The 2021/22 A-League season kicked off in late November and will conclude with the Grand Final on Saturday May 28, 2022.
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).
There are now 12 A-League teams in the current competition, eleven from Australia and one New Zealand-based club, which face off over a 26-round regular season leading up to the finals series with Macarthur FC the newest team in the comp after making their A-League season debut for the 2020-21 season.
For the 2020/21 A-League season there were only 22 weeks of play and byes for clubs during the regular season draw were abolished.
2021-22 A-League Round 3 Preview
Week 3 of the A-League Men season begins on Friday and another six quality contests are on the schedule.
The Brisbane Roar are the only side who are yet to claim a competition point, and they will need to be at their best to reverse their fortunes when Adelaide United visit on Saturday.
At the other end of the table, the Melbourne Victory will look to make it three wins from as many matches at the expense of the Perth Glory.
You can find our complete A-League Round 3 Tips and Preview by clicking on the link below.
- Week: 3
- Start Date: Friday December 3, 2021
- Number of Matches: 6
- Weekly Highlight: Melbourne City vs Western United
- Weekly Tip: Melbourne City and Western United to Draw @ $4.60 – 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 2021/22 Season
The 2021/22 A-League season is the 45th edition of Australia’s No. 1 professional football league and the 17th since the A-League was established in 2004. The season kicked off on November 19, 2021 and will continue through until the Grand Final decider on May 28th.
- 2021/22 A-League Champions: TBD
- Defending A-League Champions: Melbourne City (2020/21)
- 2021/22 A-League Week 1 Start: November 19, 2021
- 2021/22 A-League Finals Series Start: 6-8 May, 2022
- 2021/22 A-League Grand Final Date: Saturday May 28, 2022
- 2021/22 A-League Grand Final Result: TBD
- 2021/22 A-League Premiers: TBD
Outright A-League betting is open all season on the 2021/22 A-League Winner.