Weekend Odd Odds

Here’s my roundup of the no-nagging, no kicking sports betting interest this weekend. Hitting is Ok, though, for a change.

So, I’ll start with tennis - an interesting sport for betting, with a solid ranking system and no handicapping. Of course, the seeding system is important, and many who bet seriously on tennis will not lay out until the seeding for a tournament is announced. It is definitely a sport where outsiders can make a show, but favourites such as Djokovic and Federer usually come through. 

The classic tournament is only about 8 weeks away, and William Hill are offering Andy Murray Specials: 6/1 for an outright win, and 66/1 that he wins without dropping a set. Murray is currently ranked fourth in the world and I don’t fancy him for either of those win bets, especially as he has just been knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by Tomas Berdych (ranked 7).  He clearly hasn’t mastered his tantrums either. He was seeded 3, Berdych 6.

The more interesting bets are on how far a player will progress – hence the 16/1 that Murray will get knocked out in the first round of Wimbledon. The way he’s going right now, that might be worth a punt.

Just a quick word about Formula 1. What a terrific race we had last week – one of the most closely contested 2 & 3rd place battles I’ve ever seen, nip and tuck all the way. Rosberg was supreme with a great start, clean air and no competition. I think that rain is the only thing that will prevent another win for him this weekend, or a riot and cancellation. The betting isn’t showing that though, with Hamilton 2/1, Button 7/2 and Rosberg 9/2.

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2 thoughts on “Weekend odds, Tenis, Formula 1”

  1. 14.30 hex…… man of principles…….e/w
    15.15 ponte…… shropshire …..e/w
    17.55 windsor…..desert strike……e/w
    20.20 cork….lash it on……e/w

    lets see my prediction………………..