Looking to place a bet on Badminton in 2023? look no further than BetUK where you'll be able to find all the best Badminton betting odds for players and tournaments around the world. The most popular event for Badminton is at the Olympics, as Badminton is an Olympic sport it means that countries will be inspired to put money into youth competitions to ensure their set-up for Badminton tournaments is as good as it possibly can be. Those looking for Badminton betting sites will likely already have a good grasp on who the best Badminton players in the world are and therefore, who are most likely to perform at the World Championships.
Biggest Stages for Badminton betting
The action on the court can be electric no matter what stage you're looking at from your local Badminton clubs to the Olympic games. However, the bigger the stage, the more likely you are to find these Badminton matches when looking at sports betting markets. Here are eight of the top events that you'll find betting odds for at BetUK.
- Summer Olympic Games
- BWF World Championships
- Thomas Cup
- Uber Cup
- Sudirman Cup
- Yonex All England Open
- HSBC BWF World Tour Tournament
- Para World Championships
At international level, the biggest tournament is the Olympic Games. However, outside of this, the BWF World Championship is the event that all Badminton players dream of winning. If you're looking for Badminton betting tips for this event, you should look at large accumulator bets, as you'll be able to place bets on a lot of games where higher seeded players take on lower seeded players, which typically leaves one player as a heavy favourite.
However, one area where you might find good value for money is in doubles competitions, whether you're looking at European Championships or Asia Championships, doubles is a popular format in both, you can have the best Badminton players paired with some who aren't as strong, meaning you'll find gaps in their game - particularly as a doubles competition requires a lot of communication and chemistry.
Who is the best Badminton player in the world?
Currently Denmark's Viktor Axelsen sits as the highest rated player in the world, he is ranked first in the player rankings and has sat at the peak of Badminton sports since 2017. However, Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Japan's Kodai Naraoka are two young players looking to knock the Dane off his perch, so if you're looking to bet on Badminton with an outright winner, one of these three could be one to look out for. Alternatively, China's Lin Dan is widely regarded as the best Badminton player of all time.
As for the women's game, the ranking points are significantly closer than the men's competition. While there is a significant gap between first and second in the mens competition, the women's competition sees the top four players in the world at the moment. Japanese player Akane Yamaguchi, South Korean An Se-young, Taiwanese (Chinese Taipei) Tai Tzu-ying and Chinese Chen Yufei are the four that have shared the top positions in the last five years. If you're looking at Badminton tournaments to bet on, An Se-young from South Korea is a player that we recommend keeping an eye on.
What players are best in the mixed doubles competition?
Chinese doubles teammates are some of the very best when it comes to competitions. They have a great range of players in both the male and female categories, which makes China an excellent betting opportunity for the 'nationality of winner' bet type.