The Big Bash League is a domestic Australian cricket competition running over December – January every summer and Big Bash betting is big business! As one of the country’s most watched sporting tournaments, Big Bash tips are highly sought after and punters are always keen to check out the Big Bash odds on offer for the eight BBL teams in the tournament.
Lighting up the summer nights across an eight-week group round and short finals knock-out series, the BBL has been running since 2011 and the Big Bash T20 has gained popularity every season. So too has betting on the Big Bash League Fixtures with a total of 35 BBL games played each tournament; 32 during the group round and three during the BBL finals.
Head-to-head odds are on offer on all Big Bash games, cricket betting going off at bookies around the country during the holiday season.
Big Bash 2017/18 Semi Finals Betting
Betting on the 2017/18 Big Bash League is heating up with the semi-finals in play from Thursday February 1. There are four remaining Big Bash League teams and the Perth Wildcats lead the BBL odds to take out the overall tournament. Perth play the Hobart Hurricanes in the first semi and are clear favourites to win, before Friday night sees the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades do battle in a tough-to-call clash.
Popular Big Bash League Betting Events
During the annual Big Bash League season there are some standout cricket betting events on the BBL draw every year including:
- Melbourne and Sydney derbies
- Big Bash Grand Final rematches of the previous season’s top two BBL teams
- Boxing Day cricket match (December 26)
- New Year’s Eve Big Bash clash (December 31)
Big Bash League Odds
There is a whole range of other cricket betting markets open on each Big Bash League game. See below for some of the most popular BBL bet types.
Head-to-head Big Bash League betting or match betting on the cricket is the most simple and sought after of all BBL odds. The markets pit two teams against each other with a price offered on each to win.
Highest Score After Over 1
Head-to-head BBL odds offered on each team to be ahead after the first over. Also odds on a tie at this stage of the match usually at a big price.
Highest Opening Partnership
Big Bash League odds on which team’s opening batting partnership will score the most runs.
Team to Score Most Sixes
Which Big Bash League team will hit the most sixes during a game; i.e. the ball crossing the boundary line of the field without a bounce giving the batsman six runs.
Top Runscorer Per Team
Cricket odds offered on selected batsmen from each BBL team to score the most runs in a match.
Team of Top Batsman
Price on which of the two cricket teams playing in a Big Bash League game will have the match’s top scoring batsman.
Bowler Betting Markets (Top Wicket Taker)
Odds on selected bowlers from each BBL team to capture the highest number of wickets in a match.
Big Bash League Series Winner
Futures or outright cricket odds on which of the BBL teams will win the Big Bash Final and take out the season’s championship title.
Big Bash League Season Pricing
Soon after the season’s official BBL fixtures are announced, Twenty20 odds on the tournament open with early prices representing good value. Futures Big Bash league season pricing is based on the teams’ performances from the previous year.
These outright Twenty20 Big Bash winners markets remain open over the season and are updated based on the results of the BBL matches. As the season kicks off and the games take place, the rankings on the Big Bash Ladder help determine each round’s Big Bash tips and odds.