Betting on the Premier League is big business these days. Popular bets are outright winner, individual match winner, and accumulator bets.
With global names such as Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham regularly fighting it out for the title, it's not hard to see why.
Premier League Betting Markets
The Premier League is one of the most high profile leagues in the world. As a result of this, bookmakers offer a whole host of offers on weekly fixtures.
These offers can be for both new and existing customers. They mainly come in the form of enhanced odds offers, and money back specials.
The Premier League has 20 teams in it, with all 20 playing each other home and away. In total, every team plays 38 matches in a season.
For a win you get 3 points, a defeat you get zero points, and if the match ends in a draw, both teams get a point each.
As the end of the season, the team with the most points tops the Premier League table and is declared the league winner. This is this team that the bookmakers pay out on as the bet winner.
Top 4 Betting Odds
The top 4 teams qualify for the Champions League, and 5th place goes into the Europa League.
At the end of the season the bottom 3 teams are relegated down to the Championship, with 3 Championship teams coming into the Premier League the following season to replace them.
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Premier League FAQ
The Premier League season starts in August, and finishes in early May.
There are a total of 20 teams in the English Premier League.
The 20 teams that compete in the Premier League are Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leeds United, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle, Southampton, Sheffield United, Tottenham, West Brom, West Ham, Wolverhampton Wanderers,
The Top 4 teams in the Premier League qualify for the Champions League.
The team that finishes 5th qualify for the following season's Europa League. There are 2 other Europa League places available to English teams, they go to the winners of the Carabao Cup and FA Cup. In the event that the winners of the either (or both) cups are also in the Top 4, then the Europa League places go to the 6th and (if applicable) 7th placed teams in the Premier League.
The bottom 3 teams in the Premier League get relegated. They are replaced by 3 teams from the Championship.