- Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is the final leg of the Triple Crown
- Shopping for odds can produce value
- Only two of 10 horses entered are coming off of a win
Before you buy a new TV it is often worthwhile to look at several stores and online retailers. The same is true in wagering on horses.
As you handicap Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, each sportsbook has somewhat different odds. Let’s look at a cross section of prices and see where you can get some value.
2019 Belmont Stakes Odds
|Horse||Odds at MyBookie||Odds at Bovada||Odds at BookMaker||Odds at BetOnline||Odds at GTBets|
|War of Will||+150||+225||+245||+250||+240|
*Odds taken 06/07/19
Shopping around pays. If you like the favorite, Tacitus, more than 2-1 is a lot better than a shade over 3/2. Should you be interested in Spinoff, getting 15-1 provides significantly better value than 10-1.
At the end of the day, or month, or year, if you count wins and losses and consider return on investment, maximizing your winnings is important. Now pick a winner and cash in.
Belmont Odds at a Glance
- BookMaker has the best odds for five of the 10 horses running in the Belmont Stakes
- BetOnline has the best odds for three of the 10 horses running in the Belmont Stakes
- Tacitus is favored to win the Belmont Stakes by four of the five sportsbooks listed above
- MyBookie is the lone sporstbook listing War of Will as the favorite to win the Belmont Stakes
- The longest odds for any horse belong to Joevia, who is listed at +3550 at BookMaker
- The horse with the most odds variability is Sir Winston, who is available for as long as +2000 at MyBookie and as short as +1200 at Bovada
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