Snooker Betting Online

Major Snooker events, fixtures, Snooker teams etc. The betting on Snooker games from South Africa. Easy to use Snooker betting software.

The gentleman’s game of Snooker is a game of patience with prescribed rules of etiquette that makes it out of reach of most people but is equally enjoyed by its small avid fan base.  Although not a particularly popular spectator sport, Snooker manages to earn its players millions through the World Snooker Tour.  SportsBet covers all the major Snooker Tournaments which include the World Snooker Tour, the Triple Crown, Home Nations Series, European Masters, English Open, Championship League, World Grand Prix and the World Championship.

SportsBet offers the best odds in Snooker along with the most popular markets being  Match Winner, Match Handicap, Correct Score and Total Frames.  South African punters can lay bets on Snooker on the SportsBet site which has a clear and intuitive interface that makes placing bets easy and fast.

Can you make money from snooker betting?

Playing real money on snooker games. New player bonus for snooker punters

SportsBet has a bonus of R10 free for each new sign up which a punter can use to lay Snooker bets. By laying parlays, a punter can win large amounts by betting on different games in a game week and combining different markets.

How do you place a bet on snooker from South Africa?

Step by step explanation to placing a snooker bet

  1. Select the league/tournament from the homepage
  2. Select the desired game in the selected league fixture
  3. Scroll through the available markets and select the desired market
  4. On the market, select the desired option
  5. Enter the stake (amount of money to bet)
  6. View the potential payout and lay/confirm the bet

What is the best bet in snooker?

Single bet type that snooker punters most often play when betting on snooker

The most popular bet in Snooker is the Tournament Outright Winner as this market comes with high odds.  In this market, the punter predicts who will win the tournament, i.e. the ultimate tournament winner.  The market odds change as the tournament progresses and some contestants are knocked out and some underdogs proceed.

Snooker betting terminology

Acronyms, slang, phrases or betting terminology used by snooker punters in South Africa.

Punters have several ways of referring to markets, bet types etc when placing bets.  These are some of the terms they use and their explanations that are relevant to Snooker. 

  • What does “Baize” in snooker mean?

The Baize is the coarse green cloth that is used to cover the Snooker playing surface.  It is coarse to slow the movement of the balls and players have to know the amount of force applied to their cues to counter or make use of the coarseness of the Baize.

  • What does “Maximum Break” in tennis mean?

The Maximum Break is the highest possible break that a player can achieve in a single frame and the score is 147.  This can be achieved by potting all 15 red balls, the black ball 15 times, then the 6 colour balls for a score of 147.  Usually, a player who achieves the Maximum Break receives a certain prize for the feat.

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How do snooker betting payouts work on Sports Bet?

A punter with a credit balance can withdraw their winnings at any time. Once a withdrawal has been requested, SportsBet will determine if the punter is FICA (Financial Intelligence Centre Act) compliant and if so, the funds will be transferred to the punter’s bank account.  It normally takes less than 3 working days for the punter to receive their funds.

What is a betting spread in snooker?

Snooker spread betting is a type of wager where a punter bets on the accuracy of a prediction rather than a Win or Outright bet.  In Snooker, a punter can bet on whether a bookmaker’s prediction on total frames range will be over or under the actual game frames. A bookmaker might predict a Total Frames score of 4.5 – 5.5 (spread) and the punter will bet on whether the result will be less or more than the bookie’s prediction hence the payout will be determined by how accurate to the points differential was the punter’s selection.

How do you read snooker odds on Sports Bet?

Punters must know how to read snooker betting odds before making any bet. Snooker odds show how much that can be won from a successful bet. They also show how likely an event is to happen. SportsBet displays all its odds in decimal format.

Is it better to bet over or under?

The Total Frames Over/Under Market is determined by how closely matched in skill the players are.  The closer they are, the higher the number of frames will be played to determine the winner.

What is the most profitable online snooker betting strategy?

Research 3 common betting strategies for snooker.

Winning on Snooker wagers involves research and statistical analysis but there are some common strategies that can help a punter lay informed bets.

Player Form

A punter needs to study the form of each player in a tournament as players who are in form tend to play better resulting in some underdogs beating favourites who are struggling with consistency.  This can result in a punter winning by betting in player progression through the rounds of a tournament.

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