Six Nations Betting Guide

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Get ready for the 2024 Six Nations as teams clash for rugby supremacy. Explore our in-depth guide covering teams, odds, and fixtures for an informed rugby betting approach. Find out how to improve betting experience with our expert advice.

Six Nations Betting Guide
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How can I bet on the Six Nations?

If you are new to Rugby betting and would like more information in understanding the various rugby betting markets then take a look at our Rugby Betting Advice article.

Before placing your Six Nations bets check out our Best Bookie For Rugby Betting Guide for the latest bookie offers and promotions to help maximise your Rugby betting, there may be a bookie you have not previously considered when placing rugby bets.

There are knowledgeable rugby union tipsters on OLBG, before placing your Six Nations bets take a look at this 'Do You Want To Become A Better Rugby Punter?' blog for some useful guidance and pointers on rugby betting.

Six Nations Tipster Competition

If you would like to compete alongside the OLBG Rugby tipsters and add your Six Nations tips then look out for our £200 Six Nations Tipping Competition, it is FREE to enter!

Is the Six Nations live on TV?

The Six Nations matches are screened live on BBC Sport, ITV Sport and S4C in the UK.

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When is the Six Nations Tournament?

The Six Nations Tournament usually gets underway in early February, the 2025 tournament dates are to be confirmed.

Who are the favourites to win the Six Nations Tournament?

Defending champions Ireland are favourites to to retain their crown in the bookies Six Nations ante post betting odds:

Who will win the Six Nations?

OLBG's rugby tipsters provide their Six Nations predictions with an analysis of the Six Nations tournament winner. Check their Six Nations Rugby picks for the tournament winner and Six Nations matches.

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Six Nations Teams

England

  • Head Coach: Steve Borthwick
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 7
  • Last Six Nations Win: 2020

England bettered their 2023 Six Nations showing with three victories and a narrow final round defeat in France. Their victory over Ireland at Twickenham thwarted Ireland's attempt for the Grand Slam. Visit englandrugby.com for all the latest England Six Nations squad news.

France

  • Head Coach: Fabien Galthie
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 6
  • Last Six Nations Win: 2022

Mixed fortunes for the French who finished runner up in the 2024 Six Nations, an opening round defeat at home to rivals Ireland meant it was going to be an uphill task to win the Six Nations and they narrowly escaped an unexpected defeat against Italy with a last ditch penalty goal striking the post for the Italians, resulting in a tie. Visit sixnationsrugby.com for the latest updates on the France Six Nations squad.

Ireland

  • Head Coach: Andy Farrell
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 6
  • Last Six Nations Win: 2024

Back to back Six Nations titles for Ireland, the only blemish which cost them the Grand Slam was an unexpected defeat to England at Twickenham. Check out the official Ireland Rugby website for the latest squad and Six Nations news.

Wales

  • Head Coach: Warren Gatland
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 6
  • Last Six Nations Win: 2021

Wales struggles continued with no Six Nations victories, a final day home defeat against an improving Italian side meant it was the 2024 'Wooden Spoon'. Head over to the official Wales Rugby website for the latest Six Nations squad news.

Scotland

  • Head Coach: Gregor Townsend
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 0
  • Last Five Nations Win: 1999

A disappointing tournament for Scotland, a Calcutta Cup victory over England was overshadowed with three defeats including one in Rome against Italy. Visit the official Scotland Rugby website for the latest Six Nations squad news.

Italy

  • Head Coach: Gonzalo Quesada
  • Six Nations Titles (since 2000): 0
  • Best Six Nations Performance: 4th (2013)

An improving Italian side with two victories over Wales and Scotland plus a tie against France which was so very nearly a win had a last minute penalty not struck the post. Check out sixnationsrugby.com for the latest news and updates regarding the Italy Six Nations squad.

