German 3 Liga Betting Tips

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The 3 Liga is the third division of football in Germany. The 3 Liga replaced the Regionalliga as the third tier football league in Germany in the 2008-09 season.

The top two clubs earn promotion to the 2 Bundesliga with the third placed club contesting the promotion play-offs.

German 3 Liga FAQ

Where can I watch German 3 Liga Live Streams?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch German 3 Liga live streams.

Who has won the most German 3 Liga titles?

VfL Osnabrück have won two German 3 Liga titles, the only club to win more than once.

Who are the German 3 Liga champions?

VfL Osnabrück are the German 3 Liga champions after winning the 2018-19 title.

How many teams are in the German 3 Liga?

There are currently 20 teams in the German 3 Liga.

What teams play in the German 3 Liga?

The 20 teams that currently play in the German 3 Liga are MSV Duisburg, SpVgg Unterhaching, Waldhof Mannheim, FC Ingolstadt, 1860 Munich, Bayern Munich II, Eintracht Braunschweig, Würzburger Kickers, SV Meppen, Hansa Rostock, KFC Uerdingen, Viktoria Köln, Chemnitzer FC, 1. FC Kaiserslautern, 1. FC Magdeburg, Hallescher FC, FSV Zwickau, Preußen Münster, Sonnenhof Großaspach and Carl Zeiss Jena.

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German 3 Liga Betting Odds

All promiment online bookmakers will have German 3 Liga betting odds on offer. The main football betting markets include full time result, draw, BTTS, first goalscorer, handicap, over/under 2.5 goals and correct score.

German 3 Liga Results

Get the latest German 3 Liga results and stats to give yourself the best chance of backing winners in the upcoming matches.

German 3 Liga Champions, Runners-Up & Third Place

Union Berlin, Fortuna Düsseldorf and Paderborn finished in the top three positions in the inaugural German 3 Liga season in 2008-09. All three clubs would go on to compete in the Bundesliga in the following decade.

VfL Osnabrück won their second 3 Liga title in 2018-19, the only club to win the league more than once. 

SeasonChampionsRunners-upThird Place
2019-20 tbc tbc tbc
2018-19 VfL Osnabrück Karlsruher SC Wehen Wiesbaden
2017-18 1. FC Magdeburg SC Paderborn Karlsruher SC
2016-17 MSV Duisburg Holstein Kiel Jahn Regensburg
2015-16 Dynamo Dresden Erzgebirge Aue Würzburger Kickers
2014-15 Arminia Bielefeld MSV Duisburg Holstein Kiel
2013-14 1. FC Heidenheim RB Leipzig Darmstadt 98
2012-13 Karlsruher SC Arminia Bielefeld VfL Osnabrück
2011-12 SV Sandhausen VfR Aalen Jahn Regensburg
2010-11 Eintracht Braunschweig Hansa Rostock Dynamo Dresden
2009-10 VfL Osnabrück Erzgebirge Aue FC Ingolstadt
2008-09 Union Berlin Fortuna Düsseldorf SC Paderborn

German 3 Liga Fixtures

Study the German 3 Liga fixtures to see if any clubs could be resting players due to important matches in the German Cup or DFB Pokal.

German 3 Liga Table

Check the German 3 Liga table to see what teams are consistently challenging at the top of the table. Clubs that have just been relegated from the 2 Bundesliga are often fighting for promotion the following season.

German 3 Liga Format

The 20 teams in the German 3 Liga play each other home and away for a total of 38 matches. The clubs that are not reserve teams of Bundesliga teams compete for promotion to the 2. Bundesliga.

The German 3 Liga champions and runner-up are automatically promoted to the 2 Bundesliga. The third place team enters a home/away playoff against the 16th placed team in the 2 Bundesliga.

The bottom four clubs are automatically relegated to the Regionalliga.

German 3 Liga Highlights

Watch German 3 Liga highlights to identify players and teams in form.

German 3 Liga News

Get all the latest German 3 Liga news including player injuries and suspensions that could affect the performance of a team.

German 3 Liga Social Media

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German 3 Liga History

The German Football Association (DFB) announced the formation of the 3 Liga in 2006. The original name was the 3 Bundesliga which was changed as the league is administered by the DFB, not the German Football League who run the Bundesliga and 2 Bundesliga.

The first season was in 2008-09 which was won by Union Berlin, Fortuna Düsseldorf finishing runner-up. Paderborn finished third and beat VfL Osnabrück in a two-legged playoff to secured promotion to the 2 Bundesliga.

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