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SHEFFIELD SHIELD TIPS & BETTING ADVICE

The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition in Australia. Matches are played over four days with both teams having the option of batting twice during the match. New South Wales have been the dominant state with 46 titles prior to the 2019-20 competition followed by Victoria with 32.

Making runs on a consistent basis or taking lots of wickets will often throw a player’s name up for selection for the Australian test team.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD BET TYPES

Outright Winner

At the start of the Sheffield Shield season, some bookmakers will offer an outright winner’s market for each state. New South Wales will often be one of the favourites each season. As the competition progresses, odds will fluctuate to reflect the likelihood of winning the competition.

Match Betting

The most common bet type in cricket is determining the match winner. Punters are backing the team they think will win the match. In addition to Team A Win and Team B Win, there is a draw option which is common in Sheffield Shield cricket.

WHERE TO BET ON THE SHEFFIELD SHIELD

bet365 and Sportsbet are two standout bookmakers when it comes to their coverage of the Sheffield Shield. They will have a market on Outright Winner of the Sheffield Shield competition in addition to betting on individual Shield matches.

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