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Formula 1 Predictions & Betting tips

Find our free Formula 1 predictions, as well as our expert predictions on all the races of the year. All the information you need for your F1 betting!

Formula 1 presentation and predictions

Formula 1 predictions

Formula 1 predictions are becoming increasingly popular in the world. From March to December (for the 2023-2024 season), punters bet on the 23 or 24 races on the calendar to predict the winner of a grand-prix, a sprint race, who will take pole, match betting or quite simply, the next world champion in the drivers and constructors championships..

For a period of nine months, our experts' Formula 1 predictions will be offered free of charge on our site to help you achieve your goals. Discover below our different predictions for the season, as well as statistics and tips for effective F1 predictions!

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Formula 1 champion prediction: who will win the title of best F1 driver?

Formula 1 Winner Prediction

On course for a third world championship title? Just when you thought the championships were going to be close since the end of the Mercedes domination, one team and one man have been truly dominant in the world's most famous motor racing championship. With no real rivals this year, Max Verstappen has been untouchable since the start of the season, winning almost every Grand Prix. With a large points lead over second place, another world title is almost inevitable.

Unsurprisingly, the Flying Dutchman is going to win his third crown well before the end of the season, which is something Formula 1 fans are not entirely  happy about. The bookies' favorite to finish top of the standings on 26 November, the 25-year-old Dutchman has no intention of slowing down, and he doesn't seem to be having any weaknesses with the fact being that his Red Bull has been the best in the paddock for many months.

As you can see, the most reliable F1 prediction at the moment is as follows: Max Verstappen, world champion!

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F1 World Champion prediction - the odds for the 2023 title

As the season is underway, the Max Verstappen "world champion" odds are no longer offered as his lead in the standings is considerable. It is however possible to try the "winner without Max Verstappen" bet, here are the current odds:

  • Sergio Pérez - 1.10
  • Lewis Hamilton - 7.00
  • Fernando Alonso - 101.00
  • Carlos Sainz - 201.00
  • Charles Leclerc - 201.00
  • George Russell - 251.00
  • Lando Norris - 251.00

Odds taken from the website.

Prediction on the World Champion constructor: which will be the best F1 team?

Best Formula 1 team prediction

What would a driver do without a good, or even excellent, single-seater? Formula 1 is not just about the battle on the track. The manufacturers' battle is also intense all year round, because Formula 1 is a motor sport where the aim is to build the best car possible in order to win the drivers’ and constructors’ titles. Red Bull have already won the team title this year after a truly dominant performance winning every race bar one. Another win for Verstappen in Japan gave them the title with Mercedes in second and Ferrari third. Such has been the dominance of Red Bull they have amassed more points than the combined total of the teams in second and third.

F1 best constructor prediction - Odds for the 2023 best constructor title

The title has been won but we recommend you go to to see the odds for other F1 markets. 

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Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar

Formula 1 calendar 2022 2023 2024

The announcement of the Formula 1 calendar is one of the important dates to tick off. Even if most observers are familiar with the destinations, it is always useful to know when the first GP of the season will be in Bahrain, the new Grand Prix meeting in Las Vegas or the Silverstone classic. The season is divided into two parts: from March to July, with 13 races on the programme, and from late August to early December, when the championship concludes with 10 races. Once the schedule has been revealed, it's a good idea for punters to get an idea of who will win each race in preparation for D-Day, even if the dynamics of the teams will have to be taken into account. Here are the remaining races for 2023:

  • Qatar Grand Prix - 8 October 2023
  • United States Grand Prix - 22 October 2023
  • Mexican Grand-Prix - 29 October 2023
  • Brazilian Grand Prix - 5 November 2023
  • Las Vegas Grand Prix - 19 November 2023
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - 26 December 2023

Please note that the calendar for the 2024 season has already been published: 

  • Bahrain Grand Prix - 2 March 2024
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - 9 March 2024
  • Australian Grand Prix - 24 March 2024
  • Japanese Grand Prix - 7 April 2024
  • Chinese Grand-Prix - 21 April 2024
  • Miami Grand-Prix - 5 May 2024
  • Emilia Romagna Grand-Prix - 19 May 2024
  • Monaco Grand-Prix - 26 May 2024
  • Canadian Grand-Prix - 9 June 2024
  • Spanish Grand-Prix - 23 June 2024
  • Austrian Grand-Prix - 30 June 2024
  • British Grand-Prix - 7 July 2024
  • Hungarian Grand-Prix - 21 July 2024
  • Belgian Grand-Prix - 28 July 2024
  • Dutch Grand-Prix - 25 August 2024
  • Italian Grand-Prix - 1st September 2024
  • Azerbaijan Grand-Prix - 15 September 2024
  • Singapore Grand-Prix - 22 September 2024
  • United States Grand-Prix - 20 October 2024
  • Mexican Grand-Prix - 27 October 2024
  • Brazilian Grand-Prix - November 3, 2024
  • Las Vegas Grand Prix - 23 November 2024
  • Qatar Grand Prix - 1 December 2024
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - 8 December 2024
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Beginner punters - how does Formula 1 work?

