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Rugby League World Cup Betting

Browse all the latest odds for the Rugby League World Cup, with outright and in-play markets available at BetUK throughout the tournament.

Some of the biggest games within the group and knockout stages will see top international teams from across the globe compete for the most prestigious award in Rugby League. In total, 16 teams will be divided across four groups, with the top two teams of each qualifying for the knockout stages of the finals.

The knockout stages of the competition will begin with the quarter-finals, slowly progressing to the grand final to decide the overall winner of the Rugby League World Cup, not to be confused with the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Rugby World Cup Odds

Rugby League World Cup betting covers odds for outright and in-play betting markets, providing an extensive range of betting options from correct scores to individual try scorers.

Outright Rugby World Cup Odds

Ahead of the group stage getting underway, you can predict which teams you believe will make it through to the knockout stages of the competition. Selecting an outright winner of groups can also be done when browsing the outright betting markets for the Rugby World Cup.

When it comes to individual games throughout the tournament, there is a range of betting types for selecting the result of a match. From handicap betting to over/under betting, these bet types can offer different odds to the standard bet on which team will win the game.

Handicaps are used for matches in the Rugby World Cup when there is a clear favourite. The handicap will improve the payout odds as the underdog can start the match with a certain point advantage, meaning a team must win by a wider margin to overcome that advantage.

The Rugby World Cup is a competitive competition, and tight games are common. If you can't decide which team will have the winning edge, you can make a prediction on how many points they will score. Over/under betting lets you predict that Team A will score over or under the specified points.

In-Play Rugby World Cup Odds

If you're a fan of rugby and you're looking to place a bet on the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, you can find more specific selections with in-play betting that allow you to follow the games live before taking your pick.

The World Cup is the trophy event of international rugby league, making it a highly anticipated event in the calendar. Once the games arrive, our online sportsbook will have the live odds for certain events to happen in a game.

From individual player bets to team-specific events, in-play betting has a wide possibility of events covered.

Throughout the Rugby World Cup, you can track the performances of individual players to find out who the best performers are and how likely they are to make certain plays. For example, if you're considering a bet for a player to score the next try, you should be aware of the likelihood of that player receiving the ball and carrying it over the line. Some prefer in-play betting, as you can watch the game live to get a better understanding for bets such as this.

If you prefer to bet on teams, you can also find live betting odds for the events, such as the next team to score, the team to win after full-time and more.

How to bet on the Rugby World Cup

Whether you're looking to place a bet ahead of the competition starting or whilst it is running, our online sportsbook has odds available so you can make your predictions.

To place a bet, select the prediction you would like to make, along with the stake you would like to wager. Outright bets can be made ahead of the tournament, whilst in-play bets can only be determined during the games. For any selections during the tournament, the odds are likely to be updated, which can lead to enhanced odds, but there is also the possibility that odds are decreased.

Rugby World Cup FAQs

Where is the Rugby League World Cup?

The location of the Rugby World Cup changes with each tournament, and the next host is set to be France.

Which country has won the most Rugby World Cups?

Regarding the most successful side, New Zealand and South Africa are among the elite, having won the most titles.

How many countries are in the Rugby League World Cup?

For each tournament, there is a total of sixteen nations that make it to the finals. These teams will compete in group stages, and knockout matches to progress their way to the final and be in with a chance to win the trophy.