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Croatian First Football League (1. HNL) Betting Tips

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The First Football League is the top division in the Croatian football system. Also known as 1. HNL, the top flight of Croatian football is home to some of Europe’s most famous and honoured clubs.

A popular division with viewers, the Croatian First Football League is also gaining a big following within betting circles too. Individual match markets in particular provide plenty of betting value throughout the season, with Outright betting extremely common too.

Betting on Title Winners, as with most divisions, is popular, though with Dinamo Zagreb winning the last eleven championships there can be more value in other markets. This is one of the reasons why many bettors choose to look for Croatian football betting tips in order to help them achieve success themselves.

That search leads bettors to our bettingexpert tips pages. Our tipsters provide a variety of Croatian football betting tips throughout each campaign, with these Croatian football predictions including betting favourites like Match Result, First Goalscorer, Total Goals Over/Under and Both Teams To Score. What makes our tips even more enticing is that they are all completely free!

Let’s look at how the Croatian First Football League works. There are ten sides who compete in Croatia’s top flight. These sides play each other four times, for a total of 36 games. At the end of the season, the team finishing top of the division wins the Croatian First Football League title, and with it are awarded a place in the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round. The teams finishing in second and third place are given spots in the Europa League second and first qualifying rounds respectively.

The side finishing in tenth place suffer automatic relegation to the Croatian Second Football League, replaced by the winners of that division. The ninth-placed finishers take part in a promotion/relegation playoff with the runners up of the Second Football Division, with the winner of that tie given a spot in the top flight and the loser in the second tier.

The most successful Croatian top division side are Dinamo Zagreb, who have won the title on 19 occasions.

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Previous Croatian First Football League Winners

Season Winners Runners Up
2017/2018  Dinamo Zagreb  Rijeka
2016/2017  Rijeka  Dinamo Zagreb
2015/2016  Dinamo Zagreb  Rijeka
2014/2015  Dinamo Zagreb  Rijeka
2013/2014  Dinamo Zagreb  Rijeka
2012/2013  Dinamo Zagreb  Lokomotiva
2011/2012  Dinamo Zagreb  Hajduk Split
2010/2011  Dinamo Zagreb  Hajduk Split
2009/2010  Dinamo Zagreb  Hajduk Split
2008/2009  Dinamo Zagreb  Hajduk Split

Croatian First Football League Fixtures

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Another important aspect of successful betting is to be aware of upcoming fixtures. This allows you to plan your betting, giving you the time to spot value bets as well as resisting the temptation to place ‘last-minute’ bets that you haven’t studied. Take a look at the next set of Croatian First Football League matches at our Clash page and start to plan your next wagers!

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Whilst Outright betting, particularly on Title Winners, may not offer great value, there is plenty to be found on individual match markets. However, it can be tough to bet successfully on individual matches, with a number of teams in this division capable of beating any other.

If you’re struggling to win your Croatian football league bets, or if you’re new to betting on this division, you need expert betting advice. This is something you’ll find in abundance at bettingexpert. Our tipsters post a wide range of Croatian football betting tips throughout each season. Our Croatian football predictions are offered on a number of markets, such as Correct Score, Half-Time/Full-Time, Asian Handicap and many others. All of our tips come with a match preview along with Croatian football stats, so you can be sure you’re reading well researched, well thought out predictions. Remember, all of our Croatian football betting tips are absolutely free!

It can be a daunting task trying to find the best Croatian football predictions. With many tipsters around, it can be tough to work out which ones are trustworthy, accurate and reliable. At bettingexpert, we rank all of our tipsters in order of success. On each tipster’s profile, you will see the total profit that tipster has made, along with their yield percentage. This allows you to follow only those tipsters with proven success rates!

Our bettingexpert members posted over one millions sports betting tips in 2016! Take a look at our most successful Croatian football tipsters:

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Croatian First Football League Betting Favourites

Croatian First Football League Betting Tips on favourites 2018-19

Competition Club Titles Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Rijeka 1 Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Dinamo Zagreb 19 Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Hajduk Split 6 Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Osijek 0 Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Slaven Belupo 0 Croatian Football Betting Tips
Croatian First Football League Lokomotiva 0 Croatian Football Betting Tips

How To Bet On The Croatian First Football League

The Croatian First Football League is popular with fans all over Europe. This means that most bookmakers offer a good range of Croatian football odds, including exotic markets like Asian Handicap and 3-Way betting.

There are thousands of bets placed on the Croatian football league each season. This passion for wagering on the First Football League is reflected on our bettingexpert tips pages, where our members post an array of Croatian football predictions throughout each campaign. Remember, all of our Croatian football betting tips are completely free!

At bettingexpert, we also offer a range of betting guides designed to help you improve every aspect of your sports betting. Found in our How To section, these guides cover a wide range of sports and competitions, as well as topics such as betting theory and techniques. Read our How To Bet On Football guide, an extensive and detailed look at the best ways to bet on this sport.

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