Six Nations Fixtures

Here's the latest Six Nations results:

Round 1

  • Friday 2nd February: France 17 v 38 Ireland (20:00 GMT, ITV)

"France have won the last two home meetings in the Six Nations."

  • Saturday 3rd February: Italy 24 v 27 England (14:15, ITV)

"England have won all twelve previous Six Nations clashes in Rome with Italy."

  • Saturday 3rd February: Wales 26 v 27 Scotland (16:45, BBC & S4C)

"Scotland have beaten Wales only once at the Millennium Stadium in the Six Nations (2002)."

Round 2

  • Saturday 10th February: Scotland 16 v 20 France (14:15, BBC)

"France won the last meeting at Murrayfield in the Six Nations, Scotland won the previous three."

  • Saturday 10th February: England 16 v 14 Wales (16:45, ITV & S4C)

"England have won the last five Six Nations meetings at Twickenham."

  • Sunday 11th February: Ireland 36 v 0 Italy (15:00, ITV)

"Ireland have won all twelve previous Six Nations clashes in Dublin with Italy."

Round 3

  • Saturday 24th February: Ireland 31 v 7 Wales (14:15, ITV & S4C)

"Ireland have won the last three Six Nations meetings in Dublin."

  • Saturday 24th February: Scotland 30 v 21 England (16:45, BBC)

"Scotland have won two of the last three Six Nations meetings with England at Murrayfield."

  • Sunday 25th February: France 13 v 13 Italy (15:00, ITV)

"France have won all twelve Six Nations clashes at home with Italy."

Round 4

  • Saturday 9th March: Italy 31 v 29 Scotland (14:15, ITV)

"Scotland have won the last five Six Nations meetings in Rome."

  • Saturday 9th March: England 23 v 22 Ireland (16:45, ITV)

"Ireland have won two of the last three Six Nations meetings at Twickenham."

  • Sunday 10th March: Wales 24 v 45 France (15:00, BBC & S4C)

"France have won the last two Six Nations meetings in Cardiff."

Round 5

  • Saturday 16th March: Wales 21 v 24 Italy (14:15, BBC & S4C)

"Italy won the last Six Nations meeting here in Cardiff."

  • Saturday 16th March: Ireland 17 v 13 Scotland (16:45, ITV)

"Ireland have won the last six home meetings in the Six Nations."

  • Saturday 16th March: France 33 v 31 England (20:00, ITV)

"France have won the last three Six Nations meetings at home."

Don't forget to check out the thoughts and 2024 Six Nations predictions from OLBG's best rugby tipsters.

2024 Six Nations Table:

RankTeamW-D-L-PF-PAPoints
1Ireland4-0-1-144-6020
2France3-1-1-128-2215
3England3-0-2-118-12314
4Scotland2-0-3-115-11512
5Italy2-1-2-92-12611
6Wales0-0-5-92-1434

Six Nations Previous Winners

Who won the 2024 Six Nations Tournament?

Ireland won the 2024 Six Nations, a defeat at Twickenham against England costing them back to back Grand Slams. This was their sixth Six Nations title this century.

Six Nations Winners Since 2000:

ChampionsTitlesLatest
England72020
Wales62021
France62022
Ireland62024
  • The Six Nations previous winners have been fairly spread this century, all four nations above have won back-to-back titles at least once and it's just Scotland and Italy who are yet to register a Six Nations Championship win.

For all the latest Six Nations news head over to the official Six Nations website.

Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. The data in this Six Nations Betting Guide is managed by James Banting who looks after the Rugby Tipsters and results in the Rugby Tips Section. Our Commercial Content Manager Luke Bradshaw-Lee is a keen Rugby fan; he fact checks the article for accuracy and publication. Together they produce our Rugby Union Previews and Rugby League Previews.

James Banting

James Banting

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James manages the Rugby tips and Tipsters and ensure all data is updated in this article regularly and ready for the next event
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Luke ensures the accuracy by fact checking the data and edits the copy for publication

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