The Welsh Premier League is ranked as one of the lowest in the UEFA family, being classed as just the 48th best out of 53 national leagues at the time of writing. Whilst it doesn’t have the riches, glamour or quality of the Premier League and other major European leagues, it is certainly a match for them in terms of passion and commitment. Moreover, given it is relatively unpredictable and open compared to some of the more one-sided leagues around, betting on the Welsh Premier League can certainly be an exciting proposition – and a profitable one too.
Of course, the easiest way to boost your profits whatever you bet on is to make sure you get the best odds. Online betting continues to expand and Welsh football is now covered by most top betting sites, meaning it pays to shop around for your odds. That can be time-consuming if done manually but our live odds comparison makes it quick and easy to compare odds from a range of bookies and make sure you always get the best betting odds on offer – and of course the biggest payouts when you back a winner, be that in an individual Welsh Premier League game or for one of the outright betting markets.
For a long time the top Welsh sides opted to play in the English leagues but in 1992 the League of Wales was created to try and encourage domestic participation. In 2002 this became the Welsh Premier League and the top flight of Welsh football features both professional and also semi-professional players and teams. Whilst some of the biggest and best Welsh sides, notably Premier League side Swansea City and also Cardiff City continue to play in England, Welsh football is undoubtedly growing in stature and gaining increasing exposure.
Watching Welsh football is easier than ever, thanks in part to the live streaming facility most online bookmakers offer. This makes betting on the Welsh Premier League – and watching the game – even more exciting and a good alternative to some of the bigger leagues. As with many football leagues, the Welsh Premier has been restructured a number of times but as of 2014/15 it featured 12 sides and a regular season of 32 games, with the league breaking into two after all sides have played home and away. Following the break the sides in either half of the league play home and away again.
Barry Town and The New Saints (formerly TNS) are the most successful sides in the Welsh Premier, with TNS lifting the title in four consecutive years from 2012 to 2015. Recent dominance of The New Saints aside, the league is very open and this can make betting on it a tough task, though for those prepared to do their research there is unquestionably value to be had as the bookies are less adept at pricing up these smaller leagues: so why not have a bet on the Welsh Premier League today?