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Serie A Odds for Betting in Canada & Ontario (matches)


Serie A betting between Ontario & the rest of Canada

Italy has had regulated online betting for a several years. In June 2021, Canada legalized single-event betting, but market regulation comes at the provincial level. In 2022, Ontario caught up to Italy when they opened their market to licensed betting operators. For the rest of Canada, nothing has changed. People in AB, BC, MB, SK, QC and elsewhere must play at the lottery-owned online sportsbooks, or at an endless array of "offshore" betting sites. Sadly, many of the latter are total scammers. 

If you are in Ontario and you want to bet on Italy's Serie A, above our match odds, we highlight the top legal Ontario betting sites. If you are outside Ontario, above the odds, we display the top "offshore" betting sites for Canada. All the "rest of Canada" brands that we recommend & review have their license in Ontario. While this denotes a higher level of reputation, know that you will play on their offshore-based sites. 

About our Italian Serie A Odds: Match odds above, futures on another page

Above, our odds data feed is set to display the highest odds for the main 1X2 match result betting market for upcoming Serie A matches.  SNBET also provides Italian Serie A futures odds in case if you are interested in knowing the potential value-return for a bet on the next Scudetto winner. The match odds that you see above are the best of those that have been aggregated from several providers that operate in both the Canadian "grey market" as well as those in the legal Ontario market.  As a result, these odds overall, will look better than those at any individual betting provider. How so? 

Most reputable sportsbooks for Canada and Ontario operate with a "sportsbook hold" or "odds margin" anywhere from 4% to over 8% on top soccer leagues.  This means that based on the odds set at any one sportsbook for Serie A, the given bookie will be keeping 4% to over 8% of all monies bet on any single 1X2 betting market. 

However, when we calculate the implied odds margin or hold associated with the aggregated best odds that we display above, we often find margins at 2% or 3%. Sometimes, we actually find negative odds margins, meaning you could actually be guaranteed a small profit if you placed your bets appropriately with the highest paying providers for each of the three 1X2 results. This is sometimes called a "sure bet", where no matter the result of the match, you the bettor are guaranteed to come out ahead.

If you just want to get a Serie A wager down, you only need one online sportsbook account. However, if you want to get the best price on your soccer bets in order to maximize your potential winnings, you'll want to have accounts at several operators, and spend a little time on Serie A odds comparison. 


1X2 Betting in Italian Serie A: Explained

1X2 betting is a popular betting market in the Italian Serie A, the top professional football league in Italy. With 1X2 betting, you can predict the outcome of matches between teams competing at the highest level of Italian football.

When you participate in 1X2 betting in Serie A, you have three distinct options to choose from for each match:

  • "1" (Home Team Win): If you place a bet on the "1," you're predicting that the home team will secure a victory within the designated regular time (90 minutes plus injury time).
  • "X" (Draw): If you bet on the "X," you anticipate that the match will conclude in a draw at the end of regular time.
  • "2" (Away Team Win): If you wager on the "2," you're indicating that the away team will emerge triumphant within the regular time.

It's important to note that odds for each outcome are set by bookmakers. Bookmakers consider various factors, including team form, past performances, player strengths, injuries, and other relevant information when determining the odds. However, bookmakers also manage their own liabilities, which can result in slight variations in odds between different betting providers.

Bookmakers strive to strike a balance by setting odds that attract bets on all possible outcomes while ensuring they can cover potential payouts and maintain a profit margin. They take into account market demand, expert analysis, market movement, and competitor odds. Additionally, bookmakers manage their liabilities by adjusting the odds to reflect the probabilities and attract bets on less popular outcomes, thereby balancing their exposure.

As a bettor, you may find it to be desirable to compare odds from different sportsbooks to find the best value and potentially maximize your returns. Understanding that sportsbooks manage their own liabilities enables you to make informed decisions and take advantage of favorable odds when placing your bets in Serie A.


About the Italian Serie A

Serie A, officially known as Lega Serie A, is the top professional football league in Italy. Founded in 1898, it has a storied history and is renowned for its passionate fans, rich traditions, and high level of competition. Serie A features 20 teams that compete annually for the coveted Scudetto, awarded to the league champions. The league has been home to some of the world's most iconic clubs, including Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Napoli and Roma, who have all enjoyed great success both domestically and in European competitions. Serie A is known for its tactical brilliance, technical prowess, and the ability to attract top players from around the globe. With its rich heritage and thrilling matches, Serie A continues to captivate football fans worldwide.


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