Our cricket line markets are now available both on desktop and the Betfair Exchange mobile app. Here's the lowdown...
"On these markets you can bet on the total number of runs in a given interval just like Innings Runs and Over Totals. The difference is that these markets are indexed by the runs (the line), not by the price – the price will always remain 2.01/1."
If you enjoy betting on cricket markets like Innings Runs and Over Totals, then Betfair's new cricket line markets may just be the thing for you.
On these markets you can bet on the total number of runs in a given interval just like Innings Runs and Over Totals. The difference is that these markets are indexed by the runs (the line), not by the price - the price will always remain 2.01/1.
See below for visuals from both mobile and desktop versions...
You will notice that the colour of the boxes is green, and not the traditional blue and pink like the rest of the Betfair Exchange. This is because the markets are quite different from backing and laying; instead you are betting whether the runs go over or under.
Using our example of South Africa v Sri Lanka - if you think your team is going well and likely to score a few more runs before the end of the 10th over then place your bet on Over 54.5 runs and get matched at odds of 2.01/1.
* This article was originally published in March 2019, and updated in October 2019
Cricket line markets - FAQs
What matches will I find these markets on?
We’ll be offering these markets on the vast majority of international matches and global domestic tournaments.
When will the market be settled?
These markets will be settled when the named over is completed and at no time before.
Can I cash Out on these markets?
At the moment we have no plans to release Cash Out functionality on Line Markets.
Do Line Markets have something comparable to Best Price Execution?
Yes - if you’re betting on over 33.5 runs and then over 31.5 runs becomes available your bet will be placed on over 31.5 runs.