illinois
If you love sports betting, you might love snooker betting too! Snooker is a cue sport that partly owes its origins to British Army officers who served in India during colonial times. Officers mixed and matched rules from several games until they settled on the rules of snooker, which is now popular all over the world.
Many spectators watch just for the fun of it. Others love to bet on the outcome of each match. BetRivers Illinois Sportsbook features snooker bets for many of the game’s most exciting events.
Snooker betting enthusiasts can wager on any of the three majors, including the U.K. Championship, the Masters, and the World Championship. You’ll find other snooker betting opportunities in the 13 Players Tour Championship, which takes place in the Europe, UK, and Asia. Other lucrative events include occasional overseas events, such as the Brazil Masters or the Champions League. BetRivers Illinois Sportsbook offers snooker wagers for many of these exciting events.
Snooker Betting Strategies
Analyze the playing styles of different players – learning different players' forms can help you determine which player to bet on. Some players have a hard time making 50 in the first rounds, an indication that they’re out of form. But players who begin scoring early in the game are potential overall winners.
Study the players -- Most snooker games are televised in their entirety, and this can be a huge advantage to observant bettors. Watching live snooker equips you with the knowledge of the best new snooker players. The minor events and qualifiers are a gold mine for snooker betting research, letting you get familiar with various players before bigger events.
Consider the format -- Snooker players have various strengths and weaknesses. Some might perform well in the best of nine frames and then flop in other big tournaments where the games are played over a longer format.
Monitor the player’s form – Snooker schedules often force players to play many matches back-to-back. This makes it hard for some players to maintain form throughout the season. Keep a close eye on each player’s performance throughout the season to make sure they’re not fading just when you want to bet on them.
Types of Snooker Bets
Total Frames -- The sportsbook will provide a set number of frames and all you have to do is bet whether the match will last over or under the set number of frames.
The Correct Score – In a correct score bet, you try to predict the final score of the match. To win your bet, you must pick the score exactly.
Race to Frames – In a race to frames bet, you bet on the player that you think will reach the seven-frame mark first.
Match Winner – Many bettors prefer this style of snooker betting. Here, you simply pick the player you think will win the match.
Tournament Outright Winner- Think you know which player will win the whole tournament? Here’s your chance to bet on it.
Live Snooker Betting – BetRivers offers live snooker betting as the action unfolds. ike most Keep in mind the odds are constantly shifting, so when you see a good value, don’t wait to place your bets.
Snooker Handicap Betting – Handicap betting involves a match where one player is favored and one is the underdog. When a match is particularly uneven, online sportsbooks will figuratively add or subtract frames to a player’s final score. For instance, if you think one player will win by at least three frames, you can place a wager on the player on the -2.5 handicap. This essentially means that if your player wins by a margin of three or more frames, you win.