How Formula 1 works

Formula 1 is the most closely followed motorsport championship in the world, and one of the most popular in sports betting today. It comprises 20 drivers for 10 teams, with a total of 24 races scheduled between March and early December. From the Middle East to the Americas, via Europe and Asia, the teams compete almost every weekend in free practice, sprint races, qualifying and the famous Sunday GP. At the end of a long season, a points classification will define the grand champion, and here's how the points are distributed in the top 10 after each race:

  • 1st - 25 points 
  • 2nd - 18 points 
  • 3rd - 15 points 
  • 4th - 12 points 
  • 5th - 10 points 
  • 6th - 8 points 
  • 7th - 6 points
  • 8th - 4 points 
  • 9th - 2 points 
  • 10th - 1 point 

The driver with the most points at the end of the season becomes world champion before handing over his title a few months later. During the off-season, there can be movement between teams with driver changes, which is one of F1 fans' favorite times of year. Before the season resumes, you can also take part in the traditional winter tests, which allow you to see if the teams are on the right track... or not!

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How to make good Formula 1 predictions?

Formula 1 predictions

Placing  a Formula 1 prediction requires a certain knowledge of the championship, but that's not all! Sportytrader has been working with F1 specialists for several years and has some valuable tips on how to make the right predictions: 

  • Take into account the latest results
  • Know the starting grid after qualifying
  • Study the specific characteristics of the circuit
  • Consult the history of recent winners of the Grand Prix in question
  • Take into account the dynamics of the driver and the condition of the car

Take into account the latest results

Formula 1 Sports Betting Tips

The 2023 season is the perfect example of what you need to do to get your predictions right. Max Verstappen has been dominant since the start of the championship, leaving his rivals little chance thanks to his perfect driving style and a car without any flaws. It's simple: at the time of writing, Red Bull have only failed to win one race this season and the Dutch driver reigns supreme in the paddock. If you take a look at the current dynamics of the team, it's logical to place the bet: Max Verstappen wins the race. It's then up to you to decide whether or not you want to take risks with a different winner, like Lewis Hamilton for example or his Red Bull team mate Sergio Perez, who has won two races in 2023.

However, the bookmakers allow you to play for a place on the podium, in the top 10 or which driver will finish ahead of his team-mate at the end of the race, so you have several options for your bet!

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Find out the starting grid after qualifying 

Grand Prix weekend. During free practice on Friday, you see Williams or Alfa Romeo performing well. Our experts' number 1 tip: don't rush! You need to wait for the results of qualifying before making your F1 prediction, as the standings are often different between those observed during practice and  those on Saturday afternoon. To minimize the risk of error, we recommend that you follow Q1, Q2 and then Q3 to find out the starting grid for the following day's race! 

Study the specifics of the circuit

Formula 1 Prediction Tips

For the 2023-2024 season, there are 24 circuits to choose from. Drivers need to study each track to perfection in order to achieve the best possible performance. However, a single-seater will perform better in Monaco, where there are many corners and the speed is lower, than in Baku, the fastest urban track in the world, with peak speeds of up to 360 km/h. As you can see, it's important to study the circuit scheduled for the weekend to find out who the winner will be.

View the history of the last winners of the GP in question 

Lewis Hamilton: 7 times winner of Silverstone between 2014 and 2021 (2018 - Vettel) or Max Verstappen: 5 times winner of the Austrian GP between 2018 and 2023...

As you can see from some of the circuits, some drivers manage to perform better as the years go by, which can influence your F1 prediction. Of course, a good car can change the face of a Grand Prix, but a driver who knows the track perfectly, especially when he's on home turf, can help him finish ahead again at the end of the race!

Take into account the driver's dynamics and the condition of the car

Formula 1 Prediction Guide

The situation is similar in every other sport in the world. A confident driver in an excellent single-seater can achieve great things at a Grand Prix. If he puts in several good performances in a row, as Lando Norris did in the summer of 2023, the end result should be positive (podium or victory). However, it's not all about the car. For example, Alexander Albon, who drives a Williams, a mid-to-late table team, is accumulating good results at the moment thanks to strategies that work and a driving style marked by greater experience. If all these factors are taken into account, your ticket could be validated on Sunday afternoon.

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What not to do for your Formula 1 predictions

In order to be successful with your Formula 1 predictions, certain attitudes or behaviours should be avoided. It's important to keep them in mind:

  • Don't systematically bet on your favorite driver 
  • Make a bet before knowing the positions on the starting grid
  • Betting without knowing the dynamics of the team on a circuit 
  • Not knowing the hierarchy of drivers within a team 
  • Forgetting a driver's track record 
  • Wanting to make up for losing a bet during qualifying 
  • Putting money on the lowest odds for no reason

Don't forget, it's very important to think about putting these aspects aside before betting with online operators. This could protect you from losses that could largely have been avoided. The word of experts and experienced punters.

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In short: how to predict Formula 1 like an expert?

Formula 1 predictions - Guide

In order to obtain reliable and winning Formula 1 predictions, you need to do a number of things: take into account the latest championship results, find out the starting grid after qualifying, study the specific characteristics of the circuit, consult the history of recent winners of the Grand Prix in question or take into account the driver's dynamics and the condition of the car. 

If you don't have the time to study an F1 Grand-Prix 100%, you can simply consult the predictions of our experts, who will be available every race weekend at the top of this page. Free to access and 100% reliable (guaranteed without automatic or robotic analysis), these predictions will help you make the right bets on the current and next seasons of the famous Formula 1 championship. 

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