January Sports Betting Preview


There’s not many people who relish January, because once the sparkle of Christmas and New Year is over there’s very little to look forward to. But that’s where we at Place a Bet Online can help, because there is some excellent sports on offer for you to enjoy and possibly receive a bit of a cash injection to help with those dreaded January bills.

Obviously there’s the usual January football calendar with plenty of Premier League, FA and League Cup action. Also the NFL hits the all-important playoff stage in the build up to the Superbowl.

Below we’ve highlighted the two major sports that have some big events in January, they are also more likely to be the focus of most bettors this month; plus some betting bonuses that are sure to bring a smile to your face.


Tennis – Australian Open

The world’s best players head to Melbourne for the 2014 Australian Open and bet365 will be streaming the action live to selected countries.

There will be an extensive range of In-Play betting opportunities available throughout the tournament, with markets including Point Betting, Next Game Winner and Match Winner; so bet365 is the number one place for you to enjoy the first Grand Slam of the year from the 13th to 26th January.

Cricket – England vs Australia

England face a busy month of Cricket as their tour of Australia continues throughout January.

Alastair Cook’s men begin the new year with the final Ashes test in Sydney before focus shifts to the ODI and T20 contests.

There will be an extensive range of In-Play markets available for you on every match, including Top Batsman, Next Man Out and Next Over Runs.

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Unlimited Places on First Goalscorer Each Way Bets

Have an each-way first goalscorer bet on any match with bet365 and be safe in the knowledge that if your player scores at any time during the game bet365 will pay out! Each-way bets are settled on all goal scorers, at 1/3 odds for unlimited places in 90 minutes play.