Netball Betting

Netball has the highest level of participation of any sport in the country. It rivals cricket, soccer and even Aussie Rules for the highest number of participants of any team sport. As such, Netball betting is quite popular among sports punters.

The game is governed by Netball Australia at the national level. It is responsible for the national team and national competitions.

The Australian national Netball team, along with traditional rivals New Zealand's Silver Ferns, dominate the game in the international level. The main international competitions are the Netball World Championships and Commonwealth Games, where Australia won the World Crown in 2007.

Meanwhile, Indoor Netball is a fast growing variation of the game, with modified rules. It is popular amongst both men and women with mixed competitions also conducted. A world championship in indoor netball was held in 2001.

In 2008, the ANZ Championship started, consisting of five teams from Australia and New Zealand. The Australian Teams are Melbourne Vixens, West Coast Fever, NSW Swifts, Adelaide Thunderbirds and Queensland Firebirds.

The NSW Swifts won the ANZ Championship during the inaugural season, while the Vixens won the championship the following year.

Different Kinds of Netball Bets

Outright Results
A bettor predicts which team will win a match or the championship. Popular Netball events include the ANZ Championship, Netball Super League and Netball World Championship.

First Team to Score
The bettor simply selects which team scores first. This type of bet is available per quarter.

Exact Winning Margin
The bettor simply selects the exact winning margin of a team.

In addition to these popular Netball bets, there are other Netball bets that should be considered like half-time margin, highest scoring quarter, total points (whether odd or even), first team to a certain number of points, etc.

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