The 2020/21 A-League season got underway in December of 2020 and will continue through until no later than June 30, 2021
Soccer betting is one of the most popular sports markets in the country and the premier professional football competition in Australia is the A-League.
Run by the Football Federation Australia (FFA) the annual A-League season runs from late October through until early May the following year. The league was founded in 2004 ahead of the first season in 2005/06 following on from the now defunct National Soccer League (NSL). It is most commonly known as the Hyundai A-League for sponsorship purposes.
There are now 12 A-League teams in the current competition, eleven from Australia and one New Zealand-based club, which face off over an decreased 22-week regular season leading up to the finals series with Macarthur FC making their A-League season debut for the 2020-21 season.
For the 2020/21 A-League season there are only 22 weeks of play and byes for clubs during the regular season draw were abolished.
2021 A-League Round 16
The 2021 A-League season moves into Round 16 from Friday night at Campbelltown with the in-form Macarthur chasing a fourth win on the trot when hosting an up-and-down Brisbane outfit.
Saturday’s triple-header is headlined by a Top 4 clash between Melbourne City (2nd) who are tied on nine wins for the season with the Mariners and Sydney FC (4th) in the second Light Blue Derby for the season.
That clash is followed by another potentially high-scoring affair between the tightly-matched Adelaide United and the Wanderers.
- Round: 16
- Dates: Friday April 9 – Wednesday April 14, 2021
- Number Of Matches: 7
- Weekly Highlight: Melbourne City v Sydney FC
- Round Tip: Melbourne City 2 – 1 @ $8.50 – BET NOW
The current A-League clubs are:
- Adelaide United
- Brisbane Roar
- Central Coast Mariners
- Macarthur FC
- Melbourne City
- Melbourne Victory
- Newcastle Jets
- Perth Glory
- Sydney FC
- Wellington Phoenix
- Western Sydney Wanderers
- Western United
One point is awarded for a draw and three points for a win, which goes towards positions on the A-League Ladder. The team that finishes at the top of the table are crowded the regular season Premiers and are awarded the Premier’s Plate, which is different to the Minor Premiership on offer in other sporting codes including the AFL and NRL.
The six top placed teams on the ladder then face off in the Finals leading up to the coveted A-League Grand Final, which is the premier match of the season and pits the two teams remaining in the competition post-playoffs fighting to be named the season’s Champion. The Grand Final winners also earn a spot in the continental AFC Champions League competition.
Adelaide United became A-League Champions for the first time in 2015-16. Photo Credit: Getty Images.
Sydney FC hold the record of A-League Champions having won their fifth title with success in the 2019-20 A-League Grand Final.
Melbourne Victory have been named A-League Champions four times.
A-League betting gives fans the chance to back their tips for the season’s Premiers and Champions with plenty of exciting soccer odds on offer from overall Winners, Top Six Finish markets, Top A-League Goal Scorer and of course head-to-head prices on all matches over the A-League Fixtures.
A-League 2020/21 Season
The 2020/21 A-League season is the 44th edition of Australia’s No. 1 professional football league and the 16th since the A-League was established in 2004. The season kicked off in December of 2020 and will continue through until no later than the end of June, 2021.
- 2020/21 A-League Champions: TBD
- 2020/21 A-League Week 1 Start: December, 2020
- 2020/21 A-League Finals Series Start: TBD
- 2020/21 A-League Grand Final Date: TBD
- 2020/21 A-League Grand Final Teams: TBD
- 2020/21 A-League Premiers: TBD
Outright A-League betting is open all season on the Australian Hyundai A-League Winner.