- WWE Elimination Chamber will take place at the Toyota Center in Houston on February 17th.
- It will be one of WWE’s final stops on the road to WrestleMania 35.
- Who will build momentum ahead of the Show of Shows in April?
Despite boasting a stacked card on paper, WWE Elimination Chamber has suffered from a less-than-stellar build in recent weeks. The hype for the show has largely been uninspired on Raw and SmackDown Live lately, but as long as the execution of the event (and its results) are on point, that’s all that matters.
Mere days ahead of Elimination Chamber, BetOnline has released odds for each match set to take place.
2019 WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Odds
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The WWE Championship Elimination odds are a bit different from the last time we looked at them about a week ago. The updated odds still show current WWE champion Daniel Bryan in the lead (well above everyone else), and Mustafa Ali has since been replaced by Kofi Kingston due to injury.
Samoa Joe has surpassed Randy Orton ever so slightly, but Bryan emerging from the Chamber with his title intact is virtually guaranteed.
WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Odds: Most Eliminations
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With Bryan currently favored to win the WWE Championship Elimination Chamber, it would stand to reason that he would have the most eliminations as well.
He is trailed closely by Samoa Joe, who is the next best guess to fare well inside Satan’s Prison and eliminate the most amount of Superstars. Despite being underutilized as of late on SmackDown Live, the Chamber would be the perfect place for him to get back on track by going on a tear and annihilating everyone who stands between him and the title.
AJ Styles and Randy Orton are safe bets as well, but they may be too busy with each other (Orton pinned Styles in quick fashion on Tuesday’s SmackDown) to focus on eliminating the rest of the field.
WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Odds: Over/Under Half Eliminations
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As noted, Joe is expected to bounce back in a major way on Sunday. He may not walk out the new WWE Champion, but at least he’ll likely have a strong showing in defeat if these odds are any indication.
The same can be said for Styles and Bryan as well. They are easily among the top two most featured stars in the match and would stand the benefit from making it to the very end of the Chamber.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Odds: The Miz and Shane McMahon vs The Usos
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|Shane McMahon & The Miz||-400|
In that same article, we analyzed the odds of Shane McMahon and The Miz successfully defending their twin titles against The Usos. The predicted outcome of this bout hasn’t changed, either, though it should be noted The Usos are rumored to leave WWE when their contracts expire in April (along with Dean Ambrose).
Despite that, keep your money on Miz and McMahon to walk out of Sunday’s show still the SmackDown Tag Team champions.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Elimination Chamber Odds
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|Bayley & Sasha Banks||-250|
|Nia Jax & Tamina||+450|
|Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville||+800|
|The Riott Squad||+800|
|Carmella & Naomi||+1200|
Similar to the previous two matches, the duo of Bayley and Sasha Banks remain favored to become the inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team champions, and rightfully so. If Banks is cleared to compete by Sunday, she and Bayley are easily the best bet to capture the championship.
The odds for the rest of the women involved in the Chamber have altered a bit, however. Nia Jax & Tamina are a solid second duo to bet on now, while The IIconics shot up the list following Tuesday’s SmackDown Live.
Intercontinental Championship Odds: Bobby Lashley vs Finn Balor
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|Bobby Lashley & Lio Rush||+130|
It’s rare that a championship is ever on the line in a Handicap match, but that will be the case this Sunday when Bobby Lashley teams with Lio Rush to defend the Intercontinental title against Finn Balor. If Balor is able to pin Rush (like he did a few weeks ago on Raw), he will become the new Intercontinental champion.
Interestingly enough, Balor is favored to go over in this outing, but lest we forget, Lashley just won the belt no more than a month ago. Putting the strap on Balor at this point would be premature, which is why WWE should go against the odds and hold off on giving him the gold until another time.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Odds: Buddy Murphy vs Akira Tozawa
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Buddy Murphy has been a fighting Cruiserweight champion since capturing the title back at Super Show-Down in October, and has set back challenges from the likes of Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali.
Akira Tozawa is the latest 205 Live star to step up to the plate and challenge for the championship. Although he’s been on a roll recently, Tozawa isn’t the right person to take the title from Murphy and likely won’t be more than a filler opponent for Murphy.
Murphy is a safe choice to go with in this Cruiserweight Championship clash.
Raw Women’s Championship Odds: Ronda Rousey vs Ruby Riott
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The massive gap between Ronda Rousey and Ruby Riott in the odds shouldn’t surprise anyone considering how dominant Rousey has been portrayed as since her WWE debut, and how no one has been able to beat her one-on-one.
Furthermore, her WrestleMania match with Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair has already been announced. It has a high chance of headlining the event, so of course, WWE would be foolish to mess that up by putting the belt on Riott so close to the anticipated event.
Braun Strowman vs Baron Corbin Odds
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The never-ending rivalry between Braun Strowman and Baron Corbin will continue at Elimination Chamber when they do battle in a No Disqualification match. Nothing is on the line, so there’s no real reason for fans to care, not to mention that isn’t bound to be anything special.
Strowman has almost always lost whenever it has mattered most, but he should beat Corbin to maintain whatever credibility he has left. It’s unknown what the remainder of the road to WrestleMania has in store for these two, but their feud should come to a head at Elimination Chamber to allow both guys to move on to bigger and better things.