FA Cup Predictions & Tips

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FA Cup Betting Tips


Get the best FA Cup betting tips including individual matches and competition winner.

The 2021/22 FA Cup is the 141st edition of the tournament and also known as the Emirates FA Cup.

Leicester are the reigning champions after defeating Chelsea in the final at Wembley.

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Betting on the FA Cup


Betting on the FA Cup can be complicated due to teams from different divisions playing each other. Knowing the squads is essential for having success.

The FA Cup Third Round comes after a heavy Christmas and New Year fixture schedule for English clubs, many are often battling injuries and players needing a rest.

Managers may decide to prioritise the league which can be great opportunities to find value in the FA Cup betting markets.

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Check out our FA Cup live streaming guide for information on how to watch all the matches.

Odds


Get the best FA Cup betting odds including individual matches, tournament winner and to reach the final in the outright markets.

Teams


The FA Cup knockout competition features 124 teams, consisting of the 92 teams from the Football League system (20 teams from the Premier League and the 72 in total from the EFL Championship, EFL League One and EFL League Two).

The remaining 32 teams qualify from the 644 teams in the National League System.

The 48 teams in League One and League Two start in the first round. The 20 Premier League teams and 24 teams in the Championship enter in the third round.

FA Cup FAQ

When is the FA Cup being played?

The FA Cup is being played from 5 November 2021 to 14 May 2022.

Who qualifies for the FA Cup?

Qualification for the FA Cup is open to any eligible club from Level 10 of the English football league system and all 92 professional clubs in the Premier Leagueand the English Football League. 

Non-League teams in Steps 1 to 6 of the National League System (Levels 5 to 10) also qualify for the FA Cup.