South Africa Rugby Odds

The Springboks are the pride of South Africa and this page provides a comprehensive wrap of everything you need to know about the South African rugby team: result history, statistical analysis, future matches and most importantly, the best odds and lines from a selection of great betting companies. Review tournament performance, plan for upcoming fixtures and place your wager with confidence right here.

Springboks Next Game

Throughout the year you will find information regarding South Africa’s next fixture right here, with direct links to the numbers that the popular sports books have published. Be sure to check that you have got the odds you are looking for before you place your wager.

Test Matches
Saturday 11 November
South Africa

South Africa @ Ireland

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Springboks Rugby Schedule

You will find the Springboks’ upcoming schedule right here. Check out their latest results and take a look at odds for upcoming fixtures, or sort by home and away games to review trends and form. For past results, you can review lineups, match reports and statistics which will help give you the edge when deciding on your final bet.

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June 2017 (3)
Sat 10 France 14 - 37 South Africa +300 -400 Odds
Sat 17 France 15 - 37 South Africa +240 -303 Odds
Sat 24 France 12 - 35 South Africa +450 -625 Odds
August 2017 (2)
Sat 19 Argentina 15 - 37 South Africa +600 -909 Odds
Sat 26 South Africa 41 - 23 Argentina -278 +240 Odds
September 2017 (3)
Sat 9 South Africa 23 - 23 Australia +120 -139 Odds
Sat 16 South Africa 0 - 57 New Zealand +600 -909 Odds
Sat 30 Australia 27 - 27 South Africa +220 -250 Odds
October 2017 (1)
Sat 7 New Zealand 25 - 24 South Africa -909 +600 Odds
November 2017 (3)
Sat 11 South Africa 12:30 Ireland +1800 Odds
Sat 18 South Africa 14:45 France
Sat 25 South Africa 10:00 Italy
December 2017 (1)
Sat 2 South Africa 09:30 Wales

Springboks Scores and Standings

Below you will find South Africa’s current tournament standings, updated after every fixture. You can toggle home and away fixtures, review offensive production, view defensive statistics and even check out how the team’s first and second half performances differ.

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# team pts P W D L + -
1 South Africa South Africa 16 4 3 0 1 176 56
2 Scotland Scotland 14 4 3 0 1 136 93
3 Japan Japan 12 4 3 0 1 98 100
4 Samoa Samoa 6 4 1 0 3 69 124
5 USA USA 0 4 0 0 4 50 156
1 Australia Australia 17 4 4 0 0 141 35
2 Wales Wales 13 4 3 0 1 111 62
3 England England 11 4 2 0 2 133 75
4 Fiji Fiji 5 4 1 0 3 84 101
5 Uruguay Uruguay 0 4 0 0 4 30 226
1 New Zealand New Zealand 19 4 4 0 0 174 49
2 Argentina Argentina 15 4 3 0 1 179 70
3 Georgia Georgia 8 4 2 0 2 53 123
4 Tonga Tonga 6 4 1 0 3 70 130
5 Namibia Namibia 1 4 0 0 4 70 174
1 Ireland Ireland 18 4 4 0 0 134 35
2 France France 14 4 3 0 1 120 63
3 Italy Italy 10 4 2 0 2 74 88
4 Romania Romania 4 4 1 0 3 60 129
5 Canada Canada 2 4 0 0 4 58 131

Bet On South Africa Rugby Games

South Africa is a proud sporting nation and arguably the most popular sport in the country is rugby. While many fans of the sport cheer on the domestic sides that compete in the annual Super Rugby competition, it is their national team that really unites the country and provides the most interest, particularly during the Rugby Championship and the Rugby World Cup.

The Springboks have won two World Cups from six appearances and are always a difficult prospect for their opponents. You can always count on them to put in a solid performance, and for this reason they are a great team to bet on. Below are some of the best betting tips to consider when placing a wager on South African rugby matches. 

2-way and 3-way Betting

World rugby has become a much more even playing field over the years, and for this reason you can always obtain great odds on the Springboks in International matches as both teams are always in with a genuine chance. The important thing to consider when placing a head-to-head bet is whether you are choosing the 2-way or 3-way outcome market.

Ties (or draws as the are called in the sport) are reasonably uncommon in rugby, however you are able to select the option of a draw when betting in the 3-way market. The best advice we can give here is to pick the 2-way outcome line – this removes the draw from the equation (refunded bet) and eliminates the possibility of losing a bet without your team actually losing. 

Handicap Markets

South Africa normally go into a tournament like the Rugby World Cup as one of the favourites to win the tournament, and in a competition that is guaranteed to involve matches against lower-ranked teams, the Springboks can often find themselves at head-to-head odds that are not at all worth the effort. This is where handicapped betting comes into play.

Let’s say you have a match between South Africa and the United States. The Springboks will be the massive favourite here so their price is likely to be something like -600. Handicap bets normally feature odds closer to -110 and are set at a value that represents the likely winning margin. For example, in this case the handicap line may be set at -24.5 for the South Africans, meaning that they would need to win by 25 points or more for you to win your bet.

Now if you think South Africa would win this hypothetical match up easily, and by more than 25 points, you will be able to pick your own handicap line, and this is where you can really profit. By adjusting it to say 32.5 points, you could increase your odds to around +200. This is a great was to take on the big betting companies, just be sure to do your research as always! 

Scoring Markets

While on the subject of points, all the top betting sites offer a large selection of different markets to do with scoring. Sporting teams normally adhere to specific trends, and one such trend may be that they are more likely to score first or more likely to lead the game at half time. You can bet on all of these options, and if you’re really bold you can pick who will score first, lead at half time and win the game – all as part of one bet! 

Parlay Betting

If the exotics are not really for you and you would prefer to stick to head-to-head betting, why not try a parlay bet? This involves increasing your odds by placing wagers on two or more games at the same time. While parlay bets can be undertaken using a combination of any of the above lines across multiple games, the most simple and effective option is a parlay of 2-way head-to-head bets.

For example, South Africa may be playing a match against Fiji and enter the game as the clear favourite, paying -350, while the All Blacks are paying the same price in their game against England. The potential payout isn’t too large for either game individually, however if you put both games together you would end up with a combined price of approximately -157. Note that you will receive more money this way than if you put on two separate bets.

Live Betting

Live betting is offered by the biggest sports betting companies and is a great way to take to take advantage of some great odds, however to be successful you will need discipline and courage. You can use this method to take advantage of rapid price fluctuations in the head-to-head and handicap markets, and the approach you should take is always the same – take note of the pre-game odds/line and refer every move you make back to that.

For example, if the handicap for South Africa against Argentina is at -8.5, and Argentina go in to half time with an eight point lead, the live handicap may shorten to around -1.5. While South Africa are down, they were originally favoured by the sportsbook to win by approximately eight points and would still be a good chance of doing so, however if you were to put a bet on now you would only need them to win by two points.


Believe it or not, bookmakers have odds available for all major tournaments well in advance of the start date, and in the case of the Rugby World Cup you will often find prices as early as three years out. The advantage of placing a bet early is that you will receive far better odds than on the eve of the competition, and when you’re talking about a team like South Africa with a great history at the event, it makes sense to jump on early.

Regardless of how you prefer to bet, you can count on us to provide you with the best odds and lines from a variety of the biggest online sports betting companies. With all of the information on this page, you should have the resources you need to win big on South African rugby matches, so put your money down today and get ready to reap the rewards!