About Ligue 1
Ligue 1, previously known as France Première division or France Division 1, is top professional football league in France and all France Ligue 1 betting odds can be followed across OddsPortal.com.
St Etienne have amass most titles in the league history - Ligue 1 has been an all-professional league since 1932. They have won Ligue 1 title record ten times. Lyon have dominated the Ligue 1 fixtures during the 2000s though. They were on a run of seven consecutive Ligue 1 championships until 2008/2009 seasson when Laurent Blanc’s Bordeaux beat the Ligue 1 odds to claim the championship trophy.
The 20 Ligue 1 teams play each other twice (home and away) during the season for a 38-match Ligue 1 fixtures schedule. The bottom three teams in the division are relegated to Ligue 2. They are replaced by the top three teams from Ligue 2 and typically kicking the new season off as shortest Ligue 1 odds favourites to go down again.
If the Ligue 1 standings is level at the end of the season teams are ranked by goal difference and, if still even, by the number of goals scored.
The top three Ligue 1 standings teams qualify for the Champions League with fourth-place teams taking the Europa League spots.
French Ligue 1 betting odds comparison betting is more exciting every year with the league being televised in various countries.
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