Saudi League Outright Odds 2023/24
Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Al-Nassr in December 2022 marked the start of an arms race in the Saudi League. Since that transfer, the estimated value of all players in the league has risen from €334 million to €1 billion, according to Transfermarkt. These changes have not only had an impact on viewers' interest in the league, but also on the overall balance of power in the championship.
As for Saudi League winner odds 2023/24, you can pick the team that will win the tournament. After 13 rounds, the list of the favourites is as follows:
|Saudi League Contenders
Of all the Saudi League favourites, Al-Hilal appears to be the one that bookmakers back the most. Unlike many of their rivals in the tournament, the club's management has been rational in their approach to transfers. Al-Hilal has at least one world-class player in every position: Yassine Bounou (a former goalkeeper for Sevilla and a semi-finalist at the 2022 World Cup), Kalidou Koulibaly (the winner of the 2018/19 Serie A Best Defender award), Malcom (the 2018/19 La Liga champion with Barcelona) and Aleksandar Mitrović (with over 100 goals in the English Premier League).
It's also worth noting the hiring of head coach Jorge Jesus, who previously managed a club in Saudi Arabia and several top teams in Europe and South America (Benfica, Fenerbahçe, Flamengo). Al-Hilal is currently sitting on top of the table, with no losses and just eight goals conceded in 13 rounds of the competition.
Most Wins in the Saudi League
The 2023/24 Saudi League will be the 48th season in the competition's history. Seven clubs have been crowned champions in the competition's history. Saudi Arabia's most successful team is Al-Hilal with 18 trophies. Al-Ittihad, the reigning Saudi League champions, and Al-Nassr, the last winners in 2018/19, are in second place with nine wins each.
|Number of Saudi League title wins
Saudi League Top Scorer Odds 2023/24
As well as betting on clubs to win the tournament, you can also place player props. However, among these Saudi League outright odds, bookmakers only offer bets on the league's top scorer. Over the past year, many talented footballers have joined the league, including several former Ballon d'Or holders, so there is plenty to choose from.
|Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nassr)
|Aleksandar Mitrović (Al-Hilal)
|Karim Benzema (Al-Ittihad)
|Sadio Mané (Al-Nassr)
|Moussa Dembélé (Al-Ettifaq)
|Riyad Mahrez (Al-Ahli)
|Abderrazak Hamdallah (Al-Ittihad)
|Roberto Firmino (Al-Ahli)
Past Saudi League Top Goal Scorers
The title of top scorer in the Saudi League is currently held by Abderrazak Hamdallah. The Moroccan player has already won the award twice in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons. His 34-goal record in the 2018/19 season remains the league record.
The tournament's all-time top scorer at the start of the 2023/24 season is Majed Abdullah. The forward scored 189 goals in 194 appearances for Al Nassr throughout his entire career (1977-1998). With such a high goalscoring record, it comes as no surprise that Majed won the top scorer's award six times, which is a record in the league.
|Omar Al Somah
|Omar Al Somah
|Omar Al Somah
About Saudi League Betting
The Saudi Pro League is the top division of the Saudi Arabian football system and consists of 16 teams. The current season started on August 11, 2023, with the final match day scheduled for May 27, 2024. There are 30 rounds in total, with each team playing each rival twice, both at home and away. The winner of the championship is determined by the total number of points earned by a team in these fixtures. In the event of a tie between two or more clubs, the following criteria will be taken into account in the order given below:
- Points scored in head-to-head matches;
- Goal difference in head-to-head matches;
- Total number of goals scored and conceded in all tournament matches;
- Total goals scored;
- Fair-play points.
According to the league rules, the bottom three teams in the league table will be relegated to the First Division at the end of the season. The top three clubs from the First Division will fill their places.
Saudi League Markets on UKClubSport
The move of some of the world's top football stars to Saudi Arabia has pushed bookmakers to have a closer look at the local league. Currently, in addition to Saudi League odds for match results and total goals, most legal bookmakers offer betting on extra markets, including Half Time, exact score, minute of first goal and many other options.
What's less positive is that the selection of long-term Saudi League odds 2023/24 season is still to be improved. Most bookmakers only offer bets on the winner of the tournament, and occasionally you can find top scorer markets. Bookmakers' coverage of the Saudi Arabian championship still trails that of Europe's top leagues.
What factors to consider when betting on the Saudi League?
Relying on statistical trends from previous years may not be entirely accurate, as the level of players in the league has increased significantly over the past year. So it is wise to focus on this season's figures and look for trends in them.
Betting on teams to score a lot of goals would be a good option for Saudi League betting. The 2023/24 season averages 3.03 goals per game. Al-Nassr, Al-Wehda and Al-Ahli stand out as they have a total of over 3.5 goals scored in 62% of their matches.
Another option for Saudi League odds in 2023/24 involving scoring is the " Both Teams to Score " option. There have already been 117 matches played in the current season and in 69 of them (59%), this bet has been successful. It's worth considering the following clubs: Al-Hazem (85% success rate), Al-Fateh (85%), Al-Nassr (69%), Damac (69%) and Al-Wehda (69%).
Are Saudi League betting odds on UKClubSport profitable and safe?
The UKClubSport team adheres to the principles of responsible gambling. We believe that betting with bookmakers is more about entertaining than making stable profits. Take control of both your emotions and expenses: set a time frame and a limit on the amount of money you can spend on betting, and avoid gambling on credit.
To help you find your Saudi League best bets, UKClubSport offers a variety of tools. On our website, you will always find up-to-date team statistics, league tables with results from past matches and a history of head-to-head meetings between rivals. You can also check out game predictions and statistical trends in the section of a particular match.
On UKClubSport, next to each team name, you can see a number - the Team Strength Rate. This is our exclusive tool which is based on a mathematical algorithm. It analyses the statistics of your opponents in recent matches, the status of the match and other factors, and then converts them into a rating which helps you to get a general idea of the balance of power.
FAQ Saudi League
Who is the favourite to win the Saudi League in 2023/24?
According to Saudi League winner odds, Al-Hilal is the clear favourite to win the league this season. According to Transfermarkt, they have the most expensive squad in the league (€233 million) with such star names as Neymar, Malcom and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. They also have a strong defence (Yassine Bounou, Kalidou Koulibaly, Rúben Neves) that most rivals find difficult to break down (Al-Hilal conceded just 8 goals in the first 13 rounds).
Who won the Saudi League last season?
Al-Ittihad is the current Saudi League champion. Their tight defence (13 goals conceded in 30 games) resulted in only two defeats last season. Their odds to win the Saudi League 2023/24 are set at 28.5% by bookmakers.
Are there any other leagues in Saudi Arabia?
There are four levels of professional football leagues in Saudi Arabia: the Saudi League, First Division League, Second Division League and Saudi Third Division. There is also the fifth level, called the Saudi Fourth Division, which hosts regional league competitions.