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Latest FA Cup Recommended BetsYou might be surprised but the FA Cup kicks off much earlier than January, when the big teams enter in the Third Round.
Across the season you’ll find all the latest FA Cup betting tips right here, with only the best value bets delivered to you.
Right up until the final we’ll offer you are FA Cup picks. So, what’re you waiting for? Find the expert predictions you’re looking for and place your bets now!
FA Cup ScheduleThe schedule often remains similar across seasons, with the competition sticking to a traditional pattern, with the exception of the FA Cup Final which has been moved to a later 5.15pm slot in recent years.
The tournament itself kicks off in early August when the Extra Preliminary rounds get underway, all in the hope they’ll receive vital income from making it through a few rounds.
That prize money gets bigger, with lower league teams desperate to meet a big side in the famous Third Round in early January. From there it really is a race to Wembley ahead of the Final in mid-May.
The full FA Cup schedule for the 2019/20 season is:
Extra Preliminary Round: August 10, 2019
Preliminary Round: August 24, 2019
First Round Qualifying: September 7, 2019
Second Round Qualifying: September 21, 2019
Third Round Qualifying: October 5, 2019
Fourth Round Qualifying: October 19, 2019
First Round Proper: November 9, 2019
Second Round Proper: November 30, 2019
Third Round Proper: January 4, 2020
Fourth Round Proper: January 25, 2020
Fifth Round Proper: March 4, 2020
Quarter Final: March 21, 2020
Semi Final: April 18-19, 2020
Final: May 23, 2020
All dates are subject to change, with TV scheduling determining kick off times across the weekend noted above.
FA Cup Outright OddsAs you’d expect, the big Premier League teams are tipped to go all the way and lift the trophy at Wembley.
The likes of Manchester City and Liverpool are always favoured, alongside Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal. However, the competition has been known to cause a shock down the years, with Wigan Athletic winning it just a few years ago.
The odds fluctuate as the Final approaches, but don’t fear we’ll bring you all the best value FA Cup outright odds right here!
Which Bookmakers Offer FA Cup BettingAll the finest UK bookmakers offering FA Cup odds on both individual fixtures and outright odds. From the early rounds right through to May 23 they’ll deliver you markers ranging from Match Result to BTTS, Goalscorer markets and even betting on cards and corners for the later televised rounds.
Brands such as Paddy Power, BetVictor and Bet365 always have extensive markets, as well as many more available on our bookmakers page, where you’ll find full bookie reviews.
FA Cup Recent WinnersIn recent years the FA Cup has been dominated by the big four sides. The current champions are Manchester City after they defeated Watford an incredible 6-0.
Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United have also been recent champions, with the last decade of winners found below:
2018/19: Manchester City
2015/16: Manchester United
2012/13: Wigan Athletic
2010/11: Manchester City
FA Cup Free BetsFA Cup betting can offer plenty of risk, particularly if you’re looking to place your bets on an upset.
One way to make the most of those potential giant kills is through using free bets. You’ll often find enhanced odds on FA Cup games, and of course plenty of welcome bonuses.
You’ll find tons available at the free bet section of the site, along with a selection of the very finest here.