England National League North Odds

Back in 2004, the English lower leagues had a major restructuring and this was where the 'Conference North' was created. The first team to win the competition was Southport and the most recent team to win the competition were AFC Flyde, both teams are the only two sides to have won the division more than once, with AFC Flyde's first win coming in 2016-17.

In this division only one team gets promoted automatically and that is the title winner. However, similar to the other English leagues, there is a play-off round that determines which team will be promoted to the National League. This happens alongside the team that gets promoted from the National League South as well.

At the other end of the table, four teams are relegated and are subsequently relegated to the Northern Premier League or the Southern Football League, depending on the location of the teams across the two leagues.

If you're looking for the top National League North odds for these markets, you'll be able to find them at BetUK.

National League North Betting Markets

There are a number of betting markets that you'll find for the English competitions, similar to most competitions in the country, our National League North betting odds cover various different areas of the league. Whether you're looking to bet on the winner of the league or the teams to be relegated, you'll be able to place bets on every market when they become available at BetUK.

National League North Promotion Odds

The promotion betting market for the National League North is harder to predict than it is for most leagues. Every section of the National League follows the same format but the Football League is completely different, with only two teams achieving promotion in each National League season across the main league and the North/South divisions.

YearTitle WinnerPlay-Off Winner
2022/23AFC FlydeKidderminster Harriers
2021/22GatesheadYork City
2019/20Kings Lynn TownAltrincham
2018/19Stockport CountyChorley
2017/18Salford CityHarrogate Town

*Note: Season was not completed.

The biggest question of promotion odds for the National League North is, once teams get into the play-offs, what position has the most winners from the play-off spots, we're done the research from the last 11 years, check it out below!

PositionPromoted?Play-off Runner-Up
  • In the last three years, the team who has lost the play-off final has been the team that finished third.
  • In the last seven years, the team who has finished third has made the play-off final.
  • In the last ten years, the team in fourth and seventh have never been promoted.

The team that has finished fourth has never been promoted in the National League North.

National League North Relegation Odds

The National Leagues have four spots dedicated to relegation, which most of the time leads to an exciting battle to avoid relegation at the end of the season. However, if you're looking to back teams either to be relegated or avoid relegation, you'll often find that the teams who remained in the division are more likely to sit in the relegation spots than teams who were promoted or relegated from the divisions around them.

Often, teams that come-up perform well and push for the top positions due to the difficulty of getting out of the lower leagues, many teams get promoted 1-2 years after they should just due to the competitiveness of the league. Then when teams get relegated from the National League, they are often at least mid-table quality, there are exceptions to this but for the most part, these teams sit above the drop zone and it is the clubs positioned in the previous years bottom half that are at the biggest risk of relegation.

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