The event of estimating sports results as well as putting a bet on the outcome is known as sports betting. Which sports do people place the most bets on? The following are the top five.
Cricket is the world’s 5th most placed bets sport. Consider the match between India and Bangladesh in the 2019 Cricket World Cup to get a concept of the amount of money is at stake. Only on one legitimate betting system in England, a whopping £17 million (approximately $22 million) has been wagered on that match alone.
Tennis is the world’s most popular individual sport. As well as the total quantity of tennis matches kept yearly adds to tennis becoming the fourth highest bet on game in the world. Every year, the International Tennis Federation hosts approximately 1,500 tournaments, totaling approximately 93,000 matches.
Basketball is the world’s third most popular betting sport. According to the American Gaming Association, approximately $10 billion is wagered on March Madness, a single-elimination tournament in which 68 teams play in seven rounds and over period of a month in the hopes into becoming national champions.
Football is unquestionably the most popular sport for wagering in the United States. And the game is the second-most bet on in the world. Wagers on the NFL account for nearly half of all sports bets in the United States. In terms of specific events, the Super Bowl is the single most popular sporting event on the calendar.
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, so it’s not surprising that it’s the most bet on. According to betting and sports data analyst Sportradar, soccer betting accounts for roughly 70% of all legal and illegal betting worldwide. The FIFA World Cup, which is held every four years, is the soccer tournament with the most bets..