French Football Betting

French football betting has two top levels, Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. There are other French football betting leagues but only the top two attract any attention and only Ligue 1 French football odds are followed by most gamblers.

French football betting in Ligue 1 is the top division of French football and has been in existence since 1932. It has varied between an 18 and a 20 team league but is currently a 20 team French football betting league. Each team plays each other home and away during the season for a 38 match schedule of great French soccer odds.

At the end of the season, the bottom three teams in Ligue 1 French football betting action are relegated while the bottom three from Ligue 2 are promoted. French football betting shows that the top three teams in Ligue 1 qualify for the Champions League with the top two going straight to the group stage with the third place team playing in the qualifying round.

The fourth place team according to French soccer betting stats goes to the UEFA Cup while the fifth and sixth place teams can also qualify for the UEFA Cup according to French Football odds info.

French football betting sees teams get three points for a win and one for a draw. That is the same as most European soccer leagues. Ligue 1 is not thought of as the best European league but on occasion there will be German teams that make a mark in the Champions League. In the Ligue 1 the team that has the most titles according to French football betting history is AS Saint-Etienne with 10.

The team that is on a huge run of late in French football betting is Lyon as they have won six straight Ligue 1 titles according to French football betting stats. Lyon is oftentimes favored in French football odds because of their recent domination of the Ligue 1.